Canyon Echoes

CVMS Interview with Theater Student, Ojal Jitesh Kalyani

CVMS Interview with Theater Student, Ojal Jitesh Kalyani

Nikita Raman, Reporter

October 25, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Just For Fun, Opinion, People, Theatre

What is the hardest thing about being a Theater student? Well, having all the attention on me and having to be on stage What do you love about acting? I get to put myself out there without having to get judged. Everyone gets to be themselves, that's probably the best thing about acting plus...

Students Attend First Pep Rally of the Year

Students Attend First Pep Rally of the Year

Ehan Umatiya, Reporter

October 23, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Showcase

On Oct.19, the first pep rally was held to support the sports. From playing Human Hungry, Hungry Hippos to the principals dressing up as dinosaurs, the students celebrated all things Mustang.  

A Cutting Edge Hackathon

A Cutting Edge Hackathon

Elie Soloveichik, Reporter

October 22, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Technology

A new kind of event took place on Oct. 13 at Pearson Ranch Middle School, attracting hundreds of students and volunteers to participate in the first ever CodewizardsHQ Hackathon. The goal of the Hackathon was to connect middle school and high school students from Round Rock ISD across different coding e...

Choir Presents Their Fall Concert

Choir Presents Their Fall Concert

Aliyah Carter, Reporter

October 22, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Choir

The choir fall concert was held on Oct. 12 at Hope Presbyterian Church at 7 p.m. All choirs presented their work over the past eight weeks of school. Here are some thoughts from students on how they did: Gabriel Paredes (8) "It's fun and I really enjoyed working with the rest of the honors ch...

Why You Should Drop PE in Eighth Grade

Why You Should Drop PE in Eighth Grade

Arsh Gupta, Reporter

October 22, 2018


Filed under Campus News

In our school, one class that everyone has taken at one point is P.E. While sixth and seventh graders are required to take it, eighth graders do have an option to drop it. But why should you drop P.E.? First, the fact that you can take a new elective. People have already taken P.E. for two years....

What it Takes to be a Newsmedia Student

What it Takes to be a Newsmedia Student

Baker Tuthill, Reporter

October 22, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Clubs

I'm sure that countless devout fans have wondered day and night, never sleeping, always in a fervor state, not knowing if they have what it takes to be a Newsmedia student. Well, I'm here to put an end to their strife and give you an idea of what you gotta do to be in Newsmedia. First up to bat: the...

Survey Says Students Prefer a Later Dance

Survey Says Students Prefer a Later Dance

Charlotte Blackmon, Reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Events

This year, the school dances (or socials, I suppose) are starting at 4:00 after school. This is only 25 minutes after school ends, and there are many problems that could arise due to this. First of all, students aren't a fan of this new development. According to a recent Instagram poll, only 17 percent...

Dance Intersections

Dance Intersections

Hannah McDonough, Reporter

October 16, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Dance, Showcase, Videos

Meet the Cast of Arsenic and Old Lace

Charlotte Blackmon, Reporter

October 16, 2018


Filed under Campus News, People, Theatre, Videos

The main characters of Canyon Vista's production of Arsenic and Old Lace share a fun fact about themselves.

Favorite Free Art Programs: Krita

Favorite Free Art Programs: Krita

Claire Lawrence, Reporter

October 15, 2018


Filed under Art, Clubs, Entertainment, Just For Fun, Showcase, Technology, Videos

With the popularization of digital art nowadays, there are plenty of new and free drawing programs. One of my favorites is Krita. Let's take a look at the program and explore its features!

The Pacer Test

The Pacer Test

Oliver Barnfield, Reporter

October 15, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Entertainment, Just For Fun, Showcase, Wellness

I stand on the line. My palms are sweaty. Then I hear it: the smooth words of an anonymous man over the loud speaker. He says: "The FitnessGram™ PACER Test is a multistage aerobic capacity test that progressively gets more difficult as it continues. The 20-meter pacer test will begin in 30 se...