The Blackman Voice

The Current Obesity Epidemic

The Current Obesity Epidemic

Hadleigh Flowers, Reporter April 10, 2024

   The term overweight refers to when one has a condition of excessive fat deposits in the body. Obesity, on the other hand, is a chronic disease defined by excessive fat deposits that can impair health....

March 13 marks the 2-year anniversary since COVID shut down all Rutherford County Schools, along with many others in the nation and world.

It’s been 2 years since COVID began: What has happened since?

Ava Porter, Reporter March 13, 2022

Two years ago, COVID-19 shut down restaurants, shops, and stores across the globe.   Everywhere, signs on the doors read, “No mask, no service.” People were scared, grocery stores did not have...

J-staff (journalism staff) compiled a list of their favorite products to keep their skin looking fresh.

J-Staff’s skincare picks to keep their skin looking fresh

Angel Perez-Escobar, Reporter March 8, 2022

As we all pass through our teenage years, we experience a beautiful yet maddening process of puberty. Puberty comes with troubles from near and far: pimples, hair growth, weight gain, etc.   When...

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...

Dr. Leisa Justus, principal, gets her annual flu shot at a shot clinic set up by Jamie Ramangkoun, senior, at a BHS basketball game. Jamies clinic was one of the Capstone projects for Blackman Collegiate Academy.

Ways to Stay Well During the Holidays

Abby Morehouse, Editor-in-Chief October 12, 2015

  As temperatures begin to rise, the number of sniffles heard per minute in every public space seems to sky-rocket. The best way to stay healthy this year is to know what you are up against...

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