Canyon Echoes

Editorial: Athletics at CVMS

Editorial: Athletics at CVMS

Amber Xiao, Reporter

September 12, 2017

"Lady Mustangs!" The cry could be heard from a mile away as girls athletics finish their functional fitness workout. Athletics at Canyon Vista Middle School is known by all the students to be physically challenging for anybody who joins. For girls, Lady Mustang Athletics is for the "sporty" people,...

Looking for a Good Book to Read?

Looking for a Good Book to Read?

Lucy Wassmuth, Reporter

September 12, 2017

If you are searching for a good book to get your hands on, here are some suggestions. These are a few of my favorite books. Splintered- This book, written by A. G. Howard, (based off the book Alice in Wonderland) is an amazing fantasy book with romance, adventure, and danger to keep you reading....

“Spiderman Homecoming” Movie Review

“Spiderman Homecoming” Movie Review

Austin Nguyen, Reporter

September 11, 2017

“Spiderman Homecoming” is a movie that blew up, exceeding my expectations after the other Spiderman movies disastrously failed. Most people thought the movie would do ok, but later on, it was the highlight movie of the entire summer. This movie packs the action, mystery, and humor in all Marvel movies,...

Cheap Art Supplies

Cheap Art Supplies

Zack Catuogno, Reporter

September 8, 2017

Anyone that’s an artist, or is looking to start drawing or painting knows that one of the most difficult problems is the price of supplies, and trying to find cheaper alternatives that actually perform well. This article will help you find the best alternatives to the well known, expensive brands. ...

Why Jailbreaking is Good, and Why We Should Keep it

Why Jailbreaking is Good, and Why We Should Keep it

Austin Nguyen, Reporter

September 8, 2017

If you know a bit about technology, you might have have heard the term Jailbreaking. When some people hear that term, they immediately think its a virus of something illegal. Just hearing the word “jail” can give you a clue. But it’s not. In fact, according to Forbes, in 2013, over 7 million people ...

EDITORIAL: DC vs. MARVEL

EDITORIAL: DC vs. MARVEL

Oliver Barnfield, Cool Guy/Entertainment Editor

September 1, 2017

It’s an age old question: which is better, Marvel or DC? From their humble beginnings as two comic book companies, they have evolved into the media juggernauts that we know and (I guess?) love. While I am more familiar with DC, I can say with honesty that Marvel’s line is classic and ultimat...

Should Lacrosse Be A Sport?

Should Lacrosse Be A Sport?

Doug Zintgraff

May 8, 2017

A lot of the people who say lacrosse can't be a school sport is because it's too dangerous and can hurt kids, but football is hurting kids so is soccer lacrosse is the two sports in one with metal, aluminum, or carbon fiber poles so the rules are more harsh so why can't we have it. They teach it in gym...

Editorial: Dress Code at CV

Editorial: Dress Code at CV

Ginna Grant, Reporter

April 24, 2017

Shorts at finger-tip length, tank top straps must be three fingers wide, and shirts need to cover your behind when you wear leggings. The dress code at Canyon Vista causes many problems to arise. Some students and teachers think the dress code rules are too strict, but others think the rules are pe...

Editorial: Banning Animal Testing

Editorial: Banning Animal Testing

Julia Fang, Reporter

April 24, 2017

I never really paid attention to animal testing, until recently when I heard about all the animals getting hurt because of it. I think animals are creatures that should be free and not experimented on. An estimated 26 million animals are tested every year for scientific or commercial uses. Though know...