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Behind Flucos’ shorter-than-usual summer

Mason Yowell, Mass Media Student June 10, 2021

This school year has been ones of ups and downs and constant changes including a late start, then the switch to hybrid from all virtual mid school year. All this has lead to a shorter summer break. In...

Papa Jim's

Papa Jim’s

Ella Kearney, FCHS Journalist June 9, 2021

There’s nothing better than enjoying a fresh cup of soft-serve ice cream on a blazing hot summer day. It’s everything you need to get cooled down and enjoy yourself. But no other ice cream does the...

FCPS staff member Jennifer Valentine with the ACE/Resource students on May 24.

Resource group conducts mock interviews

June 2, 2021

On May 24, the FCHS ACE/Resource program gave students an opportunity to gain some real-world experience by conducting mock interviews at the high school. Fluvanna County Public Schools employee Jennifer...

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2022 school predictions

Madeline Haislip, FCHS Journalist May 29, 2021

With this school year coming to a close, and the next one arriving soon, it has everyone wondering what education next year will look like. This year, students spent most of their time putting in their...

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How seniors are making the most of their year

Kaitlyn Costanzo, FCHS Journalist May 27, 2021

Covid-19 has taken away many things from us. Although the most important thing to focus on is our health and the health of the people that surround us, it is hard to not think about all of the fun things...

Picture features Skylar Solga and Allyson Hanson.

Decision Day kicks off in person

Faith Shields, FCHS Journalist May 25, 2021

Decision Day is an annual event at FCHS dedicated to seniors' future plans after high school and to recognize them for their hard work over the years. While it had looked likely that 2021 was going to...

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Are school rings still a thing?

Abigail Kimble, FCHS Journalist May 23, 2021

Sophomores, It’s your time to partake in the sophomore class tradition of purchasing a class ring! Ancient times Believe it or not, class rings date back to ancient times! It started in Egypt, where...

Think carefully before picking alternative classes

Think carefully before picking alternative classes

Juliana Hubbard, Mass Media Student May 19, 2021

Every semester, students find themselves in classes that make them say "How did I end up here?" Each February or March, students are asked to sign up for class and pick their top three elective choices,...

Woodworking in a virtual world

Woodworking in a virtual world

Makayla Gentry, FCHS Journalist May 14, 2021

How on earth can you possibly teach students woodworking and carpentry from a distance? FCHS Carpentry teacher Paul Chirico stepped up to the challenge this year in an effort to give his students the best...

The power of reading

The power of reading

Rand Al-Safi, FCHS Journalist May 11, 2021

Many people these day have come to associate reading with work, especially if they have to read a boring book for a school project. As a result, many have forgotten what it’s like to sit down to enjoy...

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