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Patrick Webb (left) and Jesus Ramos (right) flexing their biceps.

Students beef up after the bell

Angela Doan, Contributing writer March 21, 2024

At Franklin Learning Center, some FLC students start their fitness activities right after school ends, heading to the local Planet Fitness located down the street at 510 N Broad St.  Sophomore music...

Welcome FLC’s nurse, Donna Fields!

FLC’s New Nurse

Semayah Smith and Sophia Sok December 19, 2023

Last year at FLC, there hasn’t been a nurse who was fully present. This year, Donna Fields arrived in room 111. Donna Fields who was raised in Philadelphia grew up witnessing illnesses. Due to her experiences,...

Three FLC students reacting to the inefficent solution to a student’s injury.

No nurse at FLC

Quinton Johnson and Dahslee Hernandez December 20, 2022

We’ve all seen staff and teachers come and go as the years have gone by. Franklin Learning Center has gotten larger, with more students to handle and assist on a daily basis and with added worries like...

Monkeypox: what you need to know

Phatamarha Noel, Staff Editor September 15, 2022

On Thursday, Aug 4, 2022, less than a month before schools reopened, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention declared monkeypox to be a public health emergency.  Monkeypox is a non-fatal virus...

Franklin Learning Center. Student using new FLC waterbottle

Lead In PSD Water

Phatamarha Noel, Staff Writer April 7, 2022

In 2018, the School District of Philadelphia began a test to find all water outlets that contain considerable amounts of lead in schools. It made major news headlines and people seemed quite concerned....

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