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Teammates from Franklin Learning Center and Parkway join hands in their huddle before playing.

Badminton: building teamwork one game at a time

Dahslee Hernandez May 26, 2023

Franklin Learning Center and Parkway Center City have a joint badminton team. The team is for girls only although boys are welcome to come practice. This club where no experience is required...

Assistant Coach Andre Bright gives the team a courtside pep talk.

PHOTOS: Bobcats end playoffs in first round loss to Parkway Center City

Sanai Moore and Dahslee Hernandez February 8, 2023

Tied with only 41 seconds to go, FLC's boys basketball team was overpowered by Parkway's Hoyas, who led for most of the game.    

Dominic DiGiorgio forcefully jumps up into the air attempting to shoot over the Tacony Lions during a non-conference home game.

Bobcats top Tacony, near the end of the season

Dahslee Hernandez, Sports Editor January 31, 2023

The Bobcats boys varsity basketball team honored their seniors during halftime of a non-conference game on January 30th. Despite a friendly rivalry amongst two of the players, the Bobcats diligently defeated...

Kadeem Martin jumps up to dunk on an opposing player in the final quarter of the game.

PHOTOS: Bobcats win vs MCHW Knights

Dahslee Hernandez, Sports Editor January 30, 2023

The Boy's Varsity team won a physical game against the Mastery Charter Hardy Williams High Knights on January 19th.

Girls basketball underclassman teammates prepare to give seniors their own flower and basketball for their senior surprise.

Girls basketball takes a victory from PETC and ends game with senior surprise

Dahslee Hernandez, Sports Editor January 30, 2023

Franklin Learning Center’s girls basketball team, The Bobcats, achieved a victory against Philadelphia Electrical & Technology Charter on January 18, 2023. After the 46-37 win, the seniors on the...

Joshua Brown has the ball, taking control of the game. The opposing teams players were right on his trail, but he remained focused.

[PHOTOS] Bobcats beat Bulldogs in season opener

Zaynab Hajali, Co-Editor-in-Chief December 20, 2022

Franklin Learning Center’s boy’s basketball team played their first game of the season against Parkway Center City at Cunningham Recreation Center on December 2nd, 2022. From start to finish, both...

Gary Bailey, 9th grade guard, warms up with the boys varsity basketball team.

Boys basketball season recap

Dahslee Hernández, Staff Writer April 7, 2022

Franklin Learning Center's boys varsity basketball season was from December 10th through February 17th. Making a comeback from quarantine, the first full year since COVID-19 disrupted the high school basketball...

FLC’s 2019 girl’s softball players jump in excitement after an ecstatic game.

Will anyone see Spring sports?

Zaynab Hajali, Staff Writer April 7, 2022

Spring sports are just beginning and many players are questioning whether they will have spectators this year.  Softball is a sport that takes a lot of energy and passion and takes place outdoors....

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Girl’s locker room

Zaynab Hajali, Staff writer December 22, 2021

Franklin Learning Center’s girls locker room can be described as one thing, mortifying. It’s an embarrassment to even call it a locker room due to the fact that it is far from what an ideal locker...

FLC cautiously adds flag football

FLC cautiously adds flag football

Mahala Fox December 22, 2021

Do you ever wonder how the sports here at Franklin Learning Center are selected? Have you thought about why we don’t have a football team? Megan Condit, the Athletic Director at FLC, is the one to...

Should Ben Simmons be a Part of The 76er’s Future?

Should Ben Simmons be a Part of The 76er’s Future?

Justin Lip, Contributing Writer December 22, 2021

As drama rises after Ben Simmons' terrible performance in the 2020-2021 NBA playoffs, many fans of the Philadelphia 76ers are angered by the point guard's actions.  During the 2020-2021 playoffs, Simmons...

Ninth grade cheerleaders reveal the prep behind their pep

Ninth grade cheerleaders reveal the prep behind their pep

Halle Koolor March 10, 2020

Cheerleading is a tougher sport than most people realize. Freshmen Taylor Presbery-Fields and Saniyah Johnson joined the cheerleading squad this year at Franklin Learning Center ready to take on the...

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