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Should Rutherford County Schools discontinue mask requirements in the classroom?

The Rutherford County Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, April 6, to vote on whether masks should be required in county schools for the remainder of the 2020-21 school year.  With...

Students wear masks in the uncrowded hallway during class changes.

Rutherford County Schools discusses mask mandate continuation

Zoe Vecchio, Graphics Editor March 18, 2021

Rutherford County’s mask mandate ended at 12:00 a.m. on Monday, March 15, 2021. The County Board of Education will be meeting at 5 p.m. tonight, March 18, to discuss, among other topics, the renewal versus termination...

Reflecting on the COVID-19 pandemic and how this past year affected us.

Discovering joy through shared hardships

The COVID-19 pandemic began in March 2020. On March 13, 2020, students exited Blackman High School, expecting a short break while the school was deep cleaned. However, students did not return...

Nurse Durrett, Blackman High's school nurse, has adapted to each change caused by the pandemic.

Nurse Durrett: adapting to being a school nurse amidst a pandemic

Matt Taylor, Reporter March 4, 2021

Nurses are often faced with many challenges throughout their careers, and with the growing pandemic, those challenges are increased.  Amanda Durrett, the nurse at Blackman High School, was born...

Blackman Wrestling is continuing its dominant tradition

Blackman Wrestling is continuing its dominant tradition

Mckenzie Wade, Reporter January 27, 2021

The Blaze Wrestling team has had an interesting year so far with the appearance of Covid-19 taking its toll on their season. The season lasts from October-February in a normal year. Unfortunately the...

Distance learning help information for Clever, Kiddom, Textbooks, Zooms, and Technical difficulties.

Distance learning resources for all BHS students

Brenlee Goins, Reporter November 13, 2020

On November 6, all Blackman High students began distance learning and will continue through Friday, November 13. In-person learning will resume on Monday, November 16.  BHS students have been joining daily...

COVID-19 procedures for BHS students

Blackman High COVID-19 procedures

Emma Williams, Graphics Editor November 5, 2020

How Covid-19 is changing U.S. Sports

How Covid-19 is changing U.S. Sports

Ricky Guilmette, Reporter November 4, 2020

Covid-19 has taken a large toll on not only Americans, but also on the entire world as well. It has been the source of countless deaths, nationwide shutdowns, and social destruction. Due to the...

Walden Farms is a pumpkin patch in Smyrna, Tennessee.

Halloween 2020: a trick or treat?

Matt Taylor, Reporter October 30, 2020

From spooky scary skeletons to social distancing, Halloween in 2020 is sure to provide a fright. Whether you are staying home, which is advised, or going out, there are guidelines to be followed.   According...

Students socially distance in the cafeteria

How COVID-19 changed our education

Jenene Grover, Managing Editor October 2, 2020

In 2020, COVID-19 (coronavirus) has affected every part of our lives, including our education. To ensure every school child is safe, Rutherford County has implemented procedures that every school follows. A...

Best SEC football games to watch from each year of the 2010s while in quarantine

Best SEC football games to watch from each year of the 2010s while in quarantine

Christian Skelton, Sports Editor June 2, 2020

If you are a sports fan, it is very hard to find things to watch to get your sports fix. Although the current state of the 2020 college football season is unknown, the summer months are upon us and fans...

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