The Fluco Beat

New Coach, New Season

New Coach, New Season

India Martin and Syerra Milliman

September 7, 2018


Filed under School/Community

While the 2018-19 football team has had multiple obstacles so far this season, including at-times unbearable summer heat, their most notable challenge this year has been adjusting to their new coach, Michael Morris. “I have been coaching football for 18 years and I try to improve the physical nature ...

It’s So Hard to Say “Goodbye”

It’s So Hard to Say “Goodbye”

Stacey Hammond and Ellie Miles

August 31, 2018


Filed under News, School/Community, Showcase

When most Fluvanna students started the new school year, they probably thought the hardest part of school would be waking up on time. They had no idea it might actually be leaving early. The new early dismissal policy this year states that students have to bring in a note by 10:00 am in order to lea...

New Principal Has Big Plans for Fluvanna

New Principal Has Big Plans for Fluvanna

Blake Berry, Fluco Beat Editor

August 30, 2018


Filed under Archive, School/Community, Showcase

While the 2018-2019 school year has brought many new changes to Fluvanna County High School, perhaps the most noticeable of these changes is that the school has a new principal, Margo Bruce, who took over from retired principal James Barlow. Yet she is not exactly a stranger to FCHS. She is a graduate of ...

From Band Director to Assistant Principal

From Band Director to Assistant Principal

Syerra Milliman, Fluco Beat Editor

August 28, 2018


Filed under School/Community, Showcase

The retirement of former FCHS Principal James Barlow last year led to the hiring of many new staff members, including new Principal Margo Bruce and new Assistant Principal Frank Sampson III. Sampson was a band director and administrative assistant at J.R. Tucker High School in Henrico prior to joining the a...

Fresh Faces in Class Council

Fresh Faces in Class Council

Syerra Milliman, Fluco Beat Editor

May 22, 2018


Filed under News, School/Community

As students stress over finals and daydream about summer vacation, next year’s class officers are busy planning for a successful school year. The class officers for the 2018-2019 school year are the following: 9th Grade: President- Cristina Valladares Vice President- Caroline Fields Secretary- Magg...

FCHS Welcomes Michael Morris

FCHS Welcomes Michael Morris

Abigail Searcy, FCHS Journalist

May 17, 2018


Filed under Archive, School/Community

In early May, FCHS welcomed a new football coach, Michael Morris. He graduated from FCHS in 1995, participating in football, basketball, tennis and track during his high school career. He later attended Bridgewater College, where he lettered in football under Coach Mike Clark. Morris returned to Fl...

Matthew Morrison: the Man, the Myth, the Legend

Matthew Morrison: the Man, the Myth, the Legend

Blake Berry and Syerra Milliman

May 10, 2018


Filed under School/Community, Showcase

April’s Staff Member of the Month is Matthew Morrison, who--if you’ll recall--was September’s Staff Member of the Month. Morrison is the first staff member to win this prestigious award twice in the same school year. Since this popular Social Studies teacher was already covered for his Septemb...

A Fine Festival

A Fine Festival

Blake Berry, Fluco Beat Editor

May 9, 2018


Filed under News, School/Community

This year’s FCHS Fine Arts Festival has come to an end, selling multiple pieces of art, and providing entertainment for many people. The event spanned two days. On May 4 during the school day, students were able to review art submissions with their classes. Saturday, May 5 was an opportunity for...

The Enchanted Forest “Prom”ises Everlasting Memories

The Enchanted Forest “Prom”ises Everlasting Memories

Blake Berry, Fluco Beat Editor

May 3, 2018


Filed under News, School/Community

This year’s prom has come and gone, but the memories will last forever. The prom committee, which included several SGA members, spent a long day before the prom on April 27 setting up the gym, cafeteria, and entrance with the decorations for the Enchanted Forest theme. Glowing deer and beauti...

10th Annual Fine Arts Festival

10th Annual Fine Arts Festival

Blake Berry, Fluco Beat Editor

April 30, 2018


Filed under School/Community

Are you interested in seeing just how creative the students of FCHS really are? If so, the 10th annual Fluvanna Fine Arts Festival is the perfect event for you. The Festival will take place on May 5 in the Auxiliary Gym from 10 am-1 pm. In addition to the open house of artwork, there will be plenty...

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