Echoes of Carmel

To Love Yourself

To Love Yourself

Madison Leze, Echoes Writer

April 22, 2020

Why is it that girls are most affected by body image? It is because society can never let girls just live, they’re either too fat or too skinny, too tall or too short. Society constantly compares girls to this idea of perfection, with no exceptions for body fat or cellulite, which is natural, hereditary,...

Love Life Week: Dealing With High School Stress

Love Life Week: Dealing With High School Stress

Raleigh Lusignan, Writer

January 12, 2020

With Love Life Week around the corner, here are Echoes’s top 5 tips to deal with high school stress: Self-care! This can’t be expressed enough. It’s not “selfish” or “self-centered” to take time for yourself. You can use this time to catch up on much-needed sleep, eat something healthy and ...

To Future Juniors

To Future Juniors

Reagan Laird, Echoes Writer

April 16, 2019

I believe I speak for not only myself but also everyone in my class when I say that this has been a very complex year. Over the course of Junior year I have learned so much about myself and other people. To all of those students coming into Junior year either next year or further down the line, I have...

Give Up or Get Better? Lent Reflections

Give Up or Get Better? Lent Reflections

Audrey Reynaud, Editor-in-Chief

April 1, 2019

As I was growing up, Lent was just a time when I was supposed to give up something. Give up chocolate, give up ice cream, give up watching TV past 9 pm. As I grew older, though, I began doing something rather than giving something up. I have began to recognize that though Lent is about sacrifice, i...

Turkey and Pie, Oh My! Tips on Thanksgiving

Turkey and Pie, Oh My! Tips on Thanksgiving

Ronni Genova, Echoes Writer

November 15, 2018

November can often feel like a painfully slow month. You just finished Halloween, or as some people like to call it “October.” And you just can’t wait for Christmas. But hold up, you have to wait a whole month. Sure Thanksgiving is in there, which is nice. Let's face it, Thanksgiving is no Chr...

Study Tips:

Study Tips:

Elise Vicknair, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018

With summer ending and school beginning once again, you may have a hard time getting back into things. Something you may have a lot of trouble with is studying. Here are some tips that may make this transition a little easier. Do not wait until the day before to start studying for a big test or...

Get in the Season with Spring Cleaning

Audrey Reynaud

April 5, 2018

Spring cleaning is always a good idea to make your life organized and clean, but it’s not always exciting. Here are 6 tips on how to make spring cleaning more fun! 1. Make a cleaning playlist. Nothing puts people in a good mood like their favorite music, so put a bunch of your favorite jams on...

Time to De-Stress!

Isabella Wollfarth

April 4, 2018

Recently, we all (excluding the seniors) took the ACT and I know it was not something we would have chosen willingly. Inspired by this, I wanted to write about some ways we all could anti-stress. 1.) FACE MASK!​!! I literally cannot elaborate enough on how much these are needed. I just found some new face mask brands that are really awesome for all ...

Valentine’s in its Entirety: From History to Gift Ideas

Isabella Wollfarth

February 1, 2018

This month I wanted to write about one of my favorite holidays, which is Valentine’s Day. I like it mostly because I believe love is the best emotion there is. The fact that there is a holiday to celebrate that is really special even if you don’t have a significant other. To start off this articl...

From Dreamer to Doer: Abbigail Alonzo on the Path to NFL Reporting

Abbigail Alonzo, Echoes Editor-in-Chief

December 8, 2017

Every kid has a dream, and although we all hope our dreams take flight, I never imagined mine would do so this early in my life. I have a long way to go, no doubt, but this small step served as huge encouragement to pursue my dream.

Ready for the New Year? You Still Have Time to Make the Most of 2017

Emily Schexnayder

December 8, 2017

With only a month left in the year, many people are trying to get in as many things as they can in the month of December. You should consider doing these five simple things before the year ends. Plan ahead for the new year. Make a list of goals or ideas you have for the new year is one idea to g...

Make Eight Great: Top Ten Tips to Surviving Eighth Grade

Madison Leze

November 13, 2017

Oh​, ​the​ ​stress​ ​of​ ​eighth​ ​grade​ ​and​ ​a​ ​new​ ​school,​ ​teachers​, ​and​ ​friends.​ ​These are​ ​some​ ​important​ ​tips​ ​to​ ​help​ ​you​ ​through​ ​this​ ​life​-changing​ ​transitional year. Lunch...

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