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  • April 18Any senior that is planning to attend PVCC in the fall is invited to register for classes on April 23.

  • April 18Class officer applications are on the board by room 4505. Be sure to sign-up for a time to video tape your speech. Applications due by 4/25 to Mr. Small.

  • April 18The Senior walk will take place on Monday, May 20th at 9am. Sign up with Coach Pace or Coach Davis.

  • April 18The Yearbook team will be taking a senior class photo on Wed., April 24 at 3:20 in the main gym.

  • April 16Prom tickets will go on sale 4/17 for $20 each. Make sure you pay all outstanding fees so you will be eligible to attend.

10 Spring Break Ideas That Won’t Drain Your Wallet

10 Spring Break Ideas That Won’t Drain Your Wallet

Rylie Henderson

March 28, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle and Trends

With spring break approaching fast, you may find yourself in need of plans over the break. Few students want to spend spring break just sitting home all week. On the other hand, they don’t want to spend every last dime finding fun things to do.  If you are simply at a loss for ideas of how to spen...

Five Tips to Help Yourself Improve Over Spring Break

Five Tips to Help Yourself Improve Over Spring Break

Mia Smith, FCHS Journalist

March 20, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle and Trends

While thinking about spring break, you may think of a week of traveling, hanging out with friends, and unwinding from the stress of school. But what if your family can’t afford a vacation, or take time off of work? Are you stuck sitting at home waiting to see your friend’s travel pictures? The fact is...

Anthem Tanks While Bioware Hangs in the Balance

Anthem Tanks While Bioware Hangs in the Balance

John Bernat, FCHS Journalist

March 11, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle and Trends

It’s the turn of EA game Bioware to be placed on the chopping block, as every game the company has released so far is doing poorly. Anthem was the game to save this studio and prevent their swift demise. With everything on the line, they fired their last shot. And then the gun jammed. Some gamers ...

The Must-See Movies Of 2019

The Must-See Movies Of 2019

Blake Berry, Fluco Beat Editor

March 5, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle and Trends, Uncategorized

Last year, I began my Must-See Movies series , lamenting about the string of lackluster movie duds plaguing Hollywood the previous year. Thankfully, in this spring's review, I can say the exact opposite about 2018. Movies like Avengers: Infinity War, A Quiet Place, Hereditary, Deadpool 2, Aquaman,...

7 Ways to Help Prepare for the SAT/PSAT Test

7 Ways to Help Prepare for the SAT/PSAT Test

Tyler Harris, FCHS Journalist

February 27, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle and Trends

Worried about how you’re going to do on that upcoming SAT test? Or have you taken the test, bombed it, and now feel like you can kiss your dream college good-bye? The good news is that there is a lot you can do to put those fears at least somewhat to rest with some planning and effort. According to ...

Fallout 76 Goes From Disappointment to Disaster

Fallout 76 Goes From Disappointment to Disaster

John Bernat, FCHS Journalist

February 6, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle and Trends

Fallout 76 is not only a disappointment, but a slap to the face to fans of the gaming series.   When this game was released, the initial response was positive. Then the cracks started to appear. While this game was marketed as the most innovative, immersive, best-looking, and shareable Fallout game,...

7 Tips for Getting That First Job

7 Tips for Getting That First Job

Maddy Eubank, FCHS Journalist

February 1, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle and Trends

Application after application, rejection after rejection. If you’re anything like most teens, that seems to be how it goes when looking for your first job. You’re either too quiet, too inexperienced, or not qualified. But there are things you can do, even as a teen, to help you snag that first job...

Coping With Dyslexia

Coping With Dyslexia

Danielle Bryant, FCHS Journalist

January 28, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle and Trends, Showcase

When someone thinks of the term dyslexia, they might think it only means having trouble with reading. However, dyslexia can mean different things to different people who have to deal with this disability. Up to 20% of Americans (or one in five) have a language-based learning disability which makes lette...

“Red Dead Redemption” Returns to the Wild West

“Red Dead Redemption” Returns to the Wild West

Blake Berry, Fluco Beat Editor

December 14, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle and Trends

Rockstar Games’ Red Dead Redemption 2 takes players back in time a little over a century into the age of cowboys and outlaws. With the massive success of Rockstar’s previous title Grand Theft Auto 5 (GTA 5), they had the ability to return to an older, less popular franchise and revive it. Re...

6 Things to Know Before You Schedule Classes

6 Things to Know Before You Schedule Classes

Syerra Milliman, Fluco Beat Editor

December 13, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle and Trends, Showcase

Every year as school comes to an end, students are busy studying for finals and longing for summer break. The last thing on their minds’ is their schedule for the upcoming school year. Yet once scheduling forms are passed around--usually in February--many students are generally  confused about how ...

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