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Must-Try Fall Treats in New Orleans!

Must-Try Fall Treats in New Orleans!
November 5, 2020

The leaves are starting to change color, and local eateries in New Orleans are celebrating with fall flavored treats. Fall is the season for all things apple, maple, and pumpkin spice. If you have yet...

To Love Yourself

To Love Yourself
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...

Getting to Know MCA

Getting to Know MCA
September 5, 2019

Welcome back to a new school year! Senior Madeleine Serio wrote about getting to know Mount Carmel and the value of a Mount Carmel education (both the educational worth and the spiritual values!) for the...

Review: Battle of the King Cakes!

Review: Battle of the King Cakes!
February 28, 2019

As Mardi Gras season is approaching, stuffing our faces with king cake is too. There are so many king cakes to choose from how is someone supposed to find the king cake that satisfies his or her needs....

Review: Super Bowl Halftime Show Disappoints Some Spongebob Fans

Review: Super Bowl Halftime Show Disappoints Some Spongebob Fans
February 26, 2019

On February 3rd, 2019, the NFL hosted its annual Super Bowl game in Atlanta. As usual, football fans were anticipating the event, but many other non-sports fans enjoy tuning in for the halftime show—especially...

Thankful for a Carmelite Education: Reflections from Students

Thankful for a Carmelite Education: Reflections from Students
Our students reflect on the value of the Carmelite education they're receiving here at Mount Carmel.
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....

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...

Opinion: We Need to Spotlight More Sports!

Opinion: We Need to Spotlight More Sports!
October 15, 2018

Did you know that MCA has eleven sports teams? MCA has many sports to offer, but not every sport is as noticed and appreciated. Many sports at MCA are often not recognized or do not have as many spectators...

Time to De-Stress!

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.)...

Feeling Bookish: The Perks of Being a Wallflower Review

Feeling Bookish: The Perks of Being a Wallflower Review
December 8, 2017

Following my last article, I wanted to write a book report about my favorite book The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky, in case you wanted to know more about it. This is my opportunity...

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

From a Twitter biography to a dream
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.
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