The Fluco Beat

  • April 13Congratulations to Killian Donnelly for winning the 3C Regional Golf Tournament at Lakeview Golf Course
  • April 13Varsity Cheer places 4th at Regionals with a score of 218.5
  • April 13Congratulations to Jackson Kinsella on his qualification to States in debate
  • March 25Congratulations to Emily Stevens on making the All-Virginia Orchestra as a percussionist
  • March 25Congratulations to Damon Everard who will be a delegate for Tenor 1 in the All Virginia Chorus
  • March 23Buy your 2021 FCHS yearbook at for $78
Field Hockey perseveres through hardships

Field Hockey perseveres through hardships

Allyson Crothers, FCHS Journalist April 13, 2021

Field hockey is proving to be one of the fastest growing sports at Fluvanna County High School. Many girls have tried out for field hockey this season, with enough players to successfully fill two teams....

The 2019 Fluco baseball team in the dugout before winning the Virginia Class 3 State Championship.

Keeping Up With Past Success

Faith Shields, FCHS Journalist March 23, 2021

Over the past few years, a number of Fluco sports programs have started to excel more and more with new coaching staffs or the assistance of transferring athletes from schools all around the district....

Anne Robinson (top left), Ava Amato (top right)

Ellie White (bottom left), Emily Brobbey (bottom middle), Evelyn Benson (bottom right)

Fluco Interact’s New Beginning

Evie Benson, FCHS Journalist March 18, 2021

FCHS has a wide variety of clubs and organizations. One club in particular has been very active during this unique school year. Interact club is sponsored by Mark Engel and has been helping the community...

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There’s an App for That

Gabrielle Etchison, FCHS Journalist March 10, 2021

School looks a lot different this year with lots of radical changes, including the switch to online or hybrid learning, getting used to a number of different educational platforms like Google Classroom,...

Math teacher Jason Barnett readies for another virtual learning session.

Teaching in a Pandemic

Claire Barnett, FCHS Journalist February 23, 2021

COVID-19 has rewritten the world’s definition of “normal” over the past year. How to run the education system has been a controversial topic throughout the United States. Students are learning to...

Blake Silverman, pictured in black tee in the front, with other students at LMKarate. Photo courtesy of Blake Silverman.

The Road to a Black Belt

Maria McCormack , FCHS Journalist February 23, 2021

Karate is a journey of perseverance and hard work. A method for exercising both mind and body, karate is a popular choice of hobby for many people of all ages. The greatest achievement of all may be, after...

FCHS sophomore Faith Shields in a 2019 volleyball game at FCHS.

A Different Approach to Volleyball

Sophia Denby, FCHS Journalist February 8, 2021

PASS, SET, KILL… does not seem like it is going to happen normally this year. Fluvanna Volleyball is a well known sports team throughout FCHS. They have an outstanding reputation as a group of hard working...

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Taking the Plunge for Special Olympics

Grace Farist, FCHS Journalist February 5, 2021

Special Education teacher Nick Ward is committed to bringing an inclusive spirit to FCHS. He has worked to do this through the Special Olympics program which has proven to be very successful in track and...

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Learning On The Flip Side

Sophia Denby, FCHS Journalist February 5, 2021

Ever since COVID hit the United States, our school system has changed dramatically. Some schools across the country are all virtual, some are hybrid, and some schools are trying to keep the school year...

AP Seminar teacher Chris Zema believes research is a crucial skill for students to learn.

Passion for research? Zema has you covered

Molly Pace, FCHS Journalist January 22, 2021

What is the most challenging, exciting, and useful, real world class that you have taken? For some students at FCHS, the answer to that question is Christopher Zema’s AP Seminar class, a class which...

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