• Schools closed through April 7 due to COVID-19

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...

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

Abigale Trout, Staff Writer

January 29, 2019

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

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

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

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....