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Seniors Take a Walk Down Memory Lane

Seniors Take a Walk Down Memory Lane

Tyler Harris, FCHS Journalist

May 16, 2019

On May 20, the time finally came for 2019 Fluvanna County High School seniors to revisit past experiences and show off their caps and gowns to those who helped pave their paths to graduation. The Senior Walk, a relatively new tradition from the last five years, is an event where members of the graduating ...

FCHS Announces 2019 Teacher of the Year

FCHS Announces 2019 Teacher of the Year

Maddy Eubank, FCHS Journalist

May 8, 2019

This year’s Teacher of the Year gave up classroom teaching a few years ago to oversee something that most students fear: testing. For the past 23 years, Angie Blevins has been working in the Fluvanna County school system, spending 18 of those years as a math teacher. But she gave it all up to take ...

Staff Member of the Month: Mitchell Pace

Staff Member of the Month: Mitchell Pace

Thomas Gerald, FCHS Journalist

May 8, 2019

Employee of the Month Mitchell Pace is a native born and raised Fluvannian who graduated from FCHS in 1996.  “A true Fluco from the start. If you cut me, I bleed blue and gold,” said Pace. After graduating from FCHS, Pace attended UVA and majored in Education. Pace currently teaches History,...

Prom Hits the Old Town Road

Prom Hits the Old Town Road

Syerra Milliman, Fluco Beat Editor

May 7, 2019

Although Prom has already passed, it left behind memories students will cherish for years to come. Overall, 296 tickets were sold and roughly 260 students attended the event on April 26. This year’s “Rustic Romance” theme was pulled through with striking, yet simple decorations placed throug...

Diving into Decision Day

Diving into Decision Day

Syerra Milliman, Fluco Beat Editor

April 25, 2019

With April coming to a close and finals rapidly approaching, there are a few important senior activities left. One of those activities is celebrating National Decision Day on May 1. May 1 is deemed Decision Day because it is the deadline for most American universities to either accept or deny an ad...

Rustic Romance On The Horizon

Rustic Romance On The Horizon

Blake Berry, Fluco Beat Editor

April 18, 2019

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

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 ...

Buy Now, Party Later

Buy Now, Party Later

Maddy Eubank, FCHS Journalist

April 11, 2019

Students who buy a 2019 yearbook on or before April 18 will get an added bonus in addition to saving money: They’ll be invited to attend the April 23 Yearbook Signing Party in the Cafeteria from 3:15 - 3:45. Attendees will be allowed to get out of class early, visit with their friends, share signa...

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

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

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...

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