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Our Prom Makes Its Debut

Our Prom Makes Its Debut

Syerra Milliman, Fluco Beat Editor

April 30, 2018


Filed under News, School/Community, Showcase

SGA (Student Government Association) is constantly looking for ways to increase school participation and bring the school together as a community. This semester, they came up with the idea to have a SPED (Special Education) Prom on April 20 during 4th block. “Our main focus was to connect the school ...

Go Green for a Steal

Go Green for a Steal

Blake Berry, Fluco Beat Editor

April 25, 2018


Filed under News, School/Community

After a long, surprisingly cold winter, many local residents are eager to start planting again. The annual FCHS Greenhouse Sale is once again making that much easier--and cheaper-- to do. Under the direction of teacher Russell Jennings, Agriculture students and FFA (Future Farmers of America) studen...

Is Study Hall a Want or a Need?

Is Study Hall a Want or a Need?

Lauren Kirby, Fluco Beat Editor

April 23, 2018


Filed under News, School/Community, Showcase

Many schools across America offer a study hall for their students to dedicate time in school to studying or completing homework for their classes. There are many pros and cons to study hall being an actual class period, but the overall question is whether study hall is a want or a need. The strongest...

April’s “Helping Hands” Recipient: Robert Hill

April’s “Helping Hands” Recipient: Robert Hill

Blake Berry, Fluco Beat Editor

April 20, 2018


Filed under School/Community

The recently created "Helping Hands" award at FCHS was recently awarded to ISS teacher Robert Hill for the month of April. Hill usually spends the majority of his day in the basement of the high school  directing the students in ISS. But there's more to his day-to-day life than just being in the...

Morris Commended by Senate

Morris Commended by Senate

Abigail Searcy, FCHS Journalist

April 19, 2018


Filed under Archive, School/Community

On February 16, the Virginia Senate approved a resolution commending Scott Morris, the Student Activities Director at FCHS. The resolution highlights the many achievements of Morris throughout his career. Morris received the 2017 Distinguished Service Award from the National Interscholastic Athletic...

“Monstrous” Musical Storms FCHS

“Monstrous” Musical Storms FCHS

Syerra Milliman, Fluco Beat Editor

April 18, 2018


Filed under News, School/Community

The FCHS Drama Department is taking on the “monstrous” musical Shrek this week for their annual spring play. A retelling of the popular children’s movie Shrek, the play follows grumpy ogre Shrek and his side kick, Donkey, as they journey to regain Shrek’s swamp from the evil Lord Farquaad. They trav...

Spring into 2018’s Blood Drive

Spring into 2018’s Blood Drive

Blake Berry, Fluco Beat Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under School/Community

Donating blood might seem like a daunting task, but it can be a lifesaving gift for those in need. According to the Red Cross, every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood. In fact, nearly 7,000 units of platelets and 10,000 units of plasma are needed each day in the U.S. Junior Jake Lindo h...

Chicks in the Flu

Chicks in the Flu

Syerra Milliman, Fluco Beat Editor

April 13, 2018


Filed under News, School/Community

If you’ve ever walked in from the parking lot and thought you heard the squawking of a  rooster, you’re not wrong. That is indeed a chicken coop nestled up to the FCHS greenhouse. Agriculture teacher and Future Farmers of America (FFA) Club sponsor Russell Jennings uses the chickens as a learning...

Conner’s AP Worthy Chicks

Conner’s AP Worthy Chicks

Blake Berry, Fluco Beat Editor

April 13, 2018


Filed under Archive, School/Community

Have you ever been walking through the 4th floor of FCHS and heard seemingly random chirping? If so, that’s because Craig Conner’s AP Biology class recently completed its annual activity of raising chicks. The chicks are used for educational purposes, which are used in tandem with some major parts in Biology...

Fluvanna County Wins the David Ricardo Challenge

Fluvanna County Wins the David Ricardo Challenge

Lauren Kirby, Fluco Beat Editor

April 12, 2018


Filed under School/Community

On March 28, four students from Gary Greenwood’s Economics and Personal Finance class took a 30-question exam with questions similar to Virginia’s economics and personal finance SOLs. Those students were Somerville Munt, Keera Finley, Bayley Leyshon, and Rebecca McCann. “I chose the students that...

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