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Offical Statement for the digital issue

Editoral Board December 19, 2023

The Flash will be going completely digital for this issue due to complications with funding and printing. There has unfortunately been a struggle with administration and paying for this issue on time....

Boys soccer team lines up to shake the hands of their competitors after the game ends.

Soccer team kicks into success this year

Dahslee Hernandez December 19, 2023

Franklin Learning Center’s boy's soccer team, the Bobcats, season started on September 1, 2023, and officially ended in a playoff game on October 23, 2023. The Bobcats ended their season with a 6-2 record. The...

The team lines up to shake the hands of the opposing team after the game ends.

Girls Volleyball wraps the season with a winning record

Dahslee Hernandez December 19, 2023

The FLC girls volleyball team was from August 30, 2023, to October 30, 2023. The head coach for the team this year was Amir Patel. Ending the season, the Bobcats were able to end on overall 5-2 wins...

Player Amir Stevens (21) waits to be put into the game

FLC Bobcats lose first home game to PCC Bulldogs

Dahslee Hernandez December 12, 2023

The boys' basketball team, the FLC Bobcats, lost against the Parkway Center City Bulldogs during their first home game of the 2023-2024 season on December 11, 2023, with a score of 39-55. With many...

Sterling (2) jumps into the air to shoot the ball in the net.

Girls Basketball team wins first home game of the season

Dahslee Hernandez December 7, 2023

Girls' basketball team the FLC Bobcats won against the William L. Sayre Sabers during their first home game of the 2023-2024 season on December 6, 2023, with a score of 43-21. Due to their previous...

A 2019 FLC student voter who is showing off his registered voter sticker.

How to Become a New Registered Voter

Semayah Smith September 19, 2023

Students at FLC are reaching the age of being able to vote. Some may be wondering how they can become a registered voter, and where to go when the time comes to vote. In Philadelphia, you must be...

An FLC student experiencing the lack of proper air conditioning in classrooms.

Should have FLC been on the half-day list for extreme heat?

Dahslee Hernandez September 19, 2023

During the first and partially the second week of school staff and students raise their concern for hot temperatures in FLC. The question was raised whether FLC should have been on the half-day list for...

FLC Principle Nicole Lee.

The Principal’s Perspective

With this year being the 50th anniversary of FLC's first senior class, we asked Principal Nicole Lee to reminisce about her time at FLC and explain what she’s excited for in the future.  Lee has...

Student intimidated by college applications process.

A Guide to College Applications

Phatamarha Noel September 14, 2023

As the school year begins, many upperclassmen are anxious to begin their college search and college applications but don’t know where to start. Here are a couple of steps to get you on the right path. Apply...

Teaching: New Horizons illustration

Teachers Doing New Things

Maya Williams September 14, 2023

High schools have students doing a lot. Extracurriculars, community service hours, and even part time jobs can flood a student’s schedule. With this incoming school year, it isn’t just students who...

 Melissa Schepers shows off her vast knowledge of music and musical instruments.

Music Department Welcomes New Head of Vocal Music

Phatamarha Noel September 14, 2023

If you’re taking a music class this year, you’ve probably seen the name Ms. Schepers on your roster and wondered who that was. No need to feel puzzled! This article will explain the mysterious and...

Ms. Harpur, Spanish 1 & 2 teacher, in her new classroom

From Student Teaching to Teaching Students

Laila Warrick September 14, 2023

Who’s that new face in room 321? If you're a student taking Spanish 2 this year, you may recognize former student teacher Madeline Harpur. For those who are unfamiliar, especially first year Spanish...

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