The Fluco Beat

  • February 26Congratulations to the Fluco Speech team winning the VHSL 3C Regional Forensic Tournament on 2/25.
  • February 22Save $6 by pre-ordering your 2021 "Things Change" FCHS Yearbook at
  • February 11Congratulations to Lauren Davis who got second place at the State Dive Meet on Tuesday 2/9
  • February 1Congratulations to Emma Bagby and Emily Stevens in their auditions for the District XIII Honor Band, representing the top band students in our district.
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Croods 2 is Fun for the Whole Family

Molly Pace February 22, 2021

What is the best animation movie that you have ever seen? For me, it’s Croods 2: A New Age, a sequel to The Croods, this 2013 animated adventure that tells the story of a family surviving during the...

The Cruel Prince By. Holly Black.

Fairy Fantasy is a Can’t-put-down Delight

Madison Fain February 16, 2021

The Cruel Prince by Holly Black is a sit-in-your-room-and-ignore-the-world-until-you-finish kind of read. When I first picked up this book I only put it down to take my dog outside and to eat food. It’s...

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MotorStorm Pacific Rift is a welcome blast from the past

Lekeion Childress February 7, 2021

Still waiting for new racing games to come out? Maybe a blast to the past may provide a challenge for you in your hunt for a new game. MotorStorm Pacific Rift could be the game for you. MotorStorm...

Clouds: Living Life Through Cancer

Clouds: Living Life Through Cancer

Taegan Chisholm, FCHS Journalist January 11, 2021

Clouds is one big emotional rollercoaster of a movie that you just cannot stop watching once you start. Clouds is set in the fall of 2012 about a real boy named Zach Sobiech. This based-on-a-true-story...

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The Social Dilemma is Eye-Opening and Unsettling

Jocelynne Hagan, Guest Writer January 6, 2021

Get ready to feel like you need to throw your phone out of the nearest window, because Netflix’s new documentary surrounding social media is more informative and provocative than anyone thinks. According...

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Umbrella Academy has Something for Everyone

Allyson Lounsbury, FCHS Journalist December 7, 2020

Do you like Gerard Way, the lead singer of My Chemical Romance? If so, you might love the new hit Netflix original series based on his comics and graphic novels. Umbrella Academy is a suspenseful, attention-grabbing,...

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9 is close to a 10

Lekeion Childress November 18, 2020

Feel like you’ve exhausted all the new releases on Netflix? Looking for something new to watch? 9 is a computer animation movie created in 2009 which features automation, magic, adventure, and mystery...

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Taking a trip to “Outer Banks”

Molly Pace October 27, 2020

If you like a TV show with a little bit of everything in it, then Outer Banks is for you. At the end of every episode there is a huge cliffhanger, so it’s hard not to keep watching. Set in Charleston,...

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Ghost of Tsushima Review

Tyler Wagner, Guest Contributor October 15, 2020

Ghost of Tsushima is an action-packed game that takes place in Tsushima, Japan, in the year1247, during the events of a Mongol invasion. Throughout the game, you play as a samurai by the name of Jin Sakai...

Tenet is a Welcome Complication

Tenet is a Welcome Complication

Elizabeth Pellicane, Publisher/Adviser October 14, 2020

Prepare to be amazed. Confused. Befuddled. And prepare to be okay with that--otherwise, Tenet, writer and director Christopher Nolan’s latest flick, is not the movie for you. But it is the movie for...

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