Echoes of Carmel

Spotlight on MCA Faculty & Staff: What was your first concert? Part One

Echoes Staff

February 2, 2018

Filed under Entertainment, Feature, Leisure & Lifestyle, Music, News, Teacher Spotlight

Music is a big part of our lives, but can you guess your teachers' first concerts? We asked our faculty and staff to tell us about their first experiences! We had so many great responses that this is only half; stay tuned for...

Throw Us Something, Mister! What to Do this Mardi Gras

Madison Leze

February 1, 2018

Filed under Entertainment

It's Mardi Gras season and you have all these beads and doubloons. Do you have no clue what to do with them? Well, here are some ideas on what to do during and after this season. 1. Recycle. Instead of throwing away these beads...

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

Isabella Wollfarth

February 1, 2018

Filed under Advice, Entertainment, Leisure & Lifestyle, Student Life

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 spe...

A King Cake Baking Adventure

Elise Vicknair

February 1, 2018

Filed under Entertainment, Leisure & Lifestyle, Student Life

Now that Christmas is over, Mardi Gras is right around the corner. During Mardi Gras there are parades, parties, balls,  and lots of food, including king cake; some would say Mardi Gras is not complete without a king ca...

December in NOLA: Event Roundup

Elise Vicknair

December 8, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, Leisure & Lifestyle, Student Life

Ever looking for something to do during Christmas break? Well, here are some events going on in New Orleans to get you out of the house during Christmas. One thing to do is Nola ChristmasFest. This year it opens on December 21 a...

How​ ​to ​Get​ ​into​ ​the​ ​Holiday​ ​Spirit

Audrey Reynaud

December 8, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, Leisure & Lifestyle, Opinions

Having some trouble getting into the Christmas spirit this December? Here are six ways to get yourself pumped for the holidays! 1. Play​ ​Christmas​ ​music. Nothing gets you into the holiday spirit like some holiday...

Tis the Season to Bake! Christmas Cookie Recipe

Madison Leze

December 8, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, Leisure & Lifestyle, Student Life

Are​ ​you​ ​ever​ ​bored​ ​at​ ​home,​ ​​craving​ ​a​ ​sugary​ ​snack?​ No need to run to the store. Whether you're with friends or alone, it's the season to warm the house and bake​ ​up...

The Weekend Report: What to Do Around Town

Elise Vicknair

November 13, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, Leisure & Lifestyle

Are you ever bored on the weekend with nothing to do? Well, look no longer because these things will cure your boredom. If you do not feel like getting out of the house then you could have a movie day. For this movie day you and so...

Jamie Leak & Vivien Poche Sing their Hearts Out

Emily Schexnayder

October 1, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, Leisure & Lifestyle, Student Spotlight, TV Shows

Have you ever fantasized about being on television? On Thursday, September 7th, two Mount Carmel students, Vivien Poche and Jamie Leak, took a step towards making their dreams come true by auditioning for the new rebooted...

October’s Music Countdown

Madison Leze

October 1, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, Leisure & Lifestyle, Music, Opinions, Student Life

Today’s music has such an impact on young adults today because of how it expresses the emotions so many of us are feeling. Music can help us cope no matter how we feel, whether we are hanging out with friends or relaxing al...

October in NOLA: Event Roundup

October 1, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, Leisure & Lifestyle, News

October in New Orleans brings cooler weather (hopefully!) and lots of festivals and events to attend. Haven't decided what to do this month? We've got the events roundup to help you decide. This year is the second annual Beign...

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