Saturday, May 25, 2019

Climate Change Protest

On May 3rd, a climate change strike was held in Center City where students from all schools walked-out of class in the...

Opinion

What does Technology tell us about ourselves?

Staff Illustrator Paladin Jenkins Spoiler warning this article contains...

The Reality of Life After High School

As the school year quickly draws to a close, many of my former...

Life for Ghost Malls

As a medical practitioner, would you turn a blind eye to a patient...

Whitewashing in Media

What is whitewashing? It’s a practice that shows and films use in which...

Hell’s Kitchen: FLC cafeteria is full of health hazards

Like chunky milk, conditions in the cafeteria are hard to swallow. It is...

School Spirit Gone?

Illustrator, FLC’s spirit is fading away · Paladin Jenkins

FLC Athletic Uniform Issue

Bobcat uniform woes · Illustrator Paladin Jenkins According to...

Suspension Bomb

Illustrator Joshua Ramirez On Thursday, January 28th, Franklin Learning...

Sharing Is Caring

Contributing Illustrator Trinity Thomas Account sharing: it’s something most of us...

Education First, Safety Second: The Cost of Going to School at FLC

When we selected Franklin Learning Center to be our school for four years, we knew...

I went 5 days without tech–here’s what happened.

By Jessica Munz For five days, my life excluded all forms of technology; phone, tablet, computer, television,...

New Bell Shakes Students and Staff

By Janelis Duran and Dariana Garcia-Bernabe The bell that indicates the changing of periods at Franklin...
Discolored stalls in the girls locker room. Staff Photographer Bwe Ku.

Girls Locker Room is Outdated

By Emely Seda It’s not secret here are many parts of Franklin Learning Center’s building that need...

Voting Matters to FLC

Even if you can't vote! By The Flash Editorial Board Imagine if the School District of Philadelphia...

Gritty: Creepy or Cool

By Angelica Martinez, Lizbeth Castillo The professional ice hockey team Philadelphia Flyers’ new mascot, Gritty, has...

The Good and The Bad of The Lunch Out Program

by Tajah Green Have you heard of the Lunch-Out Program? Now Franklin Learning Center juniors and...

FLC’s Need for More Security

Author: The Flash Editoral Board   Lately, schools are faced with the enormous responsibility of keeping their...

The Eye of a Camera Never Blinks

Author: Franchesca Carrera (Published in conjunction with the Philadelphia Inquirer)   It records any and all activities and...

Why We Should Walk Out

Author: Nickey Sawbo It would be an understatement to say that we are fed up with...

Trump Wrongly Proposes Arming Teachers with Guns

Author: Genesis Tejada-Peralta It appears as if the Trump administration is willing to do whatever is necessary...

Intérpretes para Conferencias de las Notas

En muchas escuelas, hay padres que no hablan inglés que tienen problemas comunicándose con los...

Do You Trust the School Alarms?

In January, Hawaiian officials sent a mistaken inbound missile alert lasting a chaotic 38 minutes....

Did Eagles Fans Take Their Celebration Too Far?

On February 4th, 2018 history was made for the city of Philadelphia. The Eagles won...

Report Card Conference Translators

In many schools, parents who don’t speak English have problems communicating with teachers. This can...

Can Education Solve Our Consent Problems?

“Speaking your truth is the most powerful tool we all have”  - Oprah Winfrey, Golden...

America’s Gun Problem Demands Action

Over the span of 20 years the amount of mass shootings in America has risen...

SEPTA Must Improve Safety Regulations

As winter approaches, the possibility of an increase in SEPTA accidents is evident. Such a...

Keystone Testing in Pennsylvania

Governor Wolf’s 2016 approval of a bill that makes Keystone Exams a requirement in all...

Should Teachers Give Homework During Winter Break

Some teachers give students homework during break and most students don’t do the homework that...

8 Ways To Earn Money For College

Seniors! Do you want to know how you can earn a lot of money for...

Vaccination Reduces Risk For All

It’s vaccination season again! All school students and parents know it is time to re-up...

The Face of Terrorism

In our country today we believe what's being shown in society. Things need to change...

Editorial: Budget Cuts Bring FLC Down

by The Flash Editorial Board Imagine walking into a restroom stall to find the toilet covered...

Los Estudiantes Inmigrantes de FLC

En la escuela Franklin Learning Center tienen muchos estudiantes, todos de diferentes países. Entre ellos...

A Peek Into FLC’s Cultural Diversity

International Day is a new and exciting event that is bringing everyone together here at...

What to Do If ICE Knocks on Your Door

Since Donald Trump’s inauguration, many immigrants have fear that they or their families are going...

Holding Off On Testing — Why It’s Beneficial

We all know that tests are very hard and exhausting. I believe that this is...

How Betsy DeVos Could Change FLC

It’s been a week since Donald Trump’s transition from President Elect to President and a...

Lateness Punishment Unfairly Targets Students

Students shouldn't be marked late until Advisory is over. The main point of Advisory is...

Five Dollar Fine For Being Out Of Uniform

  Fining students has become a major part of school districts; not just in Pennsylvania but...