The Fluco Beat

  • January 23Environment Club Will Meet On Jan. 27 In Room 3204
  • January 22Senior Scholarship Turn Ins Have Been Extended Until Jan. 31
  • January 13Blood Drive Donations Start On Feb.13th, Permission Slips In The Front Office, All Donors Must Be 16 Or Older
  • December 172020 Literary Magazine is accepting photo/writing submissions in Room 4501
  • December 172020 Yearbooks are $72 at jostensyearbooks.com - Price goes up Feb. 1
  • November 13ID badge clips/holders and lanyards are being sold by FCLA for $1 during lunches or in room 3415.

Venom Takes a Bite Out of the Box Office

Venom Takes a Bite Out of the Box Office

Gracie Walton, FCHS Journalist

October 29, 2018

As it sets October box office records, perhaps one surprising facts about Marvel newcomer Venom is that the Marvel “hero” isn’t really a newcomer at all. The character of Venom has actually been a part of the Marvel movie lexicon dating back to the first Spiderman trilogy, when 2007’s Spider-Man 3 fe...

The Nun Seals The Deal at The Box Office

The Nun Seals The Deal at The Box Office

Blake Berry, Fluco Beat Editor

September 12, 2018

The Conjuring franchise has become well-known and successful since its launch in 2013 with its namesake title The Conjuring. The original film managed to masterfully set up events for the future of the franchise in a way that viewers can only really appreciate in retrospect.  The stories are cra...

“Every Exquisite Thing” has a Price to Pay

“Every Exquisite Thing” has a Price to Pay

Ellie Farmer, FCHS Journalist

September 10, 2018

The book Every Exquisite Thing, which has been compared to The Perks of Being a Wallflower, is the story of teenager Nanette O’Hare and her journey to her true self. At the start of the novel, anyone who knows her would say she has reached the pinnacle of her teenage life: good grades, team captai...

You’ll Regret Looking at This Slender Man

You’ll Regret Looking at This Slender Man

Blake Berry, Fluco Beat Editor

August 29, 2018

If you were active on the internet 2010-2013, you might have run across a strange legend-- or perhaps I should say, myth-- about a creepy fictional character called Slender Man. The gist of the story is that a tall, thin man with impossibly-long arms and no features (a character that originated in a creepy...

It’s Still Cole’s World

It’s Still Cole’s World

Abigail Searcy, FCHS Journalist

May 3, 2018

J. Cole, a German-American rapper, released his fifth studio album on April 20 titled KOD. With a rap career spanning over seven years, Cole has accumulated one Billboard and four BET awards. With only a few hours of notice before its release, KOD has taken over the charts. Cole broke a Spotify...

“Avengers: Infinity War” Changes Everything

“Avengers: Infinity War” Changes Everything

Blake Berry, Fluco Beat Editor

May 2, 2018

When I suggested writing a review of Avengers: Infinity War, my teacher responded with "If you spoil anything for other students, I can't protect you." An exaggeration? Not really, considering the multiple threats I received from my classmates offering to do me personal harm if I gave away any secrets ...

Kendrick with the Pulitzer

Kendrick with the Pulitzer

Abigail Searcy, FCHS Journalist

April 30, 2018

Singer Kendrick Lamar made history when he became the first rapper to win the Pulitzer award for his album, DAMN. Raised in Compton, California, amid gang violence and drugs, the hardships he faced and conquered have helped him to become the voice of a generation. The Pulitzers expanded to include mu...

What You Need to Know For Avengers: Infinity War

What You Need to Know For Avengers: Infinity War

Blake Berry, Fluco Beat Editor

April 27, 2018

Finally, today is the day--the day--that Marvel fans have been waiting for. Avengers: Infinity War opens today to massive fan anticipation as they eagerly await to experience the end of Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). In order to really appreciate the movie, you'll need to understand how ...

“Nailed It!” Nails Its First Season

“Nailed It!” Nails Its First Season

Blake Berry, Fluco Beat Editor

March 28, 2018

To the surprise of some people, cooking shows have become a major form of entertainment on a number of networks, pitting skilled chefs against each other for some semblance of a prize. Netflix’s Nailed It! follows a completely different formula. Instead, Nailed It! is a competition where conte...

Dear “Walking Dead”: Stop Killing Me with Boredom

Dear “Walking Dead”: Stop Killing Me with Boredom

Alexis Harris, FCHS Journalist

March 13, 2018

The Feb. 25 mid-season premiere of The Walking Dead got one of the show’s lowest ratings ever. It also was the most heartbreaking episodes I have ever seen. To find out why, keep on reading--but only if you’re prepared for major spoilers. The show featured the death of one of the show’s mos...

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