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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...

Looking out from the El

My dad is homeless. I don’t think Philly is doing enough to help him

Alyssa Holton, Staff Writer October 1, 2021

This month, I began my junior year at Franklin Learning Center, one of Philadelphia’s public magnet schools. Even after 11 years at school, there are certain topics that still make me feel a little left...

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...

FLC grad turns fashion dreams into reality in NYC

FLC grad turns fashion dreams into reality in NYC

Damein Williams March 3, 2021

Kristian Lorén Lopez graduated from FLC as an art major in 2005. Now she is a fashion designer, thriving in NYC. Earlier this year, she talked with us and gave us a look into how it was possible for...

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....

Its all up to you

It’s all up to you

Damein Williams October 28, 2020

It's all up to you. Vote That Jawn is a Philadelphia organization that encourages teens to vote. We spoke to Lorene Cary about how to vote and how youths can encourage their friends and family to get...

What quarantine cooking means to me

What quarantine cooking means to me

Daisy De La Merced October 13, 2020

At first it was a distraction but soon enough it became a way to help my family, so I started to cook and bake almost weekly. This Spring, I made lasagna for the first time and I will be showing you how...

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...

VIDEO: A day in the life of Alex Rodriguez

VIDEO: A day in the life of Alex Rodriguez

May 31, 2020

https://youtu.be/GTZ2t-pP_HY

Video: A day in the life of Alyssa Barkley

Video: A day in the life of Alyssa Barkley

May 31, 2020

https://youtu.be/R_zLe2IxP20

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...

VIDEO: A day in the life of Kim Musallam

VIDEO: A day in the life of Kim Musallam

Deja Dawkins April 27, 2020

https://youtu.be/AQ08uDy-vUM

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