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Black Desert Online Goes Farther Than Any Game Before It

Black Desert Online Goes Farther Than Any Game Before It

Joshua Akers, FCHS Journalist

March 3, 2020

Beautiful visuals, wondrous lands and seas, and a terrifyingly large open world are just a few of the amazing things you’ll find in the code of Pearl Abyss’ incredible multiplayer game Black Desert Online (BDO). BDO is an extremely addictive MMORG (massive multiplayer online role-playing game) wit...

Take the Fitch Challenge

Take the Fitch Challenge

Evynne Stafford, FCHS Journalist

March 3, 2020

Word of a new competition has been floating in the air, specifically, a Book Report Challenge inspired by teacher Clarence Fitch. He started off by making this a task for his students; however, it has since turned into a school-wide competition. Teachers are now asked to participate as well. It will...

The Most Comfortable Bed

The Most Comfortable Bed

Riley Yowell

February 27, 2020

Depression is the most comfortable bed to be in Which sounds amazing  Until they realize  It takes extreme strength  To crawl out....

1917 gets a 10 out of 10

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John Bernat, Fluco Beat Editor

February 19, 2020

British war epic 1917 is easily one of the most brilliant movies I've ever seen, not only due to its gripping story line, but also due to the fact that its an amazing experience in cinematography. Filmed to look like one long take, it never breaks focus or tension, making every event memorable because there are ...

From Letter-Carrying to Teaching

From Letter-Carrying to Teaching

Aiden Matula, FCHS Journalist

February 7, 2020

Ever since his early college days, FCHS English teacher Christopher Zema knew that teaching was his end goal.  Although he was not sure what subject he wanted to teach, or in what capacity, he was sure that teaching was for him.   Zema grew up in Stephentown, a small rural town in upstate New Y...

The Greatest Action Movies You’ve Never Heard Of: The Raid Duology

The Greatest Action Movies You’ve Never Heard Of: The Raid Duology

John Bernat, Fluco Beat Editor

February 6, 2020

I start my latest review with a look back at the John Wick trilogy, which has made over $573 million to date at the box office. What made this action franchise so thrilling to viewers is its emphasis on the main character’s fight for survival, an element which is tempered by the fear Wick instills in...

Jumanji II Takes Us Back to the Jungle

Jumanji II Takes Us Back to the Jungle

Aiden Matula, FCHS Journalist

February 3, 2020

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle was a stunning film, combining brilliant humor paired with a subtle romance to catch the audience's attention and spark a hunger for a sequel. The first Jumanji movie engaged with the audience very well and sold tickets with ease. Enter Jumanji: The Next Level, which follows i...

The Surprising Side of Andrew Sheridan

Geometry teacher Andrew Sheridan

Nicolai Stephens

February 1, 2020

The 9th through 11th grade geometry teacher Andrew Sheridan is known for taking the basics of geometry and making it fun and challenging for his students. While he said that being a geometry teacher can be challenging, “It is very rewarding to see the students succeed.” Yet he has another role of which students mi...

Rise of the Lumberjill

Head Lumberjack 2020 Lauren Davis

Evie Benson, FCHS Journalist

January 30, 2020

Lumberjack history was made on Jan. 24 when the first ever “Lumberjill” won the Lumberjack Friday contest. For 8th graders (and newcomers to FCHS) who might not know, Lumberjack Friday has been a tradition at FCHS for the last 12 years. On the first Friday of February, students come to school dressed...

David Dalglish’s Skyborn Breaks the Ceiling with Sky-High Flying

David Dalglish’s Skyborn Breaks the Ceiling with Sky-High Flying

Joshua Akers, FCHS Journalist

January 17, 2020

Skyborn is fantasy-writer David Dalglish’s dystopian envisionment of a brother-sister combo, Bree and Kale Skyborn, who begin an intense adventure of destined aerial combat and element-wielding ferocity. In Dalglish’s fantastic creation of a world, an ancient race of demons has forced humanity to ascend ...

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