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Photo of the elusive Ethan Andrew, rumored to be one of the ghosts of Lowden.

LVA’s Ghosts- Spooky Spooky Ghosts

Ava McClure, Conner Hollister, and Ethan Andrew October 31, 2022

Ghosts. The mystery of a lifetime. Some people are convinced that these spirits are real and have power over the living. Others are in denial, claiming that ghosts are a human invention. But we, current...

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El Debate Sobre la Historia del Día de los Muertos (The Debate Over the History of the Day of the Dead)

Daemon Bawa, Author October 12, 2022

The English version of the article follows the Spanish. Este artículo fue escrito para la Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica, y fue publicado en la revista nacional Albricias. Hay un debate interesante...

P.A.C.E. students and teachers take a quick break from their hectic day, much of which is spent managing the student store in the cafeteria.

P.A.C.E. Sets the Bar for Community Involvement

Taylor Johnson, Editor-in-Chief May 26, 2022

Taylor Johnson, the 2022-2023 Editor in Chief of Accolades, interviews the hard-working and dedicated teachers and students who are part of this innovative program that not only teaches skills for workplace...

Film Awards Photo Gallery

Jessica Barborka, Photography May 19, 2022
LVA Film Awards were announced May 13th.
Revolving Around Gluten

Revolving Around Gluten

Addison Williams, Reporter May 19, 2022

Revolving Around Gluten  Bread. You know the stuff we use for grilled cheese, french toast, sandwiches.. You most likely have it in your fridge or in your pantry. But have you ever wondered what may...

Ms. Medcalf winning the Lifetime Achievement Award

JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention

Kayla Clemente, Editor-in-Chief May 17, 2022

What is the JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention? It is the largest gathering of high school journalists in the country. I had the opportunity to attend the spring convention with Ms. Strehl,...

Image Credit: Russia Ukraine Locator by Dim Grits is marked with CC BY-SA 4.0.

What is going on in Ukraine and why?

Patricia De la Cal, Reporter April 21, 2022

Russia-Ukraine history We’ve all heard about what could possibly be WW3, but to really understand what is going on between Russia and Ukraine we have to go way back before Putin. Ukraine entered...

Female Icons: Their impacts in the Industry

Female Icons: Their impacts in the Industry

Journey Burris, Reporter April 19, 2022

Janet Jackson Janet Jackson has acted as the blueprint for other women artists. Her dance style, music, and performance have inspired many other female artists of today. Jackson has had the most...

Most sugar isnt as obvious as the cube in this image. It is hidden in everyday foods, and the grams add up quickly. [Image source: Sugar by Uwe Hermann is marked with CC BY-SA 2.0.]

Sugar’s Takeover

Addison Williams, Reporter April 1, 2022

Many don’t realize how many things contain added sugar nowadays, as well as its effects on us students. Sugar is hidden in many processed foods that we don’t think twice about. Refined sugar can be...

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) signed HB 1557, known as the Dont Say Gay bill, into law on on Monday, March 28, 2022. [Image Source: Ron DeSantis by Gage Skidmore is marked with CC BY-SA 2.0.]

Dissecting “Don’t Say Gay”

Jules Pochowski, Reporter March 30, 2022

Earlier this year, the proposal of a bill now widely dubbed the “Don’t Say Gay” bill was announced. Despite uproar and backlash, the bill was signed on March 28, 2022; however, I believe the bill...

Deep Dive Into “All Too Well 10-Minute Version” by Taylor Swift

Deep Dive Into “All Too Well 10-Minute Version” by Taylor Swift

Ana Green, Reporter December 13, 2021

In Red (Taylor’s Version), by Taylor Swift, released November 12, 2021, on all music platforms, the 10-minute version of All Too Well has been causing quite a stir amongst the public. The 10-minute version...

Ally Mishler, Alysia McCarthy, and English teacher Mr. Trueblood outside Mr. Truebloods classroom.

Postcast: Dealing with Grief and Loss

Alysia McCarthy, Reporter December 10, 2021

This podcast features students Alysia McCarthy, Ally Mishler, and English teacher Mr. Trueblood. Join them as they sit down in Mr. Trubelood's classroom during lunch and discuss grief, loss, stress, and...

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