The Fluco Beat

  • April 13Congratulations to Killian Donnelly for winning the 3C Regional Golf Tournament at Lakeview Golf Course
  • April 13Varsity Cheer places 4th at Regionals with a score of 218.5
  • April 13Congratulations to Jackson Kinsella on his qualification to States in debate
  • March 25Congratulations to Emily Stevens on making the All-Virginia Orchestra as a percussionist
  • March 25Congratulations to Damon Everard who will be a delegate for Tenor 1 in the All Virginia Chorus
  • March 23Buy your 2021 FCHS yearbook at jostens.com for $78
Ally styling her hand-made brown corset.

Ally’s Threads

Faith Shields, FCHS Journalist April 15, 2021

Quarantine has sprung many new hobbies and helped a number of teenagers find what they are most passionate about. For example, some have found they like to cook or do yoga and different forms of exercise....

FCHS Principal Margo Bruce

Being a principal during Covid

Molly Pace, FCHS Journalist March 24, 2021

You think you have it tough right now? Try being Principal Margo Bruce who has spent the last year making tough decisions for over 1,600 people including students, faculty, and staff, all while keeping...

Chad White at his desk, pictured in every day attire.

A Man of Culture

Maria McCormack, Fluco Beat Copy Editor March 17, 2021

So who's that guy you does such peppy, inspirational morning announcements? Chad White, the Interim Assistant Principal and Career & Technical Education/Work-Based Learning Coordinator for FCHS, has...

FCHS Receptionist Ethel Opie

Opie Has Double Dose of Blessings

Molly Pace, FCHS Journalist March 10, 2021

Having twins in the family is a fairly uncommon thing. Unless your name is FCHS front office receptionist Ethel Opie, who seems to have gotten a “double dose” of the twins gene. ”My youngest daughter...

Amy Richardson is a Earth Science teacher at Fluvanna County High School.

Queen of Rocks

Molly Pace, FCHS Journalist March 2, 2021

Some may think of teacher Amy Richardson as an Earth Science educator. Others think of her as the “rock queen,” but surprisingly enough, it has nothing to do with music. Richardson absolutely loves...

Logan Reed and her two children at Lloyd Family Farms in 2019.

New School Nurse Perseveres Through it All

Maria McCormack, FCHS Journalist February 26, 2021

Helping people had always been a part of new FCHS School Nurse Logan Reed’s life. Growing up in Virginia, Reed’s family were lifetime members of the Mineral Fire Department. “When I was eight years...

Making Music During a Pandemic

Making Music During a Pandemic

Tyler Harris, Editor-in-Chief January 13, 2021

Teaching in a Covid environment is difficult, but being new can come with a whole new plate of challenges. For new Band Director Burton Hable, the difficulty lies in a teaching subject which also prevents...

Victoria Zavadsky posing with her cat, Oscar

Ms. Z. and Her Feline Companions

Jocelynne Hagan, Mass Media Student January 6, 2021

Any student who has ever had the pleasure of taking an English class with FCHS’s Victoria Zavadsky must certainly know about her intense love for felines.  Zavadsky has been teaching English and AP...

Harkrader Takes the Stage

Harkrader Takes the Stage

Elizabeth Adams, FCHS Journalist January 3, 2021

New FCHS Choir teacher Sara Harkrader has been singing in a choir since she was five years old. Now she shares her expertise by directing it. Since she was a child, Harkrader sang anywhere she could...

Abruzzo Shares Love of Lit

Abruzzo Shares Love of Lit

Elizabeth Adams, FCHS Journalist December 1, 2020

Since she was young, Julianne Abruzzo has loved to read and write. Now she shares her love of literature with the students at Fluvanna where she teaches English 10 Honors and English 10 Academic. Abruzzo...

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