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Under-the-Radar Redbox Movies

Under-the-Radar Redbox Movies

Jake Delaurier, FCHS Journalist

February 4, 2016


Filed under Archive, Lifestyle and Trends

With hundreds of movies released every year begging for audiences’ attention, it’s hard to pick and choose which movies to see in theaters. While your average movie-goer will pay to see the big summer blockbusters like Fast and Furious, superhero movies, or almost anything with Michael Bay’s na...

See-Ya TV. Hello Internet!

See-Ya TV. Hello Internet!

Alex Heister, Fluco Beat Assistant Editor

January 19, 2016


Filed under Archive, Lifestyle and Trends, News

Today, I’m not going to talk about how TV is rotting our brains. Or how TV violence is corrupting the minds of our young, innocent children. Those are topics for another day. Instead, I’ll just ask a simple question: Have you noticed that TV is slowly becoming obsolete? Let’s start by breaking...

The Fork Union Village Restaurant

The Fork Union Village Restaurant

Emily LeSueur and Lauren Kirby

January 15, 2016


Filed under Archive, Lifestyle and Trends

As you drive through the little old town of Fork Union, a lot of things have changed over the years, but there is one thing that hasn’t: The Fork Union Village Restaurant. You'll feel at home in the casual dining room while enjoying a delicious home-style meal. Located in the middle of Fork Union...

iPhone Apps That Will Help You Be a Better Student

iPhone Apps That Will Help You Be a Better Student

Delsahn Page, FCHS Mass Media Student

December 9, 2015


Filed under Lifestyle and Trends

In today’s society, there are enormous amounts of study habits and mnemonic devices that help students be successful, and just like every other learning aspect, these study habits are taking a technological step forward. But many students and teachers are oblivious to the standard features that...

How to Survive Black Friday with Style

How to Survive Black Friday with Style

Abby Sherman, FCHS Mass Media Student

November 23, 2015


Filed under Lifestyle and Trends

Holiday shopping is always crazy and hectic if you want to get the best deals and steals, and the experience can even turn into a hoard of people fighting each other for the perfect deal or parking space. But there are ways to get the scoop on this year’s holiday shopping frenzy so you can plan a profit...

Get Salon Chic at FCHS

Get Salon Chic at FCHS

Lindsay Price, FCHS Journalist

November 12, 2015


Filed under Lifestyle and Trends, Showcase

Have you ever been sitting in class and wished you could go to the salon to get your hair or nails done? Next time, consider making an appointment with the FCHS Cosmetology and Barbering program during “Transformation Tuesdays.” You will not only find great prices and a convenient location, but ...

Keeping Your Outdoor Adventure from Becoming a Disaster

Keeping Your Outdoor Adventure from Becoming a Disaster

Thomas Sam, FCHS Journalist

November 5, 2015


Filed under Lifestyle and Trends

Enjoying the great outdoors may seem like all fun and games, but what do you do when your outdoor adventure becomes a disaster? To learn to be safe outdoors, David Small’s Outdoor Adventure class brought in an expert on staying safe and handling the unexpected. Critical care paramedic Nancy Burrows...

5 Simple Things to Know About Archery

5 Simple Things to Know About Archery

Jake Lindo, FCHS Mass Media Student

October 21, 2015


Filed under Lifestyle and Trends

What’s not to like about sending something flying through the air at over a hundred miles per hour? With a bow and arrow, you can do that. The best part is, all you have to do is pull on a string and let it go, right? Wrong. There’s actually a lot more that goes on with archery than one might think. F...

Top 6 Do’s and Don’ts of High School

Top 6 Do’s and Don’ts of High School

Renee Milligan, Assistant Fluco Beat Editor

August 27, 2015


Filed under Lifestyle and Trends, News

High School is a hassle to go through. You’ve reached your last mandatory years of school, and it gets harder every year. So for the new batch of eighth graders who are just getting into the swing of things and anyone else who’s beginning to doubt their preparedness for this new school year, here...

How to Write a Story that Grabs Readers

How to Write a Story that Grabs Readers

Renee Milligan, Assistant Fluco Beat Editor

June 1, 2015


Filed under Lifestyle and Trends

Writing a good story is never easy, but with a few key tips, you’ll find it much easier to not only get started, but also write something that will grab your reader and not let go. Using selections from my own writing as examples, this guide will give you concrete advice for how writing a story readers...

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