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Accepted and Anxious

April 28, 2017

Making decisions is hard, and making lifelong decisions is even harder. Choosing a college to attend is one of the most difficult decisions that teenagers have to face. On top of the stress of classes,...

Honor Society Inductions: Keep Your Eyes on the Prize

Honor Society Inductions: Keep Your Eyes on the Prize
April 28, 2017

Mount Carmel Academy is an academically rigorous school, and to make it through to graduation is a feat unto itself. But to do so while being in an honor society that has countless other requirements and...

A Talk From A Bishop: Paul Tighe

April 28, 2017

Bishop Paul Tighe came to visit the Mount Carmel students earlier this month. He is a part of Pope Francis’ council, and he focuses on how to get religion more involved in social media. While giving...

Mission Drive highlights spirit of giving

March 31, 2017

Every year the Christian Life Community, a club dedicated to service, sponsors the Mission Drive in order to raise money for Carmelite missions. “The money sent to Timor-Leste and developing countries...

A Celebration of Generations

March 31, 2017

Each year Mount Camel holds its annual Grandparents’ Day Mass which allows for Mount Carmel students to celebrate the gift of family and the special relationship shared between a grandparent and grandchild....

Echoes editor reflects on March for Life

Echoes editor reflects on March for Life
March 8, 2017

On January 24, 2017, 49 students traveled to Washington DC to participate in the 44th annual March for Life Rally. Being able to participate in this event for five years has truly made a difference in...

Black History Month: It’s Time

February 23, 2017

February, the shortest month of the year, is full of many celebrations, Valentine’s Day and Mardi Gras included. But, it is also a month that honors a group of people who have been marginalized for...

OPINION: Thank a yearbook member

February 23, 2017

We all await the day when we receive our beloved yearbooks. We can’t wait to flip through the pages in an attempt to find ourselves and relive some memories. We groan through the panel pages where...

MCA students get Royal Treatment

February 23, 2017

Note: Were you royalty for a Mardi Gras krewe or for another New Orleans area parade group this year but are not in this story? Send your info to [email protected] so we can feature you too.   “Hey...

Galentine’s Day: the Not so National National Holiday

February 23, 2017

Many students find themselves without a significant other on the pink heart-infested holiday known as Valentine’s Day. Our generation of girls are no longer concerned with finding a boy to complete them...

Junior Retreat Reflection

February 23, 2017

Life changing isn’t the word. Mount Carmel Academy’s Junior Retreat was a spectacular experience that included many laughs, tears, and hugs! The theme “Friendship” was fitting, as junior year is...

Squeaky Clean: Soap Making for a Charity

Squeaky Clean: Soap Making for a Charity
February 23, 2017

Combining both the drive to create beauty and the drive to preserve beauty, National Art Honor Society and EcoCubs have collaborated to help make soap for charity. This project came about when Mr. Stevens,...

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