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An Interview with Mr. Parks (New Theater Teacher)

An Interview with Mr. Parks (New Theater Teacher)

Oliver Barnfield, Theatre Reporter

September 11, 2018


Filed under Campus News, People, Showcase, Theatre

This year we have a brand new member to our fine arts staff: Mr. Dustin Parks. I asked him a few questions. Canyon Echoes: What was your background in theater before you came to CVMS? Dustin Parks: I taught for 11 years at Pflugerville and a Westville for 3. I also acted professionally in A...

Over the Garden Wall: Masterpeice

Over the Garden Wall: Masterpeice

Baker Tuthill, Reporter

September 11, 2018


Filed under Art, Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase, Videos

It is my great honor to present to you what I believe to be the best-animated cartoon network series by far, and perhaps the most beautiful, artful, and amazing animated series that exists to date. What's the Deal with Over the Garden Wall? Over the Garden Wall is an amazing 10-episode mini-ser...

Can Students Draw The Texas Outline From Memory?

Can Students Draw The Texas Outline From Memory?

Claire Lawrence, Reporter

September 5, 2018


Filed under Art, Entertainment, Just For Fun, People, Showcase, Videos

We've seen the shape and outline of Texas all of our lives. It appears in logos, maps, the internet, and mostly in school. However, what happens when you don't have the shape to trace, or a reference to look at? Here are the results: Can you draw the Texas outline from memory?

Songs Everyone Knows

Songs Everyone Knows

Charlotte Blackmon, Reporter

August 31, 2018


Filed under Choir, Entertainment, Just For Fun

You know those songs that everybody screams the lyrics to at social events? These are the songs that everyone knows. That means you! You don't know how, but somehow you know all the lyrics- at least the ones in the chorus. So here are a few of the songs that everyone knows: 1. Don't Stop Believing by Journey 'Just a small town girl...' This 80's classic is one that y...

Choir Spring Show Interviews

Choir Spring Show Interviews

Lucy Wassmuth, Reporter

May 24, 2018


Filed under Choir, Showcase, Videos

 

Businessmen Make Plans to Make Part of Downtown Austin More Green

Businessmen Make Plans to Make Part of Downtown Austin More Green

Jack Purcell, Reporter

May 24, 2018


Filed under Art, Arts, Community News, Environment, Showcase

Two Austin businessmen have donated $5 million to the revitalization of Waller Creek as part of an effort to turn the urban waterway into a major park destination. Real estate magnate Nate Paul, founder and CEO of World Class Capital Group LLC, and tech investor Brian Sheth, co-founder and president of ...

The Choir Spring Show: Outsider View

The Choir Spring Show: Outsider View

Erith Won, Reporter

May 24, 2018


Filed under Arts, Campus News, Choir, Entertainment, Events, Just For Fun, Opinion

The hallway to the cafeteria crowds with people waiting in anticipation for the doors to open. As soon as the doors open, everyone rushes in to get a good seat. A lot of them are reserved, however, and the seats that are left are in the front and on the sides. Many people stand and kneel throughout the ...

Ms. Pollard’s Art

Ms. Pollard’s Art

Ruth Martin, Reporter

April 23, 2018


Filed under Art, Campus News, Just For Fun, People

Ms. Pollard's 1st period art makes creative and innovative projects every six weeks, click up to see what they're doing.  

Top 10 Art Supplies

Top 10 Art Supplies

Amber Xiao, Reporter

April 23, 2018


Filed under Art, Just For Fun

Top Sketchbook: Strathmore Series 400 Sketch Pads Strathmore Sketch books come in many different types. The standard paper will work with any kind of pen, pencil, marker, or other drawing implement. The watercolor version is very sturdy and will hold up to lots of water. According to http://www.businessi...