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Blaze briefs: week of 9/23

Blaze briefs: week of 9/23

Sienna Phillips, news editor

October 2, 2019

LAST WEEK: Saturday, September 21st The Blackman Boys Rugby Team competed in the Irish 7’s Ruggerfest tournament and went 5-1. They won 35-5 in the final. Thursday, September 26th The Lady Blaze soccer team defeated Smyrna 3-1 for their senior night. Friday, September 27th ...

Future Aviators in The Making

Katelyn Morrow, Reporter

April 16, 2019

Aviation, invented in 1903, is based on the Latin word “avis” for bird. In general, the word aviation means the flying of aircraft for commercial and military purposes. It can also involve the design and development of aircrafts.   The Future Aviators club that we have here at BHS take part i...

Names in the News!

Names in the News!

Sienna Phillips, News Editor

April 11, 2019

Valedictorians for the class of 2019:* Catherine Anderson Kyleigh Bowers  Katherine Brewer  Aubrey Caster  Keaton Dewitt Catherine Dodd  Bailey Eshleman  Keagan Hemsley  Asa Herbert Miah Van der Heyden Kristina Hughes  Emma Kassebaum Alyssa Mealer Rebecca Nichols ...

From a Blaze to a Rocket

From a Blaze to a Rocket

Sienna Phillips and Maddy Williams

March 4, 2019

In 2015, the Rutherford County projected a five-year plan that included both the cost of the project and the timeline of building Rockvale High School. This premeditated plan is finally coming into action. Rockvale High School is opening in August 2019.   “Blackman High is expected to go from 2,413 students to 1,740,” stated Scott Broden in his article from January 7, 2019 in the Daily News Jo...

Matthew Hurtt: Blackman Voice Alumnus

Matthew Hurtt: Blackman Voice Alumnus

Sienna Phillips and Mia Isom

February 5, 2019

Blackman alumnus Matthew Hurtt advanced from being a news reporter for The Blackman Voice, to a freelance reporter, to working for a non-profit organization.  “I think the most important thing that I learned at Blackman, and particularly on the newspaper, is working together to reach a deadline. I...

Dual Enrollment Exam Schedule

Sienna Phillips, News Editor

December 6, 2018

Dual Enrollment Exam Schedule (12/10 - 12/13)    Monday, December 10  8:30 - 10:30 College Algebra, Room G-20  10:30 - 12:30 Statistics, Room G-20; Students will attend 3rd lunch    Tuesday, December 11  English will be tested at their regular time in their regular class...

Training With Endurance: Sports Spotlight

Training With Endurance: Sports Spotlight

Megan Roth, News Reporter

November 3, 2017

Tucked away in the sophomore class, Yukio Mariner recently underwent rigorous Olympic training for cycling. From October 10th through the 14th USAC (USA Cycling) held the Olympic training. This prestigious training program was by invitation only for a mere 20 boys in the nation. During the training,...

Through the Blaze: Launch My Career TN!

Through the Blaze: Launch My Career TN!

Morgan Tincher and Danielle Paredes

November 3, 2017

Do you know what you want to do with your life? Is the decision of picking a major stressing you out? Do you know how much your dream job pays? If you answered no to any of these questions, we can help! Go to http://launchmycareertn.org to narrow down majors, compare salaries, and find the best colle...

Kinda-Late News Update

Cierra Williams, News Reporter

December 5, 2016

November 30th marked the 3 year anniversary of actor Paul Walker's tragic death. http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/movies/paul-walker-co-stars-pay-tribute-years-death-article-1.2892927. On Friday night, December 2nd, a warehouse in Oakland, California burned down. A party, full of several artists, happened at the time of the blaze. At l...

Tutoring Opportunities: To Tutor or Be Tutored?

Lizzy Zink, Copy Editor

January 29, 2016

With the number of challenging courses offered at Blackman, tutoring has become essential to many students’ academic success. The media center has developed a tutoring program, partnering with clubs such as National Honors Society, Mu Alpha Theta, and National Science Honors Society. “[The tutors]...