The Fluco Beat

  • April 18Any senior that is planning to attend PVCC in the fall is invited to register for classes on April 23.

  • April 18Class officer applications are on the board by room 4505. Be sure to sign-up for a time to video tape your speech. Applications due by 4/25 to Mr. Small.

  • April 18The Senior walk will take place on Monday, May 20th at 9am. Sign up with Coach Pace or Coach Davis.

  • April 18The Yearbook team will be taking a senior class photo on Wed., April 24 at 3:20 in the main gym.

  • April 16Prom tickets will go on sale 4/17 for $20 each. Make sure you pay all outstanding fees so you will be eligible to attend.

That’s Not Love – Teen Dating Abuse Awareness

That’s Not Love – Teen Dating Abuse Awareness

Tyler Harris, FCHS Journalist

April 24, 2019


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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...

Turning Possibility into Reality

Turning Possibility into Reality

Thomas Gerald, FCHS Journalist

April 15, 2019


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School sports can increase self-esteem, teach leadership, patience, and teamwork, let alone increase physical activity. Fluvanna offers every major sport that a student can play, except for one: field hockey. “The goal is to offer as many opportunities for our student athletes as we can,” said FCH...

Buy Now, Party Later

Buy Now, Party Later

Maddy Eubank, FCHS Journalist

April 11, 2019


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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


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“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


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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


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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...

Teaching for the Long Haul

Teaching for the Long Haul

Maddy Eubank, FCHS Journalist

March 14, 2019


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Considering most students only spend five years in high school, it may surprise you to know that a number of teachers have been teaching at FCHS for more than two decades, some even up to five. These teachers have stuck to what many consider a grueling, underpaid, and underappreciated calling, and i...

Capitol Trip Exposes Students to More Than They Bargained For

Capitol Trip Exposes Students to More Than They Bargained For

Syerra Milliman, Fluco Beat Editor

March 8, 2019


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In an effort to learn more about state government, Mitchell Pace’s AP Government (also known as AP Gov) class took a field trip to Richmond to tour the State Capitol building on Feb. 18. The experience turned out to be a little more than the students had bargained for. The first stop on the trip was...

Posthumously Inspiring Creativity

Posthumously Inspiring Creativity

Octavio Bollinger

March 1, 2019


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A teacher’s lessons may live on even after they’re gone. Dixie Harden is a great example of that. Born in 1943 in Iowa, Harden spent her free time traveling the country as a painting teacher, spreading joy around the country and inspiring creativity all around. Even after her recent passing, Harde...

Flucos Fundraising for Ford

Flucos Fundraising for Ford

Syerra Milliman, Fluco Beat Editor

February 28, 2019


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Many in the Fluco community were shocked in January when the news spread that the house of long-time FCHS teacher Jane Ford had burned down. Ford has served the community and taught at Fluvanna for nearly 50 years, so many in the community thought it was high time to give back. The Student Government...

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