The Fluco Beat

Bringin’ it Back to Babies

Bringin’ it Back to Babies

Syerra Milliman, Fluco Beat Editor

February 22, 2019


Filed under School/Community, Showcase

Senior year is full of celebration, as friends and family witness the transition from childhood into adulthood. FCHS offers several ways for parents to reflect on their seniors’ growth and accomplishments, including purchasing a “baby ad” for the FCHS 2019 Yearbook..   The Yearbook team is curr...

TV Production Takes On NOCTI

TV Production Takes On NOCTI

Maddy Eubank, FCHS Journalist

February 14, 2019


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This year, ten of David Small’s TV Production students entered the NOCTI Video Contest. According to their website, NOCTI is the “the largest provider of industry-based credentials and partner industry certifications for career and technical education (CTE) programs across the nation.” The c...

QR Codes Guide the Way

QR Codes Guide the Way

Syerra Milliman, Fluco Beat Editor

February 12, 2019


Filed under School/Community

Want to see your school counselor but don’t want to wait for your teacher to finally get around to sending them an email? You’re in luck, because life just got easier. You may have noticed blue sheets of paper with QR codes posted outside of some classrooms. These codes allow students to make ...

Staff Member of the Month: Heath Bralley

Staff Member of the Month: Heath Bralley

Maddy Eubank, FCHS Journalist

February 8, 2019


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FCHS’ Staff Member of the Month for February is Heath Bralley, a physical education teacher who has been teaching since he was 22 years old. Bralley grew up in Fort Chiswell, located in southwestern Virginia. He attended Fort Chiswell High School and went on to attend Emory and Henry College whe...

Dance On For Hands On

Dance On For Hands On

Maddy Eubank, FCHS Journalist

February 8, 2019


Filed under School/Community, Showcase

On Feb. 22, the Student Government Association (SGA) will be holding a casual, white-out and glow-themed dance from 8-10 pm in the Auxiliary Gym to help fund Hands on Fluvanna, the school’s annual day of volunteering in Fluvanna County. Tickets will go on sale the week of Feb. 11 in the cafeteria dur...

Editorial: We Honor Our Veterans

Editorial: We Honor Our Veterans

Blake Berry, Fluco Beat Editor

February 7, 2019


Filed under School/Community, Showcase

Look around you. In your classroom, on the street, in a public building. There are people you know and people you don’t know all around you. Now, those people may be just that: people. Everyday workers, taking care of schoolwork or going to work to make their living. But some of those very same peo...

Pancakes and Plaid

Pancakes and Plaid

Clio Schurtz, FCHS Journalist

February 6, 2019


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What could possibly get sleep-deprived students to leave their warm beds before dawn to travel to iHop on a cold February morning? The annual Lumberjack Friday tradition at FCHS. Started in 2010 by a few FCHS seniors, this now-annual student tradition (not a school-sanctioned event) is held every year o...

And the Winner is…

And the Winner is…

Syerra Milliman, Fluco Beat Editor

January 30, 2019


Filed under School/Community

Among the highly sought-after senior privileges and activities, senior superlatives are also one of the most anticipated. The FCHS Journalism team worked diligently this past October to come up with superlatives for the 2019 year. In an effort to not repeat several of the past superlatives, while ret...

Food4U Brings Food to Students in Need

Food4U Brings Food to Students in Need

Blake Berry, Fluco Beat Editor

January 22, 2019


Filed under School/Community, Showcase

Hunger is a serious problem for many people around the world, and the United States is no different. Some children in America only get one meal a day instead of three, and only get that in the form of a school lunch. Gary Greenwood is an Economic and Personal Finance teacher at FCHS, as well as the co...

Staff Member of the Month: Christine Transue

Staff Member of the Month: Christine Transue

Syerra Milliman, Fluco Beat Editor

January 22, 2019


Filed under School/Community

January’s Staff Member of the Month is English teacher Christine Transue. She has taught at all levels from preschool through high school and currently teaches English 9 and 10. She attended the University of Virginia where she majored in English and Sociology. During her time in college, she most...

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