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Clubs and sports bring relief to FLC

Clubs and sports bring relief to FLC

FLC Journalism Class October 7, 2021

Correction: A previous version of the graphic in this story listed Wrestling and Lacrosse. FLC does not offer these sports. Franklin Learning Center’s dismissal was disrupted by gunfire shortly after...

Dismissal disrupted by gunfire

September 16, 2021

Franklin Learning Center's dismissal was disrupted by gunfire shortly after 3 PM yesterday, September 15. An altercation led to gun shots on the northeast corner of the school at 616 N. 15th St. A lockdown...

Laura Bonnani, a Kindergarten teacher at Nebinger, teaches virtually via Zoom.

Postponed hybrid learning plan brings relief

Omar Mumin December 10, 2020

Students in the School District of Philadelphia have not been in school learning since mid-March 2020. The new online learning environment has many differences from being taught in a school building....

9th grade students are using Discord to get to know each other.

Class of 2024 finds itself in Discord

Ace Ludwig October 8, 2020

9th grade students are using Discord to get to know each other. With the COVID-19 quarantine still in effect, Franklin Learning Center classes are remote, forcing new ninth-graders to get to know each...

Day-long protest for George Floyd starts peacefully, turns violent

Day-long protest for George Floyd starts peacefully, turns violent

Donte Cheatham May 31, 2020

Yesterday, peaceful protests began in Philadelphia with waves of demonstrators protesting at City Hall and the Art Museum, speaking out against the unjustified murder of George Floyd. Later...

Student essential workers struggle to balance work and school

Student essential workers struggle to balance work and school

Hannah Biaggi May 18, 2020

Student essential workers are having to balance work and school during the Coronavirus pandemic, making it hard to decide which to prioritize. May 4th marked the start of online classes for students...

Daily Quarantine Vlog by Gevon Goddard

Daily Quarantine Vlog by Gevon Goddard

May 18, 2020

https://youtu.be/JHZmeuDhbuw

Sophia Cissé won first place from CSPA with this portrait of Phedora Jean-Phillipe

FLC senior wins first place for photojournalism at CSPA

April 15, 2020

Franklin Learning Center senior Sophia Cissé received first place in the Single Feature Photograph category from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association this month. Her winning portrait of Phedora...

COVID-19 guide to stay safe

COVID-19 guide to stay safe

Jalen Stokes March 24, 2020

The recent COVID-19 outbreak has caused distress and dismay around the world. In Philadelphia, people are panicking in an effort to avoid catching the virus at all costs. However, you do not need...

COVID-19 myths debunked

COVID-19 myths debunked

Ace Ludwig March 18, 2020

With so many people talking about coronavirus safety, it's important to be able to tell the difference between myths and facts. Here is the truth about some popular COVID-19 misconceptions.

SDP cites staffing issues, closes all schools for two weeks

SDP cites staffing issues, closes all schools for two weeks

March 13, 2020

The School District of Philadelphia is closing all schools through March 27, 2020. Students are being urged to take home all materials and medications. Future updates will be made at www.philasd.org/coronavirus....

Jennifer Rojas-Sandoval accepts her award at the January 30 board of education meeting.

Q&A with the School District’s January Student of the month

Deja Dawkins March 10, 2020

Jennifer Rojas-Sandoval accepts her award at the January 30 board of education meeting. Why did you choose UPenn? I chose UPenn especially because of the connections that they have with other professional...

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