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Surviving the Road

Kaileigh Ritenour, FCHS Journalist May 10, 2022

The weather is spiking and it’s May, which means that it’s almost time for vacation and, by association, road trips. Here are some tips that you can use to make your early morning travels less miserable. Pack...

Actor Johnny Depp

The Ongoing Depp-Heard Circus

Matthew Gresham, FCHS Journalist May 4, 2022

Unless you live under a rock (or are shunning all media), you’ve no doubt heard about the Depp v. Heard defamation trial in Fairfax, Virginia. The trial, which started April 11, sprouted from actor Johnny...

California Shopping Spree - For Free?

California Shopping Spree – For Free?

Allyson Lounsbury, Journalist May 1, 2022

Is shoplifting legal in California? Not exactly, but California lawmakers have drastically removed penalties for theft. Proposition 47, passed in 2014, officially changed theft from a felony to a misdemeanor,...

The Ultimate NASCAR Race Guide

The Ultimate NASCAR Race Guide

Matthew Gresham, FCHS Journalist April 29, 2022

The NASCAR season is well underway with six different winners in the first seven races. With viewership rising, you might want to go and attend a race this year, maybe even multiple races, as many people...

The poster for American Horror Stories Feral episode.

America’s Scenic Beauties Conspiracy

Kaileigh Ritenour, FCHS Journalist April 11, 2022

With the weather warming up and shorts getting pulled out of storage, spring traditions may be in full swing for your families… at least until the next morning when it’s winter again. Some might go...

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Finishing the year well

Molly Pace, FCHS Journalist March 25, 2022

This time of year a lot of students are winding down, and just wanting these last few weeks to hurry up and finish. However, now is not the time to give up and stop doing school work, especially with exams...

Ready, Set, Stream

Ready, Set, Stream

Madison Fain, FCHS Journalist March 20, 2022

Netflix, YouTube, Hulu, HBO Max, Disney+, Prime Video are some of the most well-known and popular streaming services. But which one is best? Here’s a breakdown of the major options. YouTube YouTube...

Scouts Survey the “View”

Scouts Survey the “View”

Matthew Gresham, FCHS Journalist February 25, 2022

In July of 2021, Fluvanna County Scout Troops 154 and 1154 went out west to Philmont Scout Ranch for a life-changing experience. Located in Cimarron, New Mexico, the 140,000-acre backpacking camp is considered...

Senior Blaise Silverman, pictured at a varsity basketball game on Dec. 15 at FCHS, is a multi-sport athlete.

Student Athletes Keep Their Balance

Maddi Owen, FCHS Mass Media Student February 18, 2022

Being a student-athlete is something that can be very fun, but may hold more responsibility and work than you might think. While being a student-athlete, you must remember that school always comes first....

Pros and Cons of Being a Multisport Athlete

Pros and Cons of Being a Multisport Athlete

Ryder Petrylak, Journalist February 4, 2022

Being a multisport athlete can have many pros and cons. It can lead to an increased amount of opportunities after high school, such as a college scholarship and even a professional sports contract. With...

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