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  • November 29The Counseling department is holding a Lunch and Learn workshop Wed. Dec. 6 about managing anxiety. Email [email protected] for details.
  • November 29Blue Ridge Virginia Governor's School applications are due Fri. Dec. 8.
  • November 20Auditions for the spring play, Alice in Wonderland, start Dec. 4. See Mr. Edgerton or Ms. Coleman for more information.
  • November 20Seniors! Jostens will be at lunches on Tues. Dec. 5 as a make-up order day for graduation items.
  • November 20Allison Monfalcone received a "Best Actor" award and Kyle Landes received an Honorable Mention at the One Act Regionals Competition on Nov. 18.
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7 Tips to Online Safety, Part 2

Kessler Potter, Editor November 29, 2023

The pros of the internet are many, whether it's using it to contact distant relatives or old friends, learn new skills or quickly review old ones, and scroll away the hours watching funny cat videos. Yet...

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Are Clothes Really Priceless?

Cadence Goodnight, Journalist November 17, 2023

Fashion as a whole plays a large role in students’ lives. Whether you are in school or at home, the constant march of what’s in and what’s out never ends. Whether it’s keeping up with seasonal...

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Trending: A Sassy Man Apocalypse

Cecily McMillian, FCHS Journalist November 13, 2023

You may have heard of zombies and zombie apocalypses, but recently, people are talking about something which they argue is the next thing for society to fear: sassy men. It started with some men simply...

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The Best Fashion Trends This Season

Mia Turley, Journalist November 3, 2023

As fall weather approaches us again, many are breaking out their favorite fall pieces. Though, throughout the years fall fashion has changed, as do most trends. Let’s take a look at today's top fashion...

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Getting Prepped for the SATs

Morgan Drumheller, Journalist October 16, 2023

With two SATs left in the fall semester, students who want to receive and submit their scores before 2024 will need to begin preparing. The next SAT will be held on Nov. 4 for students who signed up to...

Do Only Men Think About the Roman Empire? TikTok Trend Explained

Do Only Men Think About the Roman Empire? TikTok Trend Explained

Hayley Marshall, Journalist October 16, 2023

Men may think about the Roman Empire more than women realize. This seemingly random fact that was brought about by a TikTok trend has many women thrown for a loop. But is it real? The trend has gained...

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Keep Calm and Drive On

Grace Harris, Journalist October 9, 2023

Most kids grow up watching others drive from place to place, excitedly waiting for their turn behind the wheel. But when the time comes, many aren’t aware of the real dangers of driving. According...

Hobbies Get You in Touch With Your Inner Self

Hobbies Get You in Touch With Your Inner Self

Gabi Etchison, Editor October 5, 2023

People across the world struggle with filling their leisure time in productive ways. Sure, it’s easy to just hop on social media and scroll away for hours. But it’s not always the healthiest thing...

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Your Guide to All Things Halloween

Eden Becerra, FCHS Journalist October 3, 2023

With the leaves starting to fall, and the air is getting colder in the afternoons, some are sorry to see summer disappear. Still, others are excited for the cool air, foggy mornings, crunchy leaves, the...

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Preparing for Life After High School

Beck Martin, Assistant Editor September 29, 2023

As the testing and school application seasons get closer and closer, many students at FCHS have begun thinking deeper about what they want in life. With an ocean of jobs and careers, there comes a sense...

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