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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...

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...

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...

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....

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

Hannah Biaggi March 10, 2020

On November 12, immigrants camped outside of the Supreme Court awaiting news of what was to happen with the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. DACA also referred to the Dreamers...

Trump acquitted by Senate

Hannah Biaggi March 3, 2020

After being impeached by the House of Representatives, the decision to remove Donald Trump from office was up to the Senate and on Wednesday, February 5, the Senate finally reached a verdict. All charges...

Trump acquitted by Senate

Hannah Biaggi February 28, 2020

After being impeached by the House of Representatives, the decision to remove Donald Trump from office was up to the Senate and on Wednesday, February 5, the Senate finally reached a verdict. All charges...

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

Hannah Biaggi February 28, 2020

On November 12, immigrants camped outside of the Supreme Court awaiting news of what was to happen with the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. DACA also referred to the Dreamers...

SDP facilities team deems FLC safe for operation

January 3, 2020

On January 3, 2020, Franklin Learning Center administration distributed the following letter to all students during the final period of the day.

FLC staff deliver letter to 440

FLC staff deliver letter to 440

Markist Williams December 19, 2019

The following letter was delivered by the staff of Franklin Learning Center to James Creedon, Interim Chief of Facilities Management and Capital Projects for the School District of Philadelphia. The letter...

FLC building currently closed due to asbestos

FLC building currently closed due to asbestos

Markist Williams December 17, 2019

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