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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...

 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...

Lillie Grace Volpe (she/they), is a first year Drexel University student majoring in game design. Volpe is a CAPA graduate of the class of 2022 and plays for Drexel’s Super Smash Bros crew under the gamer tag “Charms”

Changing: How a college student stays connected to her home while going to college

Jayden Ludwig June 7, 2023

Philadelphia is home to some of the country’s richest history and diverse culture. From different generations and groups sharing their culture in areas like Chinatown, and the South East Asian Market...

A sunlit letter to Franklin Learning Center, albeit messy with spilled ink

Shining a spotlight on FLC’s poets

Phatamarha Noel May 26, 2023

Poetry is an art form that has existed for centuries. It’s countless benefits and alluring nature has stood the test of time and continue to draw in writers young and old. April is National Poetry...

[VIDEO] FLC 10th grade student awarded $40,000 in a BigFuture Scholarship

[VIDEO] FLC 10th grade student awarded $40,000 in a BigFuture Scholarship

College Board's BigFuture Scholarships program came to Franklin Learning Center on March 22, 2023 to award a surprise scholarship of $40,000 to 10th grade Medical Assisting major Amira Haynesworth.

Naomi flaunts her newly dyed red hair, just getting out of the saloon.

An artist finds creativity in dyslexia

Quinton Johnson March 9, 2023

There’s no such thing as the ‘best’ artist at Franklin Learning Center. Everyone goes at their own pace and flow. There is a student here that I believe applies her creativity in every crevice of...

Voice acting is a talent that highschool student Kayden Levy is passionate about. I

Voice acting at a young age

Iyana Hightower December 20, 2022

Have you ever thought about what voice actors do? What does a future voice actor do now? How to become a voice actor? Well, I interviewed 16-year-old Kaiden Levy, a video production major who voice acts...

FLC Kayti Arthur teaches Biology and Environmental Science out of room 216

Ms. Arthur brightens FLC’s environment

Damein Williams and Omar Mumin December 20, 2022

Kayti Arthur is a Biology and Environmental Science teacher who has been a teacher at FLC just as long as the seniors were freshmen, even before stepping foot into Arthur’s classroom, room 216, you are...

Anthony Richardson, an officer at FLC, plays three different
instruments and is in two bands.

School security by day musician by night

Arber Bojka December 20, 2022

Officer Anthony Richardson, better known as Rich, has been working in this school for 8 years. Through those years, Franklin Learning Center went through some changes, however, Rich believes those changes...

Peter Pijanowski uses topics like anime and games to connect with and teach his students.

Biotechnology major turned teacher

Marley Roper December 20, 2022

Peter Pijanowski is a teacher at Franklin Learning Center that teaches two freshman Algebra and English classes. Although, this wasn’t what he always wanted to do. Before he became a teacher, he majored...

Han Nguyen, a Swarthmore graduate student teacher in FLCs French Department.

Swarthmore student teacher beyond the classroom

Jayden Ludwig December 20, 2022

In the last month or two, if you’ve stepped into Madame Garcia’s classroom, you might’ve seen a second person in the room running around, helping students, or selling chocolate. You might’ve thought...

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