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Two FLC students excitedly entering the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Philly Museums: More Than Just Mundane

Maya Williams December 19, 2023

Where can you go to spend time with friends after school, create artwork, and do things like run rampant inside a beating human heart? Museums! Hold up, I know what you’re probably thinking. “Nobody...

Photo of We the Youth made by Keith Haring.

Keith Haring’s Grip on the Art Scene

Maya Williams December 19, 2023

Around the city, you’ve probably seen simple, colorful characters dancing together on a bright background; symbols of hearts with legs and smiling faces; or even simplified animals such as dogs.  These...

Ideas imposing upon traditional arts.

Is traditional art going out of style?

Aidan Kingcade May 26, 2023

Traditional art has changed “countless times” throughout human history, and there are many ways people can do art even now. The main point of art is to express oneself in their own manner.,...

Naomi flaunts her newly dyed red hair, just getting out of the saloon.

An artist finds creativity in dyslexia

Quinton Johnson March 9, 2023

There’s no such thing as the ‘best’ artist at Franklin Learning Center. Everyone goes at their own pace and flow. There is a student here that I believe applies her creativity in every crevice of...

Hidden talents.

Hidden Talents

Phatamarha Noel March 9, 2023

In FLC, talent can be found in every corner. We have a wide range of art, dance, and music majors. The murals sprawl up on the walls, and the recitals, and school musicals are showcased every year. Throughout...

2 student members of the FLC craft club, run by Ms. Felber in room 212, improve their crochet skills together.

Ms.Felber spreads positivity through craft

Phatamarha Noel December 20, 2022

As the new school year begins, many students who balance overwhelming and egregious obstacles are struggling to find solace. Though the new and exciting clubs bring relief, there is one in particular that...

Photography of MJ portrait-style. Smiling at the camera.

MJ Brings Happiness To FLC

Zaynab Hajali, Staff Writer March 29, 2022

“Is there anything MJ brings to the classroom that other teachers don’t? Happiness.” Caring, kind, warm, fun, easy to relate to, and friendly. She isn’t a teacher, although she is respected...

Christina Whitt, mural club faculty advisor, wipes the girls’ bathroom counter

Mural Club Brings Colors To The Walls

Phatamarha Noel, Staff Writer March 29, 2022

Picture this, you’re winding down after a long day, blasting your favorite song in your headphones, and painting a mural that you know you’ll be proud of for years to come. Sounds relaxing, doesn’t...

VIDEO: A day in the life of HeeYoung Yim

VIDEO: A day in the life of HeeYoung Yim

April 27, 2020

Correction: A previous version of this story named Yim Heeyoung as the subject. Her name is HeeYoung Yim. https://youtu.be/y_mYr9Kn5Xo

Is the movie even worth it?

Is the movie even worth it?

Kyle Thiede October 15, 2019

Not really, no. It: Chapter Two is a film based on the later half of Stephen King’s infamous novel It. Unlike the original source material, the film does an inadequate job of capturing the thrilling...

“Colors” · A&E Editor Janelis Duran and Staff Photographer Dariana Garcia

“When My Heart Felt Volcanic” Album Review

Dariana Garcia-Bernabe May 31, 2018

The Aces is an indie rock band from Utah, that consists of vocalist Cristal Ramirez, drummer Alisa Ramirez, lead guitarist Katie Henderson, and bassist McKenna Petty. Recently, they released their debut...

The Purpose of Art and How It Benefits Us

The Purpose of Art and How It Benefits Us

Donte Cheatham December 16, 2016

Last month, the Franklin Learning Center Art Show displayed the work of many art major students. The purpose was simple: “to showcase the talents of the art majors so that the school can witness how...

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