Echoes of Carmel

An Honorable Night for MCA’s Honor Society Inductees

An Honorable Night for MCA’s Honor Society Inductees

Raleigh Lusignan, Echoes Writer

May 8, 2019

On Monday, April 29, 2019, Mount Carmel Academy students were inducted into multiple honor societies in the Mother Thèrése Chevrel Assembly Center. These societies were Mu Alpha Theta, the National Honor Society, and the French, Latin, Spanish, Tri-M Music, and International Thespian Honor Societies. C...

Fortis Fortuna Iuvat! Latin Students Receive Their Laurels

Fortis Fortuna Iuvat! Latin Students Receive Their Laurels

Raleigh Lusignan, Echoes Writer

May 8, 2019

Latin students had an Award Ceremony and Pizza Social on Tuesday, April 30th. Students from both Mr. Roussel’s and Mr. Marshall’s classes, roughly a hundred participants, were awarded. They received gold and silver medals and certificates for their outstanding work. We are proud of you! Latin I...

Softball Shutout! Cubs Senior Game is a Success

Softball Shutout! Cubs Senior Game is a Success

Madison Leze, Echoes Writer

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. For the senior game, the cubs played Chapelle High School and won with a complete shutout. Althoug...

Freshmen Pick the Frosh Queen Nominees & Court

Freshmen Pick the Frosh Queen Nominees & Court

Ella Clouatre, Echoes Writer

February 26, 2019

On the night of February 15th, the ninth grade had the time of their lives at the Frosh Queen Dance. Towards the end of the dance, the nominees for Frosh Queen were introduced. The nominees included: Jillian Bruno, Ella Clouatre, Molly Clouatre, Tatum Clouatre, Olivia Edler, Mia Formaster, Lorraine...

(Girls) Run the World: Women in Politics

(Girls) Run the World: Women in Politics

Anastasia Walker, Echoes Writer

February 26, 2019

Women are getting involved in politics like never before. According to Rutgers Center for American Women and Politics, 23.7% of Congress seats are filled by women, including 43 colored women. The number of women governors have gone up from 6 to 9 since 2018, a record number. Women also hold 28.6% of the st...

Thankful for a Carmelite Education: Reflections from Students

Thankful for a Carmelite Education: Reflections from Students

Sophia Sonnier, Reagan Laird, Ella Clouatre, and Audrey Reynaud

February 15, 2019

Sophia Sonnier, Class of 2023: Having the gift of Carmelite education has been a blessing for me. I am fortunate enough to not only go to a very academic and athletic school, but also a Carmelite school. Being able to pray multiple times a day with my peers gives me a deeper connection to them, a...

STK Success at the Louisiana Thespian Festival

STK Success at the Louisiana Thespian Festival

Echoes Staff

February 8, 2019

Our amazing STK members traveled to Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, LA for the 2019 Louisiana Thespian Festival on January 25 & 26. We are so proud  to announce that all six of our Individual Events earned a Superior and qualified for International Thespian Festival: Solo Musical...

Humble of Heart: Gym Day 2019

Humble of Heart: Gym Day 2019

Echoes Staff

January 23, 2019

On Friday, January 11 the big day had finally arrived. The entire school has been preparing for GYM DAY—a day of games and spirited fun. The day began with a prayer centering on the theme HUMBLE OF HEART, a theme that the girls would emulate throughout all the activities of the day.   At the ma...

October 2018: Welcome Back!

October 2018: Welcome Back!

Echoes Staff

September 26, 2018

Welcome to the 2018-2019 school year! We're glad to be back with our October issue of Echoes: MCA students headed to the Brown Foundation, made big presentations, and brought home big checks! African-American Literature headed to the Amistad Research Center to learn about our ethnic and cultura...

Echoes: April Edition

Echoes: April Edition

April 4, 2018

Student Council election profiles are here! Read over them and VOTE! Mount Carmel's beautiful St. Joseph's Altar wowed visitors, and then it went to a good cause. As we head into the final weeks of school, do you need tips on how to de-stress? Our Creative Writing class sends love to the student...

A Bounty of Blessings: MCA’s St. Joseph Altar

Madison Leze

April 4, 2018

The St. Joseph’s Altar has been and still is very important to Catholics in New Orleans. This tradition originated during the 1800’s because of Sicilian immigrants who suffered from a great famine, praying for relief from hunger to St. Joseph. Many of these immigrants eventually arrived in New Orleans,...

Echoes: February Edition

Echoes: February Edition

February 2, 2018

It's Mardi Gras season and Valentine's Day time! What do we have for you in store this month? Is it possible to bake a king cake as good as the bakery's? An Echoes writer tries it out! Want to know more about Valentine's Day or what to get a friend? Read on. Don't know what to do with your M...

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