The Fluco Beat

  • March 22Congrats to the Fluco Medford League team on their double-header win on March 20!

  • March 19The Spring Self-Care Event is scheduled for March 20th from 4:15pm-6:15pm in the College and Career Center

  • March 19The engineering club will not meet after school this week. The next meeting will be on Tuesday, March 26.

  • March 14Cinderella's Closet will have new and gently used dresses for $25 at Monticello H.S. Theater Lobby on 3/22 from 4-6 pm and 3/23 from 10 am-2 pm

  • March 14The Writing SOL will be on 3/20 and 3/21. We will be on an altered bell schedule to accommodate testing.

  • March 11A Job Corps representative will be in the Career Center at 11am on 3/27. Sign up with Mr. Parrish in the Career Center.

Library “Books” FCHS’s Newest Club

Library “Books” FCHS’s Newest Club

Jenna Glowatch and Syerra Milliman

November 14, 2018


Filed under Archive, News, School/Community

For students who hate to read, it may seem difficult to understand why others love books. So it must be even stranger to learn that there are actually students who love books so much that FCHS now has a Book Club. Founded by FCHS librarians Lisa Lucas and Shannon Taylor, the club meets Wednesdays of cl...

FCHS Welcomes Another SRO

FCHS Welcomes Another SRO

Syerra Milliman, Fluco Beat Editor

November 8, 2018


Filed under Archive, School/Community, Showcase

The 2018-2019 school year opened with many changes, including new staff members and a new traffic pattern for parents and student drivers. A more recent change has come in the form of new staff member Mathias Varga, who has joined Officer Lacorie Steppe as an additional SRO (School Resource Officer) a...

New Principal Has Big Plans for Fluvanna

New Principal Has Big Plans for Fluvanna

Blake Berry, Fluco Beat Editor

August 30, 2018


Filed under Archive, School/Community, Showcase

While the 2018-2019 school year has brought many new changes to Fluvanna County High School, perhaps the most noticeable of these changes is that the school has a new principal, Margo Bruce, who took over from retired principal James Barlow. Yet she is not exactly a stranger to FCHS. She is a graduate of ...

Accidents Happen

Accidents Happen

Gracie Walton, FCHS Journalist

August 22, 2018


Filed under Archive, Fluco Fine Arts Corner

My breath quivers as I carefully open my bedroom door. Once I do, I am faced with the dark hallway that hides my family’s past behind glass panes. They hold pictures of our once happy home: my smiling mother, my loving father, my serious yet silly sister, my baby brother with the big heart, and me. It ...

FCHS Welcomes Michael Morris

FCHS Welcomes Michael Morris

Abigail Searcy, FCHS Journalist

May 17, 2018


Filed under Archive, School/Community

In early May, FCHS welcomed a new football coach, Michael Morris. He graduated from FCHS in 1995, participating in football, basketball, tennis and track during his high school career. He later attended Bridgewater College, where he lettered in football under Coach Mike Clark. Morris returned to Fl...

8 Underrated Drugstore Beauty Buys

8 Underrated Drugstore Beauty Buys

Abigail Searcy, FCHS Journalist

May 9, 2018


Filed under Archive, Lifestyle and Trends

Maybelline -  “The Falsies” Push Up Drama Mascara Yes, you can pay $24 for a tube of Benefit mascara, but why bother? At only $10.49, Maybelline’s no-nonsense mascara is a steal. The cup-shaped bristles of the brush swoop creamy product onto the lashes, creating a voluminous and non-cl...

It’s Still Cole’s World

It’s Still Cole’s World

Abigail Searcy, FCHS Journalist

May 3, 2018


Filed under Archive, Music, Movies and Literature

J. Cole, a German-American rapper, released his fifth studio album on April 20 titled KOD. With a rap career spanning over seven years, Cole has accumulated one Billboard and four BET awards. With only a few hours of notice before its release, KOD has taken over the charts. Cole broke a Spotify...

Kendrick with the Pulitzer

Kendrick with the Pulitzer

Abigail Searcy, FCHS Journalist

April 30, 2018


Filed under Archive, Music, Movies and Literature

Singer Kendrick Lamar made history when he became the first rapper to win the Pulitzer award for his album, DAMN. Raised in Compton, California, amid gang violence and drugs, the hardships he faced and conquered have helped him to become the voice of a generation. The Pulitzers expanded to include mu...

What You Need to Know For Avengers: Infinity War

What You Need to Know For Avengers: Infinity War

Blake Berry, Fluco Beat Editor

April 27, 2018


Filed under Archive, Music, Movies and Literature

Finally, today is the day--the day--that Marvel fans have been waiting for. Avengers: Infinity War opens today to massive fan anticipation as they eagerly await to experience the end of Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). In order to really appreciate the movie, you'll need to understand how ...

Morris Commended by Senate

Morris Commended by Senate

Abigail Searcy, FCHS Journalist

April 19, 2018


Filed under Archive, School/Community

On February 16, the Virginia Senate approved a resolution commending Scott Morris, the Student Activities Director at FCHS. The resolution highlights the many achievements of Morris throughout his career. Morris received the 2017 Distinguished Service Award from the National Interscholastic Athletic...

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