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Remembering for Mariachi

Remembering for Mariachi

Elena Murrieta, Faith Lugo, Sedona Zander, and Khai Huynh November 29, 2022

On October 25, 2022, the Clark County School District (CCSD) received the sad news that a CCSD Mariachi teacher Mr. Donato “Albert” Avila had passed away.  A teacher at Fremont Middle School, Mr....

Photo Essay: What is a gallery to the community at LVA?

Photo Essay: What is a gallery to the community at LVA?

Khai Huynh, Reporter November 29, 2022

With the opening of the “Ephemera Continuum” show, both the Lowden and the Bryan & Lewis galleries are once again decorated with a new wave of artworks from the Visual Arts Conservatory. However,...

Ragtime was one of the early forms of jazz that became widely popular.

The Origins of American Jazz

Daemon Bawa, Reporter November 29, 2022

Jazz is often considered America’s true art form. Originating during the second half of the 19th century, it was a melting pot of cultural traditions that could only come to life in a city like New Orleans,...

Kendal Ozawa a dance major who is a freshman and new to LVA but isnt new to dance and what it has to offer.

A Love for Dance

Elena Murrieta, Reporter November 29, 2022

Kendal Ozawa a dance major who is a freshman and new to LVA but isn't new to dance and what it has to offer.  Kendal Ozawa is a freshman dance major at Las Vegas Academy (LVA), but this is not her...

TSK Architects design between Lowden Theater and Performing Arts Center (PAC).

LVA Buildings: Now and the Future

Miguel Limcay, Reporter November 29, 2022

The Las Vegas Academy’s campus, now known as Las Vegas Academy of the Arts, has been around since 1931 and holds a lot of history in its buildings. This makes it the most aged campus in all of Clark...

Lin-Manuel Miranda at LVA

Lin-Manuel Miranda at LVA

Isabel Cassidy and Katie Ngo November 28, 2022

On November 17th, Freestyle Love Supreme, a group created by Lin Manuel Miranda and Anthony Veneziale came to Las Vegas Academy of the Arts. “Our teachers had been telling us all week about them coming...

My Journey to Improve My Typing- Part Two

My Journey to Improve My Typing- Part Two

Isabel Cassidy, Reporter November 22, 2022

In my journey to find a website that fits my typing needs and improve my wpm and accuracy, the next website is This website claims that it “doubles your wpm”. It is more based on...

A Look at Summer School

A Look at Summer School

Daemon Bawa, Reporter November 22, 2022

Every year, students wonder whether or not they should do summer school, what classes to take, or how many. It might seem like there aren’t a lot of answers that can be found without trying it out, but...

Picture taken from an unknown artist, comment below if this is your art!

Artists at LVA

Kaidyn Kuzyk, Reporter November 22, 2022

Here at LVA, there are many impressive artists. LVA Accolades staff members visited an art class and found pieces from several talented artists. Each piece represents something different from the artist’s...

 Popular hangout spot for LVA students, Container Park, offers a wide variety of restaurants and shops, each with their own artistic touch to them.

Container Park Favorites

Violet Gude and Allyson Nash November 22, 2022

Container Park is one of many popular hangout spots downtown in Las Vegas amongst tourists, locals, and Las Vegas Academy (LVA) students. Container Park is recognizable and notable for its use of shipping...

New math teacher Amber Clark (right) and new choir teacher Matthew Ostlie (left)

New Teachers At LVA

Cate Cummings, Daemon Bawa, Kelsy Iniguez, and Makenzy Faulk November 22, 2022

 As we all know, the environment at LVA is like no other with all of the talent and special events packed into the school. This year, our school welcomes a few new friendly faces around campus.  At...

A Day in the Life of a Visual Art Major

A Day in the Life of a Visual Art Major

Conner Hollister and Ethan Andrew November 22, 2022

On the LVA campus, visual art majors have less publicity than many other majors. Because they don’t have performances, they are often overlooked. The Accolades staff has decided to take a closer look...

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