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  • November 29The Counseling department is holding a Lunch and Learn workshop Wed. Dec. 6 about managing anxiety. Email [email protected] for details.
  • November 29Blue Ridge Virginia Governor's School applications are due Fri. Dec. 8.
  • November 20Auditions for the spring play, Alice in Wonderland, start Dec. 4. See Mr. Edgerton or Ms. Coleman for more information.
  • November 20Seniors! Jostens will be at lunches on Tues. Dec. 5 as a make-up order day for graduation items.
  • November 20Allison Monfalcone received a "Best Actor" award and Kyle Landes received an Honorable Mention at the One Act Regionals Competition on Nov. 18.
The Student News Site of Fluvanna County High School

The Fluco Beat

The Student News Site of Fluvanna County High School

The Fluco Beat

Picture taken at FCHSs 2023 Homecoming Dance. Photo courtesy of Sophia Pace.
Winter Formal Remains a Frozen Possibility
Emily Graves, Journalist • November 29, 2023

For awhile, the weather forecast at FCHS appeared to be "snowy with a chance of a winter formal." However, it now looks like that forecast won't...

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Your Say - Week of November 27
November 27, 2023
Photo of Gabrielle Etchison. Photo courtesy of Morgan Drumheller.
Photo Courtesy of Morgan Drumheller.
In The Know - 11/30
In The Know - 11/30
November 30, 2023

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Are You Addicted?
Victoria Scotto Di Vetta, Journalist • November 30, 2023

“Get off that phone” is something that plenty of teens have heard their parents tell them. But are their parents right? Are teens really...

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Sophomore Aims for Perfection
Sophia Branch, Journalist • November 29, 2023

This past football season, Will Lambert held the distinction of being something you rarely see at Fluvanna County High School: a starting varsity...

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7 Tips to Online Safety, Part 2
Kessler Potter, Editor • November 29, 2023

The pros of the internet are many, whether it's using it to contact distant relatives or old friends, learn new skills or quickly review old ones, and scroll away the hours...

Photo of Kessler Potter. Photo courtesy of Morgan Drumheller.
Potter Makes Sure the Beat Goes On
Morgan Drumheller, Journalist • November 29, 2023

As The Fluco Beat student news site has become increasingly more time-consuming to maintain, Fluco Beat Adviser Elizabeth Pellicane has relied on the work of student editors like senior Kessler Potter. Distinguishing herself by her writing...

Meet The Staff
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.

Morgan is in 11th grade and this is her first year in Journalism. She likes to hang out with friends and drive around the county. She hopes to travel to Arizona.

Beck Martin
Beck Martin
Assistant Editor

Beck is a junior. Her main hobby is digital art but she also enjoys video editing and animating. She has a lizard named Cas after Castiel from Supernatural. This is her second year in Journalism, and she was promoted to Assistant Editor in October of 2023.

Sage Gibson
Sage Gibson

Sage is a senior. This is her second year in Journalism. She loves Dunkin Donuts and shopping. She plans on getting her cosmetology license to become a makeup and hairstylist.

Winter Break
Happy Holidays!
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"1989 Taylor's Version" Surpasses Fans' Dreams
Emmalyn Whyte, Journalist • November 27, 2023

Taylor Swift is arguably the most popular artist of this generation, an idol who appears to be a trajectory to remain a superstar for years to come. Between 2006 when she...

A FCHS students screenshot of Set To Stun and the Desperado Undead. Photo Courtesy of Tomas Cruz Vega.
A Stunning New Album
November 21, 2023
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My Father's Son
Hunter Perkins, Journalist • November 16, 2023
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The Jack O' Lantern
October 31, 2023
Photo courtesy of former FCHS student Jon Jones.
The Yellow Fight
October 19, 2023
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Five Bright Lights
October 8, 2023

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