The Fluco Beat

  • February 22Anyone interested in playing in the Jazz Band's Music Mosaic on 3/13 should stop by the band room for a sign-up form. Sign-ups to perform are due by 3/7.

  • February 22SENIORS! Don't forget about the scholarships that are available on the bulletin board outside the counseling office and on the counseling website.

  • February 22If you have a family member that goes to Fluvanna, you can be eligible to be in the yearbook for family ties, sign ups are outside the senior lounge in the cafeteria

  • February 22The FCHS Talent Show will be held on Friday 3/8 at 7:00 PM. Registration forms are now available from Mr. Scruggs

  • February 14Boys outdoor track will begin on 2/25. Athletes must have a sport physical on file. See coach Szarmach if you have any questions

TV Production Takes On NOCTI

TV Production Takes On NOCTI

Maddy Eubank, FCHS Journalist

February 14, 2019


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This year, ten of David Small’s TV Production students entered the NOCTI Video Contest. According to their website, NOCTI is the “the largest provider of industry-based credentials and partner industry certifications for career and technical education (CTE) programs across the nation.” The c...

QR Codes Guide the Way

QR Codes Guide the Way

Syerra Milliman, Fluco Beat Editor

February 12, 2019


Filed under School/Community

Want to see your school counselor but don’t want to wait for your teacher to finally get around to sending them an email? You’re in luck, because life just got easier. You may have noticed blue sheets of paper with QR codes posted outside of some classrooms. These codes allow students to make ...

Staff Member of the Month: Heath Bralley

Staff Member of the Month: Heath Bralley

Maddy Eubank, FCHS Journalist

February 8, 2019


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FCHS’ Staff Member of the Month for February is Heath Bralley, a physical education teacher who has been teaching since he was 22 years old. Bralley grew up in Fort Chiswell, located in southwestern Virginia. He attended Fort Chiswell High School and went on to attend Emory and Henry College whe...

And the Winner is…

And the Winner is…

Syerra Milliman, Fluco Beat Editor

January 30, 2019


Filed under School/Community

Among the highly sought-after senior privileges and activities, senior superlatives are also one of the most anticipated. The FCHS Journalism team worked diligently this past October to come up with superlatives for the 2019 year. In an effort to not repeat several of the past superlatives, while ret...

Staff Member of the Month: Christine Transue

Staff Member of the Month: Christine Transue

Syerra Milliman, Fluco Beat Editor

January 22, 2019


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January’s Staff Member of the Month is English teacher Christine Transue. She has taught at all levels from preschool through high school and currently teaches English 9 and 10. She attended the University of Virginia where she majored in English and Sociology. During her time in college, she most...

Greenwood Wins VCEE Award

Greenwood Wins VCEE Award

Blake Berry, Fluco Beat Editor

January 19, 2019


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FCHS Personal Finance teacher Gary Greenwood was recently named a winner of the Virginia Council on Economic Education 2018 Economic Educator Awards Program. Greenwood’s entry, "Setting Up Your Class as a Business," won First Place for the K-12 Lesson/Unit, and was awarded $1,000 at the Council...

TV Production Students Win VSBA Video Contest

TV Production Students Win VSBA Video Contest

Jenai McKee, FCHS Journalist

January 16, 2019


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The fall semester brought accolades for three FCHS TV Production students when they scored third place in the Virginia School Board Association’s Student Video Contest.  Seniors Katie Morris, Kevin Burruss, and Madison Kennedy brought home their award from the Board’s Annual Convention on Nov. 14. ...

Students Speak Out on Tardy Sweeps

Students Speak Out on Tardy Sweeps

Runa Scales, FCHS Journalist

December 14, 2018


Filed under School/Community, Showcase

Those precious few minutes you have with your friends in between classes may be feeling a little shorter after school administrators recently announced a new policy: periodic tardy sweeps. Many students walk into class just as the last bell rings, while others take their time to get to class, som...

“Santa Baby” Competition

“Santa Baby” Competition

Runa Scales, FCHS Journalist

December 6, 2018


Filed under School/Community, Showcase

A little competition is being held in the FCHS Media Center. Pictures depicting younger versions of teachers and staff are on display in the window of the 3rd floor Media Center, and students are encouraged to identify which staff members they represent. This is not the first time the FCHS libraria...

Library “Books” FCHS’s Newest Club

Library “Books” FCHS’s Newest Club

Jenna Glowatch and Syerra Milliman

November 14, 2018


Filed under Archive, News, School/Community

For students who hate to read, it may seem difficult to understand why others love books. So it must be even stranger to learn that there are actually students who love books so much that FCHS now has a Book Club. Founded by FCHS librarians Lisa Lucas and Shannon Taylor, the club meets Wednesdays of cl...

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