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  • November 29The Counseling department is holding a Lunch and Learn workshop Wed. Dec. 6 about managing anxiety. Email [email protected] for details.
  • November 29Blue Ridge Virginia Governor's School applications are due Fri. Dec. 8.
  • November 20Auditions for the spring play, Alice in Wonderland, start Dec. 4. See Mr. Edgerton or Ms. Coleman for more information.
  • November 20Seniors! Jostens will be at lunches on Tues. Dec. 5 as a make-up order day for graduation items.
  • November 20Allison Monfalcone received a "Best Actor" award and Kyle Landes received an Honorable Mention at the One Act Regionals Competition on Nov. 18.
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The Best Thing I Ever Did With Social Media

Mariah Brown-Blocker, FCHS Journalist November 25, 2023

Deleting Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat was the best decision I ever made. I have had social media since I was 13 and it was very addicting. The dopamine rush you get from posting or updating your life...

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Swift & Kelce: Who’s Helping Who?

Morgan Donnelly, Journalist November 16, 2023

Has Taylor Swift put Travis Kelce on the map? This is a question that has gotten many football fans riled up. Travis Kelce is a well-known tight end who plays for the Kansas City Chiefs. During one of...

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The Red Pill Effect: A Social Shockwave for Gen Z

Ethan Ritchey, Journalist November 9, 2023

Many young men, particularly those in Gen Z, are being affected globally by what some consider to be a radical ideology. Dubbed the Red Pill movement, it is believed by some to be the ultimate threat to...

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Is Halloween Overrated?

Maddy Hamel, FCHS Journalist November 8, 2023

Is Halloween a Trick or a Treat? Every year, millions of Americans plan to celebrate Halloween. Some visit haunted houses or scare fests, others dress up and trick or treat, and some simply buy their...

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Going to Disney? Here’s My Advice…

Grace Harris, Journalist October 29, 2023

For lots of students, a trip to Florida to go to Disney World or the other theme parks is the ultimate vacation. But navigating around the hot, sunny parks of Walt Disney World can be daunting if you’re...

Lonely at Lunch? Get a Buddy

Lonely at Lunch? Get a Buddy

Victoria Scotto Di Vetta, Journalist October 23, 2023

Who are your lunch buddies at school? Most students have a group of friends they sit with at lunch, but why do they sit with those people? Do they just not want to be alone? Perhaps they’re best friends?...

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Looking Your Best Leads to Success

Mariah Brown-Blocker, FCHS Journalist October 18, 2023

In a world where students regularly go to school and people go out shopping in pajamas and old t-shirts, it may be a surprise that putting effort into your appearance is still important in today’s society....

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How to Find the Perfect Guitar for You: Budget-Friendly Edition

Ethan Ritchey, Journalist October 16, 2023

One of the most important things when learning a new instrument is its quality. When it comes to guitar, the condition will make or break your learning experience and how much you enjoy playing it. Finding...

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Fluco Fans Take to the Field, But Will it Last?

Emmalyn Whyte, Journalist October 13, 2023

When you think of high school football games, you tend to have the big crowds and Friday night lights pop into your head, right? Good, because as of this year Fluvanna County High School has improved their...

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Is Taylor Swift Restoring the Economy?

Mia Turley, Journalist October 6, 2023

If you’re a Swiftie, then you probably know how hard it is to get tickets to Taylor Swift's Eras Tour. With ticket prices reaching up to $1,000, it seems nearly impossible for the average person to attend...

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