Canyon Echoes

Love is in the Air! – The Valentines Day Social

Love is in the Air! – The Valentines Day Social

Shristi Dayal and Harmony House

February 15, 2020

On February 14, students enjoyed pizza, candy, and games at the school social. All the money collected goes towards buying new books for our ELA department. We were able to spot many people enjoying board games, basketball, movies, and snacks. Here are some pictures of the fun -

High School Around The Corner

High School Around The Corner

Hannah McDonough, Editor

February 4, 2020

With the second semester starting, eighth-graders are getting ready to start high school. In February, eighth-graders will have meetings with their Westwood counselors to help them decide what classes they will take. There are also information meetings coming up. On Feb. 5th, there is an eighth-grade...

7th Grade Boy Basketball Mustangs Crush Panthers 43-21

7th Grade Boy Basketball Mustangs Crush Panthers 43-21

Akaash Reddy, Reporter

January 30, 2020

Recently, the seventh-grade boys' basketball teams faced off against the Ridgeview Panthers, and crushed them. The B-team game was a lot closer than the A-team game, but we still won! The B-team game started off scarily. Both teams were neck and neck, always within two points of each other, and most...

Girl Scout Cookies: The Cookie Craze

Girl Scout Cookies: The Cookie Craze

Hadley Norris and Naomi Nathan

January 29, 2020

It is that time of year. Girl scouts are selling something that nobody can resist. From Thin Mints to Lemonades to S'mores, cookies make their ways through schools at a crazy speed and nothing, not even teachers can stop it. As everyone knows sugar is addicting, especially to teenagers. So these cookies...

Things To Know For Incoming 6th graders

Things To Know For Incoming 6th graders

Jessie Van Den Berg, Editor

January 24, 2020

As you saw in the video the school is big but you’ll get used to it very soon and don’t hesitate to ask older students and adults for direction. You also saw from the video and specific school tours that there is a lot of electives to choose from so I asked some of my personal friends to explain ...

Students Compete in Annual Geography Bee

Students Compete in Annual Geography Bee

Hannah McDonough, Editor

January 23, 2020

On Jan. 21, students competed in the annual Geo Bee in the library. This was the final round, as the students competing passed the qualifying test earlier in January. Silas Ou (8) came in the first place, Andrew Bearse (8) came in second place, and Abraham Kunnan (7) came in third. "After I got the...

Theatre Department puts on “A Tuna Christmas”

Theatre Department puts on “A Tuna Christmas”

Jessie Van Den Berg, Editor

January 22, 2020

A Tuna Christmas is a comedy with family, chaos, and the holiday season. It started in Austin and was performed by our very own theatre company this January. There were two productions, Junior Varsity and Varsity cast. I was able to watch the JV cast, and they nailed it. I was honestly quite surpr...

OPINION: New Transportation Smart Tags Aren’t So Smart

OPINION: New Transportation Smart Tags Aren’t So Smart

Naomi Nathan and Harmony House

December 19, 2019

On December 4th, 2019, yellow badges were passed out in all Advisory classes. Round Rock ISD call them Smart Tags. What are smart tags? Smart tags are like student IDs that track when you get on and of the bus. As I said before, they can't be overlooked. These bright yellow tags have the words SMART ta...

Students attend the 2019 Winter Wonderland Social

Students attend the 2019 Winter Wonderland Social

Kavan Stewart, Reporter

December 17, 2019

Aw yes, the school social. A time to hang out with friends, eat junk food, watch movies, and dance to your favorite songs. On a lucky December Friday the 13th of 2019, The winter wonderland school social happened. The theme for the winter wonderland social was anything holiday-related. So on Decembe...

Teachers Celebrate Students at Seventh Grade CV Honors

Teachers Celebrate Students at Seventh Grade CV Honors

June Jung, Reporter

December 17, 2019

Everyone feels great when they win an award. Though this award, some call extra special. Only the hard-working, and outstanding students get this one. I am here to present the Seventh Grade Canyon Vista Middle School Honors Award. The Award Cole Osborn (7) was a Canyon Vista Honors student. He clai...

Rocking the Holidays With CVMS Band

Rocking the Holidays With CVMS Band

Hannah McDonough, Editor

December 13, 2019

On Dec. 6, band put on their annual holiday concert in the gym. The beginner band performed at 6 p.m. and the seventh and eighth grade bands performed at 7:30 pm. It was the beginner band's first holiday concert, while for others, it was just another opportunity to showcase their skills. Family and friends...

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!