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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...

Summer Residential Governor’s School Invites Applications

Summer Residential Governor’s School Invites Applications

Maddy Eubank, Fluco Beat Editor

October 17, 2019

All 10th or 11th graders looking to apply for the Summer Residential Governor’s School may now do so, according to th Fluvanna County School Board Office. Students who apply must be gifted or an advanced student in either Foreign Language, Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Humanities, Math, Science, Tech...

Staff Member of the Month: Jennifer Herner

Staff Member of the Month: Jennifer Herner

Tyler Harris, Fluco Beat Editor

October 15, 2019

Jennifer Herner of the Foreign Language department has been elected the Staff Member of the Month for October. Herner grew up and went to school in California, then later moved to Arizona, she eventually ended up in Fluvanna for her high school years, where she found a lot of her influences for cho...

New Year, New Things

New Year, New Things

Angelica Carter, FCHS Journalist

September 26, 2019

No school year is the same, but at least compared to 2019, the 2020 school year has really shaken things up in a variety of ways.  To start off, to the joy of many students, lunch time was extended to 30 minutes, compared to last year's 20 minutes. With lunches being an extra 10 minutes, students sa...

Modern Connections

Modern Connections

Natalie Branch, FCHS Jounalist

September 25, 2019

Over the years, Flucos’ ways of staying “connected” have changed, sometimes expanding and sometimes contracting.  Starting this year, FCHS has established a new way for parents and students to connect to the school. It’s called a resource hub. Students and parents have been given two separa...

Making Money with the Census

Making Money with the Census

Maddy Eubank, Fluco Beat Editor

September 13, 2019

If you are looking for a quick way to make some money while still in school, the US Census Bureau is looking for US citizens to help them out with the 2020 census.  The census happens every ten years and the bureau is responsible for collecting data about the American people. This includes populatio...

Lending a Helping Hand in Guatemala

Lending a Helping Hand in Guatemala

Alyssa Hanson

September 7, 2019

While many Flucos stayed close to home this past summer, senior Maryann Chittenden and junior Amelie Shifflett traveled thousands of miles away on a mission trip with their church, Beautiful Gate. They traveled to Tiquisate, Guatemala, where they were able to teach and cheer up a small community in need....

Larios Leads A New Team

Larios Leads A New Team

Maddy Eubank, Fluco Beat Editor

September 7, 2019

With the arrival of new head cheer coach, Special Education teacher Kenny Larios, the cheer team has seen some changes, but none of them more significant than the addition of boys to the team.  Larios said that the idea behind allowing boys to be on the team was the fact that it enables the team ...

Stewart the Shakespearean

Stewart the Shakespearean

Natalie Branch, FCHS Jounalist

September 3, 2019

If new FCHS English teacher Sarah Stewart starts talking about Shakespeare, you can rest assured it’s a subject near and dear to her heart. However, Stewart’s path to becoming a bit of a Shakespeare scholar was not a direct one.  Stewart lived in Kissimmee, Florida, until she was 10 when she a...

Do As The Romans Do

Do As The Romans Do

Mia Smith, FCHS Journalist

August 27, 2019

Many students may spend their summer vacations sleeping in, going to the local beaches, and having sleepovers with friends. But a lucky group of twenty-three FCHS Advanced Placement students got the opportunity to travel to the birthplace of Ancient Rome: Italy.  Four thousand dollars and two airplanes late...

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