Canyon Echoes

Welcoming All 6th Graders

Welcoming All 6th Graders

Hannah McDonough, Reporter

September 24, 2018


Filed under Campus News, People, Showcase

With every new year comes welcoming a new group of 6th grade students.  But with all these new students come a lot of emotions/ worry/ fear / excitement. Some kids may be nervous to find their classes and others are excited to meet new teachers and friends. I interviewed a few of the 2018-2019 sixth...

My Opinion on Student Dresscode

My Opinion on Student Dresscode

Emma Ross, Reporter

September 24, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Opinion

A topic that is very highly debated through middle school and high school is the dress code. I will be discussing my opinion and some of my peer's opinion on dress code. Personally, I think the dress code is somewhat fair. I don't agree with the fact that guys never get dress coded because almost...

Insider: Arsenic and Old Lace

Insider: Arsenic and Old Lace

Charlotte Blackmon, Reporter

September 24, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Events, People, Showcase, Theatre

The following is an interview with cast member of Arsenic and Old Lace, Suzannah Wells. Suzannah also played the role of Mrs. Jenkins in The Witches. Q: What part do you play in Arsenic and Old Lace? A: Abby- an aunt. Q: If you didn't play Abby, what part would you want to play? A: Elaine, ...

Interview with an Office Aid Student

Interview with an Office Aid Student

Charlotte Blackmon, Reporter

September 24, 2018


Filed under Campus News, People

The following article is an interview with Lyla Boretz (8), an office aid student at Canyon Vista Middle School. Q: What do you think about Office Aid? A: There's lots of walking involved. It's good exercise. You should quit Athletics and come to Office Aid. Q: Where do you walk to? A: Classes Q:...

What Makes CVMS Great?

What Makes CVMS Great?

Yoonjoo Oh, Reporter

September 24, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Opinion

How many of you think our school is great? I guess many of you do. I think CVMS is a quite good place for those who are from another country too. Here are some reasons I picked why; Many CVMS students are kind. For an example, when I moved over here to Austin, I thought it was impossible to make any...

An Interview Summary With Mrs.Campos

An Interview Summary With Mrs.Campos

Evan Tucker and Colin Johnson

September 24, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Showcase

There's a new Sixth, Seventh and Eighth-grade math Teacher -- Mrs. Campos. As we welcome her to the Canyon, let's learn more about her. Colin: "How were your first six weeks here?" Campos: "Very good! I love this school! The kids are wonderful and the staff is amazing." Colin: "You teach math, correct?...

CVMS Theatre Presents…

CVMS Theatre Presents…

Hannah McDonough, Reporter

September 21, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Showcase, Theatre

The Theater Class Theater is a great elective choice! You get to do fun games and projects. There is never a dull moment in the theatre classroom. Last year I took theatre MS1 with Ms. Crain. We did several small plays and skits in class. We played games where you had to act things out, we did pant...

Science Experiments

Science Experiments

Ehan Umatiya, Reporter

September 21, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Environment

Science is one of my favorite subjects and I hope to show you why in these experiments: The Fire Table This experiment happens in CVMS every year when the teachers pour rubbing alcohol on the fireproof tables this short-lived fire is a spectacle to watch as the bright flame flickers it is very bea...

Hardest Classes According to 15 Kids

Hardest Classes According to 15 Kids

Evan Tucker, Reporter

September 20, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Showcase

Here are the results. Scroll down more to listen to some answers! 6th Grade: Their reasoning  Pranav Shivashanker: Language Arts "Because there's a lot of homework and you have to write a lot and writing's not my strength" Zoya Karovalia: Language Arts "I don't know why because when I was so young and I didn't even like reading." Nina Stockingr:...

Why I Believe We Should Have School Uniforms

Why I Believe We Should Have School Uniforms

Claire Lawrence, Reporter

September 20, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Fashion, Opinion, Showcase

School uniforms can be found all over the world, from the U.S all the way to Singapore. However, many schools oppose having their students wear uniforms, and I oppose statements such as this. Wearing uniforms in school would offer benefits to the whole educational community, such as decreasing bullying, an...

Why Canyon Vista Should Give Recess

Why Canyon Vista Should Give Recess

Silas Ou, Reporter

September 20, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Opinion, Showcase

Many people believe that school is too stressful, while others believe its fine the way it is. Here we are going to give both sides. Some people believe that we should give middle school students, recess/ breaks every hour. According to the Atlantic magazine, in Finland students get a mandatory 15-minut...

Eighth Grade Football vs. Pearson Ranch

Eighth Grade Football vs. Pearson Ranch

Baker Tuthill, Reporter

September 20, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Showcase, Sports

So, I admit: it was my first CVMS football game. I'd never been before, so I didn't know what to expect. I couldn't wait to see what would happen. As I got out on the field, the game started. I started taking photos and notes of the game. I also tried to get into an artsy shot or two, but I didn't do...