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The Fluco Beat

The Student News Site of Fluvanna County High School

The Fluco Beat

The Student News Site of Fluvanna County High School

The Fluco Beat

Olympic-Sized Problems in Paris

Olympic-Sized Problems in Paris

Anderson Miller, Journalist May 21, 2024

The Summer Olympic Games are simultaneously a celebration of the most elite athletes in the world and a centuries-long tradition that is different every time it occurs. Held 29 times over the past 128...

SGAs Diversity Tree in the main stairwell. Photo courtesy of Kessler Potter.

SGA’s Diversity Tree Celebrates Differences

Madelyn Treadway, Journalist May 8, 2024

High school is notorious for being a place and time where people often feel like they don’t fit in. It is easy to feel out of place, even in a school of about a thousand students. However, FCHS’s Student...

The table set out for the SPCA event. Photo courtesy of Jennifer Wyant

SGA and SPCA Team Up to Save Dogs

Jennifer Wyant, Journalist May 2, 2024

Dogs have been considered “man’s best friend” for centuries. However, millions of dogs that end up in kill shelters or languish for years, unadopted, and do not experience that companionship or love....

The FCHS debate team at Five Guys after their Super Regional tournament. Photo courtesy of Luke Divine.

Speaking to Success

Cecily McMillian, FCHS Journalist April 25, 2024

For many people, presenting a speech in public is one of their biggest fears. For members of the Fluvanna Forensics team, public speaking is a passion and the reason for many long nights of preparation....

The 2024 Speech team in the FCHS gym on March 28.

Flucos Win 6th State Championship in Speech

Matthew Gresham, Journalist April 20, 2024

The Fluvanna County Speech team took home their sixth state championship in eight years on March 23 at Dominion High School. This was the team’s third state championship in a row. There were multiple...

Members of the Alice in Wonderland cast during a dress rehearsal. Photo courtesy of Craig Edgerton.

FCHS Presents “Alice in Wonderland”

Abigail Pappaconstantinou, Journalist April 17, 2024

FCHS’s Theatre Department is performing their spring show, Alice in Wonderland, the weekend of April 19 - 20. The show is based on the novel by Lewis Carroll and was adapted by Craig Edgerton. On...

A photo of the eclipse seen from Fluvanna County on April 8. Photo courtesy of Allison Rhoades.

Nothing Eclipses the Wonder of the Sky

Hailey English, Journalist April 15, 2024

If you live under the proverbial rock and somehow missed the hype about the April 8 solar eclipse, here’s why the event was a news maker. Eclipses occur when the moon begins to align with the sun...

The Swing by Jean-Honoré Fragonard. Photographed by Sailko, courtesy of the Wallace Collection. Used under the GNU Free Documentation License.

M(art)ch Madness Results

Madelyn Treadway, Journalist April 12, 2024

On March 29, teacher and FCHS Art department chair Michelle Coleman announced the winner of her “M(art)ch Madness” art competition. M(art)ch Madness was a competition based on college basketball’s...

The damage to the block of the cord. Photo courtesy of FCHS administration

Is Your Power Cord a Danger?

Jennifer Wyant, Journalist March 27, 2024

Unexpected incidents can occur any day, anywhere, at any moment. People often assume that these incidents are going to happen with dangerous objects or in fast-paced situations, such as while driving....

All About Hands on Fluvanna 2024

Madelyn Treadway, Journalist March 23, 2024

FCHS will be hosting its annual schoolwide day of community service, Hands on Fluvanna, on March 29. This is a day of service that has the goal of encouraging high school students to interact with their...

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