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The Fluco Beat

The Student News Site of Fluvanna County High School

The Fluco Beat

The Student News Site of Fluvanna County High School

The Fluco Beat

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Can a Chatbot Help with Mental Health Issues?

Anderson Miller, Journalist May 14, 2024

It is estimated by the World Health Organization (WHO) that one out of four people globally will be impacted by mental illness in their lives. In addition, the WHO estimates that around 350 million people...

The author (far left) with a group of friends before Prom on April 26. Photo courtesy of Ellie Sam.

To Really Build Memories, Don’t Forget About “Before Prom”

Eleanor Sam, FCHS Journalist May 10, 2024

Prom is a big event for high school students across the nation. It's a night full of dancing and fun with friends or dates, but it can feel as if nobody talks about the “before” the dance. The “before...

Class of 2024 poster created by Mia Turley using Canva.

What’s After “Goodbye”?

Mia Turley, Journalist April 30, 2024

Soon, members of the class of 2024 may never walk the halls of Fluvanna County High School again. With our departure, FCHS will be changing a few things, specifically rules. I’m sure most seniors...

(from left to right) Seniors Jaden Steger, Riley Brown, Alex Wiese, and Matthew Gresham get ready to watch Madame Web during the February Senior Trip to the Alamo. Photo courtesy of Matt Gresham.

Dear Juniors…

Matthew Gresham, Journalist April 24, 2024

We’re getting to the time of the year where school is starting to end. Seniors are looking at graduation, college, and becoming adults. Juniors are looking at their senior year and realizing they will...

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What’s Up with the FAFSA delays?

Matthew Gresham, Journalist April 19, 2024

Senior year can be expensive. Between graduation accessories (cap, gown, tassel), graduation announcements, senior trips, yearbooks, and other various fees, the prices can add up very quickly. The most...

FCHS Journalism student Sage Gibson scrolls TikTok. Photo courtesy of Fluco Journalism.

Is TikTok Running Out of Time?

Kessler Potter and Joseph Yoo April 12, 2024

A poll posted to the FCHS Journalism @flucojournalism Instagram page recently found that 56 percent of student respondents believe that TikTok has the "most drama" of all the major social media apps. This...

A group of individuals wearing (presumably) fast fashion. Image created by Bing Image Creator. Photo courtesy of Molly Cook.

Fast Fashion Flaws

Molly Cook, Journalist March 27, 2024

Constantly wanting to keep up with trends seems to be a dilemma some Gen Z and Millennial women face. Inexpensive clothes–or clothes that often have sales or deals–are easy to find, especially with...

A photo of what the Powerschool screen looks like when teachers take attendance at FCHS.

Attendance Policy: Fair or Not?

Abigail Pappaconstantinou, Journalist March 22, 2024

After several post-pandemic years when student absences were treated with leniency, things have changed significantly for the 2024 school year as FCHS has become much stricter in its attendance expectations....

Graphic created by FCHS SGA to promote the Read Across America spirit week. Photo courtesy of FCHS SGA.

Where Did School Spirit Go?

Hailey English, Journalist March 18, 2024

Upperclassmen may remember when a student could walk down the hallway on Fluco Friday and see everyone decked out in blue and gold. Now, it seems as if students are losing their interest in school spirit...

A pile of catalogues and pamphlets for branches of the United States military. Photo courtesy of Matthew Gresham.

Why Students Should Care About Overseas Conflicts

Matthew Gresham, Journalist March 12, 2024

If you’re an upperclassman, you may remember two years ago when Russia invaded Ukraine, and many FCHS students started selling blue and gold magnets and buttons to support the people of Ukraine. So these...

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