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Anthony Richardson, an officer at FLC, plays three different
instruments and is in two bands.

School security by day musician by night

Arber Bojka December 20, 2022

Officer Anthony Richardson, better known as Rich, has been working in this school for 8 years. Through those years, Franklin Learning Center went through some changes, however, Rich believes those changes...

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...

Photo of Kathryn Reinl portrait-style

Combating ADHD

Hasana Abdullah, Contributing Writer April 7, 2022

Many people often associate Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder symptoms in school with the students. However, some teachers struggle with it as well, but are just overlooked. Franklin Learning...

Open bathrooms are a necessity for student respect

Open bathrooms are a necessity for student respect

The Flash Editorial Board December 21, 2021

Having a large sign wrapped around you in order to use the bathroom isn't what any of us had in mind when entering the new quarter, but here we are. We had the opportunity to talk to Principal Nicole Lee...

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...

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