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FCHS Class Election Results

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Tyler Harris, Fluco Beat Editor

October 12, 2020

Results of the election came out on Thursday 10/15 and are posted below. Positions include President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer. Congratulations to all of the winners. Eighth Graders : President-  Anna Amato Vice President-Townes Mullinex Secretary- Naia Haendle Treasurer- Dylan ...

First Look at a Very New Year

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Riley Yowell, Fluco Beat Editor

October 9, 2020

To other school districts, Sept. 8 was just another Tuesday. For Fluvanna County High School, it marked the beginning of a very new, very different school year. On Aug. 13, after a four-hour meeting, the school board made the decision for FCHS to remain all-virtual for at least the first nine weeks....

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Evie Benson, User

October 2, 2020

The world is adapting to Covid, but so is the internet and social media. Little physical interaction can leave a person feeling down or depressed, but luckily there is technology to continue to connect us to friends, family, the community, and even the world. With the school year starting, teachers and...

Fluco TV: Starting off the Year

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Tyler Harris, Fluco Beat Editor

September 20, 2020

Linked below is a video produced by TV production teacher David Small to show people what some of the virtual instruction looks like at the high school. Below is a statement from Mr. Small: Hello Flucos! As I was filming in all of division schools this past week I was reminded of what an amazing...

FCPS Meal Distribution Notice

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Tyler Harris, Fluco Beat Editor

September 5, 2020

Fluvanna County Public Schools will now offer grab and go meals free of charge to any child, 18 years and under.  On August 31, 2020, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will extend several flexibilities through December 31, 2020.  The ...

Fluvanna’s Other High School Closes Down

Like FCHS, FUMA was shut down by order of Governor Ralph Northam to fight the coronavirus.

Evie Benson

April 1, 2020

FCHS is not the only school which has found itself shut down for the rest of the school year. Fork Union Military Academy (FUMA) is around 25 minutes from FCHS. FUMA was established in 1898 and is a private, all-boys boarding military school. Many cadets attend FUMA from all across the world, from Chin...

A Fluvanna First

Fluvanna County students Kameron Goldsmith (left), Rob Holbrook (middle), and Mason Davis (right.)

Maddy Eubank, Fluco Beat Editor

March 11, 2020

For the first time in the history of Fluvanna County, seven students have successfully completed the Youth Law Enforcement Training Academy. These students are a part of the Explorers program set up by School Resource Officer Kevin Taylor one year ago. The program is for students who see themselves ent...

Coffee Coolers in the Cafeteria

Coffee Coolers in the Cafeteria

Aiden Matula, FCHS Journalist

March 9, 2020

Spending serious amounts of money a week going to Dunkin Donuts, Starbucks, or other coffee shops is a trend among many teens.  You constantly see students arriving to class with coffee and other iced beverages. However, few realize how much money they spend a week on coffee until their bank account...

Take the Fitch Challenge

Take the Fitch Challenge

Evynne Stafford, FCHS Journalist

March 3, 2020

Word of a new competition has been floating in the air, specifically, a Book Report Challenge inspired by teacher Clarence Fitch. He started off by making this a task for his students; however, it has since turned into a school-wide competition. Teachers are now asked to participate as well. It will...

Sweet, Sweet Tea

Sweet, Sweet Tea

Aiden Matula, FCHS Journalist

February 21, 2020

Sweet tea has become a kind of sensation at FCHS since the Culinary students have begun to prepare and sell it to students.  The tea has students flocking to the carts by the elevators where it is sold between 1st, 2nd, and 3rd block classes. The Culinary students prepare the tea and stock the cart duri...

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