• March to Memphis March 28

  • 2019 Franklin Follies: April 13 @ 6:30

  • 2:00 dismissal March 22

  • March 16: HS Baseball vs. Athens

Go on and on…

Abigale Trout, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019

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“Striking the water was like a thousand knives being driven into one’s body. The temperature was 28 degrees, four degrees below freezing” (Charles Lightoller, Titanic Second Officer). On April 15, 1912, off the coast of the Newf...

Hero squad saving up for a cure

Leslie Stoeckel, Editor

March 18, 2019

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With the weather starting to lighten up, a new school-wide fundraiser has come along. For two weeks, the junior high and high school are competing to see who can raise the most money for Pennies for Patients. With more rewards...

Super Smash Bros. OWOltimate

Leslie Stoeckel, Editor

February 26, 2019

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Kirby, Link, Mario, and Pikachu represent a few popular Nintendo characters. Luckily for Nintendo fans, they all show up and fight together on the same lineup--with many other popular characters--in one game series: Super Smash Br...

The moments that never made AFV

Abigale Trout, Staff Writer

February 26, 2019

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We all have memories we want to remember, but we also all likely have memories we'd much rather forget--especially those that embarrass us. These memories can make us feel self-conscious, shameful, or awkward. The last thing we u...

‘So no one told you life was gonna be this way…’

Abigale Trout, Staff Writer

January 29, 2019

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Fictional characters can play an important role in all of our lives and there is usually a reason for our attachment. For example, it might be that someone has a 'strong character,' meaning a strong, confident personality, that we ...

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...

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