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Student Teacher Advice Column: How Do you Get Back into School Routines?

Student Teacher Advice Column: How Do you Get Back into School Routines?

Claire Lawrence, Reporter

January 11, 2019


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

"Do you have any advice on how I can get organized and back into the routine of school after being on winter break?"   Student response:  A good resolution to have for the new year is to be more organized, so it’s great that you are working towards being more responsible. I have a couple o...

World’s Most Radioactive Places

World’s Most Radioactive Places

Andrew Watson, Reporter

December 19, 2018


Filed under Events, Technology, World News

Radiation, believe it or not, radiation is actually a very common thing in our lives, just so little of it affects us. In fact, one CT Scan is more radiation then we receive in a whole YEAR. Makes you wonder how "Harmless" CT Scans really are, huh? But, that's not what i'm here to talk about. What I...

How CVMS Students Celebrate the Holiday Season

How CVMS Students Celebrate the Holiday Season

Mehak Mehmi, Reporter

December 12, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Events, Showcase, Videos

Holiday season /ˈhäləˌdā ˈsēzən/ noun the period of time from Thanksgiving until New Year, including such festivals as Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa. The holiday season is more than its definition. It means a lot more to some people. Christmas Christmas is celebrated to ...

Upcoming Holiday Social

Upcoming Holiday Social

Hannah McDonough, Reporter

December 6, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Events, Showcase

As the holidays get closer, CVMS is getting their holiday spirit on with a school social! It takes place this Friday, Dec.7. Don't forget to wear your best holiday ugly sweater! The Cost Usually, our socials cost four dollars at lunch or eight dollars at the door. But for this social, it will be six d...

The Strange Story of the Collyer Brothers

The Strange Story of the Collyer Brothers

Oliver Barnfield, Resident Pop Culture Writer

December 6, 2018


Filed under Events, Showcase

Littered throughout history you'll find many strange figures known for their reclusive personalities. Perhaps none are more famous than The Collyer Brothers from Harlem, New York. Here is their story. WARNING: SOME EVENTS DESCRIBED IN THIS ARTICLE MIGHT BE FRIGHTENING FOR SOME READERS. Homer and...

6th Grade Assembly Highlights- Kate the Chemist at Canyon Vista!

6th Grade Assembly Highlights- Kate the Chemist at Canyon Vista!

Claire Lawrence, Reporter

December 4, 2018


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

Kate the Chemist shows the 6th graders some explosive science.

Region Orchestra Concert 2018

Region Orchestra Concert 2018

Yoonjoo Oh, Reporter

November 29, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Community News, Events, Orchestra, Showcase

The TMEA Region 26 Orchestra Auditions had taken place on Oct.12 to 13. Many of our Canyon Vista students had been chosen for region orchestra. Almost half of the entire region orchestra had been our school students alone. And this week, Dec.1, students selected for region orchestra are ready to pla...

Camp Fire: The Deadliest California Wildfire in History

Camp Fire: The Deadliest California Wildfire in History

Claire Lawrence, Reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under Community & World News, Environment, Events, Showcase, Travel

Introduction Although wildfires in California tend to be fairly common, there is currently an especially deadly fire going on at the moment. Camp Fire is a large wildfire going on in Northern-central California. It has recently become the deadliest of its type in the state's history. The Fire There ...

Canyon Echoes in Chicago!

Canyon Echoes in Chicago!

Oliver Barnfield, Reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Events, Showcase

Photos by Sylvia Carraci Recently, Mrs. Sharpe, me, (Oliver Barnfield) and Gayathri Lakshmanan (8), Mia Chalk (8), Loren Hall (8), and Silvia Ciacci (8) from CVMS Yearbook went to Chicago for the National Scholastic Journalism Convention with teenagers from many other states. Here's a collection...

Orchestra Fall Concert 2018

Orchestra Fall Concert 2018

Yoonjoo Oh, Reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Arts, Campus News, Events, Orchestra

This week, on Nov. 9, CVMS orchestra is having a fall concert; all five orchestras are performing on the Round Rock PAC stage. Especially for 6th graders, this concert is a big event; because to them, it's probably the first time playing on stage. So here are some interviews from students from FYO...

What Is Diwali and When Is it?

What Is Diwali and When Is it?

Silas Ou, Reporter

November 7, 2018


Filed under Events, Showcase, World News

Diwali is an Indian Holiday that is celebrated from around Nov.7 to Nov.12. For example, in Southern India, it's November 6th to November 11th. So what is Diwali/Divali and where is it celebrated? Diwali is also called the Festival of Lights and takes place on the darkest night in the month of Kartik...

This Day in History: November 2

This Day in History: November 2

Baker Tuthill, Reporter

November 2, 2018


Filed under Events

Today in history, the largest aircraft ever built flew.  Here lies its role in history. During World War II, the United States commissioned a man named Howard Hughes to built a "flying boat" (a plane with water capabilities) large enough to carry men and supplies over long distances. You could say...