Blaze Bulletin

Edition 30- Week of April 18th

Greetings...

Dear teachers,


Tuesday will be a packed day - ACT, STEM Summit, and practice ACT. Everyone will be needed to make the day go smoothly, so please read the information Ken Reed and Ken Hardison are sending out, and let us know if you have questions.


Have a beautiful weekend - the weather looks glorious!


Dr. Leisa Justus

Principal, Blackman High School

justusl@rcschools.net

615-904-3850

@bhsjustus

REMINDER...

UPDATE GRADES WEEKLY IN INOW!

SENIOR WEEK 4/26 THROUGH 4/29

  • Tuesday, 4/26 PROM PROMISE - 1st Period - Auditorium
  • Wednesday, 4/27 Faculty Talent Show for Seniors 2nd & 3rd periods in the auditorium
  • Thursday, 4/28 Pep Rally Schedule - Senior Breakfast Farmers Family Restaurant
  • Friday, 4/29 Senior Picnic/Flag Football Game

REMINDER...

If you hear something concerning about a student or from a student, please shoot one of the counselors or principals a note. We will take care of it or help you do so.

REMINDER....

Sign in/out procedures. Please be sure and sign in/out before arriving or leaving campus. The sign in book is located in the front office copier room. Please do not call the office staff to sign in for you. Signing in allows administrators and office staff ease in locating school staff in a timely fashion. Thanks!

Blazefest Concert

Help support JROTC at their inaugural Blazefest concert on May 6th at the Inferno from 4 to 11pm. They have 7 kid friendly, mother approved bands lined up to perform. The night will be emceed by Woody and Jim from 107.5 The River. There will be 20 vendors present selling everything from egg rolls to fried Oreos. Bring the whole family! Tickets are on sale in the BHS Bookstore, $15 in advance; $20 at the gate. Families of 4 can purchase advanced tickets for $50.
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Shout out!!!

Thanks so much to Mr. Howard the our Agriculture class for letting our preschoolers come down and explore the greenhouse and small animals for environment week. They had so much fun!
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Shout out!!!

Direct Tv provided breakfast Friday morning thanks to our free throw champ Scott Lawless!
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VALIC VISIT ON 4/20/16

Dawn S. Williams, Financial Advisor will be visiting BHS on 4/20 from 8:00-4:00. Pick up additional information in our mailroom.

Technology Minute

Watch this week's instructional technology minute and learn how to quickly create beautiful presentations using Haiku Deck.https://rcschools.sharepoint.com/portals/hub/_layouts/15/PointPublishing.aspx?app=video&p=p&chid=d9fb8e9a-cf27-40b7-9b34-4471f39cf3ad&vid=83bba69b-4624-4e76-9729-d8f1376a0bf0

Link to Haiku Deck: https://www.haikudeck.com/

Google Expeditions-Take a Virtual Field Trip

Would you like to take a virtual field trip to the moon? Barcelona? Literary London? You can! All of this and more is possible through Google Expeditions. We will be having our own Expedition event on April 20 in the library. If you would like to see the experience for yourself, you are welcome to attend the teacher training session from 7:50-8:20 on the day of the event. There are limited slots available, so contact Holly Hunter if you are interested. You are also welcome to come by the library during your planning period. We will be conducting sessions with classes all day. There will be a break during 1st and 2nd lunch.

Room Changes and Technology Equipment

Computers, LCD projectors, and screens aren’t moved when teachers move to a different classroom. Those items must stay in their current location. There are two exceptions. If the equipment was purchased with CTE or special education funds, that equipment must stay with a CTE or special education teacher. If you have any questions, contact Holly Hunter.

SAVE THE DATES...

Graduation Practice - May 18, Wednesday, 9-11 am


Graduation - May 21, Saturday, 10 am


All teachers should sign-up for either Prom or Graduation

SAVE THE DATE....

April 29th, 2016

MTSU Grand Ballroom

8:00 P.M. to Midnight


Junior/Senior sponsors will be asked to chaperone in small increments.

All teachers should sign-up for either Prom or Graduation

MOVE UP PEP RALLY IS SCHEDULED FOR MAY 6TH

Here is the schedule for May 6 – Move Up Pep Rally

Pep Rally – after 6th

1st 8:30 – 9:15

2nd 9:21 – 10:05

3rd 10:11 – 10:55

4th 11:01 – 12:10

1st lunch 10:55 – 11:20

2nd lunch 11:20 – 11:45

3rd lunch 11:45 – 12:10

5th 12:16 – 1:00

6th 1:06 – 1:40

Pep R. 1:40 – 2:30

7th 2:40 – 3:30

Boro Art Crawl

The Boro Art Crawl is a one-a month event and tonight it kicks off with the award presentation from Rutherford County Schools Art Competition at the Center for The Arts (4:30pm). Live music, over 20 venues to view artwork, food, poets, blacksmithing demos and more starts at 6:00 and ends at 9:00 pm.
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BLACKMAN VOICE....

THE BLACKMAN VOICE IS NOW ONLINE. WE WANT TO PROMOTE EVERYTHING BLACKMAN, BUT NEED YOUR HELP TO DO IT. SEND US YOUR INFORMATION ABOUT EVERYTHING BLAZE!

walkerlm@rcschools.net

SEND US YOUR NEWS!!!

Do you have exciting news to share? Do you have a fun video that would brighten our day? Send your news, videos and pics to macknykk@rcschools.net and let the BHS staff read about it in the Blaze Bulletin.
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April Birthdays

April 10th - Ms. McDowell

April 14th - Ms. Giacobbi

Ms. Johnson