• December 7: Jingle Jam and Festival of Trees
  • November 21-27: High School Girls Basketball Turkey Tournament @ Waverly
  • November 25-30: High School Boys Basketball Turkey Tournament @ New Berlin
  • Christmas Break: December 21 to January 7
  • December 20: Dismissal at 2 o'clock
  • Final Exams: December 19th and 20th
  • Can Food Drive: November 18th - December 13th
  • Thanksgiving Break November 27-29
  • November 26: Dismissal at 2 o'clock

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 ...

Go on and on…

Abigale Trout, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019

“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

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

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...

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