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FLCs class of 2022 celebrates their 48th commencement on June 13th at Benjamin L. Johnston Memorial Stadium.   La clase del año 2022 de FLC celebraron su ceremonia de graduacion numero 48 el 13 de Junio en Benjamin L. Memorial Stadium.

Class of 2022’s commencement ceremony

Mahala Fox, Dahslee Hernández, and Colin Chrestay June 14, 2022

Franklin Learning Center's class of 2022 celebrated their commencement Monday, June 13 at the Benjamin L. Johnston Memorial Stadium. The ceremony featured musical performances, financial awards from the...

Photo of Kathryn Reinl portrait-style

Combating ADHD

Hasana Abdullah, Contributing Writer April 7, 2022

Many people often associate Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder symptoms in school with the students. However, some teachers struggle with it as well, but are just overlooked. Franklin Learning...

Gary Bailey, 9th grade guard, warms up with the boys varsity basketball team.

Boys basketball season recap

Dahslee Hernández, Staff Writer April 7, 2022

Franklin Learning Center's boys varsity basketball season was from December 10th through February 17th. Making a comeback from quarantine, the first full year since COVID-19 disrupted the high school basketball...

FLC’s 2019 girl’s softball players jump in excitement after an ecstatic game.

Will anyone see Spring sports?

Zaynab Hajali, Staff Writer April 7, 2022

Spring sports are just beginning and many players are questioning whether they will have spectators this year.  Softball is a sport that takes a lot of energy and passion and takes place outdoors....

Franklin Learning Center. Student using new FLC waterbottle

Lead In PSD Water

Phatamarha Noel, Staff Writer April 7, 2022

In 2018, the School District of Philadelphia began a test to find all water outlets that contain considerable amounts of lead in schools. It made major news headlines and people seemed quite concerned....

The School District of Philadelphia.

Virtual School In Disguise

Jenna McKenzie, Contributing Writer March 29, 2022

As missing assignments once again start piling up and students cry out in frustration, we’re left to wonder what went wrong.  Over the years, our school system and curriculum have changed and adapted...

Franklin Learning Center staff Sherrie Richardson. Talking into the handheld transceiver.

Focus on Sherrie Richardson

Dareen Alfroukh March 29, 2022

Many important jobs go unnoticed, stuck in the shadows. It’s no different concerning schools. Sherrie Richardson works as a climate staff member at Franklin Learning Center and most students don’t...

Photography of MJ portrait-style. Smiling at the camera.

MJ Brings Happiness To FLC

Zaynab Hajali, Staff Writer March 29, 2022

“Is there anything MJ brings to the classroom that other teachers don’t? Happiness.” Caring, kind, warm, fun, easy to relate to, and friendly. She isn’t a teacher, although she is respected...

Christina Whitt, mural club faculty advisor, wipes the girls’ bathroom counter

Mural Club Brings Colors To The Walls

Phatamarha Noel, Staff Writer March 29, 2022

Picture this, you’re winding down after a long day, blasting your favorite song in your headphones, and painting a mural that you know you’ll be proud of for years to come. Sounds relaxing, doesn’t...

COVID-19 vaccine getting extracted from a vial.

COVID-19 Vaccine State Mandate

Luis Lozada, Contributing Writer March 28, 2022

Since March 2020, the “true” beginning of the  COVID-19  pandemic, many things have been up in the air in a vast amount of different ways states and counties have dealt with this serious issue. The...

 Student walking into a sanctuary school.

Philadelphia Makes All Schools Sanctuaries

Jayden Ludwig, Staff Writer March 28, 2022

On Tuesday February 22nd, 2022, Superintendent Dr. William Hite issued an email to all teachers and staff in the School District of Philadelphia. The email contained an update about the Welcoming Sanctuary...

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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...

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