The Fluco Beat

  • January 23Environment Club Will Meet On Jan. 27 In Room 3204
  • January 22Senior Scholarship Turn Ins Have Been Extended Until Jan. 31
  • January 13Blood Drive Donations Start On Feb.13th, Permission Slips In The Front Office, All Donors Must Be 16 Or Older
  • December 172020 Literary Magazine is accepting photo/writing submissions in Room 4501
  • December 172020 Yearbooks are $72 at jostensyearbooks.com - Price goes up Feb. 1
  • November 13ID badge clips/holders and lanyards are being sold by FCLA for $1 during lunches or in room 3415.

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...

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 Journalist

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

Allyssa Hanson, FCHS Journalist

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 Journalist

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...

Seniors Take a Walk Down Memory Lane

Seniors Take a Walk Down Memory Lane

Tyler Harris, Fluco Beat Editor

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, Fluco Beat Editor

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 ...

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