LVPA Survival Guide

Hello Everyone!

Hi! I’m Nico Gonzalez, and I’m going to be a Junior Theatre Major. I’m going to try to help out as much as I can on this blog. If you have any questions for me about transitioning into LVPA, some of the school rules, anything really, feel free to ask. You can friend me on Facebook ( . Feel free to come up to me the first day with and introduce yourself, or if you need help with anything. I’ll be wearing a bright red blazer. Hope you all have a great first day!


New School Year

I wanted to wish everyone who will be attending LVPA/Charter Arts for the 2014-2015 school year the best of luck in all you do! Remember that your education is in your hands, and it’s up to you to change the world


Friendly reminder that I am now 2 years removed from LVPA and all that goes on, and a lot has changed! I am still looking for someone (preferably an upperclassman) to help me mediate this blog. Please e-mail me at with your name and why you think you would be good at managing this blog to be considered! 

Anonymous asked: do you think that certain majors can be clique-ier than others?

Honestly, don’t worry about cliques. You will find friends. It is still a high school, and there will be some people who are better friends with others than with you, but if you’re nice and sweet and you aim to be friends with everyone you will come out on top and with life-long friends!

Anonymous asked: What do you do at new student orientation?

You kinda tour the school and check out the classrooms and see some stuff around the school. Not too much of a big deal, but it is a big help if you’ve never been to the school before.

Anonymous asked: What's the hardest class you've taken

Probably Calc Honors.

Anonymous asked: You graduated?

I did! I will be starting my sophomore year of college in a few weeks. 

Anonymous asked: hi im paul do do do do do do do new new new new new new new *JIMMY J Neutron*

Wow thank you

Anonymous asked: When do you get your schedule?

First day or mailed to you, either or.

Anonymous asked: i want to go to LVPA but idk if i really do, how is it being a visual artist are the teachers harsh on you and how hard are the test if they give any? help.-.

First off, I think that you shouldn’t rely on what I say as your only basis for such a decision. Do some research! Check out the wbsite ( and look at the videos - there are galleries open for many artists from LVPA now in the Lehigh Valley that you could do some googling and check out for yourself. 

I wasn’t a visual art major. The teachers are great, funny, and caring. The tests aren’t so hard you can’t handle them, I promise! Of course they help - that’s the whole basis of an education. They are there to help you become better. 

Going to LVPA was hands down one of the best decisions I made in my life. A lot has changed about the school through the years and more still will change, but it is an extremely valuable opportunity that is afforded to you and if you have the chance to take it I suggest you do!