The Student News Site of Fluvanna County High School

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The Student News Site of Fluvanna County High School

The Fluco Beat

The Student News Site of Fluvanna County High School

The Fluco Beat

Life in the Age of Coronavirus

MacKenzie Tillman, FCHS Journalist March 17, 2020

In the late 1340’s, beginning in China, a widespread disease known as the Bubonic Plague swept the nation and spread to Europe. Also known as the Black Death, it reduced the population significantly,...

 Photo is of senior Wyatt Dillon after being declared the winner of a match

Fluvanna Wrestling: Season Recap and States Overview

Toby Sherman, FCHS Journalist March 2, 2020

The Fluvanna wrestling team dominated the mat this past season, pinning down the secret to success. The team consists of 21 individuals, and although there aren’t 21 wrestlers on the mat at one time,...

Top 5 Sites & Apps for the Beginning Writer

Joshua Akers, FCHS Journalist February 27, 2020

A lot of the time, struggling writers will sit with their eyes glaring over the bright screen of their computers while being unable to put their thoughts or ideas into words. Even if that’s not the case,...

Sweet, Sweet Tea

Sweet, Sweet Tea

Aiden Matula, FCHS Journalist February 21, 2020

Sweet tea has become a kind of sensation at FCHS since the Culinary students have begun to prepare and sell it to students.  The tea has students flocking to the carts by the elevators where it is sold...

The End Of Arrow, Part 2

John Bernat, Fluco Beat Editor February 12, 2020

Well, it finally happened. After eight seasons, Arrow has finally come to an end in one of its best seasons yet. While the show’s themes have changed multiple times throughout its run, season eight of...

A graduation scene from 2018 at FCHS, in non-Covid-19 times.

Graduation Consternation

Evynne Stafford, FCHS Journalist February 6, 2020

Some things in life seem fixed, like Tax Day, Christmas, and Halloween. FCHS Graduation Day seemed one of those standard dates as well, always falling on the Saturday before Memorial Day. Until now. For...

Sophomore Alexa Divers at lunch

Out to Lunch

Mia Martinez, FCHS Journalist January 31, 2020

Students began the 2020 school year with welcome news--namely, that students would now have 30 minutes to eat lunch, broken up into three longer lunch periods, compared to four shorter lunches. Yet while...

Summer Residential Governor’s School Invites Applications

Maddy Eubank, Fluco Beat Editor October 17, 2019

All 10th or 11th graders looking to apply for the Summer Residential Governor’s School may now do so, according to th Fluvanna County School Board Office. Students who apply must be gifted or an advanced...

Teacher Elizabeth Pellicane pictured with her husband, Paul, in Califormia

Staff Member of the Month: Elizabeth Pellicane

Evynne Stafford, FCHS Journalist September 27, 2019

Elizabeth Pellicane was nominated Staff Member of the Month for September for her hard work in coordinating the student and staff photos and her dedication to her students. Asked how she felt about being...

Kayla Pace teaching her health and medical class

Teachers Talk Teaching

Jenna Goodson September 20, 2019

There are many different reasons why teachers are so passionate about what they do. One new teacher at FCHS, Zane Hurst, found his love for teaching history 15 years ago when he was asked to teach a few...

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