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How Mental Health in Sports and LVA are Related

How Mental Health in Sports and LVA are Related

Miguel Limcay, Reporter March 27, 2023

When it comes to any talent, the amount of dedication put into it is the most important part. It is important to know that to perform at best, it is not a sprint, but instead a marathon. The people in...

Artifacts in the main display cases showcase the historic athletic past when LVA had sports. Items include a photo of school cheerleaders, cheer uniforms, a jersey with the original mascot, and a letterman jacket from someone who was one of LVA’s athletes in the days before LVA was a performing arts school.

Should Sports be at LVA?

Elena Murrieta, Reporter March 9, 2023

Deion Cox, a junior orchestra major, feels as though LVA should offer sports along with the major programs. “I love playing basketball,” said Cox, who not only goes to LV but enjoys playing sports...

The first possession of the first LVA basketball tournament game on Thursday, February 2nd.

A Closer Look at LVA Basketball: Part 2

Miguel Limcay, Reporter February 8, 2023

Although LVA doesn’t hold official sports programs, basketball is still a frequent activity. For an art school, a lot of students can play. The math teacher, Ms. Clark, started a basketball club early...

 Dylan Helmer, an LVA sophomore band major, plays for Liberty High School and is on the varsity football team.

Musical Scores vs Football Scores

Elena Murrieta, Reporter January 31, 2023

For LVA sophomore Dylan Helmer, though he is a band major, he also does activities outside of school as well. In addition to music, Helmer’s other passion is football. He plays on the Varsity Football...

Khalil Johnson sizing up defender Dominic Denusta during lunchtime at Las Vegas Academy of the Arts.

A Closer Look at LVA Basketball

Miguel Limcay, Reporter November 9, 2022

Las Vegas Academy of the Arts is known for helping students pursue their talents through a variety of majors, making it unlike any other campus. However, this comes at the sacrifice of something that every...

The Mental and Physical Effects of Dance

The Mental and Physical Effects of Dance

Sara Weber and Nevaeh Quibuyen October 12, 2022

Elijah Hicks, grade 10, and Rylie Eenhuis, grade 11, both dance majors at LVA, were interviewed by LVA Accolades staff members about their physical and emotional health regarding their major. Dancers make...

Club Sports vs. Zoned School Sports

Club Sports vs. Zoned School Sports

Addison Williams, Reporter October 11, 2022

Sports. Specifically, sports at the Las Vegas Academy of the Arts. Well, there are none, so the question is, how do our students participate in what they love to do, outside of a performing arts school?...

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Injury and Wellness

Emma Tolbert, Reporter September 12, 2022

Not only is LVA home to artists but also to club sports and individual sports players as well. One of the most common events in sports is injury. Not only does injury affect students' ability to succeed...

Connor on the podium in first place.

LVA Student Wins First Place in Gymnastics Competition

Ethan Tighe, Reporter May 19, 2022

Outside of school, many LVA students have several other talents. Connor Koepp is a great example of that. Koepp is a tenth-grade visual art major here at LVA who does gymnastics outside of school. Recently,...

View from the press tier at T-Mobile Arena.

The VKG and Me: My Internship at T-Mobile

Ethan Tighe, Reporter February 17, 2022

Earlier in the year, I was able to attend a Vegas Golden Knights game as a journalist for LVA Accolades. I got to see what it is really like to be a professional sports journalist.  To start off the...

Golden Knights Continue To Lose

Golden Knights Continue To Lose

Ethan Tighe, Reporter December 14, 2021

The Vegas Golden Knights are currently 24-14-10-0, putting them at a 58% win rate. For an NHL team wanting to make the playoffs, this rate needs to be higher, and the team needs to be winning consistently....

Sage Fernandez, right, with her medal on the way home from a race.

Student Athlete Spotlight- Sage Fernandez

Ethan Tighe October 20, 2021

Welcome to the Student Athlete Spotlight. In this monthly feature we are going to highlight some of the many student athletes here at LVA. We will also get answers to questions about what it's like being...

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