The Blackman Voice

How the Coronavirus is affecting students

RCS’ Food Service Program

Jenene Grover, Managing Editor

May 25, 2020

On March 5, 2020, Tennessee had its first confirmed case of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in Williamson County. By March 12th, the number of confirmed cases in Tennessee reached 18. On that same day, Governor Bill Lee signed an executive order that declared a state of emergency in Tennessee. On March...

How social distancing affects students

How social distancing affects students

Mia Isom, Associate Editor

May 18, 2020

Social distancing is recommended by the CDC to prevent the spread of COVID-19. This means you have to keep space between yourself and other people for everyone’s safety. The guidelines to social distancing are simple and easy to follow. You have to stay at least six feet apart from others. People...

How to stay fit in quarantine

Alex Garrott, junior, working out.

Andres Figueroa, Reporter

May 15, 2020

No matter how the media spins it, many families, students, and workers have been asked to remain inside their houses (or at least not out in public) during the Covid-19 outbreak. Humans are social creatures, so some might become sad during isolation, and others might become bored. Exercising is on...

Blackman Bowling: A Close to The Season

Blackman Bowling: A Close to The Season

Kylie Tarver, Sports' Editor

March 11, 2019

Blackman High School’s bowling team had pulled out another win as their season comes to an end. The bowlers have won their third region title and their fourth district title. This is also the third time in the last three years they have made it to state.   “We were very happy, I mean, we’re always the little underdog team. When we can go in and beat a team with a lot of subs, we are always happy...

A Baker’s Success Story: Abby McDaniel

A beautiful spead of christmas cookies iced to perfection.

Kayla Donaldson, Reporter

February 14, 2019

Senior Abby McDaniel takes all honors classes here at Blackman but still manages to bake cookies, cakes, and other things three times a week. McDaniel started baking about a year ago and now bakes for everyone from her family to school organizations to sport teams. McDaniel began last year with inspirations...

Youth Leadership Rutherford

Youth Leadership Rutherford

Kayla Donaldson, Reporter

February 1, 2019

The Business Education Partnership (BEP) Foundation is an organization founded in 1988 with help from the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce.   Starting on January 7th, applications for Youth Leadership Rutherford open for current high school juniors for the 2019-2020 school year in Rutherfor...

Blackman High Football Managers

The football mangers of Blackman High stand together for a group picture in front of the field house.

Kylie Tarver, Sports Editor

January 23, 2019

You always hear about the football team, but do you ever hear about the football managers? The job is harder than you think. This is an insight to the hard work, effort, and time they put into it. According to the managers, however, it is all worth it in the end.  Total, there are nine managers; these i...

Changes with TNReady: Is it For The Better?

Changes with TNReady: Is it For The Better?

Katelyn Morrow

November 28, 2018

As many already know, TNReady testing didn’t go as planned last year. Our principal, Dr. Justus, explains what went wrong with testing, but what also went right.   “We had multiple technical issues with the online testing to the point where the integrity of the testing situation was not good, ther...

Volleyball Team Attacks Another Season

Volleyball Team Attacks Another Season

Kylie Tarver, Sports Editor

November 27, 2018

Another volleyball season is now over, and the team and coaching staff is already looking at how to prepare for next year. Even though the Blackman High School volleyball team didn’t make it to the district tournament, they plan to work harder, “set” the next season into motion, and come out with...

Criminal Justice Competition

The students excelled at all of the competitions.

Maddy Williams, Reporter

November 26, 2018

Another criminal justice competition is under wraps. Recently, the members of the Criminal Justice Club competed in many events. They placed in every event at the competition. “These events are very difficult, and I'm extremely proud of our kids. They did so well because of their drive and hard...

Science Day: Bailey Eshelman’s Capstone

Science Day: Bailey Eshelman's Capstone

Mia Isom, Reporter

November 19, 2018

  Science Day is a STEM based event for 6th-8th graders. There were three different activities and there were rotations so everyone could see them and experience it for themselves.  The first rotation was Bailey Eshelman’s Capstone project. She conducted a series of experiments with her teacher, K...

What Is The PSAT and Why Should I Take It?

What Is The PSAT and Why Should I Take It?

Mia Isom, Reporter

October 18, 2018

What Is The PSAT and Why Should I Take It?  The PSAT is a mock test designed to help students prepare for the SAT and the ACT.  It tests students on their reading, writing, and math skills.   It is designed with a specific scoring range, the PSAT composite score begins at 320-1520. On the indivi...