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Student-Teacher Advice Column – “What Do I Do If I Don’t Enjoy A Subject Or Class?”

Student-Teacher Advice Column – “What Do I Do If I Don’t Enjoy A Subject Or Class?”

Claire Lawrence, Reporter

October 25, 2018


Filed under Opinion, People, Showcase

"Do you have any tips and advice on how to do well in a subject or class that you either dislike or you struggle with the most?" Student Advice In order to get a proper education, you may be faced with learning subjects you find don’t interest you. However, it won’t stay like this too long, as many...

CVMS Interview with Theater Student, Ojal Jitesh Kalyani

CVMS Interview with Theater Student, Ojal Jitesh Kalyani

Nikita Raman, Reporter

October 25, 2018


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

What is the hardest thing about being a Theater student? Well, having all the attention on me and having to be on stage What do you love about acting? I get to put myself out there without having to get judged. Everyone gets to be themselves, that's probably the best thing about acting plus...

The True Drama Queen

The True Drama Queen

Hannah Bresser, Reporter

October 24, 2018


Filed under People, Theatre

Mackenzie McElroy (7) is has acted for several years now. She has been in Alladin, Anne and the Green Gables, and many others. Let's learn how she handles having so many activities outside of school. Question 1 - When did you start acting?    I started acting in the summer between 2 and 3 grade ...

Why You Should Stay Away from Soda

Why You Should Stay Away from Soda

Evlabia Konstantinou, Reporter

October 24, 2018


Filed under People, Showcase, Wellness

What I can say about soda is it's a silent killer, it's a disaster on your doorstep. Here are some things that will hopefully curve your soda addiction: Your teeth will never forgive you because as you (hopefully) know soda is not good for your teeth. Soda contains acids like phosphoric and carbonic...

Why Should You Learn a Second Language?

Why Should You Learn a Second Language?

Hannah McDonough, Reporter

October 22, 2018


Filed under Just For Fun, People, Showcase, Videos

Many middle schools have a variety of elective choices. At CVMS, we are offered a language class. These languages include Chinese, Spanish, French, and German. These classes are offered to teach kids a second language other than English. But why should someone choose to take one of these classes? ...

Student-Teacher Advice Column: What Do I Do About Strict Parents?

Student-Teacher Advice Column: What Do I Do About Strict Parents?

Claire Lawrence, Reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under Opinion, People, Showcase

Mrs. Piliere and Reporter Claire are taking your questions and tackling your problems with solid advice. Submit your questions anonymously for their upcoming column!  Fill Out Here "Sometimes I feel like my mom is the strictest mom in the world! Not about who/what I can hang out with, but in any media I want to listen/watch/read. Any time I want to check out...

Meet the Cast of Arsenic and Old Lace

Charlotte Blackmon, Reporter

October 16, 2018


Filed under Campus News, People, Theatre, Videos

The main characters of Canyon Vista's production of Arsenic and Old Lace share a fun fact about themselves.

How Honors Choir Prepares for the Fall Concert

How Honors Choir Prepares for the Fall Concert

Charlotte Blackmon, Reporter

October 12, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Choir, People, Showcase

The Choir Concert is Friday, Oct. 12, and the girls in Honors Choir have been preparing for the big day since school began. Raul Vara, choir director, chose four pieces in total for the girls to learn, of which only two will be performed. Three of these four pieces were acapella. If you don't know,...

Lemonade Fundrasier for CVMS

Lemonade Fundrasier for CVMS

Jessie Van Den Berg, Reporter

October 12, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Community News, People

Two 7th graders, Olivia Hadzi-Pavlovic (7) and Lexy Hall (7) organized a fundraiser to provide school supplies for middle school teachers. This fundraiser was a lemonade stand and the money was going to go to the school. Specifically, it was to supply money for the school to purchase tissues and paper. ...

The Accident of Frida Kahlo

The Accident of Frida Kahlo

Claire Lawrence, Reporter

October 11, 2018


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

After surviving an accident where you should’ve died and had the husband you loved leave you, most people would be ready to give up. Not Frida Kahlo. All this happened to her, yet she still went on to make beautiful and empowering self-portraits when people told her she couldn’t. A hero needs to...

BTS at the UN General Assembly

BTS at the UN General Assembly

Lyla Boretz, Reporter

October 10, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, People, Showcase

K-pop boy band and worldwide phenomenon BTS made headlines back in September when they were invited to the UN General Assembly. Their six-minute speech was delivered by leader and rapper Kim Namjoon, also known as RM. RM started the speech by mentioning the group’s UNICEF campaign, which has raise...