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Flucos Celebrate 9 Years of Breast Cancer Awareness

Flucos Celebrate 9 Years of Breast Cancer Awareness

Blake Berry, Fluco Beat Editor

November 1, 2018


Filed under News, School/Community, Showcase

The annual Breast Cancer Walk returned to FCHS for its 9th year on Oct. 25, introducing new additions to bring life to the event. Organized by the FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) club under the direction of teachers Christine Kreitzman and Linda Harding, this year's walk included the main event...

Students’ Say on Sleep

Students’ Say on Sleep

Jenai McKee, FCHS Mass Media Student

October 30, 2018


Filed under News, School/Community

Teens need eight to ten hours of sleep every night, according to the National Sleep Foundation.  However, most of them do not get that amount. The study concludes that only 15% of respondents get eight and a half hours on school nights. A recent poll asking FCHS students how many hours of sleep they ...

Fluvanna Wins W!SE Blue Star Award For 2018

Fluvanna Wins W!SE Blue Star Award For 2018

Blake Berry, Fluco Beat Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under School/Community, Showcase

Fluvanna County High School has earned the Blue Star School Award for 2018 for W!SE Financial Literacy. This is the fifth consecutive year that the High School has received this honor. The High School administered W!SE certification tests for the first time during the 2013-2014 school year. The school ...

EMT Career Pathway Added at FCHS

EMT Career Pathway Added at FCHS

Caitlyn Broderick and Syerra Milliman

October 22, 2018


Filed under News, School/Community, Showcase

Students looking for classes that can directly put them on the pathway to a paid career have a new option this year at FCHS. The EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) class is being taught by Stephanie Corbin, who has been an EMT instructor for the last nine years. Corbin’s passion for training and her lo...

Applications Welcome for Summer Residential Governor’s School

Applications Welcome for Summer Residential Governor’s School

Blake Berry, Fluco Beat Editor

October 17, 2018


Filed under School/Community, Showcase

Applications are now available for the Summer Residential Governor’s School. Students must be in either 10th or 11th grade, and be gifted or an advanced student in one of the following areas: Foreign Language, Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Humanities, Math, Science, Technology, Agriculture, Medicine, Sp...

Homecoming Festivities Fall Into Place

Homecoming Festivities Fall Into Place

Blake Berry, Fluco Beat Editor

October 16, 2018


Filed under News, School/Community, Showcase

Homecoming week is always an eventful experience for students and staff at FCHS. Spirit Week, the Pep Rally, and the Homecoming game and dance are some of the most anticipated festivities of the fall season. However, a strange confluence of holidays and Mother Nature conspired to make this Homeco...

Fluco TV Meets Lake Monticello Broadcasting

Fluco TV Meets Lake Monticello Broadcasting

David Small, FCHS Collaborator

October 15, 2018


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Members of the Television Production Class at Fluvanna County High School had a chance to visit the Lake Monticello Broadcasting studio on Wednesday, September 19th.  With the hope of forging a lasting collaboration between the lake broadcasters and Fluco TV at the high school, Mark Vyrros and Bill Sh...

FCPS are Fully Accredited

FCPS are Fully Accredited

Syerra Milliman, Fluco Beat Editor

October 3, 2018


Filed under School/Community, Showcase

Fluvanna County Public Schools (FCPS) are fully accredited for the fifth consecutive year. Only 20 out of 132 school divisions in Virginia have all schools fully accredited. Schools can meet the accreditation by scoring above the benchmark or by using a three-year average. The school district’s acc...

Farm to School Week Sprouts in FCPS

Farm to School Week Sprouts in FCPS

Blake Berry, Fluco Beat Editor

October 1, 2018


Filed under News, School/Community

In honor of Farm to School Month, Fluvanna County Public Schools (FCPS) is celebrating Farm to School Week Oct. 1-5. The events and activities are designed to give students an appreciation for local produce and agriculture. FCPS Farm to School week is being managed by Gwendolyn Jones and FCHS Cafet...

A Quick Guide to FCHS Clubs

A Quick Guide to FCHS Clubs

Syerra Milliman, Fluco Beat Editor

September 14, 2018


Filed under News, School/Community, Showcase

Clubs can be a great way to connect with others who share your similar interests, as well as introduce you to new topics or interests that you may never have considered before. Fluvanna County High School has nearly 40 clubs to choose from with focuses ranging from politics and speech, to yoga and fishing...

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