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The True Drama Queen

The True Drama Queen

Hannah Bresser, Reporter

October 24, 2018

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

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

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

Dance Intersections

Dance Intersections

Hannah McDonough, Editor

October 16, 2018

Meet the Cast of Arsenic and Old Lace

Charlotte Blackmon, Reporter

October 16, 2018

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

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!

How Honors Choir Prepares for the Fall Concert

How Honors Choir Prepares for the Fall Concert

Charlotte Blackmon, Reporter

October 12, 2018

The Choir Concert is Friday, Oct. 12, and the girls in Honors Choir have been preparing for the big day since school began. Raul Vara, choir director, chose four pieces in total for the girls to learn, of which only two will be performed. Three of these four pieces were acapella. If you don't know,...

An Overview of Horror Movie Posters

Featured Image by Oliver Barnfield

Oliver Barnfield, Cool Guy/Entertainment Editor

October 10, 2018

CLICK ON THE IMAGES TO SEE THE FULL GALLERY Movie posters are what catch our eye in the theatre, and before the trailer became prominent, they were all we really had. I've written about this topic several times, and this time we're going to take a look at the trends in posters from each decade from 50s to th...

Is Learning An Instrument Really Important?

Is Learning An Instrument Really Important?

Kavin Thiyagarajan, Producer

October 10, 2018

In CVMS, there are two electives where you can get to learn an instrument: Band, and Orchestra. A band is mainly comprised of woodwind, brass, and percussion instruments. An orchestra is comprised of string instruments. Each has different components. They both require hours of dedication and practice...

The F.O.M.O Factory

The F.O.M.O Factory

Jessie Van Den Berg, Editor

October 10, 2018

Instagram Aesthetics, Fun settings, Lots of likes. If this describes you and how you control your Instagram account, then hop in the car and go check out the F.O.M.O Factory! The F.O.M.O Factory is a pop-up exhibition in downtown Austin. It resembles the Museum of Ice Cream in San Francisco. These m...

Showing Off Great Music at Festival of The Bands

Showing Off Great Music at Festival of The Bands

Silas Ou, Reporter

October 2, 2018

On Oct.1, the 19th Annual Festival of the Bands occurred. It was hosted by Round Rock ISD and had participants such as Cedar Ridge, McNeil, Round Rock, Stony Point, and Westwood. It was held at Kelly Reeves Athletic Complex and performances began at 7 p.m. Elementary and Middle schools, including Canyon...