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Navigating Student Financial Aid

Navigating Student Financial Aid

Rhys Stephens, Reporter February 23, 2024

   College, while generally a beneficial opportunity, is quite an economic hurdle. Were everyone required to front the full amount for schooling, only a miniscule percentage of the population could afford...

College Housing Options You Need to Know

College Housing Options You Need to Know

Hadleigh Flowers, Reporter February 6, 2024

   As highschoolers approach the halfway point of their senior year, it is important to be educated on the different housing options college can bring. A student housing choice may depend on factors...

What Type of College is Best For You?

What Type of College is Best For You?

Frederick Brock, Reporter February 1, 2024

   As the final semester of school begins for Blackman seniors, many are considering the best college options for after graduation. Luckily, there are choices available across the state.  Community...


Important Information on FAFSA!

Jahzara Veasey, Business Manager November 10, 2022

The National FAFSA application has been open for over a month now, so let’s get those filled out. What is FAFSA? FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is the application you fill out during...

Scholarships = Money!

There are a lot of Scholarship Opportunities!

Chai Flores, Sports Reporter November 10, 2022

The last few years of high school are stressful as is. Thinking of what you want to pursue, staying on top of homework, and working that minimum wage job. It would be great to have one less thing to worry...

Information on Volunteer Hours

Why is Volunteering Important?

Allie Giroux, News Reporter November 1, 2022

Several schools require volunteer hours to graduate high school. Blackman does not require volunteer hours, but we encourage students to participate in as much volunteering as possible.   Volunteering...

Think Safe, Work Safe, Be Safe.

Staying safe in college

Mo Stephens, Business Manager May 17, 2022

Often after graduation, students live outside their home for the first time.    With this rite of passage comes a new, often unknown area to navigate: personal safety. It is important to learn how...

Ashllyn King, Blackman volleyball player and University of Tennessee Knoxville commit

Blackman star volleyball player Ashllyn King talks senior season

Mckenzie Wade, Reporter December 7, 2020

Covid-19 has affected many student athletes' lives. Many have struggled with scouting, recruiting, or just having a season at all this year. Fall sports such as football, volleyball, and girls’...

Unique scholarships

Unique scholarships

Jenene Grover, Reporter January 27, 2020

Your college applications are done, and you have begun your second semester of senior year, but the stress is only beginning. It is the time of year to finish up applying for scholarships.   Any scholarship,...

Choosing a major

Jenene Grover, Reporter December 12, 2019

Finding what you are passionate about can be difficult. It is even harder to find that passion in a college format.  This format is often found in majors and minors. A major is a specific subject...

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Hope vs TN Promise

Jenene Grover, Reporter November 21, 2019

  TN Promise Scholarship  TN Hope Scholarship  What are minimum requirements for scholarship?  High school degree or GED/HISET, attend mandatory meetings and participate in the mentoring...

Choosing a college

Mckenzie Wade, Reporter November 19, 2019

Finding the right college is a difficult task; there are many questions you must ask yourself before even considering any college. This process should be not rushed. It’s better to be patient with this...

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