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New Year’s Resolutions: Why are they important?

New Year’s Resolutions: Why are they important?

Hadley Norris, Reporter

January 13, 2020

Now that we have begun a new year, it is a common practice to set New Year’s resolutions. The thing is that most people never follow through on these promises. So why do we even have these if we are going to break them, and what can we do about it? The history The ancient Babylonians were said to be t...

Students attend the 2019 Winter Wonderland Social

Students attend the 2019 Winter Wonderland Social

Kavan Stewart, Reporter

December 17, 2019

Aw yes, the school social. A time to hang out with friends, eat junk food, watch movies, and dance to your favorite songs. On a lucky December Friday the 13th of 2019, The winter wonderland school social happened. The theme for the winter wonderland social was anything holiday-related. So on Decembe...

Library Reading Challenge

Library Reading Challenge

Hannah McDonough and Hadley Norris

December 17, 2019

Get ready to read with the CVMS library! This year, the library is doing something new and exciting: a reading challenge! Check out the video to see a review on some of our favorite books on the reading challenge lists, find out more about the program, and see an interview with Mrs. Stiles.

Christmas Around the World

Christmas Around the World

Harmony House, Reporter

December 17, 2019

We all know about Santa Claus and Ho, ho, ho, but what about Krampus and his snarling whip or Befana the old hag. How much do you know about Christmas? Here's a top 5 list about Christmas characters around the world. #1. Krampus Krampus is a devil-like creature that appears in central European folklore. The animal can be described as an anthropomorphic beast th...

Rocking the Holidays With CVMS Band

Rocking the Holidays With CVMS Band

Hannah McDonough, Editor

December 13, 2019

On Dec. 6, band put on their annual holiday concert in the gym. The beginner band performed at 6 p.m. and the seventh and eighth grade bands performed at 7:30 pm. It was the beginner band's first holiday concert, while for others, it was just another opportunity to showcase their skills. Family and friends...

Canyon Echoes in Washington DC

Canyon Echoes in Washington DC

Hannah McDonough, Editor

December 10, 2019

On November 21, the Journalism Department took off to Washington DC to attend the JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention.  Each year, this convention takes place in different places. Several contests took place, and last year's yearbook, The Roundup, won sixth place best in show and s...

Basketball season is starting

Basketball season is starting

Mercy Forrister, Reporter

December 2, 2019

The girl's first game was against Hernandez on November 14th. Make sure to come out and support our lady mustangs as they compete against other teams to put another district board up on the gym wall. The boy's games are on Wednesdays and Mondays, and their first game was also against Hernandez on November...

8 of the most popular Holiday Dishes: Do you actually like them?

8 of the most popular Holiday Dishes: Do you actually like them?

Hadley Norris, Reporter

November 28, 2019

Thanksgiving is easy to skip over. It is sandwiched between Halloween and Christmas, but Thanksgiving is just as important. It is about giving back, being thankful, and food. Whether you eat out or gather around a dinner table with your family, in America, 98% of Americans celebrate Thanksgiving. In mos...

CVMS Teachers Get in the Thanksgiving Spirit

CVMS Teachers Get in the Thanksgiving Spirit

Harmony House and Shristi Dayal

November 20, 2019

It's turkey hat time! Teachers get silly in the turkey gear for the 2019 edition of Turkey pictures. Happy Thanksgiving, Canyon Vista!

Veterans Day Assembly

Veterans Day Assembly

Katie Flannagan, Reporter

November 13, 2019

Veterans Day November 11th, a day that the major combat when World War 1 ended. In 1938, November 11th was now a legal holiday and known as Armistice Day. This day was first celebrated in 1947 as a national holiday. This day was claimed this by the current president in 1938, President Woodrow Wilson. ...

Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week

Naomi Nathan, Reporter

November 4, 2019

What is Red Ribbon Week?  Red Ribbon Week is an Anti, Alcohol, Drugs and violence campaign that encourages kids to stay away from drugs and make good choices. Sadly lots of kids and teens get into these addictive and harmful behaviors. Red Ribbon Week is a campaign that explains to kids how to s...