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The Pros and Cons of a Juice Cleanse

The Pros and Cons of a Juice Cleanse

Harmony House, Reporter

February 4, 2020

Juice cleansing is a type of diet where people will only consume juices made from fruits and veggies from 3-10 days at a time. It has become prevalent over the last decade. Although, since these cleanses are restrictive in food groups and proteins, many people doubt their benefits. Cons of Juicing Ju...

K-Pop, What’s the Hype About?

K-Pop, What's the Hype About?

Harmony House and Shristi Dayal

January 29, 2020

K-Pop is a heavily debated topic in the world, but why do people listen to something they can't understand? Maybe it's popular because of its creative talents, its members, or its catchy rhythm. It has a weird addictive aspect to it, though. Something about that charming style of music has captivated...

Girl Scout Cookies: The Cookie Craze

Girl Scout Cookies: The Cookie Craze

Hadley Norris and Naomi Nathan

January 29, 2020

It is that time of year. Girl scouts are selling something that nobody can resist. From Thin Mints to Lemonades to S'mores, cookies make their ways through schools at a crazy speed and nothing, not even teachers can stop it. As everyone knows sugar is addicting, especially to teenagers. So these cookies...

Things To Know For Incoming 6th graders

Things To Know For Incoming 6th graders

Jessie Van Den Berg, Editor

January 24, 2020

As you saw in the video the school is big but you’ll get used to it very soon and don’t hesitate to ask older students and adults for direction. You also saw from the video and specific school tours that there is a lot of electives to choose from so I asked some of my personal friends to explain ...

Students Compete in Annual Geography Bee

(Left to Right) Abraham Kunnan (7), Silas Ou (8), and Andrew Bearse (8)

Hannah McDonough, Editor

January 23, 2020

On Jan. 21, students competed in the annual Geo Bee in the library. This was the final round, as the students competing passed the qualifying test earlier in January. Silas Ou (8) came in the first place, Andrew Bearse (8) came in second place, and Abraham Kunnan (7) came in third. "After I got the...

Theatre Department puts on “A Tuna Christmas”

Theatre Department puts on

Jessie Van Den Berg, Editor

January 22, 2020

A Tuna Christmas is a comedy with family, chaos, and the holiday season. It started in Austin and was performed by our very own theatre company this January. There were two productions, Junior Varsity and Varsity cast. I was able to watch the JV cast, and they nailed it. I was honestly quite surpr...

Fires Spreading in Australia

Fires Spreading in Australia

Hannah McDonough, Editor

January 15, 2020

Since September, Australia has been experiencing extreme wildfires. Fires aren't necessarily unusual at this time of year in Australia because it is their fire season. But the season started early and it shows no signs of stopping. There is a large history of drought in Australia, as well as dry,...

New Year’s Resolutions: Why are they important?

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Hadley Norris, Reporter

January 13, 2020

Now that we have begun a new year, it is a common practice to set New Year’s resolutions. The thing is that most people never follow through on these promises. So why do we even have these if we are going to break them, and what can we do about it? The history The ancient Babylonians were said to be t...

What’s Your Favorite Christmas Movie?

What's Your Favorite Christmas Movie?

Mercy Forrister and Katie Flannagan

December 18, 2019

We interviewed a few people to find out what their favorite Christmas movies were.

Holiday Tradition In Austin Raising Controversy

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Hannah McDonough, Editor

December 18, 2019

As you're driving down 360, a road in Austin, around the holiday season, you may see a bunch of decorated trees. This has been an Austin tradition for a while, but lately, it has been raising the question: Is it harming the environment? People hear about it and decide to do it without knowing the consequences. For...

Teachers Celebrate Students at Seventh Grade CV Honors

Teachers Celebrate Students at Seventh Grade CV Honors

June Jung, Reporter

December 17, 2019

Everyone feels great when they win an award. Though this award, some call extra special. Only the hard-working, and outstanding students get this one. I am here to present the Seventh Grade Canyon Vista Middle School Honors Award. The Award Cole Osborn (7) was a Canyon Vista Honors student. He clai...

Mustang in the Middle #3

Mustang in the Middle #3

Jessie Van Den Berg, Editor

December 17, 2019

In this episode we talk about organization and how to be productive during the before break crunch week.