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  • September 26Four FCHS Culinary students placed first at Virginia State Fair Baking Competition Sept. 26.
  • September 1234 weeks until Graduation
  • September 12If a student has an elevator fob and no longer needs it, please return it to the front office.
  • September 9Senior superlative voting ends Sept. 21. Check your email to vote.
  • September 1Early dismissals requires a parent note to the attendance office before 10am.
  • September 1Study Hall meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:45 to 5 pm.
BRVGS student working hard.

Everything You Need to Know About BRVGS

Sophia Stewart, Journalist September 22, 2022

When students think of Blue Ridge Virtual Governor's School, or BRVGS, many of them may think being a part of this program just means doing some extra work. While being in BRVGS can add more to your workload,...

2022-2023 senior class officers.

2022-2023 Class Officers

Molly Pace, Senior editor September 16, 2022

Congratulations to the following students who were elected to class office for the 2022-2023 school year. The eighth grade elections were held in August 2022. Eighth grade: President - Lila Kate Robinson Vice...

Vehicles lined up at West Entrance to Yellowstone National Park by Jim Peaco. Original public domain image from Flickr

Navigating Parking Lot Mayhem

Kayleigh Knight, Journalist September 2, 2022

A new school year definitely brings many new changes and different things to adapt to. Since school started on Aug. 9, students have recognized that there have been many accidents and that the back parking...

2022-2023 Class Election Results

2022-2023 Class Election Results

Bethany Cheripka, FCHS Journalist May 16, 2022

Congratulations to the following students who were elected today for the 2022-2023 school year. 2022-2023 CLASS OFFICERS FRESHMEN: President- Virginia Chiesa Vice President- Emma...

Flucos Win Debate Grand Slam

Flucos Win Debate Grand Slam

Matthew Gresham, FCHS Journalist May 10, 2022

The 2021-2022 VHSL Debate season treated the FCHS debate team very well, as the team managed to sweep all three major competitions. The first competition on March 19 went smoothly, as six of the eight...

Under the coaching of Luke Divine (far left) the Debate team had their most successful year yet. Photo courtesy of Fluco Journalism.

Debate Teams Most Successful Season

Bethany Cheripka, FCHS Journalist May 5, 2022

The Fluvanna County High School Debate Team has done more than leaving their mark this school year. The debate team traveled to JMU on the weekend of April 23 for the State Championship competition. All...

Seniors Jay Lyons and Riley Yowell make buttons to raise funds in support of the people of Ukraine.

Students Button Up for Ukraine

Matthew Gresham, FCHS Journalist April 26, 2022

In February, Russian troops started an unprovoked invasion of Ukraine, and many countries in the world started donating to Ukraine to help citizens of that country in their time of crisis. Thanks to the...

Cafeteria worker serving trays of healthy food to children

The Dilemma of Wasted Food

Alayna Wyche, Journalist March 31, 2022

To many students, lunch is the best time of the school day. You get to eat at least somewhat edible food while spending time with your friends. But there is an ongoing debate about whether or not certain...

3-D Printer in the 3rd floor Library

New Technology at FCHS

Bethany Cheripka, FCHS Journalist March 9, 2022

Have you ever imagined turning an idea you have into an object you can hold in your hands in just a couple hours? The new high-tech attraction at Fluvanna County High School that can make this a reality...

Slave Chapel Survives in Bremo Bluff

Slave Chapel Survives in Bremo Bluff

Asiana Hawkins, FCHS Journalist March 3, 2022

Many have not heard of John Hartwell Cocke. Cocke was an American military officer during the War of 1812. Cocke's parents died when he was only ten years old leaving him with nothing. He did leave...

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