In the News Archive


PRESS RELEASE – January 27, 2020

On January 16, 2020, the Fluvanna Middle School library hosted the annual division level spelling bee. Thirteen students, grades 3-7, participated in the division spelling bee this year. Fifth grade student, Claire Bomberger, and sixth grade student, Brennan Pezalla, are this year’s division finalists. These students will go on to represent Fluvanna County in the Regional Scripps Spelling Bee, sponsored by The Daily Progress and The News Virginian, to be held at Albemarle High School on March 7, 2020. The winner of the Regional Bee will be invited to represent our community in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, DC.

Fluvanna Advances to the VHSL Region 3C Theatre Festival

PRESS RELEASE – October 30, 2019

Fluvanna placed Second in team results for Gruesome Playground Injuries. Best Actor/Actress Awards were given to Aiden Higginbotham “Doug” and Hollyn Pleasants “Kayleen.” The judges’ ranks were as tightly grouped as any theatre competition hosted in a number of years. Directors received scoring packets with the ranks/scores and their individual judges critiques.

Mr. Craig Edgerton serves as the drama coach.

Fluvanna will now advance to the VHSL Region 3C Theatre Festival on November 16 at Heritage High School in Lynchburg.


PRESS RELEASE – October 22, 2019

Fluvanna County High School has earned the Blue Star School Award for 2019 for W!SE Financial Literacy. This is the sixth consecutive year that the High School has received this honor. The High School administered W!SE certification tests for the first time during the 2013-2014 school year. The school earned an 86 percent pass rate on the test, with 235 high school students earning the credential during the 2018-19 school year.

Students are Invited to Apply for Summer Residential Governor’s School

PRESS RELEASE – October 17, 2019

Applications are now available for the Summer Residential Governor’s School. Students must be in either 10th or 11th grade, and be gifted or an advanced student in one of the following areas: Foreign Language, Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Humanities, Math, Science, Technology, Agriculture, Medicine, Space or Marine science. Each Summer Residential Governor’s School focuses on one special area of interest. Students live on a college or university campus for up to four weeks each summer. During this time, students are involved in classroom and laboratory work, field studies, research, individual and group projects and performances, and seminars with noted scholars, visiting artists, and other professionals. In the three mentorships, students are selected to work side-by-side with research scientists, physicians, and a variety of other professionals. A director and student-life staff provide supervision of students 24 hours a day, throughout the program.

Fluvanna Continues to Surpass the State Average for On-Time Graduation 2019 Cohort Report

PRESS RELEASE – October 10, 2019

The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) released state-level, division-level, and school-level cohort reports that detail outcomes for students who entered the ninth grade for the first time in 2015 and were scheduled to graduate in the spring of 2019. High school cohort reports for schools, school divisions, and the Commonwealth are available for viewing and downloading in the Virginia School Report Card section of the VDOE Web site:

Virginia Department of Education Releases School Accreditation Ratings All Fluvanna County Public Schools are Fully Accredited

PRESS RELEASE – October 2, 2019

The Virginia Department of Education announced that 92 percent of Virginia’s public schools are rated as Fully Accredited for 2019-20.

Fluvanna is one of only 19 school divisions to have all schools fully accredited for the past six years. There are a total of 132 school divisions in the State of Virginia. Schools can meet the accreditation by scoring above the benchmark or by using a three-year average.

Fluvanna County High School Senior Claire Kent Named 2020 National Merit® Commended

PRESS RELEASE – October 2, 2019

Margo Bruce, Principal at Fluvanna County High School, announced today that FCHS senior, Claire Kent, has been named a Commended Student in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Commendation from the school and the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program, was presented to Claire.


PRESS RELEASE – August 16, 2019

At their meeting on Wednesday, August 13, 2019, Fluvanna County School Board approved the release and sale of the listed surplus vehicles. If you are interested in purchasing a vehicle, contact Mr. Don Stribling at 434-589-8208 or