Two Great Cities, Two Great Colleges, ONE Friendship

Two Great Cities, Two Great Colleges, ONE Friendship

From April 15 - April 17, FNN reporters from Friendship Tech Prep and Friendship Collegiate went on our third annual spring break trip. We were able to visit two wonderful cities, New York City and New Haven, CT. This trip allowed 10th and 11th grade reporters from both schools to explore two different colleges while of course having fun.

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Make the Choice to Free Our Voice!

Make the Choice to Free Our Voice!

On Wednesday, March 14, 2018, student survivors of the attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida called for a nationwide student walkout. Friendship Tech Prep Academy ensured that we were one of those schools who made sure that we were out there to ensure that we “Make the Choice to Free Our Voice”, which was our chant created by 9th grade scholar R’Nasia Murphy.  

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Designer Uses Dresses to Fight for Civil Rights

Designer Uses Dresses to Fight for Civil Rights

In honor of Black History Month, we read a book about an African American major fashion designer. She made fancy party gowns for rich and famous people. She wanted to prove that an African American can be a major dress designer. She was fighting for Civil Rights in her own way. Do you know who she is?

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Trump's Tweeting is Out of Hand

Trump's Tweeting is Out of Hand

We all know that Donald Trump tweets a lot of things that are very unnecessary and childish. A lot of the things that he tweets don’t make sense at all—such as the tweet above stating “My grandparents didn’t come to America all the way from Germany to see it get taken over by immigrants.” Donald Trump’s grandparents came to America from Germany makes them immigrants. Right?

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Titans On the Move: 8th Grade Showcase

Titans On the Move: 8th Grade Showcase

On November 8, 2017, Friendship Tech Prep High School had an 8th grade showcase which is a way of showing 8th graders from different schools what Tech Prep High is all about and why they should enroll in this amazing school. Four different middle schools came including McKinley Tech, Friendship Blow-Pierce, Friendship Chamberlain, and of course Friendship Tech Prep.

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Tech Prep Takes a Trip to Discover the History of News

Tech Prep Takes a Trip to Discover the History of News

On September 28, 2017, reporters from FNN Tech Prep had the chance to visit the wonderful Newseum to see many different exhibits and to play around in the Interactive NewsRoom. Many of us have already been to the Newseum but each time we go we are able to learn many new things. We finally got to see the new and improved FBI exhibit and learn some new things about one of our favorite topics which is 9/11.

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Keep Learning During the Summer

Keep Learning During the Summer

Lately, I have been doing a lot of research on why students should keep learning during the summer—not only because it can help enrich our minds but also because it helps many students to make sure that they either are learning more than what they have learned during the school year or it will help them to remember most of the things that they did learn during the school year.

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A Wonderful Trip to New Haven, CT

A Wonderful Trip to New Haven, CT

From April 17 - April 19, 2017, three reporters from Tech Prep and two reporters from Collegiate had the chance to take a trip to New Haven, CT over spring break. We were able to tour Yale University’s famous Beinecke Library to view the Harlem Renaissance exhibit. We toured the entire Yale campus along with the engineering school. We stayed at the Friendship News Network director Ms. Kaufman’s house in Hamden, CT which is about 20 minutes from New Haven.

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Why Are These Teens Missing?

Why Are These Teens Missing?

Since January 2017, there have been a numerous amount of teens missing in Washington, DC. Where are they going? Are they running away? Are they being kidnapped? Why are most of these things happening to African-American and Latino Girls? Read more to find out what teens in the community think about this issue.

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Friendship Tech Prep Male-Female Forum

Friendship Tech Prep Male-Female Forum

On Friday, March 10, 2017, Friendship Tech Prep hosted a Male-Female Forum on responsibility and respect which are two of Friendship’s core values. We had many guests from places such as Sasha Bruce and the Metropolitan Police Department. These people spoke about the importance of safety, respecting parents, and respecting yourself.

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