Echoes of Carmel

OPINION: A few words from the moderator

Staff Reports

April 28, 2017

Because I was a newspaper and magazine reporter in my former, pre-MCA life, moderating the school newspaper has always felt like what I imagine it must be like for a recovering alcoholic to get a job busing tables at a bar. I can’t count the number of times when discussing a story or column id...

MCA bowling goes varsity

Abby Alonzo, Staff Writer

March 31, 2017

In late January of 2017, the MCA bowling team scored an all-time high. After years of being considered a fun-loving pastime, the team is now officially recognized as a Varsity sport under the LHSAA. After several members, including Hailey Roberts and Holly Schiler, expressed the idea of bowling becomi...

Teachers talk student stress

Erin Fortier, Editor

March 31, 2017

The Echoes staff recently talked to a number of Mount Carmel students about the end-of-year stress  they are experiencing (see article “Cubs cope with stress”). Teachers Ms. Amy Kennedy, Mrs. Virginia Dabdoub, and Mrs. Aimee Gerrets and counselor Ms. Katie Bailey answered questions from staff w...

Cubs cope with stress

Staff Reports

March 31, 2017

Often when something is coming to an end, people will say that it is “winding down.” However, that phrase suggests a sort of gradual, relaxed ending that simply won’t work when talking about the end of the school year. As the year transitions into the fourth quarter, student stress is high a...

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