The School Newspaper of Franklin High School


The School Newspaper of Franklin High School


The School Newspaper of Franklin High School


Phoebe Bridgers, Lizzo, and Sydney Sweeney exceeded my expectations with their fabulous outfits.
The Annual Met Gala Roast
Grace Tucceri, Writer • May 6, 2022

How can you possibly understand the assignment when the theme for the 2022 Met Gala is “Gilded Glamour”? Easy - you take inspiration from Bridgerton and the wealthy elite...

Student Spotlight: Olivia Reagan
Student Spotlight: Olivia Reagan
Kate Rudolph, Writer • April 14, 2022

Franklin High School’s gymnastics team had a once in a lifetime season this past winter. The unique sport counts on one athlete to compete at a time, as gymnastics is an...

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The Valedictorian and Salutatorian of the Class of 2022!
Student Spotlight: Rachael Yuan and Chai Harsha
Nihara Lijan June 16, 2022

Congratulations to Rachael Yuan and Chai Harsha for being named Valedictorian and Salutatorian of the Class of 2022! Although we heard a lot...

FHS sophomores, juniors, and seniors received official Quill and Scroll pins and a very special graduation cord at the induction ceremony.
FHS Students Recognized for Outstanding Journalism
Grace Tucceri, Writer • May 27, 2022

Last Tuesday, Pantherbook writers, Panther TV crew members, and Yearbook contributors were inducted into Quill and Scroll. Founded in 1926 at...

Amanda Wylie, a senior at FHS, stars in a thrilling sci-fi short film.
A Film Festival at FHS?!?!
Grace Tucceri, Writer • May 16, 2022

Do you want to attend a real film festival held right here at FHS? Well, you’re in luck! On Thursday May 19th, the annual festival makes a...

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Girl Up President, Aliyah Quijada, following the instructor as they review hand positions
Girl Up Self Defense Seminar
Kianna Thomas, Photojournalist • May 18, 2022

The Girl Up Club hosted a Self-Defense Seminar on May 11th in the FHS gymnasium. Participants worked on how to defend themself against many different people,...

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Stephen King and Sally Rooney books next to each other on a shelf.
First 5 Months of Reading in 2022
Halle Goldsmith, Editor • May 13, 2022

As an avid reader, I am here to breakdown my last 5 months of reading into two categories: the 5 worst and the 5 best reads of 2022. This list is not including...

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Protestors, such as these female activists, have taken to the streets to defend Roe v Wade.
Roe v. Wade Overturned: What It Means for Women
Avery Chalk, Writer • May 17, 2022

Roe v. Wade was a Supreme Court case finalized in 1973 amidst swirling controversies (most of which attributed to the rise of conservative and evangelical...

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FHS Sr. Captain Chris Goode (far right) waits on deck to bat as his Panthers teammates roar behind from the dugout.
The Player Perspective: FHS Baseball Find New Energy on 12 Game Winning Streak
Ryan Martin May 19, 2022

With only three more games to go in their waning regular season, Franklin Baseball has been on a roll as of late. After starting 3-3 over their first six games, the Panthers...

The pure emotion of a player winning his rally game
The Everyday Life of a Tennis Player at FHS
Nithin Prabhu, Photojournalist • May 12, 2022

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Im sorry, but not a single person asked for a hideous  tie-dye shirt with Cookie Monster slapped on it to be made.
Dear Target, Please Stop.
Grace Tucceri, Writer • May 25, 2022

Fashion trends come and go; something might be “in” one day and “out” a week or two later. Fast fashion companies, like Shein, focus on mass producing the trendiest...

Theres only one month remaining until May 1, National College Decision Day.
The Southern Migration: Why Are So Many Seniors Heading Out-of-State?
Amanda Wylie, Editor • April 1, 2022

April has begun, which means it's officially college commitment season for FHS seniors. This year, a larger number of students seem to be committing to schools outside of...

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