Canyon Echoes

Some Facts About CVMS Orchestra

Some Facts About CVMS Orchestra

Yoonjoo Oh, Reporter

September 20, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Opinion, Orchestra, Showcase

These are some things about our school orchestra. You may have known this for a long time, but what I mean is to just organize some of those facts. First of all: 1. High ranking CVMS Honors orchestra ranked 3rd place in the 2019 Texas Music Educators Association Honors Orchestra Competition; bas...

A Problematic Bus

A Problematic Bus

Colin Johnson, Reporter

September 19, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Opinion, Showcase

1018 is a bus route that always arrives at the school barely on time. It's not the bus drivers fault; it's the route. Many kids and parents are angry with this. I've compiled some quotes from emails of angry parents (I will keep them anonymous) and pasted them below: "Some CVMS bus routes consistently run...

Changes to Canyon Vista This Year

Changes to Canyon Vista This Year

Arsh Gupta, Reporter

September 14, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Showcase

Just like always, a new year has started. With a new year, there are changes. This year the changes are not too major. Let's look at some of the changes to Canyon Vista this year: First off, the new staff. Just like any year of school, some of the staff remained, while others did not. New teachers...

Why CVMS Should Teach Latin

Why CVMS Should Teach Latin

Lyla Boretz, Reporter

September 14, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Opinion, Showcase

"Why are you even learning Latin? It's a dead language," was the number one response I used to get when I took Latin at my old school. Yes, I'll admit that Latin is technically a dead language, but that doesn't change the fact that it's still pretty useful. While it might not be in everyday life, it...

Social Media Issues

Social Media Issues

Jessie Van Den Berg, Reporter

September 14, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Community News, Opinion, People, Showcase, Technology

Social Media is so many things. Stupendous, dreadful, invasive, and entertaining. It keeps you in the knowing but can also create a jealousy of an evil kind. Social media can be a place to share your thoughts and ideas. It could be a place to express your feelings and opinions. But, social media can...

Why Are We Getting So Much Rain?

Why Are We Getting So Much Rain?

Claire Lawrence, Reporter

September 13, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Community News, Environment, Events, Showcase, World News

Everyone knows that the past summer was hot, humid, and most of all had little to no rain. Maybe you were inside all day, or you don't mind the heat, but you'd have to be blind not to notice this sudden increase of rain. If you don't watch the news or follow weather channels, then here's the scoop on...

How To Blend In On Your First Day of School

How To Blend In On Your First Day of School

Nikita Raman, Reporter

September 12, 2018


Filed under Campus News

It's not easy being new. The big halls, thousands of students and the worst of it all, getting lost. Being new is a whole new story, but being new in school is different. I'm new and here is my experience, so when I first arrived everyone was friendly and helped me get to my class, I didn't get lost...

An Interview with Mr. Parks (New Theater Teacher)

An Interview with Mr. Parks (New Theater Teacher)

Oliver Barnfield, Theatre Reporter

September 11, 2018


Filed under Campus News, People, Showcase, Theatre

This year we have a brand new member to our fine arts staff: Mr. Dustin Parks. I asked him a few questions. Canyon Echoes: What was your background in theater before you came to CVMS? Dustin Parks: I taught for 11 years at Pflugerville and a Westville for 3. I also acted professionally in A...

School Lunch Horror: Fact or Fiction?

School Lunch Horror: Fact or Fiction?

Baker Tuthill and Andrew Watson

September 11, 2018


Filed under Campus News

Middle school lunches are practical infamous. Across the entire medium of middle school books, every school lunch is described as disgusting. If you've ever read a fiction book about middle school, you know what I mean. But is it really true? Well, I can't speak for any other schools, but I'm sure a...