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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...

Daily Quarantine Vlog by Gevon Goddard

Daily Quarantine Vlog by Gevon Goddard

May 18, 2020

https://youtu.be/JHZmeuDhbuw

FLC grad battles COVID at work and home

FLC grad battles COVID at work and home

Ace Ludwig May 18, 2020

https://youtu.be/seW5BUU77ks

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...

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...

Hilario Rodriguez sits in the middle of the stage on February 11, 2020. The auditorium, long-troubled by a leaking roof and and flaking paint and plaster, is still in need of work and is still in use.

FLC still suffering from building conditions

Hannah Biaggi February 28, 2020

On Wednesday February 5th, a note was made on the wall in the Orchestra/Vocals room on the 4th floor. Since the start of the 2019-2020 school year, at least 7 schools have closed down in the Philadelphia...

The nurse’s office is shut to students.

Nurses limit office hours at FLC

Jordan Jones February 28, 2020

The nurse’s office is shut to students. In order to complete increased immunization paperwork and provide students with privacy, Franklin Learning Center’s new nurses, Creshon Little and Gina...

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