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FLC rallies against proposed teacher cuts

FLC rallies against proposed teacher cuts

Jayden Ludwig March 20, 2023

Franklin Learning Center's staff, students, and parents rallied outside of their school building this morning to stand protest against a district budget that will cause FLC to lose 9 teachers next year....

PA school funding is ruled unconstitutional

Dahslee Hernandez and Giselle Lozada March 9, 2023

The decision, which comes almost a year after the trial ended and almost ten years after advocacy groups, a number of parents, and six school districts initially brought the lawsuit, orders lawmakers and...

Monkeypox: what you need to know

Phatamarha Noel, Staff Editor September 15, 2022

On Thursday, Aug 4, 2022, less than a month before schools reopened, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention declared monkeypox to be a public health emergency.  Monkeypox is a non-fatal virus...

FLCs class of 2022 celebrates their 48th commencement on June 13th at Benjamin L. Johnston Memorial Stadium.   La clase del año 2022 de FLC celebraron su ceremonia de graduacion numero 48 el 13 de Junio en Benjamin L. Memorial Stadium.

Class of 2022’s commencement ceremony

Mahala Fox, Dahslee Hernández, and Colin Chrestay June 14, 2022

Franklin Learning Center's class of 2022 celebrated their commencement Monday, June 13 at the Benjamin L. Johnston Memorial Stadium. The ceremony featured musical performances, financial awards from the...

FLC students rally for abortion rights

FLC students rally for abortion rights

Tiffany Rodriguez, Staff Photographer May 13, 2022

FLC students walked out of their classrooms this morning, May 13th, 2022, to join students from SLA, CAPA, UARTS, Drexel, Masterman, and Friends Select for a rally at LOVE Park where they advocated for...

 Student walking into a sanctuary school.

Philadelphia Makes All Schools Sanctuaries

Jayden Ludwig, Staff Writer March 28, 2022

On Tuesday February 22nd, 2022, Superintendent Dr. William Hite issued an email to all teachers and staff in the School District of Philadelphia. The email contained an update about the Welcoming Sanctuary...

False Vaccine information

Omar Mumin, Staff Writer March 28, 2022

The Philadelphia Department of Public Health announced an error in their vaccination data collection on Wednesday, March 9th. 53.6% of children ages five to eleven were previously stated to have received...

All staff and students to report in person in event of SEPTA strike

Omar Mumin and Dahslee Hernandez October 28, 2021

If the ongoing contract dispute between Transport Workers Union (Local 234) and SEPTA doesn't end with a new contract agreement by October 31, SEPTA workers may choose to strike during the week of November...

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...

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