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The Student News Site of Fluvanna County High School

The Fluco Beat

The Student News Site of Fluvanna County High School

The Fluco Beat

Multi-sport student althetes Kaiya Wriglyy 26 and Kameren Green 25.

For Multi-Sport Athletes, Juggling is the Name of the Game

Marley Rochester, Journalist May 17, 2024

It can be a rare breed of people who can effortlessly juggle three different jobs and complete all of them perfectly and on time. For some students at Fluvanna County High School, that’s just life navigating...

The student body watches as the Teacher-Student basketball game takes place on April 26. Photo courtesy of Jennifer Wyant.

Students Triumph at Student-Teacher Basketball Game

Jennifer Wyant, Journalist May 13, 2024

As students, teachers are the individuals we look up too for both advice and knowledge. Teachers have many different roles that play an importance in students' daily lives. They improve students' education,...

Varsity players Joe Jones and Carson Perry pose with their lacrosse sticks.

Boys Lacrosse Strive for Their Goals

Kaiya Wrigley, Journalist May 8, 2024

Imagine being a new player in ninth grade and having to play on varsity because there was no JV team. For many current sophomores on the boys lacrosse team, that was what they were faced with last year....

Brady Crisp and Logan Bishop

Going After Their Goals

Kaiya Wrigley, Journalist April 27, 2024

FCHS sophomores Brady Crisp and Logan Bishop are getting the rare chance to do what they love in a foreign country. The two will head to Northern Europe to play soccer this July. Crisp and Bishop will...

The freshmen class get hype congratulating each other after beating the senior class, insuring their official win of the Macho Man game on March 29. Photo courtesy of Cecily McMillian.

Freshmen Victorious at Macho Man

Jennifer Wyant, Journalist April 10, 2024

Hundreds of students and staff gathered in the FCHS gym on March 29 to watch the annual Macho Man game, which took place after the Hands On Fluvanna day of service. “Macho Man has been taking place...

Fluvanna Track Club at Adidas Track Nationals on March 17. From left to right: seniors Elias Morris, George Diver Davis, and Ryder Petrylak, sophomore Jack Jeffries, junior Anna Amato, sophomore Ruby Fraizer, seniors Syndey Chipperfield and Sophie Farley, junior Kameren Green, seniors Cole Weisenburger and Jesse Woolstenhulme, and junior Jackson Fields. Photo courtesy of Arlene Rodriguez.

Flucos Fly Through the Finish Line

Jamie Rodriguez, Journalist April 9, 2024

High school athletics are many times seen as just a hobby, a way to kill time after school, or a short chapter in students’ lives, but for those teens who find themselves swept up in their athletic careers,...

FCHS boys basketball players in a game against the Buckingham County Knights. Photo courtesy of Fluvanna Sports Photography.

FCHS Winter Sports Recap

Matthew Gresham, Journalist March 19, 2024

Here is a recap of all winter FCHS sports with exception of Speech and Debate which are continuing their season with Regionals during spring break and States at the end of April. Boys Basketball Coach...

An AI-created rendition of March Madness fans in the stands. Image created by Fluco Journalism using Bing Image Creator.

March Madness for Dummies

Anderson Miller, Journalist March 13, 2024

If you’ve heard the term “March Madness,” but you’re not a sports fan and you want to be able to at least somewhat knowledgeably join into conversations with basketball fans this month, here’s...

FCHS senior Joseph Yoo pursued by a Goochland player at the March 20, 2023 varsity boys soccer game at FCHS. Photo courtesy of Fluvanna Sports Photography.

Boys Soccer Kicks Off the Season

Joseph Yoo, Journalist March 5, 2024

In a recent poll done by @flucojournalism on Instagram, 39 percent of respondents said their favorite spring sport to watch was soccer. Luckily for soccer fans at FCHS, the Fluvanna County boys’ soccer...

Members of the FCHS Esports team at practice. Photo courtesy of Kevin Rinald.

Exploring Esports

Anderson Miller, Journalist February 21, 2024

What does FCHS have in common with 8,000 other high schools in the U.S.? An Esports team. Short for “electronic sports,” Esports allows students the opportunity to compete in games such as Overwatch,...

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