• March to Memphis March 28

  • 2019 Franklin Follies: April 13 @ 6:30

  • 2:00 dismissal March 22

  • March 16: HS Baseball vs. Athens

Riding the rainbow to change

Alexia Christison, Staff Writer

March 20, 2019

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Saint Patrick's Day isn’t the only event shaking up the month of March–dance a jig down to Franklin, Illinois, and you will find your pot of gold at the end of the rainbow! This year has brought on a lot of exciting new fundra...

Celebrating blue and gold: Franklin’s FFA week

Bethany Bergschneider, Editor

February 27, 2019

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Spirit weeks are a high school staple. Although they vary depending on the school, they usually include similar themes and events. It's pretty safe to assume, however, that most won’t include encouraging students to operate...

Senior Projects

Alexia Christison, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019

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The countdown to the end of the year has begun. The seniors started the end of their high school experience with their senior project research papers and finished their senior project presentations on February 13. Killian Delaney...

New year, new rules

Bethany Bergschneider, Editor

January 25, 2019

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No one can deny that cell phones and other mobile devices are a huge part of our lives today. According to PC Mag, in 2017, the average American spent 3.3 hours on a cellphone. That’s a little more than ⅛ of a day. There is a t...

Out with the old, in with the new

Alexia Christison, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019

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The smell of change is in the air. Or maybe that’s just the paint? The 2018-2019 school year has brought forth several modifications throughout the building and the new addition. Along with moving the children from the grade sch...

Can drive a success

Rachael Davenport

December 19, 2018

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The Franklin Lions Club, in conjunction with the Franklin Community Unit School District #1, recently conducted a very successful Christmas food basket drive.  For over 50 years, the Franklin Lions Club has put together food...

Mental health at FHS, part 3: Possible solutions

Bethany Bergschneider, Editor

December 19, 2018

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At some time in our lives, we’ve all faced a daunting problem. Facing adversity is something we all have in common as part of the human race. Still, as we all know, mental health has been a tough and sometimes uncomfortable top...

Mental health at FHS, part 2: Awareness

Bethany Bergschneider, Editor

December 7, 2018

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Mental health--it's not exactly the easiest issue to talk about. However, in order to address an important topic, we may need to go outside of our comfort zones. According to the National Institute of Mental Health (2015), 20% of...

Mental health at FHS, part 1: Available resources

Bethany Bergschneider, Editor

November 13, 2018

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Michael Phelps, Prince Harry, Demi Lovato, Kendrick Lamar, Lady Gaga—this may seem like a random, unorganized list of famous people. You may be surprised to learn that all of them share one thing: they’ve recently become advoc...

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