Canyon Echoes

About Canyon Echoes

Canyon Echoes is an online publication created and maintained by the Newsmedia class at Canyon Vista Middle School in Austin, Texas. All content is authored by students unless where noted.

Canyon Echoes is the voice of Canyon Vista students. Its name comes from the first line of the school song, “Echoes from the Canyon, tell the story true.” Their current staff is made up of 7th and 8th grade students, with over 1,000 articles published. The staff works on a daily announcements that airs every morning. To see these, just visit the site’s official YouTube channel. The site is home to several video series, such as The Opinionist, The Morning Show,  and Everyday Canyon Vista.

Round Rock ISD featured Canyon Echoes on their website. Click here to see the article.

Canyon Echoes was featured again when Round Rock ISD spotlighted the video series, “Everyday Canyon Vista.” Click here to see the article.

About Canyon Vista Middle School

Canyon Vista is a public middle school serving 1,400 students in grades six through eight. It is one of two middle schools in Round Rock Independent School District that has an Austin address. Students who attend Canyon Vista will go on to attend Westwood High School.

Canyon Vista considers itself to be a “World Class School” whose mission is to inspire future leaders. The school colors are red, white, and blue. The mascot is the mustang.



2018 ILPC 1st Place Entertainment Review – Oliver Barnfield
2018 ILPC 2nd Place Entertainment Review – – Oliver Barnfield
2018 ILPC 1st Place Personal Opinion – Zack Catuogno
2018 ILPC 3rd Place Entertainment Feature – Zack Catuogno
2018 ILPC 1st Place Photo Slideshow – Keana Saberi
2018 ILPC 2nd Place Video Story – Keana Saberi
2018 ILPC 1st Place Sports Column – Andrew Bailey
2018 ILPC 2nd Place Sports Column – Andrew Bailey
2018 ILPC 2nd Place Computer Art – Amber Xiao
2018 ILPC 2nd Place Multimedia Package – Vishnu Sreenivasan, Oliver Barnfield
2018 ILPC 2nd Place Video Story – Margaux Deveze, Ruth Martin
2018 ILPC Honorable Mention Video Story – Austin Nguyen
2017 ILPC Distinguished Merit Newspaper
2017 ILPC 1st Place Newspaper Entertainment Review – Ayan Chaudhry
2017 ILPC 2nd Place Newspaper Feature Writing  – Riddhi Jakkal
2017 ILPC 1st Place Infographic/ Sidebar – Srilekha Cherukuvada
2017 ILPC 2nd Place Infographic / Sidebar – Julia Fang
2017 ILPC 2nd Place Multimedia Package – Maggie Findell & Emma Monreal
2017  ILPC Honorable Mention Editorial Writing – Shadt Skawratananond
2016 ILPC Broadcast Achievement Award
2016 ILPC Online Newspaper Achievement Award
2016 ILPC Honorable Mention News Feature– Michelle Lee
2016 ILPC Honorable Mention News Feature– Emma Monreal
2016 ILPC Honorable Mention Feature Writing– Grace Liu
2016 ILPC 1st Place Entertainment Review– Amber Sheu
2016 ILPC Honorable Mention Entertainment Feature– Bailey Armosky
2016 ILPC Honorable Mention Personal Opinion Column– Brigitta Kolics
2016 ILPC 2nd Place Infographic– Joyce Zhuang
2016 ILPC 3rd Place Infographic– Amy Vo
2016 ILPC 1st Place Multimedia Package– Melinda Barrett
2016 ILPC 3rd Place Multimedia Package– Emma Monreal & George Ruhlman
2016 ILPC 1st Place General News Photo– Hannah Lu
2016 ILPC 3rd Place General News Photo– Hayden Swanson
2016 ILPC 3rd Place Sports Action Photo– Rohan Gupta
2016 ILPC 3rd Place Home Page Design– Staff
2016 ILPC Honorable Mention Editing– Zac DeLane
2016 ILPC Honorable Mention Producing– Brigitta Kolics

2015 ILPC Online Newspaper Distinguished Merit Award
2015 ILPC Honorable Mention Sports News Story– Gabe Kotick
2015 ILPC Honorable Mention Feature Writing– Katie Chung
2015 ILPC 3rd Place Entertainment Review– Jocelyn Kim
2015 ILPC Honorable Mention Entertainment Feature– Flora He
2015 ILPC 1st Place Infographic– Nicole Souydalay
2015 ILPC 2nd Place Infographic– Bernice Chen
2015 ILPC 2nd Place Multimedia Package– Emma Monreal