The Student News Site of Canyon Vista Middle School

Canyon Echoes

The Student News Site of Canyon Vista Middle School

Canyon Echoes

The Student News Site of Canyon Vista Middle School

Canyon Echoes

Schoology: a Great Addition or a bad new Software?

Schoology: a Great Addition or a bad new Software?

Nathan Spector, Reporter October 13, 2020

  9 weeks ago when we returned to school, we were greeted by Schoology. Schoology, if you didn't know already, is a new program that RRISD uses this year straying away from the familiar Google...

Whats The Deal On Extracurriculars?

What’s The Deal On Extracurriculars?

Sabrina Kim, Reporter October 9, 2020

As school nears the end of its first nine-week segment, school is lowly inching towards opening up. Sports like volleyball and football are beginning to have tryouts and practices, and game procedures...

The Big Blue Button- an In-depth Look

The Big Blue Button- an In-depth Look

Sawyer Grimaldi, Editor October 8, 2020

As the need for small group interaction become more and more widespread during online school, teachers are turning to the Big Blue Button. BBB is built into Schoology where teachers can assign students...

Welcome to the Canyon, Mrs. Jack!

Welcome to the Canyon, Mrs. Jack!

Shristi Dayal, Reporter October 5, 2020

Everyday in 2020 has been almost the same, so let's switch it up and welcome someone new to our campus! Mrs. Jack is our new 7th grade science teacher this year. I asked her a few questions, and here are...

RRISD Has Not Addressed the Lack of Social Interaction at School

RRISD Has Not Addressed the Lack of Social Interaction at School

Sawyer Grimaldi, Editor October 2, 2020

Social interaction is something we all need. If it is hanging with friends or even just at school, being able to interact with one and another is important. Since online school has become the more popular...

An Interview with Mr. Hagy, our New Band Teacher

An Interview with Mr. Hagy, our New Band Teacher

Nathan Gentle, Reporter September 30, 2020

Mr. Jay Hagy is our new band director for 2020-2021. Here are some details to get to know him. Q: What made you like teaching and why did you pursue this career path? A: I had some great teachers...

New Canyon Vista Spirit Wear, My Opinion

New Canyon Vista Spirit Wear, My Opinion

Sawyer Grimaldi, Editor September 28, 2020

Canyon Vista has released brand new spirit wear to celebrate our new school year. Including, hoodies, masks, sweatshirts, and tee-shirts. I have a full review of the clothing, including, comfort, style,...

Welcome Interview with Mrs. Pant!

Welcome Interview with Mrs. Pant!

Nathan Spector, Reporter September 28, 2020

Mrs. Pant is the newest 6th grade counselor! We are very excited to have her on campus. I got to ask her some questions, and she gave some great responses, and I hope this helps you get to know her!   Q:...

Mrs. Singh, Canyon Vistas New Mustang

Mrs. Singh, Canyon Vista’s New Mustang

Sawyer Grimaldi, Editor September 21, 2020

As this year is filled with questions and the unknown, it is always nice to have something good to report about. Canyon Vista is such a great place to go to school, work, and thrive that it's always exciting...

Welcome to the Canyon Mr. Patrick

Welcome to the Canyon Mr. Patrick

Sawyer Grimaldi, Editor September 18, 2020

We have some great new staff on campus this year! One of those new staff member is Benjamin Patrick (Mr. Patrick), our new 8th grade language arts teacher! Canyon Echoes asked him a few questions about...

Say Hola to Señora Stearns!

Say Hola to Señora Stearns!

Milo Catuogno, Reporter September 18, 2020

Sra. Stearns has recently joined the Canyon Vista staff as a new Spanish teacher. Read this Q&A to learn a bit about our brand-new staff member. Q: Was there an exact moment you decided that teaching...

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