Canyon Echoes

2018-2019 Staff

Oliver Barnfield

Cool Guy/Entertainment Editor

Oliver is a Canyon Echoes veteran who currently works as Entertainment Editor, and he also directs and stars in The Opinionist, Canyon Echoes 1st video series. He enjoys composing and listening to all genres of music as DJ Sp...

Lyla Boretz

Reporter

Lyla Boretz is a 13-year-old student with a passion for music and sports. She's played the violin for 5 years, figure skated for two, and did English riding for another two. She's currently learning piano from her best friend...

Aliyah Carter

Reporter

Aliyah is a 13-year-old and a very outstanding girl and is very creative. She thinks outside the box. She loves sports especially Basketball and Track. Her favorite thing to do at home is going to the recreation center and watch...

Arsh Gupta

Reporter

Arsh is an intelligent person who has many hobbies. Arsh also like to hear other peoples opinions. He enjoys swimming and swims competitively. He is interested in the latest technology and watching football and swimming. Arsh's...

Colin Johnson

Reporter

Colin Johnson is a writer who always wants to interview people. He always writes funny articles and works on the Opioninist. Be sure to say hello to him in the halls if you want to be interviewed for Canyon Echoes.

June Jung

Reporter

June is a 7th Grade student who just wrote an article (I know right?) She loves writing, reading, and breathing. She loves to peek in windows and creep students out, while taking pictures of them. She also likes to be crazy....

Evlabia Konstantinou

Reporter

Evlabia is a human (which is very shocking) she enjoys hanging out with friends, going to school, and referring to herself in the third person. She is ready with paper and pencil ( because she doesn't like writing in pen) to write...

Claire Lawrence

Reporter

Claire Lawrence is a dedicated student who is obsessed with getting good grades. She loves art, music, and photography. She is mostly recognized as the awkward artsy kid who reads when she should be paying attention. Her favorite...

Hannah McDonough

Reporter

Hannah is a kind and hardworking seventh grader. She loves to read, play soccer, travel, learn the guitar, and write. Hannah has an open mind that is always ready to learn. She can be very talkative, but she is always ready to...

Mehak Mehmi

Reporter

Mehak Mehmi is a kind, friendly, and funny seventh grader. She likes playing volleyball but did not get on the team this year because of life. She is a good sport and still has many opportunities to be on a team this year. her...

Ayan Momin

Reporter

Ayan Momin is a thrill seeker who loves to go mountain biking, and rock climbing. His favorite food is fortune cookies, and loves to make smoothies. He also loves to spend time with his family. This is his first year on Canyon...

Yoonjoo Oh

Reporter

Yoonjoo is a 7th grade student who loves reading, drawing, and music. She is learning to be more comfortable with computers by working her best as a reporter at CVMS Newsmedia. She wants to know more about friends` interests and...

Silas Ou

Reporter

Silas goes by many identities, some say his name is Silair, others say his name is Robert or Scratch. But somehow he has convinced half of his teachers, that his name is Bob Higgins. He is a history nerd, and as a result, has...

Raghuram Paturi

Reporter

Raghuram does hard work enjoys playing volleyball, studying and doing video games. He plays clarinet and his favorite subjects are Science, Math, and TX history. He loves ancient history, to read especially comic books. He loves...

Nikita Raman

Reporter

Nikita is a creative individual who is interested in writing. Her hobbies include making awful puns as well as acting and singing. she has been swimming for 9 years and has been acting for 4 years in 5 different plays in total....

Emma Ross

Reporter

Emma is a 7th grader here at Canyon Vista. She enjoys hanging out with friends, staying active, and binge watching her favorite show Parks and Recreation on Netflix. She is known by her kind spirit and her helpful hand by her...

Kavin Thiyagarajan

Reporter

Hello my name is Kavin. I was born in Denver Colorado. I lived in Colorado for 9 years. I moved to Austin 3 years ago. I play the clarinet and the piano. I am in Lego Robotics. My dream job is to be a neurosurgeon. I love comics...

Evan Tucker

Reporter

Evan is a writer at canyon echoes. He's a real cool cat. He likes such entertainment like Over the Garden Wall, Kirby (not the anime) and good beats. Also I'm planning a series called What's the deal with. Check my articles out at ...

Baker Tuthill

Reporter

Baker Tuthill is in 8th grade and went to Spicewood elementary.  He takes BIMM, Theatre and Newsmedia. He has one younger brother who is in 5th grade. He also has a dog, Swing. He enjoys playing piano and 3-string guitar in...

Ehan Umatiya

Reporter

Ehan is a lavish meme lover who enjoys making memes. He also likes eating food and sleeping his natural habitat is plush sofas and Tempur-Pedic mattresses he sleeps close to 8.5 hours a day. His favorite drink is chocolate milk...

Jessie Van Den Berg

Reporter

Jessie Van Den Berg is a lover, and nonstop writing nerd. She loves musicals and going to Broadway shows. Music is a big part of her life since she is also a dancer. She loves watching the series Riverdale with her friends. She...

Andrew Watson

Reporter

Andrew probably best compares to an unstable compound. He's unpredictable, can do anything, have lots of different parts, and treat him incorrectly, and he might blow up in your face. He tends to just escape reality due to the...

Vishnu Sreenivasan

Chief Producer and Editor

Vishnu is an 8th-grade student with many interests. He loves to play tennis and to watch Netflix. He is known by his friends and family for his vast and extensive knowledge about what's going on the world and his amusing interpretations...

Gabriel Paredes

Design Editor / Newsletter Editor / Reporter

Gabriel is a 13-year-old student at Canyon Vista with a love for anything creative! He enjoys cooking, singing, acting, and graphic design. Gabe prides himself in focusing on quality, over quantity and makes sure everything that...