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Orchestra Regional Auditions

Orchestra Regional Auditions

Yoonjoo Oh, Reporter

October 1, 2018

Orchestra regional auditions are nearing -- Oct.12 (cello, bass, viola) to Oct.13 (violin,harp). Almost all orchestra students are auditioning to get into region orchestra. Auditioning to region orchestra means you can compete with students from other schools within the region; which can be a experience...

5 Musicals That Are Totally Basic

5 Musicals That Are Totally Basic

Charlotte Blackmon, Reporter

September 26, 2018

Recently, a lot of people have been getting into some of the newer musicals that have gone to Broadway. So naturally, there a few that even the fake musical nerds should know. Here are some of the totally basic musicals that made the cut. 1. Hamilton Hamilton is the obvious choice for number one- ...

Insider: Arsenic and Old Lace

Insider: Arsenic and Old Lace

Charlotte Blackmon, Reporter

September 24, 2018

The following is an interview with cast member of Arsenic and Old Lace, Suzannah Wells. Suzannah also played the role of Mrs. Jenkins in The Witches. Q: What part do you play in Arsenic and Old Lace? A: Abby- an aunt. Q: If you didn't play Abby, what part would you want to play? A: Elaine, ...

CVMS Theatre Presents…

CVMS Theatre Presents...

Hannah McDonough, Editor

September 21, 2018

The Theater Class Theater is a great elective choice! You get to do fun games and projects. There is never a dull moment in the theatre classroom. Last year I took theatre MS1 with Ms. Crain. We did several small plays and skits in class. We played games where you had to act things out, we did pant...

Some Facts About CVMS Orchestra

Some Facts About CVMS Orchestra

Yoonjoo Oh, Reporter

September 20, 2018

These are some things about our school orchestra. You may have known this for a long time, but what I mean is to just organize some of those facts. First of all: 1. High ranking CVMS Honors orchestra ranked 3rd place in the 2019 Texas Music Educators Association Honors Orchestra Competition; bas...

BAND VS ORCHESTRA

BAND VS ORCHESTRA

Kavin Thiyagarajan, Producer

September 19, 2018

At CVMS there are a variety of fine arts electives that are offered here. We have Band, Art, Orchestra, Choir, and Theatre. We pick our fine arts electives based on what we want and what suits us. Out of these fine arts electives, two of them involve in you learning to play an instrument. Now the age-old battle...

Parov Stelar: King-O-Swing

Parov Stelar: King-O-Swing

Andrew Watson, Reporter

September 14, 2018

Step aside, Drake! Step aside Lil Pump! It's time to meet the TRULY greatest songwriter of all time! OK, with all you people listening to your dubstep, nightcore, and DRAKE... You have all ignored some of the BEST songs you'll ever hear! (OK enough being salty). So, I have listened to a lot of stuff...

An Interview with Mr. Parks (New Theater Teacher)

An Interview with Mr. Parks (New Theater Teacher)

Oliver Barnfield, Cool Guy/Entertainment Editor

September 11, 2018

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...

Theater Kids Mockumentary

Charlotte Blackmon, Reporter

September 11, 2018

Over the Garden Wall: Masterpeice

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Baker Tuthill, Reporter

September 11, 2018

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...