The Fluco Beat

  • January 23Environment Club Will Meet On Jan. 27 In Room 3204
  • January 22Senior Scholarship Turn Ins Have Been Extended Until Jan. 31
  • January 13Blood Drive Donations Start On Feb.13th, Permission Slips In The Front Office, All Donors Must Be 16 Or Older
  • December 172020 Literary Magazine is accepting photo/writing submissions in Room 4501
  • December 172020 Yearbooks are $72 at jostensyearbooks.com - Price goes up Feb. 1
  • November 13ID badge clips/holders and lanyards are being sold by FCLA for $1 during lunches or in room 3415.

Big Changes for the New Year

Big Changes for the New Year

Maddy Eubank, Fluco Beat Editor

January 15, 2020

After coming back from Christmas break, many students were surprised to hear that FCHS had made the decision to go back to an alternating Fluco Focus schedule. Prior to the change, students spent every Fluco Focus (a study hall block the last thirty minutes of the day) in their Homeroom. As of Jan. 6...

Riding Like the Wind

Riding Like the Wind

Lauren Kreitzman, FCHS Journalist

December 9, 2019

Have you ever galloped along an empty beach? Nothing but the sound of horse hooves drumming on the sand and the waves crashing on the shore? Many equestrians will tell you it’s the most cherished feeling in the world. Riding gives horse lovers pure bliss, and there’s nothing they would rather do th...

Jeans for a Cause

Jeans for a Cause

Maddy Eubank, Fluco Beat Editor

November 22, 2019

If you've noticed lots of teachers wearing jeans throughout the month of November, it's most likely thanks to a recent fundraiser held by the Math Department. Between Oct. 28 and Nov. 1, teachers were able to pay $20 to be able to wear jeans throughout the entire month of November.  According to ...

Flucos Join Virginia is for Learners Initiative

Flucos Join Virginia is for Learners Initiative

David Small, Contributor

November 20, 2019

Last February, Television Production teacher David Small was approached by former Fluvanna Superintendent Gena Keller (who at that time was working for the Virginia Department of Education, or the VDOE) in order to produce a documentary with students that would tell the story of the new initiative in ...

Are You About to Lose Your Lunch?

Are You About to Lose Your Lunch?

MaryAnn Chittenden

November 6, 2019

There have been plenty of changes this school year, and one of those is having three lunches instead of four.  However, there has been a rumor going around that next semester the school is going back to four lunches. If you’ve heard the rumor, you may be relieved to learn that Principal Margo Bruc...

EMT – First Responder Insight

EMT – First Responder Insight

Maddy Eubank, Fluco Beat Editor

October 31, 2019

While many FCHS students spend their free time sitting in front of a computer, senior and EMT volunteer KJuan Payne spends his sitting and waiting for a call.  Every Monday and Friday afternoon, Payne volunteers for the Lake Monticello Volunteer Rescue Squad, working four and a half hours on Mondays and a...

Cut, Style, and Dye

Cut, Style, and Dye

Malena Stallard

October 28, 2019

Cosmetology and Barbering is a hidden gem at the end of the 1300 hall. Students spend hours a week learning new hair cutting and cosmetic techniques and practicing on themselves and others. “We work a lot with the Special Ed kids because they have more of a free schedule and can come once a week,” sa...

Artistic Additions

Artistic Additions

MacKenzie Tillman, FCHS Journalist

October 25, 2019

With blank brick everywhere around FCHS, simple changes can go a long way. Art teacher Michelle Coleman took this opportunity to her advantage and had her second and fourth block students paint murals in the upstairs history hall and the downstairs foreign language hall. These new additions of art repr...

High School Wins 6th W!SE Award

High School Wins 6th W!SE Award

Tyler Harris, Fluco Beat Editor

October 23, 2019

For the sixth consecutive year, Fluvanna County High School has earned the Blue Star School Award for W!SE Financial Literacy. The school earned an 86 percent pass rate on this test, with 235 high school students earning the credential during the 2018-19 school year. The high school administered the W!...

Fluvanna Exceeds State Graduation Rate

Fluvanna Exceeds State Graduation Rate

Maddy Eubank, Fluco Beat Editor

October 21, 2019

According to the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE), Fluvanna County High School once again exceeded the state's performance in all seven areas for both on-time graduation and dropouts.  Recently, VDOE released state, division, and school-level cohort reports detailing outcomes for students who en...

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