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Localhost player plays a friendly round of Super Smash Brothers Ultimate during weekly tournament

Localhost: e-sports and gaming are just a few blocks away

Maya Williams, Photography Editor May 26, 2023

If you’re looking for something to do after school, or even just in your free time, you should consider checking out Local- host. Localhost is an Esports internet cafe that allows patrons to rent computers...

Student listening to music and studying

How does music improve students’ study experience?

Laila Warrick, Opinions Editor May 26, 2023

CORRECTION: The May 15, 2023 print edition of this article was falsely attributed to Maya Williams. She did create the illustration but did not write the article.  As a high school student,...

Ideas imposing upon traditional arts.

Is traditional art going out of style?

Aidan Kingcade May 26, 2023

Traditional art has changed “countless times” throughout human history, and there are many ways people can do art even now. The main point of art is to express oneself in their own manner.,...

Students cooking.

The beauty of culinary arts

Kyndra Patterson March 9, 2023

Creativity, culture, and affection. These are some of the many aspects of culinary arts that can draw people in and cause them to savor the craft. Cooking can be a means of escape and can teach many lessons...

Youth watching television.

Is Euphoria an accurate depiction of FLC?

Phatamarha Noel, Managing Editor March 9, 2023

With the rise in popularity of the HBO show Euphoria, many have come to examine the depiction of teenage life and question whether it is accurate or grossly exaggerated.    Euphoria’s story...

Hidden talents.

Hidden Talents

Phatamarha Noel, Managing Editor March 9, 2023

In FLC, talent can be found in every corner. We have a wide range of art, dance, and music majors. The murals sprawl up on the walls, and the recitals, and school musicals are showcased every year. Throughout...

The film is cut.

Cancellation of animated shows are ruining the industry

Jayden Ludwig and Keyshawn Ward-Delisme March 9, 2023

Animation has been a mass source of entertainment for western audiences for over a century. From the early days of rubber hose animation in the 1930s to feature-length movies like minions today. With the...

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, Managing Editor 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, Managing Editor 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, Managing Editor 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...

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