A step back in time

Abigale Trout, Staff Writer

December 19, 2018

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There have been many changes in Franklin through the years, including a new addition to the high school for third, fourth, & fifth graders, a new water tower, and the introduction of wind turbines. While we watch these exciting c...

A home away from home…

Abigale Trout, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018

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Going to a school where students are comfortable to talk to the teachers and staff is important. Students often need someone when they are in a tough place in their lives. Going to a small school has its pros and cons. Some ben...

Are you ready, kids?

Leslie Stoeckel, Editor

December 7, 2018

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No matter the age, so many of us are ready to yell out “Aye aye, Captain!” The memories of Spongebob Squarepants can be so easy to recall. Our spongey friend who lives in a pineapple under the sea has been around since 1999....

Are you addicted?

Abigale Trout, Staff Writer

November 19, 2018

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According to The Guardian, only one in twenty kids in the United States meets guidelines on sleep, exercise, and screen time, and nearly one-third are outside recommendations for all three. The amount of screen time that mo...

Deck the halls (but not quite yet)

Leslie Stoeckel, Editor

November 13, 2018

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With Halloween done and past us now, it seems like a nice time to get into the spirit for another holiday. Thanksgiving is the next holiday we should be celebrating, of course. It’s far too early for Christmas now. While most of ...

Fears through the years

Abigale Trout, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018

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According to Merriam-Webster, fear is defined as "a distressing emotion aroused by impending danger, evil, pain, and etc., whether the threat is real or imagined; it is the feeling or condition of being scared." There are many differe...

HALLOWEEN HYPE

HALLOWEEN HYPE

October 31, 2018

Gal pals & bromances

Abigale Trout, Staff Writer

September 28, 2018

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Hubert H. Humphrey once said, “The greatest gift of life is friendship and I have received it.” The meaning of friendship is when someone knows you better than yourself and takes a position in your best interest in the mo...

Happy Hallowthanksmas

Leslie Stoeckel, Editor

September 28, 2018

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As we get back into the months known for the holidays, it’s time to start asking a few questions. What holidays are our favorites? Why do we love these holidays the most? Let’s dig deeper into what makes these people enjoy t...

The problem with addiction

Kyla Ward, Staff Writer

May 3, 2018

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Addiction is a problem with the brain, but it is not like cancer or Alzheimer's disease. Addiction is a "learning disorder...shaped by genetic and environmental influences over the course of development" (New York Times). "Addictio...

Sucrose yet so far

Leslie Stoeckel, Assistant Editor

April 23, 2018

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They are something we all enjoy. Snacks. Despite this agreement, we can argue which over whether or not snacks should be salty or sweet, crunchy or soft. We all prefer different things, given how many kinds of snacks there are....

Brain drain

Brain drain

April 23, 2018

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