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  • April 9Four members of the debate team qualified for States at their Super Regional tournament on April 6. States will occur April 26 and 27 at JMU.
  • April 9Prom guest forms are available in the front office. Guests who do not attend FCHS must be approved by Mrs. Bruce. Tickets go on sale next week.
  • April 8Culinary will be selling Cake in a Cup, sweet tea, and lemonade during April. Cakes are $3 while sweet tea and lemonade are $1 each.
  • April 8SOL retests will take place April 24 at 8:40 am in room 3110. Contact Ms. Blevins ([email protected]) to sign up.
  • March 26The FCHS Speech team won the State Championship on March 23 at Dominion High School. Five students placed first, two placed second, and one placed third.
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The Fluco Beat

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The Fluco Beat

The Swing by Jean-Honoré Fragonard. Photographed by Sailko, courtesy of the Wallace Collection. Used under the GNU Free Documentation License.
M(art)ch Madness Results
Madelyn Treadway, Journalist • April 12, 2024

On March 29, teacher and FCHS Art department chair Michelle Coleman announced the winner of her “M(art)ch Madness” art competition. M(art)ch...

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Your Say - Week of April 8
April 8, 2024
Kessler, lets put this up today for Photo of the week. L-R: Front office staff Ethel Opie, Angela Brown, Principal Margo Bruce, and Victoria Harris watch the eclipse at 2:45 on April 8.  Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Pellicane.
Photo Courtesy of Elizabeth Pellicane
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In The Know - 4/12
April 12, 2024

FCHS Journalism student Sage Gibson scrolls TikTok. Photo courtesy of Fluco Journalism.
Is TikTok Running Out of Time?
Kessler Potter and Joseph Yoo April 12, 2024

A poll posted to the FCHS Journalism @flucojournalism Instagram page recently found that 56 percent of student respondents believe that TikTok...

A group of individuals wearing (presumably) fast fashion. Image created by Bing Image Creator. Photo courtesy of Molly Cook.
Fast Fashion Flaws
March 27, 2024
The freshmen class get hype congratulating each other after beating the senior class, insuring their official win of the Macho Man game on March 29. Photo courtesy of Cecily McMillian.
Freshmen Victorious at Macho Man
Jennifer Wyant, Journalist • April 10, 2024

Hundreds of students and staff gathered in the FCHS gym on March 29 to watch the annual Macho Man game, which took place after the Hands On Fluvanna...

A graphic of the April 8 total solar eclipse. Graphic created using Canva. Photo courtesy of Fluco Journalism.
Thank the Moon for a Longer Spring Break
Madelyn Treadway, Journalist • March 28, 2024

Fluvanna County Public Schools will be having an extra day of spring break due to the solar eclipse on Monday, April 8. Fluvanna will be experiencing a partial solar eclipse...

Ann Jennings reading her favorite book Better than The Movies by Lynn Painter
Getting Comfortable With Jennings
Abigail Pappaconstantinou, Journalist • March 20, 2024

Many students feel that the FCHS library has a warm and welcoming atmosphere, and is a place where kids from every grade, 8-12, can check out books and do their work. However, a lot of students don’t think about the work the librarians do...

Meet The Staff

River is a sophomore and this is her first year in Journalism. She plays lacrosse and she loves to hike. Her favorite TV show is Gilmore Girls.

Ethan Ritchey
Ethan Ritchey

Ethan is a junior and this is his first year in Journalism. He loves to play guitar and write stories. He hopes to become a luthier, someone who builds instruments.

Sophia Branch
Sophia Branch

Sophia is in 10th grade and this is her first year in Journalism. She is on the Cheer team and manager for the Lacrosse team. Her favorite show is Gilmore Girls and she is #TeamLogan.

Emily Graves
Emily Graves

Emily is in 10th grade and this is her first year in Journalism. She is a part of the cheer team and lacrosse team and her favorite flowers are wildflowers.

Enjoy Prom!
A photo of a screenshot from a YouTube video titled Why I Made Damsel | Millie Bobby Brown | Netflix. Photo courtesy of Kessler Potter
“Damsel” Will Cause Distress for Some Viewers
Kessler Potter, Editor • April 10, 2024

Whether you watched 1990s movies on a VHS at grandma’s house or tuned in for direct-to-TV movies and shows on Disney Channel, most teens today grew up with some knowledge...

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The Swarm
Rachael Broxon, Creative Writing Student • April 14, 2024
Digital art created by sophomore Lexie Thomas.
Cognitive Dissonance
March 29, 2024

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