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Nurse Durrett, Blackman High's school nurse.

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...

Geneva Cook was selected as Blackman High's Teacher of the Year.

Geneva Cook selected for BHS Teacher of the Year

Maddy Williams, Editor in Chief February 25, 2021

Geneva Cook was selected as Teacher of the Year for Blackman High School. She is a dedicated and driven English IV teacher who quickly adapted to both the distance learning and in-person...

Abby (Morehouse) Chatfield (left) and Zach Adams (right)

Two alumni discover their passions through connection and friends

Jenene Grover, Managing Editor December 9, 2020

Throughout the 20 years of The Blackman Voice, many students have come and gone, all while gaining an education. Two former staff members, Zach Adams and Abby (Morehouse) Chatfield are in different...

Danielle Parades is shown on the bottom row, second from the left. Shamani Salahuddin is seen on the bottom row, in the center.

From high school editors to college students: leaders through it all

Maddy Williams, Editor in Chief November 16, 2020

As we celebrate the 20th, now 21st anniversary of Blackman High School, we have looked to The Blackman Voice’s alumni to see where they are now. Many of them are pursuing journalism in their careers...

Caitlyn Parris as a BHS senior in the bottom row second from the left.

Blackman alumni return as Rutherford County educators

Maddy Williams, Editor in Chief May 5, 2020

Often times you may wonder, “Will what I learn in my classes actually teach me anything for my future?”  These Blackman alumni prove the opposite—they still use the skills they learned in Journalism...

Elisa Burks wins Rutherford County Teacher of the Year

Elisa Burks wins Rutherford County Teacher of the Year

Jenene Grover, Reporter February 24, 2020

What do you remember most about your favorite teacher? Was it their attitude in the classroom? Was it the way they taught?  Teaching is a demanding and complicated job. It requires rules to be set...

Officer Reed is among twelve other deputies who won Officer of the Month.

There’s a new sheriff in town: Officer Reed

Mckenzie Wade, Reporter February 3, 2020

Blackman High School has welcomed a new School Resource Officer to the staff. Officer Teresa Reed has done an excellent job, so far, in protecting the school which is why she has received an award for...

(Pictured from left to right) Morgan Stephens, sophomore; Julian Young. Carlos Coronel ,Keyah Suel, Kelsi McGregor, seniors, pictured with Kim Garrott, Atlas coordinator

Blackman Cares Club finish their school drive by giving the supplies to Garrott for Atlas students.

Club spotlight: Blackman CARES

Jenene Grover, Reporter October 1, 2019

Community is the word used to describe a group of people who all have something in common to one another. While a community does not need a caring environment, Blackman High School’s community provides...

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