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Making A Difference In Austin During Spring Break

Making A Difference In Austin During Spring Break

Hannah McDonough, Reporter

March 13, 2019


Filed under Community News, Environment, Events, People, Showcase

Spring break... A time for peace, relaxation, and travel. But have you ever thought about volunteering over Spring Break? A lot of people just sit around and do nothing. Instead, here are some ways to serve your community. Urban Roots This coming Saturday, you can experience farm life with Urban Ro...

International Womens Day

International Womens Day

Jessie Van Den Berg, Reporter

March 8, 2019


Filed under Events, People

Women are strong, independent and big dreamers. We change the world. But, we also need equal rights. International Women's day recognizes all of this. The official day of this celebration is March 8. IWD first started in 1911 in Denmark, Austria, Germany, and Switzerland. It first came to the Unite...

Cen-Tex History Day Winners

Cen-Tex History Day Winners

Claire Lawrence, Reporter

March 8, 2019


Filed under Campus News, Events, People

This past Saturday (Feb. 23, 2019,) three of our students participated in the Cen-Tex History Day contest! They all worked very hard on projects for the contest about culture and events, and they did Canyon Vista Proud. With that being said, Congratulations to Aylin Masiga, Phanice Masiga, and N...

2019 Middle School UIL Competition Ends In CVMS Taking 1st

2019 Middle School UIL Competition Ends In CVMS Taking 1st

Silas Ou, Reporter

March 7, 2019


Filed under Campus News, Events, People, Showcase

It was Feb.23, students from all over the district competed at Deerpark Middle School. Canyon Vista brought home the first place Sweepstakes trophies for all three grade levels Other district places included Walsh that took second for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade, Cedar Valley took third for 6th and 8th...

The First Mustang Hustle

The First Mustang Hustle

Hannah McDonough, Reporter

February 25, 2019


Filed under Campus News, Events, Showcase, Sports, Wellness

For the first time ever, CVMS is hosting a Mustang Hustle! Come join us as we run a 5k fun run on April 13, 2019. Whether you are a fast runner or not, this race is for you! Don't feel pressured, it's just for fun. Costs Registration Early registration started February 16, and until March 16, it co...

CVMS Newsmedia Students Favorite Valentine Candy

CVMS Newsmedia Students Favorite Valentine Candy

Aliyah Carter and Mehak Mehmi

February 11, 2019


Filed under Events, Just For Fun, People, Showcase

What is your favorite Valentine candy? My favorite Valentine candy is sweethearts. Because I like reading them and eating them. I like giving them to people also. Now let's go ask CVMS Newsmedia students what there favorite Valentine candies are? Emma Ross (7): "I like Sweethearts because I like...

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

Silas Ou, Reporter

February 5, 2019


Filed under Events, Travel, World News

Today is Chinese New Year, at least in the U.S. In China, it was on Feb.4. But we live in America. So to start off, this year is the Year of the Pig. Fun fact, every sixty years a golden pig year happens, which in Chinese belief basically means if your baby is born in that year, he/she will have goo...

Superbowl 2019: The Halftime Show Review

Superbowl 2019: The Halftime Show Review

Oliver Barnfield, Resident Pop Culture Writer

February 4, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Events, Just For Fun, Showcase, World News

I love the Super Bowl. It's a big, commercialized, show, but it's great nonetheless. My favorite part has always been the Halftime Show. Bands and Artists put on a giant, glitzy, show with pyrotechnics, and the music is just OK. My favorite halftime show thus far that I've seen so far has been Katy...

Pep Rally

Pep Rally

Colin Johnson, Reporter

January 28, 2019


Filed under Events, Videos

The first pep rally of 2019 was held on Jan.18. Here is some footage of the event.

Martin Luther King Day on the Tillotson Campus

Martin Luther King Day on the Tillotson Campus

Baker Tuthill, Reporter

January 22, 2019


Filed under Community & World News, Events

Yesterday, Austinites rallied at the Martin Luther King Jr. statue at UT to begin the march to Tillotson. On their way, the group walked MLK Jr. Boulevard on this day dedicated to a great hero in American history. Paying respects and thanking for MLK for civil rights improvement was only half of the...

Mustang Express

Mustang Express

Yoonjoo Oh, Reporter

January 14, 2019


Filed under Band, Campus News, Choir, Events, Orchestra, Showcase

Do you remember how it felt when you first visited CVMS? Do you remember once being a 5th grader, looking around your assigned middle school with interest? January 14th, 16th, and 18th marked Mustang Express week; 5th-grade students from Laurel Mountain, Spicewood, and Kathy Caraway Elementary School...