In the News Archive


PRESS RELEASE – March 30, 2018

Fluvanna County High School announced today that it has been recognized as a Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Distinguished School for providing broad access to transformative learning opportunities for students through PLTW Engineering. It is one of just 133 high schools across the U.S. and one of only four high schools in Virginia to receive this honor. PLTW is a nonprofit organization that serves millions of K-12 students and teachers in over 10,500 schools across the U.S.


PRESS RELEASE – March 15, 2018

For the second time in three years, the Fluco Speech team won the State Title. At the March 24 competition at Clover Hill, 15 Flucos competed at the state level in nine categories. Eight students won the title in their category and four were runners up, giving the Flucos the States Title with a total of 39 points, far above their nearest competitor.

SECOND ANNUAL SHINE SYSTEMS UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP AWARDED – Fluvanna High School Senior, Rachel Sherman, Receives $10,000

[CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA, March 27th 2018] — SHINE Systems is excited to announce the winner of the second annual SHINE Systems University Scholarship.

Rachel Sherman, a high school senior at Fluvanna High School and the daughter of employee Niki Sherman, was awarded the 2018-2019 scholarship. She will receive $10,000 and will attend Longwood College in the Fall pursuing an English major and creative writing minor degree.

Fluvanna County High School is Accepting Applications for the Paul W. Bragg Scholarship

PRESS RELEASE – March 15, 2018

Fluvanna County High School is pleased to announce the availability of the Paul W. Bragg Scholarship Fund application. Established by Mr. Bragg’s will, and managed by the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation, the scholarship is meant “to provide undergraduate college assistance based on both need and merit to graduates of Fluvanna County High School.” The Paul W. Bragg
Scholarship Fund Advisory Committee was formed to develop the eligibility rules, to develop the number of scholarships to be awarded in a given year and the amounts, to develop the application and submission procedures including deadlines, and to develop a brochure to publicize this scholarship fund.

Fluvanna Holds Annual Scripps Spelling Bee

PRESS RELEASE – January 26, 2018

On January 25, 2018, the Fluvanna Middle School media center was buzzing with students spelling words such as clandestine and pestiferous. The events leading up to last night’s winning word started last fall when each grade held spelling competitions and advanced the top students in their grade to the Fluvanna County, Scripps Spelling Bee. The top two winners will move on to represent Fluvanna County in the Regional Scripps Spelling Bee, sponsored by The Daily Progress, to be held at Albemarle High School on March 3, 2018. The winner of the Spelling Bee at Albemarle High School will be invited to participate in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, DC.

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

PRESS RELEASE – November 13, 2017

Applications are now available for the Summer Residential Governor’s School. Students must be in either 10th or 11th grade, 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.