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Seniors Take a Walk Down Memory Lane

Seniors Take a Walk Down Memory Lane

Tyler Harris, FCHS Journalist

May 16, 2019


Filed under School/Community, Showcase, Uncategorized

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 ...

Decision Day Does Not Disappoint

Decision Day Does Not Disappoint

Syerra Milliman, Fluco Beat Editor

May 14, 2019


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As time before graduation ran short, seniors were given one last celebration before cracking open the study books to prepare for finals. This celebration took place on May 1 for National Decision Day, on which high school seniors traditionally declare their plans after high school, whether it be to a...

State-Winners Host Showcase and Silent Auction

State-Winners Host Showcase and Silent Auction

Tyler Harris, FCHS Journalist

May 9, 2019


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Continuing years of accomplishments, the FCHS Speech team is continuing a wildly successful season. Accomplishments include sending seventeen members to States, winning the state competition overall as a team, have nine students place first at States, and qualifying eight students to attend the national...

FCHS Announces 2019 Teacher of the Year

FCHS Announces 2019 Teacher of the Year

Maddy Eubank, FCHS Journalist

May 8, 2019


Filed under School/Community, Showcase

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 ...

Amazon Might Be Storing Your Private Conversations

Amazon Might Be Storing Your Private Conversations

Maddy Eubank, FCHS Journalist

April 30, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle and Trends, Showcase

If you own an Amazon Alexa, those private conversations you have at home might not be as private as you thought. Amazon recently confirmed that they have tens of thousands of Amazon employees located all around the world that listen in on your conversations taking place after you say the wake wo...

That’s Not Love – Teen Dating Abuse Awareness

That’s Not Love – Teen Dating Abuse Awareness

Tyler Harris, FCHS Journalist

April 24, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle and Trends, Showcase

One issue many teens aren’t aware of is teen dating abuse. This February, the month dedicated to this cause, the Student Government Association attended an informational presentation regarding signs and aspects of teen abusive relationships. The organization that gave the presentation is called Shelter fo...

Buy Now, Party Later

Buy Now, Party Later

Maddy Eubank, FCHS Journalist

April 11, 2019


Filed under School/Community, Showcase

Students who buy a 2019 yearbook on or before April 18 will get an added bonus in addition to saving money: They’ll be invited to attend the April 23 Yearbook Signing Party in the Cafeteria from 3:15 - 3:45. Attendees will be allowed to get out of class early, visit with their friends, share signa...

5 Tips On How To Wake Yourself Up In The Morning

5 Tips On How To Wake Yourself Up In The Morning

Danielle Bryant, FCHS Journalist

April 9, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle and Trends, Showcase

“Morning is wonderful. Its only drawback is that it comes at such an inconvenient time of day.” ― Glen Cook, Sweet Silver Blues I’m going to go ahead and assume everybody hates mornings as much as me. It’s a daily struggle to get up and do anything productive. If you are like me and you desp...

Prom Dinner Deal and Photo Op

Prom Dinner Deal and Photo Op

Maddy Eubank, FCHS Journalist

March 28, 2019


Filed under School/Community, Showcase

If you're looking for the perfect place for you and your date or a whole group for Prom, here's one local place you might not have considered where you can combine dinner and your pre-Prom photo session all in one. The Lakeside Restaurant, located in Lake Monticello, is offering a three-course pro...

The Hands That Help Fluvanna

The Hands That Help Fluvanna

Allyssa Hanson and Evie Benson

March 20, 2019


Filed under School/Community, Showcase

With Hands on Fluvanna 2019 just around the corner, have you ever wondered how the idea for this annual event came about? In 2016, some Fluvanna County students came together to form a day where students would be able to go out and help around the community. “It was all student-led. The students c...

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