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How do I Save Money?- Student Teacher Advice column

How do I Save Money?- Student Teacher Advice column

Claire Lawrence, Reporter

November 27, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Just For Fun, Opinion, People, Showcase

  "How can I save money wisely and effectively? I keep trying to save but always find myself impulse spending. Thanks!"   Teacher Um, I’m fairly certain that just you asking this question makes you more financially responsible than I am right now. In all seriousness, it’s great that you are...

The Power of Positive Thinking

The Power of Positive Thinking

Jessie Van Den Berg, Reporter

November 15, 2018


Filed under Community & World News, Environment, People, Showcase

Positive thinking is so important for your mental health. The power of your words correlates with your mind. If you speak negatively about yourself or your life, the outcome will be negative, just like the information you are putting in your mind. If you speak positively, the outcome will be much more...

The History Of The Thanksgiving and Fun Facts

The History Of The Thanksgiving and Fun Facts

Raghuram Paturi, Repoter

November 15, 2018


Filed under Just For Fun, People

The History Of Thanksgiving So why it is Thanksgiving important?  In 1620 colonists celebrated days of Thanksgiving like as their part of their religion so all of the pilgrims and native Americans celebrate together is called that Thanksgiving. Now, fun facts of Thanksgiving you might not know: 1  Amer...

Cliques In Middle School

Cliques In Middle School

Jessie Van Den Berg, Reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under People, Showcase

Middle school can be a very confusing time. You are trying to cope with a new school, new learning material, and finding your own path socially. One of the most difficult things in middle school is finding new people to become friends with and with those friends finding your own clique that fits you. ...

CVMS Students’ Favorite Classes

CVMS Students’ Favorite Classes

Ehan Umatiya, Reporter

October 31, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Just For Fun, People

From gym to BIMM or from math to ELA, there are so many different classes. Classes are building blocks of schools but not all classes are made equal in the eyes of the student body. So let's ask some students what their favorite classes are today. Ilf Dhuka (8) "My favorite class is BIMM because you lear...

CVMS Halloween Plans

CVMS Halloween Plans

Silas Ou, Reporter

October 30, 2018


Filed under Events, Just For Fun, Opinion, People, Showcase

With Halloween nearing, many students around campus are going trick or treating. Here are the plans for some of our 6th, 7th, and 8th graders. Question 1: Are you going trick or treating? Aidan Havens (6): Yes Michael Walker (6): Yes Shahnawaz Dolani (6): Yeah Colby Garza (7): Yes ...

Rock Talk: The Neighbourhood

Rock Talk: The Neighbourhood

Lyla Boretz, Reporter

October 29, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, People, Showcase

Meet the Band Best known for their smash-hit "Sweater Weather", The Neighbourhood (sometimes written as TNBHD)  is an American indie-pop and alternative-rock band, formed in 2011 and signed to Columbia Records. The band is made up of 5 members: Lead vocalist Jesse Rutherford, lead and rhythm guitarist...

Top 10 Most Dangerous Activities

Top 10 Most Dangerous Activities

June Jung, Reporter

October 29, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Just For Fun, People, Sports, Travel

From sitting on your sofa watching TV, to riding a rollercoaster, we are going to look at some of the most dangerous activities on the planet. Some of these do seem pretty odd, but that's mostly what humans do, we're the oddballs, but that's ok. If you put us in front of, let's say a lion, it would...

Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week

Claire Lawrence, Reporter

October 29, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Community & World News, Community News, Events, People, Showcase

What's Red Ribbon Week? This week is Red Ribbon Week! Students can dress up according to the assigned prompt and pun for the day. It’s a fun opportunity to show school pride and stand up against drugs. Participating is not only an enjoyable way to dress up every day, but it’s also a great cause...

Region 26 Orchestra Audition Results For CVMS

Region 26 Orchestra Audition Results For CVMS

Yoonjoo Oh, Reporter

October 26, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Orchestra, People

On Oct.12-13, students from schools within our region including CVMS orchestra students had auditioned to Region 26 Orchestra; an orchestra made with the best students within the region. The results for viola and cello were announced on Oct. 12, a while after the auditions and the violin and harp on...

Boil Water Notice in Austin

Boil Water Notice in Austin

Hannah McDonough, Reporter

October 26, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Community & World News, Environment, People, Showcase, Wellness

Have you noticed all of the "Out of Service" signs on the water fountains? How about the water they hand out in the Student Center? This is due to a boil water notice. A boil water notice is when our water is contaminated and we have to find another way to get clean drinking water.  It isn't just something...