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Player Amir Stevens (21) waits to be put into the game

FLC Bobcats lose first home game to PCC Bulldogs

Dahslee Hernandez December 12, 2023

The boys' basketball team, the FLC Bobcats, lost against the Parkway Center City Bulldogs during their first home game of the 2023-2024 season on December 11, 2023, with a score of 39-55. With many...

Sterling (2) jumps into the air to shoot the ball in the net.

Girls Basketball team wins first home game of the season

Dahslee Hernandez December 7, 2023

Girls' basketball team the FLC Bobcats won against the William L. Sayre Sabers during their first home game of the 2023-2024 season on December 6, 2023, with a score of 43-21. Due to their previous...

A 2019 FLC student voter who is showing off his registered voter sticker.

How to Become a New Registered Voter

Semayah Smith September 19, 2023

Students at FLC are reaching the age of being able to vote. Some may be wondering how they can become a registered voter, and where to go when the time comes to vote. In Philadelphia, you must be...

An FLC student experiencing the lack of proper air conditioning in classrooms.

Should have FLC been on the half-day list for extreme heat?

Dahslee Hernandez September 19, 2023

During the first and partially the second week of school staff and students raise their concern for hot temperatures in FLC. The question was raised whether FLC should have been on the half-day list for...

FLC Principle Nicole Lee.

The Principal’s Perspective

With this year being the 50th anniversary of FLC's first senior class, we asked Principal Nicole Lee to reminisce about her time at FLC and explain what she’s excited for in the future.  Lee has...

Lillie Grace Volpe (she/they), is a first year Drexel University student majoring in game design. Volpe is a CAPA graduate of the class of 2022 and plays for Drexel’s Super Smash Bros crew under the gamer tag “Charms”

Changing: How a college student stays connected to her home while going to college

Jayden Ludwig June 7, 2023

Philadelphia is home to some of the country’s richest history and diverse culture. From different generations and groups sharing their culture in areas like Chinatown, and the South East Asian Market...

Students are discussing the new schedule and debating whether which schedule is better

Changes in the schedule 2023-2024

Marley Roper and Sofia Sok June 7, 2023

Assistant Principal Dr. Xavier Brown made an announcement on April 27th, 2023 to all students in FLC through google classroom explaining a change in schedule and transition times for next school year....

A FLC student using ChatGPT to generate a essay

A tool that worries

Yael Perez June 7, 2023

Artificial Intelligence has been dominating the internet lately, and  has been on the mouths of news outlets over the past couple of months since the beginning of 2023. AI is impressive and extraordinary...

Tiktok and its impact on school life

Tiktok and its impact on school life

Yael Perez-Ladino May 26, 2023

TikTok is a social media platform used by millions around the world, including students at FLC. Students can be seen doing TikTok dances in the hallways and stairways as well as scrolling through...

A sunlit letter to Franklin Learning Center, albeit messy with spilled ink

Shining a spotlight on FLC’s poets

Phatamarha Noel May 26, 2023

Poetry is an art form that has existed for centuries. It’s countless benefits and alluring nature has stood the test of time and continue to draw in writers young and old. April is National Poetry...

Localhost player plays a friendly round of Super Smash Brothers Ultimate during weekly tournament

Localhost: e-sports and gaming are just a few blocks away

Maya Williams May 26, 2023

If you’re looking for something to do after school, or even just in your free time, you should consider checking out Local- host. Localhost is an Esports internet cafe that allows patrons to rent computers...

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