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Kadeem Martin jumps up to dunk on an opposing player in the final quarter of the game.

PHOTOS: Bobcats win vs MCHW Knights

Dahslee Hernandez, Sports Editor January 30, 2023

The Boy's Varsity team won a physical game against the Mastery Charter Hardy Williams High Knights on January 19th.

Girls basketball underclassman teammates prepare to give seniors their own flower and basketball for their senior surprise.

Girls basketball takes a victory from PETC and ends game with senior surprise

Dahslee Hernandez, Sports Editor January 30, 2023

Franklin Learning Center’s girls basketball team, The Bobcats, achieved a victory against Philadelphia Electrical & Technology Charter on January 18, 2023. After the 46-37 win, the seniors on the...

A gavel hitting the sound block reading Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

DACA faces legal challenges

Leo Bender, Design Editor December 20, 2022

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals is a program created by President Obama that protects millions of young adolescents known as “dreamers” who have entered the United States illegally as children....

Mike Wallace who has been in the tower industry for 11 years shows off the great view of what its like being up above.

Telecommunications technician makes a living in the sky

Calin Connor-Wadsworth December 20, 2022

Mike Wallace is a 39 year old telecommunications tower technician. He builds cell phone towers and installs antennas, radios, and fiber optic cables for a company called Transylvania Construction LLC. Mike...

Voice acting is a talent that highschool student Kayden Levy is passionate about. I

Voice acting at a young age

Iyana Hightower December 20, 2022

Have you ever thought about what voice actors do? What does a future voice actor do now? How to become a voice actor? Well, I interviewed 16-year-old Kaiden Levy, a video production major who voice acts...

Golpeando un marron juramental contra una tabla Accion deferida para los llegados en la infancia

DACA confronta retos legales

Yoselyn Manrique-Jimenez December 20, 2022

La Acción Diferida para los Llegados en la Infancia (DACA) es un programa cual fue creado por el Presidente Barack Obama con la misión de  proteger a millones de jóvenes adolescentes conocidos como...

Anthony Richardson, an officer at FLC, plays three different
instruments and is in two bands.

School security by day musician by night

Arber Bojka December 20, 2022

Officer Anthony Richardson, better known as Rich, has been working in this school for 8 years. Through those years, Franklin Learning Center went through some changes, however, Rich believes those changes...

Peter Pijanowski uses topics like anime and games to connect with and teach his students.

Biotechnology major turned teacher

Marley Roper December 20, 2022

Peter Pijanowski is a teacher at Franklin Learning Center that teaches two freshman Algebra and English classes. Although, this wasn’t what he always wanted to do. Before he became a teacher, he majored...

FLC student looking into an open door with full white light coming out around them.

Guide To Command English This School Year

Yoselyn Manrique-Jimenez December 20, 2022

I was raised by two Mexican parents in a Spanish-speaking household and have lived in Philadelphia all my life. So, the English language wasn’t necessary for me until I started first grade in the School...

FLC student looking into an open door with full white light coming out around them.

Guia para sobrevivir el año escolar si no dominas el Ingles

Yoselyn Manrique-Jimenez December 20, 2022

CORRECTION: The first print edition of this story on December 20 included the word "ano" in the title. It has been corrected to "año." He vivido toda mi vida en Filadelfia donde fui criada por padres...

Mr. Socci is an FLC teacher interested in helping his students succeed.

Inspired teacher inspiring students

Santino Stagliano December 20, 2022

High school kid who had no idea that he would help FLC students find their way in life. Matt Socci had no idea in high school what he wanted to do. The B student did his best to pay attention in school,...

Three FLC students reacting to the inefficent solution to a student’s injury.

No nurse at FLC

Quinton Johnson and Dahslee Hernandez December 20, 2022

We’ve all seen staff and teachers come and go as the years have gone by. Franklin Learning Center has gotten larger, with more students to handle and assist on a daily basis and with added worries like...

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