Extracurricular Activities

Studies show that teens who participate in extracurricular activities demonstrate higher levels of academic achievement, greater character development, greater social development, and a greater sense of the importance of community involvement. NOVA Academy is pleased to offer free after-school programming that helps students strengthen their individual talents, discover new interests, and—most importantly—have fun!

Recent extracurricular activities include:

Ajedrez 101

Weekly lessons teach students rules and strategies for playing chess, while training them for competition.

Color Guard 

Students learn drill, dance, and flag techniques, along with choreography, and participate in local events and parades. 

GAINZ Weightlifting and Training 

Students learn tricks and techniques for weight-based conditioning and bodybuilding, including preparation for competition. 

Guitar Classes 

Aspiring musicians learn to play a variety of genres on the guitar from a local instructor who specializes in norteño, jazz, and mariachi. 

Ice Skating Lessons

Through a partnership with Acrisure Arena, students learn the basics of ice skating and ice hockey.

Mixed Media Art 

Students learn various art techniques, such as watercolor painting, drawing, and sketching. Instruction includes collaboration on a mural.