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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...

Senior Shayleigh Sims and junior Jacob Morris dont let masks stop them from drawing in Michelle Colemans art class.

Coping with COVID-19 Learning Challenges

Carly Brown, FCHS Journalist March 3, 2022

As students of all ages throughout Fluvanna have been battling the learning challenges due to COVID-19, it might surprise them to see those challenges from a teacher’s point of view. While there is most...

Surviving the Basketball Crunch

Surviving the Basketball Crunch

Matthew Gresham, FCHS Journalist March 1, 2022

Electric power and school time weren’t the only things affected by a particularly snowy January at FCHS. Snowstorms causing power outages across the state also contributed to a vastly compressed basketball...

Oak Hill Cemetery in Bremo Bluff

Rediscovering Fluvanna’s Oak Hill Cemetery

Molly Pace, FCHS Journalist March 1, 2022

Recently, the historical society found a cemetery in Fluvanna. Now, it is being cleaned up and now is being celebrated and remembering the people buried in that cemetery. The cemetery is called Oak Hill...

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