Canyon Echoes

CVMS Band TMEA Audition

CVMS Band TMEA Audition

Kavin Thiyagarajan, Reporter

November 1, 2018


Filed under Band, Campus News

The CVMS Band has many students advancing to the district and region bands every year. CVMS students hold at least the top three spots. If you have ever been to the band hall, you would know how good the band is by seeing the sheer number of trophies available there. One of the biggest things that they prepare ...

Best of CVMS Halloween Costumes

Best of CVMS Halloween Costumes

Aliyah Carter and Raghuram Paturi

October 31, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Showcase

On Oct.31, students dressed up for Red Ribbon Week. Students were allowed to wear costumes as long as they were school appropriate and didn't have a mask. "I like that can anything you want and no one will make fun of you," Ridge Morgan (7) said. Many wanted to show off the costumes they crea...

Arsenic And Old Lace Review

Arsenic And Old Lace Review

Hannah McDonough, Reporter

October 31, 2018


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

This past weekend, I went to go see Arsenic and Old Lace. This is the play that CVMS theatre is currently putting on. They did an excellent job with everything. But before we get into that, here's a summary of this play/movie: A hilarious movie that came out in 1944, Arsenic and Old Lace has been...

The Vertical Concert

The Vertical Concert

Charlotte Blackmon, Reporter

October 31, 2018


Filed under Arts, Campus News, Choir, Showcase

On Thursday, Nov. 1, the day after Halloween, the vertical concert will be at the RRISD Performing Arts Center. The choirs performing will be the Grisham 7th and 8th-grade choirs, the Canyon Vista Varsity choirs, the elementary school choirs, and the advanced and chamber Westwood choirs. On Tuesday,...

CVMS Students’ Favorite Classes

CVMS Students’ Favorite Classes

Ehan Umatiya, Reporter

October 31, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Just For Fun, People

From gym to BIMM or from math to ELA, there are so many different classes. Classes are building blocks of schools but not all classes are made equal in the eyes of the student body. So let's ask some students what their favorite classes are today. Ilf Dhuka (8) "My favorite class is BIMM because you lear...

Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week

Claire Lawrence, Reporter

October 29, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Community & World News, Community News, Events, People, Showcase

What's Red Ribbon Week? This week is Red Ribbon Week! Students can dress up according to the assigned prompt and pun for the day. It’s a fun opportunity to show school pride and stand up against drugs. Participating is not only an enjoyable way to dress up every day, but it’s also a great cause...

Region 26 Orchestra Audition Results For CVMS

Region 26 Orchestra Audition Results For CVMS

Yoonjoo Oh, Reporter

October 26, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Orchestra, People

On Oct.12-13, students from schools within our region including CVMS orchestra students had auditioned to Region 26 Orchestra; an orchestra made with the best students within the region. The results for viola and cello were announced on Oct. 12, a while after the auditions and the violin and harp on...

Eighth Grade PSAT

Eighth Grade PSAT

Arsh Gupta, PSAT Expert

October 26, 2018


Filed under Campus News

On Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, eighth graders across the nation sat down to take the same test. The Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test, or PSAT for short. So what is the PSAT? The PSAT, as the name implies, is a preliminary SAT. It takes place every October or November of the year. The PSAT is formatted...

An Interview with the CVMS Basketball Coaches

An Interview with the CVMS Basketball Coaches

Mehak Mehmi, Reporter

October 26, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Showcase, Sports

Coach Jacki Govea, Coach Amanda Curry, and Coach Sarah Nielsen coach the girls' basketball teams here. Here are their thoughts on basketball as the season starts. Do you think basketball is a fun sport? Why or why not? Coach Govea: Basketball is a competitive sport, and it is very fun for me to te...

Boil Water Notice in Austin

Boil Water Notice in Austin

Hannah McDonough, Reporter

October 26, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Community & World News, Environment, People, Showcase, Wellness

Have you noticed all of the "Out of Service" signs on the water fountains? How about the water they hand out in the Student Center? This is due to a boil water notice. A boil water notice is when our water is contaminated and we have to find another way to get clean drinking water.  It isn't just something...

CVMS Interview with Theater Student, Ojal Jitesh Kalyani

CVMS Interview with Theater Student, Ojal Jitesh Kalyani

Nikita Raman, Reporter

October 25, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Just For Fun, Opinion, People, Theatre

What is the hardest thing about being a Theater student? Well, having all the attention on me and having to be on stage What do you love about acting? I get to put myself out there without having to get judged. Everyone gets to be themselves, that's probably the best thing about acting plus...