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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....

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...

Q&A with Sydney Kremer, StuCo Artist!

Q&A with Sydney Kremer, StuCo Artist!
April 21, 2020

  As the COVID-19 quarantine continues, many are turning to their creative passions. Not only is art a great way of expressing yourself, it makes a great gift. Today, we spotlight one of the incredibly...

Love Life Week: Dealing With High School Stress

Love Life Week: Dealing With High School Stress
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”...

Mural Makeover: Interview with Artist Michaela Olsen

Mural Makeover: Interview with Artist Michaela Olsen
May 8, 2019

You may recently have been annoyed at the required detour to get to and from your classes. That’s because Michaela Olsen, a senior here at MCA, is painting a stunning mural! She is the current Student...

MCA’s St. Joseph’s Altar is Sicilian Success

MCA's St. Joseph's Altar is Sicilian Success
April 1, 2019

The St. Joseph’s Altar has long been an important tradition for Catholics in New Orleans. This tradition originated during the 1800’s because of Sicilian immigrants who suffered from a great famine,...

Softball Shutout! Cubs Senior Game is a Success

Softball Shutout! Cubs Senior Game is a Success
MCA's Softball team salutes the Seniors of 2019.
April 1, 2019

On Tuesday, March 19, the Mount Carmel softball team celebrated the senior players, Addy Grundmeyer, Ashley Ortiz, and Madison Savarese, and their commitment to the team over the past couple of years....

Profiling MCA’s New Faculty 2018-2019! Part One

Profiling MCA's New Faculty 2018-2019! Part One
Echoes welcomes our newest MCA faculty members to our community!
December 11, 2018

Have you ever heard of the book Frankenstein by Mary Shelley? That was the book that inspired one of Mount Carmel’s newest English teachers, Ms. Waguespack, to start teaching. She is a fourth generation...

What Does Christmas Mean to Me?: A Reflection

What Does Christmas Mean to Me?: A Reflection
How frequently do you reflect on what Christmas means to you? What are your traditions? How can you give back?
December 11, 2018

Unlike most people, Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday, not Christmas. I love eating all of the scrumptious food, spending time with my family, and sleeping in until noon. But as soon as Thanksgiving...

Rhino Conservation and Why it Matters

Rhino Conservation and Why it Matters
What do you know about rhino conservation? Why should you pay attention?
December 11, 2018

In China and Vietnam, a demand for rhino-based products is increasing at an alarming rate. Rhinoceroses can live up to fifty years in their natural habitat, but poaching is preventing them from living...

Welcome to MCA! Interview With a New Cub

Welcome to MCA! Interview With a New Cub
November 15, 2018

Even though the eighth graders at Mount Carmel have just started their journey here, they have already formed opinions about their surroundings, teachers, and day to day life at MCA. One eighth grader...

MCA Creative Writing Students Spread Love With Writing

April 4, 2018

Inspired by a message of positivity and love in light of the tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Mount Carmel's Creative Writing students wrote pieces titled...

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