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2020 Olympics

Megan Wilson, Staff Writer

February 27, 2020

  In 1896, the Olympics were first celebrated in Athens, Greece, and only reserved for men. Women were admitted in 1900 as participants in sports that were considered to be compatible with their femininity and fragility, ...

The Golden Globes

Cole Delaney, Staff Writer

February 25, 2020

The 77th Golden Globes, held on January 5, 2020, celebrate the achievements of film and television over the year of 2019. Hosted by Ricky Gervais, the ceremony produces 14 winners in the categories of film, including best motion ...

The Oscars

Megan Wilson, Staff Writer

February 4, 2020

The Oscars were first founded in 1929 by Louis B. Mayer. The awards ceremony gets its name from Margaret Herrick, the academy's executive secretary, because when she first saw the award in 1931 she said the statue reminded her ...

The Mandalorian

Cole Delaney, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

  On November 12, 2019, the streaming site Disney+ was released. Along with shows such as The World According to Jeff Goldbloom and Highschool Musical: The Musical: The Show, The Mandalorian was available to viewers on day...


Cole Delaney, Staff Writer

December 11, 2019

Disney+ is the new kid on the block when it comes to the streaming service industry. Released on November 12 this year and retailing for $6.99 a month or $69.99 a year, it has made quite the splash and is holding its own against ...

‘Frozen 2’ enchants audiences around the world

Megan Wilson, Staff Writer

December 10, 2019

Many people, especially younger children, cannot contain their excitement for the new movie "Frozen 2." The first "Frozen" movie that came out was in 2013. Since then they have made Frozen Fever (2015) and Olaf’s Frozen Adve...

IT…is almost spooky season

Taylor Knifley, Staff Writer

October 28, 2019

“TIME TO FLOAT!” Three seemingly insignificant words have had a chilling impact on those who ventured out to see the new "IT" sequel. People often get in the Halloween spirit by watching horror movies. One of the new movies...

May the “fun” be with you!

Taylor Knifley, Staff Writer

May 7, 2019

FHS is hosting the 7th Annual Field Day on May 10, 2019. The theme this year is Star Wars. Mrs. Slaughterback, the physical education, health, and driver's education teacher at Franklin, has been putting this day of fun together...

The Ransom of Emily Jane

Bailey Rees, Staff Writer

May 7, 2019

Franklin started a drama class this year led by Mrs. Bergschneider. She knew that when the co-op happened with sports, fewer people were going to be participating in the plays and the program may eventually dwindle. When the te...

Five Feet Apart

Five Feet Apart

April 15, 2019

Dancing the night away

Coya Graves, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019

Attending prom is almost every little girl's dream--wearing the perfect dress and being swept away by a night of fun. Prom, short for promenade, started out originally as a college graduation celebration.”The prom can be traced back to the ...

Captain Marvel

Kyle Jennings, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019

"Captain Marvel" is the first Marvel movie of 2019 and the first in the Marvel cinematic universe to feature a woman as the main character. "Captain Marvel" was directed by co-directors Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck. It features Bri...