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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....

Chatting with Mr. Williams

Chatting with Mr. Williams

Vishnu Sreenivasan, Chief Producer and Editor

September 11, 2017

Mr. Williams is a 7th grade TX history teacher here at Canyon Vista Middle school. Here is an interview with him.

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 ...

FEMA is Running Out of Money

FEMA is Running Out of Money

Austin Nguyen, Reporter

September 8, 2017

With the recent Hurricane hitting Texas, there are already recovery actions taking place. Many volunteers are helping rebuild Houston, Corpus Christi, and more. People are banding together, trying to get things back to normal. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (or FEMA,) is the group that is trying to ...

Q&A with Mrs.Collins and Harry

Mrs.Collins admiring Harry the Toad

Zack Catuogno, Reporter

September 7, 2017

Mrs.Collins   Q- Why did you decide to get a toad for your classroom?   A-  It was a gift given to me by one of my students on the last day of school.   Q- How do you think having a class pet will help your students learn?   A- It can teach them about the ec...

Is Marvel’s Defenders TV Show on Netflix Worth the Hype?

Is Marvel's Defenders TV Show on Netflix Worth the Hype?

Vishnu Sreenivasan, Chief Producer and Editor

September 7, 2017

Stupendous! That's the first word that comes to my mind when I think about Marvel’s new TV show “Defenders” on Netflix. Defenders released on August 18, 2017 with a lot of build up. So is it worth the hype? I think so because it combined 4 superheroes that everyone loves. Jessica Jones, Luke Cag...

This Week In Pop Culture: 9/7/2017

This Week In Pop Culture: 9/7/2017

Oliver Barnfield, Cool Guy/Entertainment Editor

September 7, 2017

Hello there, and welcome to This Week in Pop Culture, where you can catch a glimpse of what’s going on in TV, Movies, and Music through the lens of a 7th grade student. (That’s me!) This week I’ll be taking a look at…STAR WARS! The franchise is in it’s 3rd generation, and so far it seems t...

Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey

Erith Won, Reporter

September 6, 2017

Tropical cyclones form over the warm waters near the equator. Depending on where they are formed, they are called differently, like if it is made in the Atlantic or east Pacific Ocean, then it is referred to as a hurricane. Tropical cyclones need warm and moist air to be kept alive, and Texas is per...

Why Disney is Removing All Their Movies from Netflix

Why Disney is Removing All Their Movies from Netflix

Sharanya Karanam, Reporter

September 6, 2017

Disney is removing all their content from Netflix and other streaming services because they are starting their own streaming network. Not only is Disney streaming their own movies, but also live sports from ESPN. The system will be launched in 2019 with movies like Toy Story 4 and the Frozen sequel...

This Week in Pop Culture: 9/5/2017

This Week in Pop Culture: 9/5/2017

Oliver Barnfield, Cool Guy/Entertainment Editor

September 5, 2017

Hello there, and welcome to This Week in Pop Culture, where you can catch a glimpse of what’s going on in TV, Movies, and Music through the lens of a 7th grade student. (That’s me!) This week I’ll be taking a look at…PRINCE! The sadly deceased pop star and genius musician is currently bei...

Persevering Pets

Persevering Pets

Keana Saberi, Reporter

September 5, 2017

 What started out as a group of a few kind people from neighboring cities to rescue pets after the stir of the storm has now turned into a large organization to shelter and nurse any animal caught in the midst of chaos. In the wake Hurricane Harvey, Austin Pets Alive! has recruited and is still  re...