Canyon Echoes

How Honors Choir Prepares for the Fall Concert

How Honors Choir Prepares for the Fall Concert

Charlotte Blackmon, Reporter

October 12, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Choir, People, Showcase

The Choir Concert is Friday, Oct. 12, and the girls in Honors Choir have been preparing for the big day since school began. Raul Vara, choir director, chose four pieces in total for the girls to learn, of which only two will be performed. Three of these four pieces were acapella. If you don't know,...

Lemonade Fundrasier for CVMS

Lemonade Fundrasier for CVMS

Jessie Van Den Berg, Reporter

October 12, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Community News, People

Two 7th graders, Olivia Hadzi-Pavlovic (7) and Lexy Hall (7) organized a fundraiser to provide school supplies for middle school teachers. This fundraiser was a lemonade stand and the money was going to go to the school. Specifically, it was to supply money for the school to purchase tissues and paper. ...

The Dungeons and Dragons Club

The Dungeons and Dragons Club

Colin Johnson

October 10, 2018


Filed under Clubs, Showcase

As the club fair rolled around, many clubs are starting up. One of these clubs is the Dungeons and Dragons Club. We all know of Dungeons and Dragons (D and D), it's the RPG where you can do whatever you want. After coming out 44 years ago, then losing popularity in the 1990s, D and D has finally reaw...

Why Is Gym Class Important?

Why Is Gym Class Important?

Hannah McDonough, Reporter

October 10, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Showcase, Wellness

Most students are enrolled in a Physical Education (PE) class here at CVMS. Sixth grade takes wellness or dance. Seventh and eighth grade take dance, Sports and Fitness, Girls Athletics, or Boys Athletics. Usually, we pick these classes to have fun or to try out for sports. But that's not the only reason...

The F.O.M.O Factory

The F.O.M.O Factory

Jessie Van Den Berg, Reporter

October 10, 2018


Filed under Art, Campus News, Community News, Environment, Opinion, People, Showcase

Instagram Aesthetics, Fun settings, Lots of likes. If this describes you and how you control your Instagram account, then hop in the car and go check out the F.O.M.O Factory! The F.O.M.O Factory is a pop-up exhibition in downtown Austin. It resembles the Museum of Ice Cream in San Francisco. These m...

Showing Off Great Music at Festival of The Bands

Showing Off Great Music at Festival of The Bands

Silas Ou, Reporter

October 2, 2018


Filed under Band, Campus News, Entertainment, Showcase

On Oct.1, the 19th Annual Festival of the Bands occurred. It was hosted by Round Rock ISD and had participants such as Cedar Ridge, McNeil, Round Rock, Stony Point, and Westwood. It was held at Kelly Reeves Athletic Complex and performances began at 7 p.m. Elementary and Middle schools, including Canyon...

Morning Announcements

Morning Announcements

Mehak Mehmi, Reporter

October 2, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Showcase

Have you ever wondered why we have morning announcements in the first place? We have them because possibly everyone in the school needs to know what's going on and why is stuff happening. Well, the answer is because you need announcements to inform you about the school. Here's how it starts: First all...

Orchestra Regional Auditions

Orchestra Regional Auditions

Yoonjoo Oh, Reporter

October 1, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Community News, Orchestra, People

Orchestra regional auditions are nearing -- Oct.12 (cello, bass, viola) to Oct.13 (violin,harp). Almost all orchestra students are auditioning to get into region orchestra. Auditioning to region orchestra means you can compete with students from other schools within the region; which can be a experience...

Education Go Get It Week (EGGI Week)

Education Go Get It Week (EGGI Week)

Hannah McDonough, Reporter

October 1, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Community News, Showcase

This past week we have been celebrating Go College Week! Go College Week, or Education Go Get It Week (EGGI Week), is meant for students to start thinking about their future in education. What is the purpose of EGGI Week?  We recognize this event to help students prepare for their futures. We star...

Off Campus PE – Should the Requirements be Easier?

Off Campus PE – Should the Requirements be Easier?

Arsh Gupta, Reporter

September 27, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Opinion, Showcase, Sports

In Canyon Vista, there is a class all sixth and seventh graders are required to take. That class is Physical Education or PE for short. All students are required to take PE in sixth grade, and a PE class such as athletics, sports and fitness, or dance. But there is another option. That option is off-campus...

Why CVMS Should Have Hindi as a Language Choice

Why CVMS Should Have Hindi as a Language Choice

Ayan Momin, Reporter

September 27, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Opinion, Showcase

In our school, we teach one Asian language - which is Mandarin - but I feel like they should add Hindi as a second language. Hopefully, my argument gives you an idea of why we should add  the fifth most spoken language in the world. They should add Hindi as a second language because at least 1/3 of the ...

What Changes Should Be Made to CVMS?

What Changes Should Be Made to CVMS?

Ayan Momin, Reporter

September 26, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Just For Fun

CVMS, a great wonderful learning environment, filled with amazing teachers and students. And we're right next to a beautiful canyon, what else can you ask for. But I'm pretty picky with what things I have, and what things I don't have. So I will explain things I want CVMS to add. One thing they...