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Ms. Frank, a vocal music teacher at FLC, guides her students and creates a lighthearted and musical classroom environment.

Music majors run into a “rock-y” start

Phatamarha Noel December 20, 2022

With the new school year, many students are excited to start fresh by fixing the problems they struggled with in 2021. But music majors, in particular, are coming face to face with a challenge they’d...

FLC students dance and cheer on the dancefloor waiting for universal language to perform. Staff photographer Phatamarha Noel, arts and entertainment editor.

Behind the scenes of a night to remember

Phatamarha Noel December 20, 2022

As the last balloon falls and  the final streamer is stripped from the marble hall, many students are left to reminisce about homecoming and wonder what led up to that fateful night. Red Cross Club members...

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 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.

How not to lose your last brain cell while quarantined at home

How not to lose your last brain cell while quarantined at home

Ace Ludwig March 30, 2020

Due to the coronavirus outbreak schools across the US have been closed to prevent the virus’ spread. This may lead to students falling behind on their studies or lose a few brain cells here and there....

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

Jayden 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...

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