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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...

Superhero Social Kicks Off The Year

Superhero Social Kicks Off The Year

Hannah McDonough, Editor

September 25, 2019

On Friday, Sept. 20, Canyon Vista had its first school social. Students came decked out in their best superhero outfits and spent the afternoon dancing with their friends. The lines to get in were past the bus canopy and everyone was excited. "It was a fun and exciting experience," Elizabeth Propes (6)...

Honor Orchestra Wins Statewide Competition

Honor Orchestra Wins Statewide Competition

September 23, 2019

TMEA stands for Texas Music Educators Association, and it splits into five divisions. The divisions include Band, Orchestra, Vocal, Elementary, and Colledge.  Canyon Vista’s Honors Orchestra was selected to play at the TMEA convention in San Antonio for winning the TMEA Honor Orchestra competition. "The...

AREA 51 RAID “They Can’t Stop All Of Us”

AREA 51 RAID “They Can’t Stop All Of Us”

Kavan Stewart, Reporter

September 17, 2019

A wildly popular Facebook joke about “storming” Area 51 inspired plans for an enormous alien-themed party in the Nevada desert. Area 51 Area 51 is a secret air force military base in the Nevada Testing Range. Area 51 is home to numerous conspiracies, most of which involve aliens. The government d...