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2019 Middle School UIL Competition Ends In CVMS Taking 1st

2019 Middle School UIL Competition Ends In CVMS Taking 1st

Silas Ou, Reporter

March 7, 2019


Filed under Campus News, Events, People, Showcase

It was Feb.23, students from all over the district competed at Deerpark Middle School. Canyon Vista brought home the first place Sweepstakes trophies for all three grade levels Other district places included Walsh that took second for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade, Cedar Valley took third for 6th and 8th...

Canyon Vista Middle School Region VI Chess Tournament

Canyon Vista Middle School Region VI Chess Tournament

Kavin Thiyagarajan, Reporter

March 5, 2019


Filed under Campus News

Chess is an ancient game. Originating in India as the strategy game chaturanga. A game of war. Now chess has evolved into an international game where people of all ages have fun. On Feb.16, 2019, the Region VI Chess Tournament was held in Canyon Vista Middle School. A total of 72 students participated...

Anticipating Powder Puff 2019

Anticipating Powder Puff 2019

Claire Lawrence, Reporter

February 27, 2019


Filed under Campus News, People

It's getting to the time of year where students gather together to make the Powder Puff! Last year was a blast, so it will be really fun to see how this one goes. The game is brought to you by NJHS. They have been working hard to design T-shirts, make posters, and organized the game. The basic premise...

Congrats to the Science Fair Participants

Congrats to the Science Fair Participants

Aliyah Carter, Reporter

February 26, 2019


Filed under Campus News, Community & World News, Showcase

On Feb.21, seven CVMS students participated in the Austin Regional Science Fair at Palmer Events Center. There were 3,000 students from 3rd through 12th grade that competed. Here were the results: Name Project Category Placing Armaan Srireddy Energy:Traditional/Alt...

How Did You Feel During The First Track Meet?

How Did You Feel During The First Track Meet?

Aliyah Carter, Reporter

February 26, 2019


Filed under Campus News, People, Showcase, Sports, Videos

How did you feel during the track meet? I felt nervous and happy at the same time. I was nervous because I had one of the first races. Also, I was trying something that I would not normally do. I was happy because after the race I was relieved because we placed first. I thought I would actually do bad. ...

The First Mustang Hustle

The First Mustang Hustle

Hannah McDonough, Reporter

February 25, 2019


Filed under Campus News, Events, Showcase, Sports, Wellness

For the first time ever, CVMS is hosting a Mustang Hustle! Come join us as we run a 5k fun run on April 13, 2019. Whether you are a fast runner or not, this race is for you! Don't feel pressured, it's just for fun. Costs Registration Early registration started February 16, and until March 16, it co...

BIM Products

BIM Products

Charlotte Blackmon, Reporter

February 25, 2019


Filed under Campus News

This year's BIM products range from pet rocks to fake Airpods and are selling now for affordable prices. Here is a list of some of the BIM products students are selling. 1. Cable Bites Cable Bites are little plastic animals that you can put on your charging cords. They're super inexpensive and cute, and he...

CVMS UIL Play- Anatomy of Gray

CVMS UIL Play- Anatomy of Gray

Charlotte Blackmon, Reporter

February 21, 2019


Filed under Campus News, Theatre

This spring, for the UIL Play, The Canyon Vista Honors Theater class will be putting on Anatomy of Grey. The cast has not yet been determined, as auditions begin on Monday, Feb.18. The auditions will be during 3rd period and only open to the Honors Theater students, as the sixth-grade play will be rehearsing...

The Upcoming Valentine’s Dance on Feb.22

The Upcoming Valentine’s Dance on Feb.22

Kavin Thiyagarajan, Reporter

February 21, 2019


Filed under Campus News

Yes Valentine's Day was Feb.14 -- but that doesn't stop CVMS students from celebrating a week later. Get ready for the Valentines Dance on Friday, Feb. 22 and it is going to be super fun. Tickets will be $6 during lunch and after school. The dance is sponsored by the ELA Department. At the social,...

Teacher of The Year Interview with Angela Yung

Teacher of The Year Interview with Angela Yung

Claire Lawrence, Reporter

February 20, 2019


Filed under Campus News, People, Showcase

Ms. Angela Yung was awarded the 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year award. Here is an interview with her about her achievement. Q: What is your favorite thing about teaching? A: "I love spending time with the kids, getting to know them, and building relationships with them." Q: Do you prefer teaching ...

Anonymous Letters to your Valentines Responses

Gabriel Paredes, Assistant To Head

February 13, 2019


Filed under Campus News, Just For Fun, People

My lovable readers and writers (8) I love being your teacher. Thank you all for sharing and learning with me and your classmates in ELA this year. I will miss you next year, but I know you'll rock Westwood. - Mrs. Larson Allison Yao (6) Hi. - Anonymous Angela Yung (6) You put your heart into teaching s...