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Bring Back Culture Day!

Bring Back Culture Day!

Zaynab Hajali, Staff Writer April 7, 2022

We have a lot of diversity at Franklin Learning Center, but culture is never really celebrated. I remember in middle school we had a culture day. Everyone wore their traditional clothing, shared some...

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...

FLC returns to performances with Into the Woods Jr.

FLC returns to performances with Into the Woods Jr.

December 21, 2021

Pictured here are students of the Musical Theatre Department during a dress rehearsal for Into the Woods Jr. on Friday, November 19th and Saturday, November 20th.

Williams’ poster will be used to advertise the February Auto Show. She received a new laptop and her entire class received two tickets to the 2020 Auto Show as part of her prize.

Student illustration gets auto show spotlight

Justine Chan January 21, 2020

Williams’ poster will be used to advertise the February Auto Show. She received a new laptop and her entire class received two tickets to the 2020 Auto Show as part of her prize. On January 13, 2020,...

FLC senior Isaiah Charity holds a presence on Soundcloud as rapper
LoneWolfOmega. Photo Courtesy of Isaiah Charity

Student musicians use rap as a form of expression

Kyle Thiede January 16, 2020

FLC senior Isaiah Charity holds a presence on Soundcloud as rapper LoneWolfOmega. Photo Courtesy of Isaiah Charity What do Eminem, XXXTENTACION, and FLC seniors Hilario Rodriguez and Isaiah Charity...

Photos: 2019 Pep Rally

Photos: 2019 Pep Rally

Ace Ludwig November 27, 2019

On Wednesday, November 27, students, staff, and alumni gathered for a pep rally in the auditorium during the last hour of school before Thanksgiving break. The crowd wore colors to signify their majors...

The 25th Annual Putnam Spelling Bee Runs at FLC

Kyle Thiede November 27, 2019

As the year continues, The Franklin Learning Center performing arts majors began to release their performances for the school community to watch and enjoy. One of these shows is FLC’s take on “The...

Paladin Jenkins / ILLUSTRATION

“Sticks and Stones” and the Modern Comedy World

Donte Cheatham November 14, 2019

In late August of 2019, comedian Dave Chappelle added a new stand-up special called Sticks & Stones to his recent string of content for Netflix. The special addresses hot button issues dominating...

Joshua Ramirez / ILLUSTRATION

What’s up with Joker?

Michael Grinnan November 14, 2019

Joshua Ramirez / ILLUSTRATION Director Todd Phillips presents his take on the most notorious villain in comic book history in his newest film Joker. Starring Joaquin Phoenix, the character is placed...

Is the movie even worth it?

Is the movie even worth it?

Kyle Thiede October 15, 2019

Not really, no. It: Chapter Two is a film based on the later half of Stephen King’s infamous novel It. Unlike the original source material, the film does an inadequate job of capturing the thrilling...

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