Friday, April 3, 2020

News Briefs

SDP cites staffing issues, closes all schools for two weeks

The School District of Philadelphia is closing all schools through March 27, 2020. Students are being urged to take home all materials...

Q&A with the School District’s January Student of the month

Jennifer Rojas-Sandoval accepts her award at the January 30 board of education meeting. Why did you choose UPenn?

FLC still suffering from building conditions

On Wednesday February 5th, a note was made on the wall in the Orchestra/Vocals room on the 4th floor.

Nurses limit office hours at FLC

The nurse’s office is shut to students. In order to complete increased immunization paperwork and provide students with...

FLC students, teachers bring building concerns to the Board of Education

Franklin Learning Center senior Janiah Twiggs, opened up the Board of Education’s January meeting with the following lines from Alicia Keys’ “If...

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

On November 12, immigrants camped outside of the Supreme Court awaiting news of what was to happen with the Deferred Action for...

Trump acquitted by Senate

After being impeached by the House of Representatives, the decision to remove Donald Trump from office was up to the Senate and...

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

On November 12, immigrants camped outside of the Supreme Court awaiting news of what was to happen with the Deferred Action for...

Mr. Fantini explains the Impeachment Inquiry

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rwwp_7v0JMU

Election results might mean better education

Student Jahiem Brumfield voted in the 2019 Municipal General Election on November 5. · Tiffany Rodriguez / STAFF

COVID-19 myths debunked

With so many people talking about coronavirus safety, it's important to be able to tell the difference between myths and facts. Here...

Identity Stripped Away from Uyghur Muslims in China

By Sophia Cisse An estimated ten million Uyghur Muslims face ethnic separatism and are being forced into concentration camps in the Western region of Xinjiang, China....

Migrant Caravans Continue to Head for U.S. Border

After facing violence and discrimination in their home countries, thousands of migrants from Central America continue to join caravans fleeing to the US-Mexico border....

The Science of the Seasons

Author: Jessica Munz   Fall, Winter, Spring, and summer are all parts of the seasons. We’ve always heard about the seasons changing but why do they...

Puerto Ricans Set to Leave After Hurricane Maria Limits Resources

Hannah Woodruff | News Editor The future of Puerto Rico has been irrevocably altered due to the hurricane. With the exact figures on the extent...

The Potential Dangers of a Supervolcano

Everyone knows about the dinosaurs and the ice age but there were four more events in Earth's past that have wiped out all living...

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