• Freshmen Orientation: Tuesday, June 4 @ 6:30 p.m. in the high school cafeteria

Jaden Smith and the Flint Michigan Water Crisis

Alexia Christison, Staff Writer

May 7, 2019

The citizens of Flint, Michigan, have been without clean water for five years, since the city switched over from the Detroit River to Flint River for their water supply (Culham, 2019). Shortly after the switch, the citizens saw no...

Army strong

Leslie Stoeckel, Editor

May 2, 2019

Most high school students are familiar with the National Guard, mainly because of recruiters coming for school visits. Some students are planning to enlist after or during their high school years, mainly for a military job close...

The Mueller report

Kyle Jennings, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019

Nearly two years ago, on May 17, 2017, Robert Mueller III was announced as leader of a special council that launched an investigation into whether or not the Trump campaign colluded with the Russian government to help influence th...

Celebrating blue and gold: Franklin’s FFA week

Bethany Bergschneider, Editor

February 27, 2019

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

Senior Projects

February 27, 2019

New year, new rules

Bethany Bergschneider, Editor

January 25, 2019

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

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

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

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...

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