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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....

Yearbook, behind the cover

Yearbook, behind the cover

Jessie Van Den Berg, Editor

October 4, 2019

Yearbook is graphic design, writing, photography, and teamwork. It’s a disciplined class and quite social as well. You get to interview tons of students along with working in groups to put together your spread. A spread is two pages that face each in a spread covering one event. For example, the fi...

Hey Dude, Nice Shoes! – A Summary of Hello Week

Hey Dude, Nice Shoes! – A Summary of Hello Week

Shristi Dayal and Naomi Nathan

October 4, 2019

Hello Week was a week of new beginnings and new friendships to sprout. On the first day, the staff and cheerleaders greeted people at the door. The second day, they went to other doors to greet. On the third day, students wore name badges so that we could talk to people using their names. We also had ...

Superhero Social Kicks Off The Year

Superhero Social Kicks Off The Year

Hannah McDonough, Editor

September 25, 2019

On Friday, Sept. 20, Canyon Vista had its first school social. Students came decked out in their best superhero outfits and spent the afternoon dancing with their friends. The lines to get in were past the bus canopy and everyone was excited. "It was a fun and exciting experience," Elizabeth Propes (6)...

PuzzlePalooza Begins In the Library

PuzzlePalooza Begins In the Library

Katie Flannagan, Reporter

September 24, 2019

 What is PuzzlePalooza? PuzzlePalooza is a race between four teams to complete puzzles. The puzzles are all on the same difficulty level and whoever completes there teams puzzle first, wins. Why did PuzzlePalooza get started? Mrs. Stiles, our librarian, saw a tweet from the Austin Public Li...

Spreading The Word: Technical Theater

Spreading The Word: Technical Theater

Kavan Stewart and Joaquin Schere

September 24, 2019

Technical Theater is a new elective option not that many people know about. We interviewed Mr. Parks, the theater teacher, about this new class.

Board Game Club Begins for the New School Year

Board Game Club Begins for the New School Year

Shristi Dayal, Reporter

September 24, 2019

Have you been wanting to stay and do something after school?  What about relax and play games? (NOT VIDEO GAMES --Stop wanting to play video games it's bad for you.) If you said yes to all of these questions, join the board game club.  They meet on Mondays in Mr.Erickson's room at 3:45 to 4:45 p.m....

Honor Orchestra Wins Statewide Competition

Honor Orchestra Wins Statewide Competition

September 23, 2019

TMEA stands for Texas Music Educators Association, and it splits into five divisions. The divisions include Band, Orchestra, Vocal, Elementary, and Colledge.  Canyon Vista’s Honors Orchestra was selected to play at the TMEA convention in San Antonio for winning the TMEA Honor Orchestra competition. "The...

A Look At Student Travel

A Look At Student Travel

June Jung, Reporter

September 22, 2019

Officer Pope is Back!!

Officer Pope is Back!!

Akaash Reddy, Reporter

September 20, 2019

As I'm well aware you all know, Officer Pope is back! For those of you who don't know, we were informed last year that he wouldn't be at CVMS this year, but he suddenly is back, and everyone is excited about it! Check out this video put together about Officer Pope. ...

Westwood Academy Night

Westwood Academy Night
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June Jung, Reporter

September 17, 2019

Eventually, we all end up in high school. No-one can change that, but what we can change is what path we take on the way in. School - even though at times it doesn't feel that way - is a journey of choices. So I am here to inform you of all those choices on the way to adulthood. Programs: Currently, in Round Rock ISD, there ...