Echoes of Carmel

Review: Battle of the King Cakes!

Review: Battle of the King Cakes!

Madison Leze, Echoes Writer

February 28, 2019


Filed under Holiday, Leisure & Lifestyle, Opinions, Restaurants, Showcase

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. Luckily, I have found some of the best king cakes around the city. Read on to hear about the best king...

Review: Super Bowl Halftime Show Disappoints Some Spongebob Fans

Review: Super Bowl Halftime Show Disappoints Some Spongebob Fans

Alyssa Trahant, Echoes Writer

February 26, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Opinions

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 since the Saints weren't playing. The 2019 Super Bowl show featured Maroon 5 and guest appearances...

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


Filed under News, Opinions, Student Life

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...

What Does Christmas Mean to Me?: A Reflection

What Does Christmas Mean to Me?: A Reflection

Destiny Sanders, Echoes Writer

December 11, 2018


Filed under Feature, Leisure & Lifestyle, Opinions, Student Life

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 is over, Christmas begins. Although Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday, the Christmas season is...

Rhino Conservation and Why it Matters

Rhino Conservation and Why it Matters

Raleigh Lusignan, Echoes Writer

December 11, 2018


Filed under Feature, Leisure & Lifestyle, Opinions, Showcase

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 their life to a full extent. According to the Encyclopedia of Earth, “Poaching is the illegal huntin...

Opinion: We Need to Spotlight More Sports!

Opinion: We Need to Spotlight More Sports!

Emily Schexnayder, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Sports

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 cheering on these athletes. The bigger sports like volleyball, softball, and soccer are sports that mos...

Time to De-Stress!

Isabella Wollfarth

April 4, 2018


Filed under Advice, Health, Leisure & Lifestyle, Opinions

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 ...

Feeling Bookish: The Perks of Being a Wallflower Review

Feeling Bookish: The Perks of Being a Wallflower Review

Isabella Wollfarth

December 8, 2017


Filed under Books, Entertainment, Feeling Bookish by Izzy Wollfarth, Leisure & Lifestyle, Opinions

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 to share its secrets, my love and an overall description about the world of Charlie. The book's o...

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

Abbigail Alonzo, Echoes Editor-in-Chief

December 8, 2017


Filed under Advice, Feature, Leisure & Lifestyle, News, Opinions, Showcase, Sports

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.

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 jams. Play some music while in the car or while in the shower and sing along...

It’s Good to Give Thanks

It’s Good to Give Thanks

Emma Little

December 8, 2017


Filed under Leisure & Lifestyle, News, Opinions, Student Life

On Thanksgiving day, most families spend their time watching the Macy’s Parade while drinking wine and waiting for the cook to finish preparing the food. This Thanksgiving, my family and I decided to volunteer with a program that helps the elderly and homeless who struggle to put dinner on the table r...

MCCARE Love: Journey into the Center of Literature

MCCARE Love: Journey into the Center of Literature

Isabella Wollfarth

November 13, 2017


Filed under Advice, Books, Opinions

This month, I decided I wanted to write about something I was truly passionate about. Don’t get me wrong, I could surely indulge in every snowball stand in the city and be content for the rest of my life, but I really wanted to write about something that would not only make me but other people feel g...

Mount Carmel Academy's student newspaper
Opinions