Canyon Echoes

The Spicewood Springs Hotel

Many people have these red signs in protest of the Spicewood Springs Hotel. You may have seen them last year put up near the school.

Hannah McDonough, Editor

November 12, 2018

A place to sleep near a beautiful creek with amazing trails. This is what the Spicewood Springs Hotel will bring to us. Seems pretty nice, right? Think again. Developer David Khan, tourists, and guests will be happy with this addition to our community, but this plan has not won much local support. Stop The...

How to go zero-waste

How to go zero-waste

Nikita Raman, Reporter

November 5, 2018

What is zero waste? It doesn't mean to completely stop throwing trash. It means that you try to create the least amount of trash you can. That means you have to make an extra effort in helping the environment. Trying to recycle is not the only thing you can do. You can also make your personal goal to...

Boil Water Notice in Austin

photo by Hannah McDonough

Hannah McDonough, Editor

October 26, 2018

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...

Three Phenomena In The World

Three Phenomena In The World

Jessie Van Den Berg, Editor

October 24, 2018

Our world is so fascinating, there is so much to be discovered, so much to learn and to question. One of the really intriguing things about Earth is its phenomena. I think it is absolutely insane that our world can create these mind-blowing statements. Three that I am going to be going into detail about...

Global Warming Opinion

Global Warming Opinion

Mehak Mehmi, Reporter

October 12, 2018

I think global warming is bad because glaciers are melting, sea levels are rising, cloud forests are dying, and wildlife is suffering to keep pace. It's becoming clear that humans have caused most of the past century's warming by releasing gases as we power our modern lives. Called greenhouse gases,...

The F.O.M.O Factory

The F.O.M.O Factory

Jessie Van Den Berg, Editor

October 10, 2018

Instagram Aesthetics, Fun settings, Lots of likes. If this describes you and how you control your Instagram account, then hop in the car and go check out the F.O.M.O Factory! The F.O.M.O Factory is a pop-up exhibition in downtown Austin. It resembles the Museum of Ice Cream in San Francisco. These m...

Are there More Introverts or Extroverts and Why?

Are there More Introverts or Extroverts and Why?

June Jung, Reporter

September 24, 2018

If you're like me and you've had someone tell you there are more extroverts than introverts, then everyone you meet is most likely an introvert. People tend to confuse introversion with being shy and extrusion to being outgoing and popular, but what it really means is when people; Extroverts find social...

Science Experiments

Science Experiments

Ehan Umatiya, Reporter

September 21, 2018

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...

Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence

Arsh Gupta, Reporter

September 20, 2018

On September 14, 2018, a major hurricane struck the Carolinas. It caused havoc in the area and took many lives. Its name was Florence. Hurricane Florence caused major havoc and destruction. As a category one hurricane, It devastated the Carolinas. It took at least thirty-seven lives. This hurricane...

Why Are We Getting So Much Rain?

Why Are We Getting So Much Rain?

Claire Lawrence, Reporter

September 13, 2018

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...

The Trash Island

The Trash Island

Yoonjoo Oh, Reporter

September 4, 2018

When you throw a piece of paper or a half eaten candy in the trash can, have you ever wondered where does those trash go? Well, turns out to be some of them gets recycled, some gets incinerated ( a type of waste treatment ) but the remaining trash, they somehow wash away and end up in the ocean. And...

Smog Attack

Smog Attack

Yoonjoo Oh, Reporter

August 31, 2018

Have you heard the word 'smog'? It is a word of smoke and fog combined. A smog is a fog or haze combined with smoke and other atmospheric industrial pollutants. It basically means it can be very dangerous. These small pollutants, once just some little pieces of dust rolling around nowhere, suddenly...