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  • February 20FCHS will be offering the ASVAB test to interested sophomores, juniors, and seniors. For details, please email [email protected]
  • February 20The FCHS Music Department is hosting a "Night at the Movies" Concert at 6pm on Thurs. Feb. 22. Tickets are $5. See Ms. Harkrader in room 1517 for details.
  • February 19The FCHS Library will be hosting a Read-A-Thon on Thurs. March 7. It is $1 per 30 minute block or $10 for the entire day. Funds go to Dolly Parton's Imagination Library.
  • January 20Juniors and seniors taking the SAT in March should check their email for information and a calendar invite from Ms. Blevins. Email [email protected] with questions.
The Student News Site of Fluvanna County High School

The Fluco Beat

The Student News Site of Fluvanna County High School

The Fluco Beat

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What's the Deal With iOS 17.3?
Mia Turley, Journalist • February 20, 2024

Have you been getting particularly annoying notifications on your iPhone about the new iOS 17.3 update? You’re not the only one. Many iPhone...

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Your Say - Week of February 19
February 19, 2024
 Juniors Townes Mullinex and  Camryn Ngov working as documentarians at the Henrico County ACE center and The Virginia Leads Innovation Network. Photo courtesy of David Small
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In The Know - 2/21
February 21, 2024

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Exam Exemption Policy: Pass or Fail?
Eleanor Sam, FCHS Journalist • February 13, 2024

Imagine if you could get out of a final in a really hard class just by being a good student. Impossible right? Not at Fluvanna County High School. Last...

Math teacher Rachel Newsom helps students catch up during Fluco WIN.
Moving WIN: Yea or Nay?
January 23, 2024
Robert Matics watches Hagan Porter play a competitive game of Overwatch at an Esports practice for the 2023 season. Photo courtesy of Fluco Journalism.
Exploring Esports
Anderson Miller, Journalist • February 21, 2024

What does FCHS have in common with 8,000 other high schools in the U.S.? An Esports team. Short for “electronic sports,” Esports allows students...

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7 Ways to Uplift Your Spirts
Jennifer Wyant, Journalist • February 20, 2024

Ever heard the phrase “when it rains it pours?” Life can become a lot to handle at times. It can feel as though you’re being drenched in that pouring rain with nowhere...

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5 Makeup Tips For Beginners
February 14, 2024
Just a few of the brightly-colored Stanley Quenchers cup options. Photo courtesy of Megan Drumheller.
Stanley Conflicts
February 8, 2024
FCHS Instructional Assistant Jesse Stover at work in the BEST Lab. Photo courtesy of Madelyn Treadway.
Stover's Path to the BEST Lab
Madelyn Treadway, Journalist • February 21, 2024

Sometimes, school can be just too much. When that happens, many students try to find a safe space to retreat to. For some, the best spot is the library. For others, it’s the gym. However, there’s a third spot at FCHS that offers a safe,...

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Jennifer Wyant
Jennifer Wyant

Jennifer is a junior and this is her first year in journalism. She likes to listen to music and write in her free time. She is also greatly passionate about supporting and showing empathy to others in need of it.

Madison Owen
Madison Owen

Maddi is in 12th grade, and this is her second year in Journalism. She enjoys playing softball and going out with her friends. She hopes that she will travel to Italy one day.

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.

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.

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The NASCAR Cup Series field gets racing at the 2023 Cook Out 400. Photo courtesy of Matthew Gresham.
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Matthew Gresham, Journalist • February 16, 2024

Streaming giant Netflix is feeling the need for speed. After the success of its Formula One show that bolstered Formula One’s popularity in the United States, “Drive to...

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Pick Your Percy Jackson
February 9, 2024
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Love is Like...
Daniel W. Gibson, Creative Writing Student • February 20, 2024
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When Pigs Fly
February 14, 2024
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Lonely Bill
February 8, 2024
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The Candle
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