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Fluco Beat on Hiatus

Fluco Beat on Hiatus

FCHS Journalism Staff May 20, 2022

With Graduation on May 20 and the 2022 school year a thing of the past, the Fluco Beat is on hiatus until August when the 2023 school year resumes. The Fluco Beat publisher, Journalism Adviser Elizabeth...

Why Sunscreen Could Save Your Life

Why Sunscreen Could Save Your Life

Molly Pace, FCHS Journalist May 18, 2022

“Oh my gosh, do I have to wear sunscreen?...I want to get a tan, plus it won't do any damage… Please don’t make me put it on.” You’ve probably heard statements like these (and maybe even said...

John Glasscock and Ellie Kennedy taking pictures together before prom.

Back to Prom

Bethany Cheripka, FCHS Journalist May 16, 2022

With the excitement of the 2022 Prom now in the past, some are thinking about whether this year’s prom met their high expectations. The loss of a Junior prom for the class of 2022 left the Class of ‘22...

Local Businesses Help Unsung Heroes

Local Businesses Help “Unsung Heroes”

Bethany Cheripka, FCHS Journalist May 10, 2022

Local businesses around the Fluvanna County area have taken an interest in hiring what Special Education teacher Nick Ward calls the “unsung heroes” of FCHS– the special needs students. Ward said...

The FCHS Esports team

Esports Wraps Up The Season

Molly Pace, FCHS Journalist May 5, 2022

The FCHS Esports team just finished up a competitive season thanks to Coach Ryan White, who got into Esports in 2008 while playing the game Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. What exactly is Esports? “Esports...

2018 Graduation photo

Senior Events You Don’t Want to Miss

Molly Pace, FCHS Journalist May 4, 2022

With Graduation coming ever closer, there are a number of events that seniors need to know. Here’s a recap, plus some tips for seniors. Senior Trip This year’s senior trip will be on Friday, May...

Analysis: Pros and Cons to Having TikTok

Analysis: Pros and Cons to Having TikTok

Bethany Cheripka and Alayna Wyche, FCHS Journalists April 25, 2022

PROS By Bethany Cheripka Teenagers around the globe are fascinated with TikTok, whether it is because of the funny videos they find, or because it allows them to connect with friends. I personally...

The Truth Behind Cafeteria Food Shortages

The Truth Behind Cafeteria Food “Shortages”

Bethany Cheripka, FCHS Journalist April 21, 2022

Chicken sandwiches, peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, and yogurt parfaits are among the most popular choices in the FCHS cafeteria. Yet with the lunch period split into four sections, distributing food...


Common questions about FCHS 2022 Prom Answered

Molly Pace, FCHS Journalist April 19, 2022

This information came from an individual within the Prom committee as well as the prom coordinator. With Prom right around the corner at Fluvanna County High School, there may be a few wondering what...

Sophia - Virtual vs In-person 1 year later

Sophia – Virtual vs In-person 1 year later

Sophia Harris, Journalist April 18, 2022

After nearly a full school year back in person, I have had time to reflect, compare, and contrast the journey we all took through virtual learning. The first thing I have noticed about being back at...

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