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  • April 18Any senior that is planning to attend PVCC in the fall is invited to register for classes on April 23.

  • April 18Class officer applications are on the board by room 4505. Be sure to sign-up for a time to video tape your speech. Applications due by 4/25 to Mr. Small.

  • April 18The Senior walk will take place on Monday, May 20th at 9am. Sign up with Coach Pace or Coach Davis.

  • April 18The Yearbook team will be taking a senior class photo on Wed., April 24 at 3:20 in the main gym.

  • April 16Prom tickets will go on sale 4/17 for $20 each. Make sure you pay all outstanding fees so you will be eligible to attend.

Rustic Romance On The Horizon

Rustic Romance On The Horizon

Blake Berry, Fluco Beat Editor

April 18, 2019


Filed under School/Community

Prom Season is quickly approaching the students of FCHS, with the date of April 27 on the near horizon. So if you're a junior or senior, here is all the information you’ll need for your night of fun and possible romance. Ticket sales will begin during school lunches on April 17 for $20 per ticket. Stude...

Fluco Beat Celebrates 1,000 Articles

Fluco Beat Celebrates 1,000 Articles

Syerra Milliman, Fluco Beat Editor

April 15, 2019


Filed under School/Community

Last month, the Fluco Beat, the student news site of FCHS, hit a significant milestone in the history of the FCHS Journalism program when the site published its 1,000th article. The achievement was met on March 14 with junior Maddy Eubank's "Teaching for the Long Haul" article, which highlights staff ...

SRO’s Make a Difference One Student at a Time

SRO’s Make a Difference One Student at a Time

Thomas Gerald, FCHS Journalist

April 8, 2019


Filed under School/Community

School resource officers are members of law enforcement that teach, protect, and counsel the school community. Two of the newest FCHS officers, Deputies Curtis Bandon and Kevin Taylor, have been at the school since January. Here is a little information to familiarize you with these officers and how the...

Music Mosaic: A Note-worthy Event

Music Mosaic: A Note-worthy Event

Clio Schurtz and Emma Gresham

March 28, 2019


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FCHS’s annual Music Mosaic event is an opportunity for anyone with musical talent to show it off. Band director Michael Strickler said that the name stems from the goal of “tying many different performances into one greater performance: a musical mosaic.” Strickler described it as “a concert op...

Staff Member of the Month: Sherry Esch

Staff Member of the Month: Sherry Esch

Tyler Harris, FCHS Journalist

March 22, 2019


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The Staff Member of the Month award for March was given to Sherry Esch, a literary arts teacher of 16 years and a FCHS staff member of 14 years. Esch came from Suffolk County which is southeast of Williamsburg, and went to high school at Suffolk High School. She later went on to attend Longwood an...

Blue 53 is the Spot for Sports

Blue 53 is the Spot for Sports

Brandon Lucas and Bayley Leyshon

March 15, 2019


Filed under School/Community

If you’re going to local restaurant Blue 53 and you’re hoping for a quiet meal, you'd better make sure UVA basketball is not playing that night. Known for its delicious burgers and multiple game-friendly TVs, Blue 53 Bar & Sports Grill is a great place to watch sports while dining. In fact, t...

Fluco Power Team Lights Up Festival

Fluco Power Team Lights Up Festival

Blake Berry, Fluco Beat Editor

March 11, 2019


Filed under School/Community

The FCHS Power Team traveled to Columbus, Ohio, to compete in the Arnold Sports Festival on the weekend of March 1. This is the eighth year the Power Team has competed in this annual event, and it proved to be particularly successful.  The team won five out of nine first place trophies, with junior ...

Posthumously Inspiring Creativity

Posthumously Inspiring Creativity

Octavio Bollinger

March 1, 2019


Filed under School/Community, Showcase

A teacher’s lessons may live on even after they’re gone. Dixie Harden is a great example of that. Born in 1943 in Iowa, Harden spent her free time traveling the country as a painting teacher, spreading joy around the country and inspiring creativity all around. Even after her recent passing, Harde...

National Breakfast Week comes to FCHS

National Breakfast Week comes to FCHS

Tyler Harris, FCHS Journalist

March 1, 2019


Filed under School/Community

The FCHS cafeteria is participating in National Breakfast Week. If a student buys lunch on Monday, March 4, they can redeem a free breakfast coupon for the rest of the week in the cafeteria. Students can even use this to try the new Fruit and Yogurt Parfaits served at breakfast in the cafeteria. ...

Flucos Fundraising for Ford

Flucos Fundraising for Ford

Syerra Milliman, Fluco Beat Editor

February 28, 2019


Filed under School/Community, Showcase

Many in the Fluco community were shocked in January when the news spread that the house of long-time FCHS teacher Jane Ford had burned down. Ford has served the community and taught at Fluvanna for nearly 50 years, so many in the community thought it was high time to give back. The Student Government...

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