The Blackman Voice

Capstone health fair increases awareness

The seniors who organized the capstone health fair.

Lexie Shumate, Reporter

December 12, 2019

Students crowd the hallway outside of the cafeteria, each curious about the multiple vendors set up. Lexie Crawford, Calla Shotwell, and Abby Barber, all seniors, anxiously walk around checking the vendors and students to make sure their Capstone project, The Health Fair is running smoothly.   ...

Science Day: Bailey Eshelman’s Capstone

Science Day: Bailey Eshelman's Capstone

Mia Isom, Reporter

November 19, 2018

  Science Day is a STEM based event for 6th-8th graders. There were three different activities and there were rotations so everyone could see them and experience it for themselves.  The first rotation was Bailey Eshelman’s Capstone project. She conducted a series of experiments with her teacher, K...

Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Kayla Donaldson, Reporter

November 14, 2018

Mindfulness is the practice of being conscious and present in one's day to day life and could be a remedy to all the stress high school students face. Emma Kassebaum, a senior in the Blackman Collegiate Academy, did her Capstone project over mindfulness and using techniques to be mindful.   ...

Surviving Capstone 101 

Morgan Tincher's Capstone Project:

April 9, 2018

Capstone is right around the corner for rising seniors, and speaking as someone who successfully completed the course, I know how stressful it can be.    I remember April 2017 when I was wondering what my project would be or if I was capable of completing a project of this magnitude. I had heard t...

BCA Capstone Gallery

Paz Dozie Nnamah's Capstone Project:

Sienna Phillips, Shamani Salahuddin, Reporter, Photographer

April 5, 2018


Capstone Spotlight: Mary Grace Mancuso

Mary Grace Mancuso 
Capstone Project:

Morgan Tincher, Reporter

February 9, 2018

With the end of Capstone for our BCA seniors, we’re highlighting some notable projects. Mary Grace Mancuso researched how parental involvement influences future criminal behavior. She partnered with the Murfreesboro Boys and Girls Club and the Blackman Basketball teams to create a basketball camp....

Men’s Clothing Drive: Help Someone Start Over!

Men's Clothing Drive: Help Someone Start Over!

Cierra Williams, News Reporter

November 29, 2016

From November 29th to December 9th, Capstone Senior Cierra Williams is hosting a clothing drive. Men’s dress clothes, (i.e. ties, button-up shirts, polos, slacks) are requested. The proceeds will be donated to the Nashville Dismas house, an organization dedicated to aiding the reentry of former...