The Fluco Beat

  • January 23Environment Club Will Meet On Jan. 27 In Room 3204
  • January 22Senior Scholarship Turn Ins Have Been Extended Until Jan. 31
  • January 13Blood Drive Donations Start On Feb.13th, Permission Slips In The Front Office, All Donors Must Be 16 Or Older
  • December 172020 Literary Magazine is accepting photo/writing submissions in Room 4501
  • December 172020 Yearbooks are $72 at jostensyearbooks.com - Price goes up Feb. 1
  • November 13ID badge clips/holders and lanyards are being sold by FCLA for $1 during lunches or in room 3415.

Behind the Scenes of Fluvanna Basketball Conditioning

Behind the Scenes of Fluvanna Basketball Conditioning

Malcolm Walls and Tyler Harris

December 17, 2019

Ayden Bland, Chris Whittle, and freshman Quamir Payne are all members of the Fluvanna County High School JV and varsity basketball teams. Before the start of the season, every Tuesday and Thursday these boys go to basketball conditioning to better themselves for the upcoming basketball season. “Running, l...

FCHS Welcomes New Girls Lacrosse Coach

FCHS Welcomes New Girls Lacrosse Coach

Maya Knisley

November 21, 2019

Fluvanna County High School has welcomed a new head lacrosse coach for their girls lacrosse program. Athletic Director Scott Morris has announced the choice of Jenny Payne as the new head coach for both JV and varsity girls lacrosse. Morris brought her back thanks to her coaching style and techniques. ...

The Toughest Sport at FCHS?

The Toughest Sport at FCHS?

Taylor Peck, FCHS Mass Media Student

November 13, 2019

So you think you’re tough? Try playing field hockey at FCHS. As if it isn’t hard enough learning a new sport and play against teams with more experience, members of the new FCHS field hockey teams have had to deal with bullies.  JV captains Lauren Hamilton and Shayleigh Sims say they’ve both been teased or pi...

New Gym Teacher: Karen Sible

New Gym Teacher: Karen Sible

Claire Barnett

October 29, 2019

With one hire this summer, FCHS gained a new gym teacher, a field hockey coach, and a soccer coach.  New gym teacher Karen Sible was born and grew up in Arlington, Virginia. She attended high school at Yorktown High School where she participated in field hockey, soccer, basketball, diving, and trac...

Game On: Flucos Enter the World of Gaming Sports

Game On: Flucos Enter the World of Gaming Sports

John Bernat, Fluco Beat Editor

October 16, 2019

Next time you say, “Mom, I’m playing this game for school,” you could be telling the truth. E-sports (Electronic Sports) is now a sports category through the Virginia High School League (VHSL) which means that all those hours you spend playing online games might just earn you a varsity letter....

Hustle, Hit, and Never Quit

Hustle, Hit, and Never Quit

Alison Sawyer

September 26, 2019

For a long time, lacrosse was considered the new kid on the block when it came to Fluco sports, but no longer. This August, the school welcomed a new sport: field hockey. Coached by Abrams Academy teacher Dr. Saami Shaibani, the program has nearly 30 participants. “The team is looking really good. We...

Kicking Off A New Season

Kicking Off A New Season

Maddy Eubank, Fluco Beat Editor

September 25, 2019

The FCHS Varsity football team recently kicked off their official 2019 season on Aug. 30 with a 29-13 win against Broadway.  After this promising start, the Flucos couldn’t manage to win their second game against Spotsylvania on Sept. 6, losing 27-36. However, their Friday the 13th game against Ne...

Becoming Better Together

Becoming Better Together

Logan Green, FCHS Journalist

September 19, 2019

In past years, Fluco volleyball has been consistent at maintaining a positive season record, with last year’s JV team having a particularly successful year. With many of the JV players moving up to varsity this season, hopes are high for both teams.  Freshman Faith Shields, considered by many t...

Running Toward Success

Running Toward Success

Aydon Duenas, FCHS Journalist

September 7, 2019

Running is something that young athletes may overlook, yet is crucial to success because it helps with a multitude of sports such as basketball, baseball, soccer, and any other sport that involves running. That’s why cross country can be the fall sport of choice for both those who love running and...

Fluvanna Sports in Review 5/6

Fluvanna Sports in Review 5/6

Blake Berry and Syerra Milliman

May 13, 2019

Girls’ Soccer On May 6, the varsity girls beat Powhatan at home 1-0. “We battled hard and played with high intensity the whole game and possessed the ball well. This season, I feel the team enjoys each other’s company, and as the season has gone by and we all want to get better each day, we...

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