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The Death of Recess in America

The Death of Recess in America

December 3, 2019

Around the world, there has been an on-going debate about whether there should be recess in schools, or not. In the US only a small percentage of schools have it. Though, studies show that children learn better after recess. Adults have expected (middle school especially) kids to sit still, not talk,...

CVMS Teachers Get in the Thanksgiving Spirit

CVMS Teachers Get in the Thanksgiving Spirit

Harmony House and Shristi Dayal

November 20, 2019

It's turkey hat time! Teachers get silly in the turkey gear for the 2019 edition of Turkey pictures. Happy Thanksgiving, Canyon Vista!

Orchestra Fall Concert

Orchestra Fall Concert

Harmony House, Reporter

November 14, 2019

This year, the orchestra has been very busy practicing for their concert performance at the Raymond E. Hartfield Performing Arts Center on Nov. 8,  2019. All of the orchestras were directed by Mr. Whatley, the orchestra teacher at Canyon Vista. Performers include First-year, Prelude, Philharmonic,...

Seventh Grade defeats Grisham 42-6; becomes District Champions

Seventh Grade defeats Grisham 42-6; becomes District Champions

Akaash Reddy, Reporter

November 14, 2019

The Canyon Vista Vs. Grisham game was excellent, and if you didn't watch it, be sure to read this article! Both teams worked hard, and only one came out on top. Here's what happened. Before the game, both teams were doing exercises, and spectators were coming in to watch. I was waiting for the game...

Eighth Grade Football Crushes Grisham Grizzlies 35-8

Eighth Grade Football Crushes Grisham Grizzlies 35-8

Mercy Forrister, Reporter

November 13, 2019

The eighth grade football team had their last game on Nov. 6. They played their hardest defeated the Grisham Grizzlies and won the game with a score of 35-8. Their overall score of games won to lost is 6-1 A team and B team is 6-0. They worked super hard to get where they are today. They have come in...

The Cheerleader Experience

The Cheerleader Experience

Mercy Forrister, Reporter

October 31, 2019

Cheerleaders work so hard every day to get there stunts and cheers down. They go to school at 6:15 am every day for practice and work super hard to juggle cheerleading and school work. Some of them also play sports like volleyball or football in or outside of school. They even do things like dance outside...

Famous Duos Show Up for the Second School Social

Famous Duos Show Up for the Second School Social

Naomi Nathan and Shristi Dayal

October 28, 2019

On Oct. 25, students gathered for the second school social. The theme was famous duos. Here is a look at the students who attended. ...

Get Your Glasses From The Nurse’s Office

Get Your Glasses From The Nurse’s Office

Akaash Reddy, Reporter

October 28, 2019

Watch this unboxing video, and go get your lost glasses from the nurse's office!

The Sticky Note Movement

The Sticky Note Movement

Mercy Forrister, Reporter

October 25, 2019

Angelina Gellini (7) thought people needed to have an inspiration to be kind to others. She decided that a great way to do that was to put sticky notes of inspiration on every locker in the school. Some had quotes and even just some inspiring and kind words on it. Angelina had quotes by Helen Keller,...

Come Read With Us At The CVMS Book Fair

Come Read With Us At The CVMS Book Fair

Hannah McDonough and Jessie Van Den Berg

October 24, 2019

From Oct. 21 to Oct. 25, you can come visit the CVMS book fair in the library. They have everything from books to journals to pens, and much more. There are a couple of tables featuring Minecraft and Harry Potter, but many other books are set out on the racks. “I want kids to find riveting books an...

Students Attend Second Pep Rally of the Year

Students Attend Second Pep Rally of the Year

Naomi Nathan, Reporter

October 22, 2019

On Friday, Oct. 18, students attended the pep rally in the gym. Celebrations included sports recent successes and games. There was also a Thriller dance done by the dance department. Cheerleaders wore pink bows in support of breast cancer awareness. "I thought it was really nice that all of us...

CVMS Choir Sets The Stage For The Year

CVMS Choir Sets The Stage For The Year

Hadley Norris and Hannah McDonough

October 21, 2019

On Friday, Oct.11, all choir students came together for their first concert of the year. The Choir sang with Grisham Choir at Hope Presbyterian Church, across from Spicewood Elementary. Choir directors, Mr. and Mrs. Vara, have been preparing the choirs to showcase what they have been learning so far....