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Im not Afraid of Censorship!

I’m not Afraid of Censorship!

Isabel Cassidy, Reporter May 19, 2023

Here at Las Vegas Academy of the Arts, our website is a public forum and is student-led. We are allowed to cover almost anything without the fear of censorship. While there are...

Costume Design II’s ABC Dress Project

Costume Design II’s ABC Dress Project

Aerith Hamper, Reporter May 18, 2023

Over the past few weeks, the Costuming Department has been hard at work discovering new materials and techniques to use in their craft. Costume Design 2 began their final project of the year: The ABC Dress...

An artistic representation of how I view the human brain.

The Reality of Mental Health, School, and the Arts

Elena Murrieta, Editor in Chief May 16, 2023

As the years pass and the world evolves, people are realizing how important good mental health is and its effects on a person. Las Vegas Academy (LVA) is not only known for its amazing programs, but also...

Day in the life of a Film Major

Day in the life of a Film Major

Makenzy Faulk, Reporter May 15, 2023

Laurence Andrews was interviewed and asked what his daily routine looks like, so students in different majors could see what a film major does everyday. Andrews went through his schedule, starting with...

Here are a few artists at LVA who are already making a name for themselves in the music industry.

Upcoming Musicians

Elena Murrieta, EIC May 9, 2023

“I've always wanted to do music in some sort of way.” That comment summarizes the musical life of Romeo Perez, a vocal major, who is now in his sophomore year at LVA.  He has been making music...

Anything Goes Musical.

Jazz Music in LVA’S “Anything Goes” Musical

Journey Burris, Reporter March 23, 2023

Las Vegas Academy’s, “Anything Goes” musical was a great success. The comedic musical is based on a love story that took place aboard an ocean liner bound from New York to London in the 1930s. Throughout...

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...

Dia de Los Muertos by carlossg is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0. To view a copy of this license, visit

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,...

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