Remembering Ms. Polis

Remembering Ms. Polis

On Dec. 11, 2022, the Franklin community lost an integral member. Karen Polis passed away at the age of 52, surrounded by family and friends.  From 1995 to 2021, Polis taught a multitude of subjects at Franklin: History, Psychology, English, and Theater. Students...
What to Watch on Snow-Days 

What to Watch on Snow-Days 

Jack Nicholson as Jack Torrance in “The Shining.” This is one movie on a list of snow-day films, to be referred to in the event that snow falls in school-closure proportions this season. Illustration by Alyson Sutherland  Content warning: Mentions suicide, homicide,...
Avatar: The Way of Waterworks 

Avatar: The Way of Waterworks 

Illustration depicting Kiri, Jake Sully’s adopted daughter and one main character of “Avatar: The Way of Water.” Kiri is played by Sigourney Weaver, a star whose character passed away in the original “Avatar” (2009). Illustration by Lula...
Review of “SOS”, SZA’s Latest Album

Review of “SOS”, SZA’s Latest Album

Image depicting SZA.  Her latest release “SOS” is her second studio album. Illustrated by Everette Cogswell. SZA released her second studio album, “SOS” on Dec. 9, 2022. The album combines a variety of genres, including R&B, rap, indie, and pop. It keeps elements...
Winter Holiday Desserts: Cookies!

Winter Holiday Desserts: Cookies!

Lots of sweet holiday cookies! Winter holidays are the perfect time to bake with friends and family. Illustration by Hannah Nellen When it comes to holiday desserts, it can be hard to find the perfect recipe. Whether that be a random recipe found online, or the...