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Poetry Out Loud

Poetry Out Loud

February 27, 2020

The Australian bushfires

Gabrielle Read, Staff Writer

February 25, 2020

While the news of the Australian wildfires went viral around the holidays, the devastating fires had been occurring since the fire season began in July. Australia  received help from other countries, including the US, to help stop ...

TikTok

Ella Prince, Staff Writer

February 4, 2020

If you hear the lyrics “renegade, renegade, renegade,” you might think of the dance from TikTok. Trendy dances paired with catchy songs--it’s hard not to be captivated. Since 2018, TikTok has become one of the biggest a...

Mobile germs

Gabrielle Read, Staff Writer

December 11, 2019

In an era where even young kids have the newest iPhones, it is no secret that most of us are quite attached to our phones. We take them with us almost everywhere we go--many of us even take them to the bathroom.  There hav...

Empty plates, full stomachs

Ella Prince, Staff Writer

December 11, 2019

Imagine walking into your grandparents’ house to celebrate the holidays: cinnamon, nutmeg, thyme, and garlic fill the air. You see the overwhelming amount of food in the kitchen and your stomach starts to grumble—welcome to ...

Engraven’ a new legacy

Engraven’ a new legacy

December 6, 2019

Gobbling up those Black Friday deals

Bethany Bergschneider, Editor

November 25, 2019

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, then up next—up already, according to some—is Christmas. Christmas means giving, giving means buying gifts, and buying gifts requires holiday shopping—which is kicked off on Black Friday....

Meet the new teachers

Bethany Bergschneider, Editor

September 27, 2019

Every school year brings new things—new class schedules, new freshmen, and new coats of paint in classrooms. Sometimes, it brings a few new teachers as well. This year, however, is a bit out of the ordinary in that Franklin J...

This is it…

Abigale Trout, Staff Writer

May 7, 2019

Senior year is a year of lasts. It is a year full of final high school dances, sporting events, and a promise for new adventures upon graduation. Seniors have known the people they go to school with for years and they've mad...

Looking towards a healthier future

Bethany Bergschneider, Editor

May 7, 2019

Salads are arguably the face of the healthy eating movement. Low calorie, plentiful in vitamins, and full of possibilities, they’re an easy and nutritious food option, and they may soon become an everyday option for FHS students. Franklin...

Concealing the insecurities

Leslie Stoeckel, Editor

April 9, 2019

Makeup and insecurities--they can go hand-in-hand creating an issue as old as the hills. The make-up industry is aware of this connection. Insecurities are what they thrive on, building up this industry on exactly that. This...

Getting to the root of it

Abigale Trout, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019

A greenhouse makes it possible to grow certain types of crops year round, such as fruits, vegetables, and flowers. Having a greenhouse in schools can bring different types of hands-on lessons to the classroom. Students get to ...

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