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CVMS Band TMEA Audition

CVMS Band TMEA Audition

Kavin Thiyagarajan, Reporter

November 1, 2018


Filed under Band, Campus News

The CVMS Band has many students advancing to the district and region bands every year. CVMS students hold at least the top three spots. If you have ever been to the band hall, you would know how good the band is by seeing the sheer number of trophies available there. One of the biggest things that they prepare ...

Arsenic And Old Lace Review

Arsenic And Old Lace Review

Hannah McDonough, Reporter

October 31, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Events, Opinion, Showcase, Theatre

This past weekend, I went to go see Arsenic and Old Lace. This is the play that CVMS theatre is currently putting on. They did an excellent job with everything. But before we get into that, here's a summary of this play/movie: A hilarious movie that came out in 1944, Arsenic and Old Lace has been...

The Vertical Concert

The Vertical Concert

Charlotte Blackmon, Reporter

October 31, 2018


Filed under Arts, Campus News, Choir, Showcase

On Thursday, Nov. 1, the day after Halloween, the vertical concert will be at the RRISD Performing Arts Center. The choirs performing will be the Grisham 7th and 8th-grade choirs, the Canyon Vista Varsity choirs, the elementary school choirs, and the advanced and chamber Westwood choirs. On Tuesday,...

Region 26 Orchestra Audition Results For CVMS

Region 26 Orchestra Audition Results For CVMS

Yoonjoo Oh, Reporter

October 26, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Orchestra, People

On Oct.12-13, students from schools within our region including CVMS orchestra students had auditioned to Region 26 Orchestra; an orchestra made with the best students within the region. The results for viola and cello were announced on Oct. 12, a while after the auditions and the violin and harp on...

CVMS Interview with Theater Student, Ojal Jitesh Kalyani

CVMS Interview with Theater Student, Ojal Jitesh Kalyani

Nikita Raman, Reporter

October 25, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Just For Fun, Opinion, People, Theatre

What is the hardest thing about being a Theater student? Well, having all the attention on me and having to be on stage What do you love about acting? I get to put myself out there without having to get judged. Everyone gets to be themselves, that's probably the best thing about acting plus...

The True Drama Queen

The True Drama Queen

Hannah Bresser, Reporter

October 24, 2018


Filed under People, Theatre

Mackenzie McElroy (7) is has acted for several years now. She has been in Alladin, Anne and the Green Gables, and many others. Let's learn how she handles having so many activities outside of school. Question 1 - When did you start acting?    I started acting in the summer between 2 and 3 grade ...

Choir Presents Their Fall Concert

Choir Presents Their Fall Concert

Aliyah Carter, Reporter

October 22, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Choir

The choir fall concert was held on Oct. 12 at Hope Presbyterian Church at 7 p.m. All choirs presented their work over the past eight weeks of school. Here are some thoughts from students on how they did: Gabriel Paredes (8) "It's fun and I really enjoyed working with the rest of the honors ch...

The ‘Make Your Own Music Sites

The ‘Make Your Own Music Sites

Colin Johnson, Reporter

October 17, 2018


Filed under Art, Entertainment, Showcase

Make Your Own Music (MYOM) sites, are beautiful programs. They allow you to create music without the need of instruments. Some may have certain requirements, but people usually have met these requirements due to other projects and jobs. These tools have helped shaped the music world into what it is today,...

Re-Creating Art Pieces

Ayan Momin, Reporter

October 16, 2018


Filed under Art, Videos

Dance Intersections

Dance Intersections

Hannah McDonough, Reporter

October 16, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Dance, Showcase, Videos

Meet the Cast of Arsenic and Old Lace

Charlotte Blackmon, Reporter

October 16, 2018


Filed under Campus News, People, Theatre, Videos

The main characters of Canyon Vista's production of Arsenic and Old Lace share a fun fact about themselves.

Favorite Free Art Programs: Krita

Favorite Free Art Programs: Krita

Claire Lawrence, Reporter

October 15, 2018


Filed under Art, Clubs, Entertainment, Just For Fun, Showcase, Technology, Videos

With the popularization of digital art nowadays, there are plenty of new and free drawing programs. One of my favorites is Krita. Let's take a look at the program and explore its features!