Canyon Echoes

Anticipating Powder Puff 2019

Anticipating Powder Puff 2019

Claire Lawrence, Reporter

February 27, 2019

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

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

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, Editor

February 25, 2019

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

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

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, Producer

February 21, 2019

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

Congratulations to Ms. Yung!

Claire Lawrence, Reporter

February 20, 2019

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

February 13, 2019

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...

The Lion King Jr. Review

Sydney Safarik (Timon) and Anderson Zoll (Pumba) do the Luau Hawaiian Treat

Jessie Van Den Berg, Editor

February 13, 2019

The Lion King Jr. show came to Canyon Vista from Feb. 7-9. Our extremely talented theatre department did an excellent job acting, designing props, changing sets, and singing the classic Hakuna Matata tunes. I was very pleased with the show and think that this group of students could definitely h...

Buffalo Soldiers visit Canyon Vista

Buffalo Soldiers visit Canyon Vista

RaghuramPaturi, Repoter

February 13, 2019

Buffalo Soldiers visited campus on Feb.12, 2019. All Texas History students joined together in the lecture hall to watch a presentation about their lives in the 1800s. So you may ask who are Buffalo soldiers? Buffalo soldiers were African-American soldiers who served on the western frontier. The...