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The rally was held to address the closure of Benjamin Franklin and SLA high schools due to damaged asbestos in their building.

Where to? Students and parents of Ben Franklin-SLA scramble for answers after asbestos reports at newly-renovated building

Hannah Biaggi October 9, 2019

Protesters gather outside of 440 N. Broad Street for the Rally for Safe Schools on Monday, October 7. On Monday, October 7, the School District of Philadelphia held a meeting at 440 N. Broad St. where...

VIDEO: Walkout 4/20: Taylor From Cheltenham

VIDEO: Walkout 4/20: Taylor From Cheltenham

Mohamed Bah April 23, 2018

Staff Videographer Mohamed Bah   Cheltenham High School student, Taylor, told her own story of loss in front of a large crowd of students this past Friday, April 20. The students, who came from...

VIDEO: FLC Students Walkout Again

VIDEO: FLC Students Walkout Again

Alex Fernandez April 20, 2018

Staff Reporter Alex Fernandez and Multimedia Editor Deja Dawkins Today, Friday April 20 is the National Walkout. Today is also the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre. Students from...

A Walkout To Save Our Lives

A Walkout To Save Our Lives

Franchesca Carrera March 12, 2018

Authors: Franchesca Carrera and Hannah Woodruff On Wednesday March 14, 2018 at 10AM thousands of students all over the country will be walking out of their classes and showing their solidarity for...

Mr. Fantini and the newly formed poetry club sit on the marble stairs. Contributing photographer Skyelar Decker. Note: a previous version of this article misspelled the photographers name.

Poets on the Rise

Dariana Garcia-Bernabe February 16, 2018

Franklin Learning Center has several different clubs, from Art club to Chess club, there’s something for  everyone. Poetry club is currently being run by English 3 and American History teacher Mr....

Teacher Highlight: Multi-Instrumentalist Colin Sharp

Teacher Highlight: Multi-Instrumentalist Colin Sharp

Deja Dawkins November 26, 2016

Colin Sharp is a saxophone/piano playing, music teacher from Souderton, Pennsylvania. He attended University of the Arts due to his love of being in the city and his love for music. Mr. Sharp has been...

Run. Write. Flow.

Janelis Duran November 23, 2016

Janelis Duran: What’s the name of your club? Why did you chose to name it that? Ms. Hastings: The name of the club is R.W.F. (Run, Write, Flow). I chose to name it [Run. Write. Flow] because it combines...

DNC Attracts Variety of Immigration Attitudes; FLC Students React

DNC Attracts Variety of Immigration Attitudes; FLC Students React

September 7, 2016

Author: FLC Girls Youth News Team

Philadelphians Weigh In on Immigration

Philadelphians Weigh In on Immigration

September 7, 2016

author: FLC Girls Youth News Team

Westboro Baptist Church Counter-Protested at Mazzoni Center

Westboro Baptist Church Counter-Protested at Mazzoni Center

September 7, 2016

On July 26th, amid the Democratic National Convention, the LGBT community and its supporters took to the street to defend the Mazzoni Center from the protests of the Westboro Baptist Church. Quetana...

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