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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!

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...

Come Read With Us At The CVMS Book Fair

Come Read With Us At The CVMS Book Fair

Hannah McDonough and Jessie Van Den Berg

October 24, 2019

From Oct. 21 to Oct. 25, you can come visit the CVMS book fair in the library. They have everything from books to journals to pens, and much more. There are a couple of tables featuring Minecraft and Harry Potter, but many other books are set out on the racks. “I want kids to find riveting books an...

Students Attend Second Pep Rally of the Year

Students Attend Second Pep Rally of the Year

Naomi Nathan, Reporter

October 22, 2019

On Friday, Oct. 18, students attended the pep rally in the gym. Celebrations included sports recent successes and games. There was also a Thriller dance done by the dance department. Cheerleaders wore pink bows in support of breast cancer awareness. "I thought it was really nice that all of us...

Halloween: What Will You Dress Up As?

Halloween: What Will You Dress Up As?

Mercy Forrister, Reporter

October 22, 2019

Halloween is coming in about a week! Most people like Halloween because of all the scary things like haunted houses and horror movies. Some might just love the fact that they get pounds of free candy, while others love the fact that you get to dress up and become something else for the night. There are...

Volunteer For A Cause: Giving Tuesday

Volunteer For A Cause: Giving Tuesday

Hannah McDonough, Editor

October 21, 2019

On Dec. 3, 2019, Giving Tuesday will be launching a global day of giving. Communities around the world will be hosting events, charities, and more. It has turned into one of the biggest giving movements in the world. You can be a part of it, too. Here are the ways that you can give back: The Missio...

CVMS Choir Sets The Stage For The Year

CVMS Choir Sets The Stage For The Year

Hadley Norris and Hannah McDonough

October 21, 2019

On Friday, Oct.11, all choir students came together for their first concert of the year. The Choir sang with Grisham Choir at Hope Presbyterian Church, across from Spicewood Elementary. Choir directors, Mr. and Mrs. Vara, have been preparing the choirs to showcase what they have been learning so far....

Austin City Limits

Austin City Limits

Jessie Van Den Berg, Editor

October 11, 2019

Austin City Limits (ACL) is a music festival held right here in Austin. To be more specific, in Zilker Park. There are two weekends out of the year that is back to back in late September and early October, days Friday through Sunday when ACL takes place. There are tons of groups and artists who come...

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Hadley Norris and Hannah McDonough

October 8, 2019

Hispanic Heritage Month is recognized from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 and celebrates what Hispanic and Latino cultures have brought to the US. It is a time to recognize the diverse culture that has made our country a melting pot. To celebrate this month, we interviewed Canyon Vista staff to explain what be...

Halloween Candy Conundrum

Halloween Candy Conundrum

Katie Flannagan, Reporter

October 7, 2019

Halloween is coming up and you should definitely check out these awesome six, seventh graders' opinions on the best way to give out candy during Halloween! What is your favorite Halloween candy to get during trick or treating? "Twix, because I like the caramel taste and the crunchiness." Pratiksha Sathya...