• Schools closed through April 7 due to COVID-19

Corona Hasn’t Stopped Everyone

Megan Wilson, Staff Writer

May 18, 2020

Even though the coronavirus has shut down operations all over the world, it hasn't stopped some people from connecting. Artists like actors, singers, and other celebrities are coming together in new ways during this difficult...

Five stage plan to reopen Illinois

Kyle Jennings, Writer

May 13, 2020

Ever since the say at home order started in mid-March, people have been wondering when Illinois will reopen and return to life before the virus. On Wednesday, May 5, the governor announced the five stage plan to open the state. ...

FHS update: E-learning, final exams, and more

Bethany Bergschneider, Editor

April 17, 2020

Life is vastly different right now, but education is continuing--albeit in some unconventional ways. Schools across the country are implementing remote learning programs so students can work at home, whether that is through written...

Germs without an excuse

Isabella Reyes, Staff Writer

February 27, 2020

At Franklin, the amount of school a student misses is part of what determines the level they are on for Flashes Pride. There are four different levels: vipers, orange, black, and white. To be on vipers, which is the highest level,...

Homecoming at Franklin

Homecoming at Franklin

February 10, 2020

Festival of trees

Festival of trees

December 18, 2019

You wouldn’t understand…it’s a secret

Bethany Bergschneider, Editor

December 10, 2019

Every year, FHS teachers and administration put a fun twist on traditional Christmas gifts by participating in Secret Santa.

There’s been a murder in…Franklin?

Bethany Bergschneider, Editor

November 1, 2019

Everyone needs money. At FHS, money is especially important for groups who need ways to fund supplies, events, and activities. Because cash doesn’t grow on trees, students and teachers have to find another way to acquire it,...

A playful new project

A playful new project

September 27, 2019