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  • October 8No FCCLA Meeting on Thursday, October 10th
  • October 8Learner's permit test on October 25th
  • October 7Completed BRVGS applications are due to Ms. Holland on Friday, November 22
  • October 7HOCO Dance on October 12, Tickets are 10$
  • October 7Parent Teacher Conferences will take place on Thurs,Oct 10th 4-7pm and Fri, Oct 11th 9am - 12pm.

13 Reasons to Watch This Show

13 Reasons to Watch This Show

Meredith Albright, FCHS Journalist

April 25, 2017

“Hey, it’s Hannah. Hannah Baker...I’m about to tell you the story of my life. More specifically, why it ended.” If these chilling words don’t convince you to watch the newest Netflix original 13 Reasons Why, then maybe these 13 reasons will: It does not shy away from important issues. Depres...

Can Nintendo’s Newest Console Switch Up Gaming?

Can Nintendo’s Newest Console Switch Up Gaming?

Blake Berry, Fluco Beat Editor

April 11, 2017

One of gaming’s biggest companies, Nintendo, launched their latest console earlier this Month called the Nintendo Switch. But how good is it, really? Can it stand side by side with other giants in the industry’s products? The Nintendo Switch is marked at only $299.99, which is extremely good...

6 Ways to Improve Your Work and School Life

6 Ways to Improve Your Work and School Life

Gabby Barber, FCHS Journalist

March 27, 2017

Juggling school and work often proves to be a challenge for teens. But believe it or not, the struggle in both cases can be resolved. Managing both school and work takes significant time-management skills, though, so most students should only plan on getting a job during high school if it’s absolutel...

5 Happiness-Makers under $10

5 Happiness-Makers under $10

Meredith Albright, FCHS Journalist

March 9, 2017

Life is hard. So sometimes it is easy to be overwhelmed in the tide of school, work, sports, and all your other responsibilities that you forget that there are little things that can bring you small moments of joy. At times like these, just a few bucks can buy you a little something that might l...

Feel the Power of JVC Gumy Plus

Feel the Power of JVC Gumy Plus

Thomas Sam, FCHS Journalist

March 1, 2017

One thing that we teenagers care about very much is our music and how we listen to it. So while we may not all have the same preferences for earbuds, I can assure you that the JVC Gumy Plus earbuds are a solid choice for a reliable and quality immersion into sound. The factors that influence my choosing of ea...

Need to Vent?

Need to Vent?

Thomas Sam, FCHS Journalist

February 21, 2017

A common pattern seen among young people is the belief that their voices and feelings cannot or will not be heard. This leads many kids, and even young adults, to feel lonely, unwanted and in some cases, as if the world is against them. A lesser-known app called “Vent” has a mission to give those who...

Far from an All Time Low

Far from an All Time Low

Abigail Searcy, FCHS Journalist

January 25, 2017

The Human Condition , the sophomore album by up-and-coming artist Jon Bellion is making a huge splash in the music industry and topping charts worldwide. After his now Platinum Hit “All Time Low” hit the radio, fans could not seem to get enough of his catchy beats, goosebump-causing high notes, and...

Organization Hacks

Organization Hacks

Yolaine Scolan, Lauren Kirby, and Abigail Searcy

January 12, 2017

Even if we are only in December and it is not the time for the spring cleaning yet, you may want to clean and organize your room (or your entire house) before your family comes over to visit. Here are some hacks to keep them from telling you how messy your room is and to avoid the family discussion ...

Your Guide to Netflix-On-the-Go

Your Guide to Netflix-On-the-Go

NaRayel Daniels, FCHS Journalist

December 16, 2016

Hasn’t there been a time you really wanted to watch Netflix, but couldn’t because you were in the car for 14 hours? Or because you didn’t have the data to stream it? With Netflix being the top streaming app in the United States, many users have prayed for a long time for a way to take Netflix ...

Still Walking with the Walking Dead

Still Walking with the Walking Dead

Alexis Harris, FCHS Journalist

December 1, 2016

[Warning: The following review contains spoilers.] Yes, I am still watching The Walking Dead. The Season 7 premiere of The Walking Dead had 17 million viewers on the edge of their seats with their hearts racing to see who Negan would kill with his beloved bat, Lucille. After waiting six long mont...

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