The Blackman Voice

Q&A with Blackman girls basketball coach Jennifer Grandstaff

Q&A with Blackman girls basketball coach Jennifer Grandstaff

Marciana J. Johnson, Sports Reporter December 15, 2021

The Blackman girls' basketball team started their season 2021 season on November 20. They have started the season 7-0.  We sat down with their head coach Jennifer Grandstaff and asked her...

FFA officers smile for a picture in front of Lucas Oil Stadium at the National Covention.

Blackman represented at National FFA Convention

Brenlee Goins, News Editor December 2, 2021

The large and involved agricultural science program at Blackman High School allows students to participate in many hands-on events and fundraisers around the community.  “It is a two-teacher...

Blackman High School cheerleading teams host annual Middle Tennessee Cheer Classic

Blackman High School cheerleading teams host annual Middle Tennessee Cheer Classic

Maia O’Brien, Sports Reporter November 30, 2021

The Middle Tennessee Cheer Classic is a fundraiser competition that has been hosted by Blackman High School for 16 years. It began with only 14 teams participating in the event, but this year it had...

Midterms start the week before winter break. The last normal day is December 13.

Midterm exams are coming up: Here’s how to prepare

Michelle Loria, Reporter November 30, 2021

Midterm exams are just around the corner, so here are a few tips to help prepare.  Midterms are tests that are taken at the end of the first semester in each class. These tests are usually held...

Blackman has a new school nurse this year: Nurse Sloan Lowe.

Nurse Lowe: Blackman’s newest superhero

Angel Perez-Escobar, Reporter November 30, 2021

At the beginning of this Blackman welcomed the new school nurse: Sloan Lowe.   After having a peer with Cystic fibrosis, Lowe decided to go into the medical field. Cystic fibrosis is a rare disease...

Blackman Swimming and Diving looks forward to 2021-22 season

Blackman Swimming and Diving looks forward to 2021-22 season

Marciana J. Johnson, Sports Reporter November 29, 2021

Sports are a key part of the high school experience and the last two years have really interrupted that. Although things can’t be back to normal yet, the swim team is trying their best to create a...

2021-22 Preseason Q&A with Blackman boys basketball coach Barry Wortman

2021-22 Preseason Q&A with Blackman boys’ basketball coach Barry Wortman

Christian Skelton, Sports Editor November 21, 2021

The Blackman Blaze boys’ basketball team begins their 2021-22 season on Monday, November 22, at Centennial High School in the first game of the Cougar Classic.   A few weeks ago, we sat down with...

Seussical is a combination of multiple Dr. Seuss stories including Horton, Cat in the Hat, and the Grinch.

Blackman theatre comes back from COVID-19 with Seussical

Jenene Grover, Editor in chief November 21, 2021

Blackman theatre made a COVID comeback with Seussical: The Musical during the first week of November, and they are performing a school show on November 20. The cast and crew were eager for their...

Blackman High School honors Sports Hall of Fame class of 2021

Blackman High School honors Sports Hall of Fame class of 2021

Christian Skelton, Sports Editor November 9, 2021

On Saturday, Blackman High School hosted their 2021 Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony. This was the second class to be inducted into the hall of fame. The class was headlined by Crystal Dangerfield,...

Blackman Voice Athletes of The Month September 2021

Blackman Voice Athletes of The Month September 2021

Christian Skelton, Sports Editor November 7, 2021

Recently, The Blackman Voice Staff caught up with our Athletes of The Month for September of 2021. Congratulations to Megan Parker and Justin Brown! Megan Parker, Sophomore, Soccer  How many...

C-Hall bathroom closed due to vandalism-turned-flooding

Tik Tok trend encourages students to vandalize schools

Brenlee Goins, News Editor November 4, 2021

High school students are no stranger to the crime of vandalism. Bathroom stalls are constantly written on, random buildings spray-painted, and more. However, when it comes to social media, it seems as...

Blackman golfs Lofton McRee reaches the state tournament for third consecutive year

Blackman golf’s Lofton McRee reaches the state tournament for third consecutive year

Maia O’Brien, Sports Reporter November 3, 2021

Junior Lofton McRee has played golf at Blackman for three years. He has continued to improve and work hard through the years and his passion for golf is as strong as it was when he started playing.  “I...

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