In the News Archive
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.
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.
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: http://www.doe.virginia.gov/news/news_releases/2019/10-08-19-graduation.docx
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.
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 – September 25, 2019
Destination Imagination, Inc. (DI) is a non-profit organization that provides educational programs for students to learn and experience creativity, teamwork and problem-solving. All registration forms must be completed by Friday, October 18.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
FLUVANNA COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS APPOINTS CHRIS MAZELLA AS FLUVANNA COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL
PRESS RELEASE – August 2, 2019
At the regularly scheduled Fluvanna County School Board Meeting on Wednesday, July 11th, 2019, Fluvanna County School Board unanimously approved the appointment of Chris Mazella as the new Fluvanna Middle School (FMS) Assistant Principal. The division and FMS organized a school-based panel of team leaders which received 16 applications and conducted 16 interviews before selecting Mr. Mazella.
PRESS RELEASE – July 25, 2019
At a regularly scheduled Fluvanna County School Board Meeting on Wednesday, June 12th, 2019, Fluvanna County School Board unanimously approved the appointment of Dr. Meagan Tenia as the new Fluvanna Middle School Principal (FMS). The division organized a school-based panel of team leaders, receiving eight applications and conducted eight interviews before selecting Dr. Tenia.
“I am truly excited about Dr. Tenia taking over the helm as the Fluvanna Middle School Principal. Meagan brings a solid foundation of both academic and leadership experiences to this position. She will be a wonderful asset to both Fluvanna Middle School, our division, and the community as a whole. I know that she will continue to help us grow and move forward together for our children,” stated Chuck Winkler, Superintendent.
Dr. Tenia comes to Fluvanna from Henrico County Public Schools with 13 years in education; most recently, as Associate Principal at Short Pump Middle School. Prior to working in Henrico, Meagan worked in Chesterfield County as a middle school Dean and Science teacher. She has also taught in Charlottesville City Schools and Suffolk County Public Schools.