Canyon Echoes

Volunteer For A Cause: Giving Tuesday

Courtesy of Giving Tuesday

Hannah McDonough, Editor

October 21, 2019

On Dec. 3, 2019, Giving Tuesday will be launching a global day of giving. Communities around the world will be hosting events, charities, and more. It has turned into one of the biggest giving movements in the world. You can be a part of it, too. Here are the ways that you can give back: The Missio...

CVMS Choir Sets The Stage For The Year

Girls treble choir

Hadley Norris and Hannah McDonough

October 21, 2019

On Friday, Oct.11, all choir students came together for their first concert of the year. The Choir sang with Grisham Choir at Hope Presbyterian Church, across from Spicewood Elementary. Choir directors, Mr. and Mrs. Vara, have been preparing the choirs to showcase what they have been learning so far....

Austin City Limits

Austin City Limits

Jessie Van Den Berg, Editor

October 11, 2019

Austin City Limits (ACL) is a music festival held right here in Austin. To be more specific, in Zilker Park. There are two weekends out of the year that is back to back in late September and early October, days Friday through Sunday when ACL takes place. There are tons of groups and artists who come...

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Hadley Norris and Hannah McDonough

October 8, 2019

Hispanic Heritage Month is recognized from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 and celebrates what Hispanic and Latino cultures have brought to the US. It is a time to recognize the diverse culture that has made our country a melting pot. To celebrate this month, we interviewed Canyon Vista staff to explain what be...

Halloween Candy Conundrum

Halloween Candy Conundrum

Katie Flannagan, Reporter

October 7, 2019

Halloween is coming up and you should definitely check out these awesome six, seventh graders' opinions on the best way to give out candy during Halloween! What is your favorite Halloween candy to get during trick or treating? "Twix, because I like the caramel taste and the crunchiness." Pratiksha Sathya...

Inventions of the future: Ruby Chocolate

Inventions of the future: Ruby Chocolate

Harmony House, Reporter

October 7, 2019

It's finally here! All the chocolate lovers of the world now have a brand-new genre of chocolate. Ruby chocolate's release may not be new to you, but now it's been released for consumers in North-America! You can thank chocolate makers of the Barry Callebaut company for producing this newfound chocol...

Hey Dude, Nice Shoes! – A Summary of Hello Week

Hey Dude, Nice Shoes! - A Summary of Hello Week

Shristi Dayal and Naomi Nathan

October 4, 2019

Hello Week was a week of new beginnings and new friendships to sprout. On the first day, the staff and cheerleaders greeted people at the door. The second day, they went to other doors to greet. On the third day, students wore name badges so that we could talk to people using their names. We also had ...

Hurricane Season Has Begun

Hurricane Season Has Begun

Hannah McDonough, Editor

October 3, 2019

Hurricane season has begun, and we're only about halfway through. Hurricane season spans from June 1 to Nov. 30, and it's just at its peak. Many coastal cities in the Gulf of Mexico or along the East coast have been or will be getting pounded. According to NOAA, there has been above average hurricane activity since El Nino. It's essential to be aware of the tropica...

Top 3 Pokemon of Each and Every Generation

Top 3 Pokemon of Each and Every Generation

Akaash Reddy, Reporter

September 27, 2019

Don't know what Pokemon to grab in any Pokemon game? Want to play competitive, but don't have any staple Pokemon on your team? Well, look no further! A few notes: pseudo-legendaries are Pokemon with stat totals almost equal to legendaries, but they aren't quite legendaries. These Pokemon are mighty,...

La Politique, A Slice of French Genius

La Politique, A Slice of French Genius

Hadley Norris, Reporter

September 26, 2019

  Having tried Austin’s hottest spots when it comes to food, I have become obsessed with finding French cuisine that is close to perfect. When La Politique, a french themed restaurant and bakery, opened, I found myself drooling over each plate. In my opinion, the best time to go is brunch. The...