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Student essential workers struggle to balance work and school

Student essential workers struggle to balance work and school

Hannah Biaggi May 18, 2020

Student essential workers are having to balance work and school during the Coronavirus pandemic, making it hard to decide which to prioritize. May 4th marked the start of online classes for students...

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

Hannah Biaggi March 10, 2020

On November 12, immigrants camped outside of the Supreme Court awaiting news of what was to happen with the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. DACA also referred to the Dreamers...

Trump acquitted by Senate

Hannah Biaggi March 3, 2020

After being impeached by the House of Representatives, the decision to remove Donald Trump from office was up to the Senate and on Wednesday, February 5, the Senate finally reached a verdict. All charges...

Trump acquitted by Senate

Hannah Biaggi February 28, 2020

After being impeached by the House of Representatives, the decision to remove Donald Trump from office was up to the Senate and on Wednesday, February 5, the Senate finally reached a verdict. All charges...

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

Hannah Biaggi February 28, 2020

On November 12, immigrants camped outside of the Supreme Court awaiting news of what was to happen with the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. DACA also referred to the Dreamers...

Hilario Rodriguez sits in the middle of the stage on February 11, 2020. The auditorium, long-troubled by a leaking roof and and flaking paint and plaster, is still in need of work and is still in use.

FLC still suffering from building conditions

Hannah Biaggi February 28, 2020

On Wednesday February 5th, a note was made on the wall in the Orchestra/Vocals room on the 4th floor. Since the start of the 2019-2020 school year, at least 7 schools have closed down in the Philadelphia...

FLC Building Rep Lou Fantini addresses the crowd at the Rally for Safe Schools before the start of the January meeting of the Board of Education.

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

Hannah Biaggi January 31, 2020

Franklin Learning Center senior Janiah Twiggs, opened up the Board of Education’s January meeting with the following lines from Alicia Keys’ “If I Ain’t Got You”: “What good would it be /...

FLC Prepares for Annual Pep Rally

Hannah Biaggi November 27, 2019

On Wednesday, November 27, FLC will hold a Pep Rally in an attempt to raise school spirit and excite students for the upcoming holidays. Last year, FLC’s student body missed out on events like the...

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

Election results might mean better education

Hannah Biaggi November 14, 2019

Student Jahiem Brumfield voted in the 2019 Municipal General Election on November 5. · Tiffany Rodriguez / STAFF It seems as though education was the real winner in Philadelphia with public education...

An impeachment inquiry has been launched against President of the United States Donald Trump. Congress is investigating the July 25th phone call between Trump and President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky. · Samiah Smith / ILLUSTRATION

Trump impeachment inquiry continues in the House

Hannah Biaggi November 14, 2019

An impeachment inquiry has been launched against President of the United States Donald Trump. Congress is investigating the July 25th phone call between Trump and President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky....

The rally was held to address the closure of Benjamin Franklin and SLA high schools due to damaged asbestos in their building.

Where to? Students and parents of Ben Franklin-SLA scramble for answers after asbestos reports at newly-renovated building

Hannah Biaggi October 9, 2019

Protesters gather outside of 440 N. Broad Street for the Rally for Safe Schools on Monday, October 7. On Monday, October 7, the School District of Philadelphia held a meeting at 440 N. Broad St. where...

The FLC travel club poses in front of the Eiffel Tower.

FLC Travel Club Prepares for an Upcoming Trip to Japan

Hannah Biaggi October 1, 2019

Mr. Magliaro and FLC students pose in front of the Louvre Museum. Every summer, FLC students have the opportunity to venture out of the United States and explore the world. In June 2020, students are...

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