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Powder and Sun Skate Shop

Emily Dunbar, Reporter February 6, 2024

These videos and photos were taken at the skate shop Powder and Sun in Clark County, Nevada. At the shop, I interviewed 16-year-old worker Zack Rannazzisi, and we talked about the different boards he knew...

The Fight Between The Best

The Fight Between The Best

Marcus Vickers, Reporter November 15, 2023

There are many famous old school boxers like Mike Tyson, Muhammad Ali, and Evander Holyfield. That has influenced new school boxers like Devin Haney, Ryan Garcia, and Gervonta Davis. Like the new school...

Las Vegas Academys Basketball Club is welcome to all and happens Monday and Wednesday during lunch.

Basketball Club

Jayden Jones, Reporter November 9, 2023

At Las Vegas Academy (LVA) there are many clubs but one of the few spots clubs offered is Basketball club. Participants partake in a range of exercises, drills, and games that aim to enhance not only...

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,...

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