The Fluco Beat

  • December 4FCHS will have SOL/s and Exams on December 13th-18th. Early dismissals are not allowed until 11:37 with a note from parents.
  • December 4Please make your donations to Mason's Toy box. Donations will be accepted until 12/7. The box is located in the front office.
  • December 4Auditions for the spring play, Peter and the Starcatcher. Auditions will be after school on Dec 2, 4, 9,10, 11, from 345-6pm. See Mr. Edgerton if interested.
  • November 21Ugly sweater Maker Space event on Dec. 4 & 5 - Sign up in the library
  • November 21There is still time to join the esports team for the winter season. See Mr. Grubbs in room 3512.
  • November 13ID badge clips/holders and lanyards are being sold by FCLA for $1 during lunches or in room 3415.

Jeans for a Cause

Jeans for a Cause

Maddy Eubank, FCHS Journalist

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 ...

Virginia is for Learners

Virginia is for Learners

David Small

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 VDOE) in order to produce a documentary with students that would tell the story of the new initiative in the state called the Virginia Is For Lear...

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, FCHS Journalist

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 Jounalist

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, FCHS Journalist

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, FCHS Journalist

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, FCHS Journalist

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...

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...

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