The Fluco Beat

  • January 3016 weeks until Graduation.
  • January 30Study Hall meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:45 to 5 pm.
  • January 30Early dismissals requires a parent note to the attendance office before 10am.
  • January 30Pre-order your 2023 yearbook now for $85 at jostensyearbooks.com
  • January 30Student drivers must have a parking pass to park on campus, they're in the front office for $25.00.
A Scene from Top Gun: Maverick

Top Gun: Maverick, Soaring to Success

Matthew Gresham, Reporter January 18, 2023

Released on May 27, 2022, Top Gun: Maverick is the long awaited sequel to the 1986 Tom Cruise blockbuster Top Gun. Grossing $1.488 billion at the box office, it is apparent that Top Gun: Maverick is...

Heart-felt Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Delivers

Heart-felt Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Delivers

Erika Schmack, Senior Editor December 16, 2022

The much-anticipated Black Panther: Wakanda Forever premiered on Nov. 11 with a bittersweet feeling. After the passing of actor Chadwick Boseman, who played T’Challa in the first Black Panther, many...

The Walking Dead Season 11: Sad in Unexpected Ways

The Walking Dead Season 11: Sad in Unexpected Ways

Erika Schmack, Senior Editor December 7, 2022

After 11 seasons, 177 episodes, and 12 years, The Walking Dead has finally gone to its grave. So was the conclusion as satisfying as fans had anticipated? Combining genres of horror, apocalypse, and...

Murder, Mystery, and Machinations: Enola Holmes 2

Murder, Mystery, and Machinations: Enola Holmes 2

Kessler Potter, Journalist November 28, 2022

I fell in love with the character of Enola Holmes years ago. When I discovered the slim volumes on the library shelf that combined mysteries with the Victorian Era and had a female detective, I immediately...

Hocus Pocus 2: Magic for the Whole Family

Hocus Pocus 2: Magic for the Whole Family

Maya Knisley, FCHS Journalist November 22, 2022

The original 1993 film “Hocus Pocus” was a Halloween hit that is still fondly remembered by many teens with its plot about the Sanderson Sisters, child-hungry witches who burst on the scene with mayhem...

The Love Hypothesis is a Feel-Good Read

The Love Hypothesis is a Feel-Good Read

Morgan Drumheller, Journalist November 21, 2022

The Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood is a love-hate romance which features grad student Olive Smith as she battles with her self-worth and inability to rely on others while trying to get through being...

“Pretty” is the Perfect Binge-Watch for Break

“Pretty” is the Perfect Binge-Watch for Break

Paola Gomez-Melgares, Reporter November 14, 2022

As the trend toward old becoming new continues, the 2008 show The Summer I Turned Pretty took over social media platforms this summer thanks to the beautiful detail they put into the series’ characters...

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Packing a Powerful Punch

Erika Schmack, Senior Editor November 2, 2022

Does The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power pack much of a punch?" As a fan of J.R.R Tolkien’s books The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, I'm happy to say it does. The show was released on Sept....

Crawdads Takes You on a Wild Ride

Crawdads Takes You on a Wild Ride

Somer Sweitzer, Journalist October 3, 2022

Where the Crawdads Sing is the best book-turned-movie I've ever seen take over the big screen. Captivating viewers in a romance and suspense-filled murder mystery, the movie stars actors Daisy Edgar-Jones,...

A scene from Jurassic World: Dominion

Jurassic World Dominates the Screen

Breelyn Boucher, Journalist September 27, 2022

Does Jurassic World: Dominion light up the big screen? Or is it a total flop? It really depends on the viewer. The fifth sequel to 1993’s Jurassic Park, the movie takes place 4 years after Jurassic...

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