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MCA Welcomes New Faculty 2020-2021!

MCA Welcomes New Faculty 2020-2021!
November 18, 2020

This 2020-2021 school year, Mount Carmel Academy has received many new teachers. Echoes interviewed a few of these teachers via email. First, Ms. Troxclair has joined the MCA faculty as a Psychology...

FALL into a Healthy Mindset!

FALL into a Healthy Mindset!
2020 has been a hard year for everyone. Don't forget to take care of yourself with some of these tips!
November 5, 2020

With school back in session, most MCA students are in agreement that waking up early and writing assignments has been a big transition and a definite stressor! (Wink wink, juniors, we love you! ♥) Remember...

MCA Celebrates Skirts and Shirts Week!

MCA Celebrates Skirts and Shirts Week!
Though COVID interrupted our traditional Spirit Week, we showed our spirit anyway!
November 5, 2020

COVID interrupted traditional Spirit Week celebrations that we all know and love. Instead of canceling Spirit Week, E-Board threw a 2020 version of Spirit Week that allowed us to follow COVID safety procedures....

Understanding History through Halloween Costumes

Understanding History through Halloween Costumes
November 5, 2020

Did you know that you can tell a lot about a time period from the most popular Halloween costumes of the era? Costumes can illustrate the political climate, entertainment, and socially acceptable ideas....

Must-Try Fall Treats in New Orleans!

Must-Try Fall Treats in New Orleans!
November 5, 2020

The leaves are starting to change color, and local eateries in New Orleans are celebrating with fall flavored treats. Fall is the season for all things apple, maple, and pumpkin spice. If you have yet...

COVID Changes Affect Life at MCA

COVID Changes Affect Life at MCA
November 5, 2020

Welcome to the Mount Carmel 2020-2021 school year—COVID edition! As an eighth grader, I don’t have personal experience, but I know that MCA looks a little different this year. Wearing masks and watching...

Learning About Día de Los Muertos

Learning About Día de Los Muertos
Día de Los Muertos is a two-day Mexican holiday celebrating life and death
November 5, 2020

Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a Mexican holiday that celebrates past lives and ancestors. The holiday dates back 2,000 years and originates from Aztec and other South American cultures. Similar...

Club of the Month: WMCA

Club of the Month: WMCA
November 5, 2020

Looking for a club to join? WMCA is a club that shares school news, school events, and important topics through live television. Every Friday, WMCA airs their show at 3:05 in the afternoon. In WMCA,...

Charity of the Month: World Central Kitchen

Charity of the Month: World Central Kitchen
November 5, 2020

Many people donate and volunteer for charities without realizing how many other great causes they can also contribute to. There are so many charities out there that not many people know about. This article...

When Did Halloween Clowns Get So Scary?

When Did Halloween Clowns Get So Scary?
Do you have coulrophobia? When did clowns get so scary?
November 5, 2020

A phobia is a fear or anxiety that inhibits a person’s life. Coulrophobia is an extreme or irrational phobia of clowns.  As you might already know, clowns have become one of the most common fears ever....

Five Fall Fits that Cover the 4Bs

Five Fall Fits that Cover the 4Bs
November 5, 2020

In the 21st century, fashion is readily available to us. With social media influence, it is easy to get caught up in the many trends that glorify a fixation on women’s bodies. The media is continuously...

Sewing for Service

Sewing for Service
Elizabeth Murray's Experience Making Masks
May 11, 2020

During this pandemic, MCA Junior Elizabeth Murray has contributed to the COVID-19 cause by creating masks. Murray was inspired to make the masks from her own ambition to protect anyone who is at a high...

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