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The LVA Citizenship policy was recently enforced, utilizing the same rubric as last year inspired by the “LVA Way.” Teachers are now required to use the rubric more strictly when grading citizenship and have been given a tool in order to track citizenship more closely.

Students and Staff Share Their Feelings About the Enforcement of the LVA Citizenship Policy

Violet Gude, Reporter January 18, 2023

Las Vegas Academy of the Arts (LVA) Principal Scott Walker recently enforced the school’s citizenship policy in response to a lack of communication over the standing policy. After its enforcement, there...

Calling all bloggers!

Calling all bloggers!

Staff November 30, 2022

Accolades would like to introduce a new site, LVA Blogs. The intention with this site is to give LVA students a place to share experiences, reflect, and offer opinions. Although it is hosted and monitored...

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,...

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...

Image by Addison Williams

Thanksgiving Desserts Without Refined Sugar

Addison Williams, Reporter November 23, 2022

Just in time to celebrate Thanksgiving, Addison Williams curated these dessert recipes for those working to reduce their intake of refined sugar.

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...

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A Gluten Free Thanksgiving

Emma Tolbert, Reporter November 22, 2022

View the gallery below for tips on how to celebrate Thanksgiving gluten-free. Links to recipes: Gluten Free Palate Gravy Recipe Fast Gluten Free Gravy Cornstrach Based Gravy Rice Flour...

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...

LVA Halloween

LVA Halloween

Katie Ngo, Reporter November 22, 2022

This past Halloween, children around the world dressed up as characters they admire or fun little things they like. At Las Vegas Academy of the Arts, art students took Halloween to another level with their...

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