• Schools closed through April 7 due to COVID-19

Nights at the Movies, at Home

Cole Delaney, Staff Writer

May 18, 2020

Over four weeks, from the dates of April 17 through May 8, each Friday Lionsgate Production has been showing free live viewings of their movies. The first movie they showed was 2012’s The Hunger Games on April 17. The second m...

Delayed Movies of 2020

Cole Delaney, Staff Writer

April 23, 2020

In the year of 2020 almost 40 movies were set to release in the months of March, April, May, June, and July. 2020 was one of the most anticipated years for the film industry because of the caliber of movies that were going to be...

Dolittle doesn’t do little

Megan Wilson, Staff Writer

April 22, 2020

The first ever Dolittle movie was made in 1967 by Richard Fleischer. Dr. John Dolittle was played by Rex Harrison. Other actors included Samantha Eggar, Anthony Newley, and Richard Attenborough. The original version had lots of...

Epic-demic entertainment

Thaddeus Bergschneider, Staff Writer

April 14, 2020

The United States’ nationwide social distancing policy has been in place for three weeks now. With no sports, school, or activities that get you out of your house, home doesn’t seem as sweet. So turn on your television ever...

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...