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Girl’s locker room

Zaynab Hajali, Staff writer December 22, 2021

Franklin Learning Center’s girls locker room can be described as one thing, mortifying. It’s an embarrassment to even call it a locker room due to the fact that it is far from what an ideal locker...

FLC cautiously adds flag football

FLC cautiously adds flag football

Mahala Fox December 22, 2021

Do you ever wonder how the sports here at Franklin Learning Center are selected? Have you thought about why we don’t have a football team? Megan Condit, the Athletic Director at FLC, is the one to...

Weekly dress down days will raise spirits

Weekly dress down days will raise spirits

Aja Nakamura, Contributing Writer December 22, 2021

A dress code is enforced on the Franklin Learning Center student body. Although there are good aspects worth acknowledging, there should be an adjustment made for the betterment of FLC. A weekly dress-down...

Philadelphia dress codes sexualize girls and criminalize boys of color.

Dahslee Hernandez, Contributing Writer December 22, 2021

Philadelphia's schools have dress codes. Whether the school requires a uniform or not, there is a certain criterion that students have to meet to please the staff’s idea of appropriate attire. Within...

School shouldnt be mandatory when buildings are hazardous

School shouldn’t be mandatory when buildings are hazardous

Dibanhi Ronzon, Contributing Writer December 22, 2021

In the district of Philadelphia it's really no secret that school buildings could be hazardous. It’s not fair to make school mandatory when the buildings are hazardous. In most Philly schools the buildings...

To combat stress, students must pressure the District

To combat stress, students must pressure the District

Dylan Howe, Contributing Writer December 22, 2021

Even though stress is something nearly every human being experiences, it is not an inherently negative occurrence. It is an essential part of the human experience. But, like many things, we all must go...

Should Ben Simmons be a Part of The 76er’s Future?

Should Ben Simmons be a Part of The 76er’s Future?

Justin Lip, Contributing Writer December 22, 2021

As drama rises after Ben Simmons' terrible performance in the 2020-2021 NBA playoffs, many fans of the Philadelphia 76ers are angered by the point guard's actions.  During the 2020-2021 playoffs, Simmons...

Open bathrooms are a necessity for student respect

Open bathrooms are a necessity for student respect

The Flash Editorial Board December 21, 2021

Having a large sign wrapped around you in order to use the bathroom isn't what any of us had in mind when entering the new quarter, but here we are. We had the opportunity to talk to Principal Nicole Lee...

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