Echoes of Carmel

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.

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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...

Embrace Your Face: Sheet Mask Reviews

Echoes Staff

November 13, 2017

Filed under Leisure & Lifestyle, Opinions

Whether you're putting your best face forward for school pictures, the family Christmas photo, or you just want to relax after a long day of learning (or if you’re a teacher, grading!), face and sheet masks promise a range o...

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...

The Old Coffeepot: Dependable Fuel for MCA Students

Emma Little

October 1, 2017

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

Students of Mount Carmel Academy heavily rely on a morning cup of coffee to keep up their energy throughout the day; The Old Coffeepot’s classic Creole-Cajun cuisine provides the same boost in spirits from enjoying original Lo...

Statue of Fatima Touches Students

Abbigail Alonzo, Editor-in-Chief

October 1, 2017

Filed under Feature, News, Opinions

On Thursday, September 21, Mount Carmel Academy’s Assembly Center, which normally hosts athletic events, pep rallies, and class dances, was transformed into a sacred place of worship. Earlier this year, Pope Francis blessed six ...

Snowballs in SNOLA

Isabella Wollfarth

October 1, 2017

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

Snowball season runs from March to October yearly, so it’s almost time to say goodbye until next year. Which snowball place is your favorite? Where will you be going to get the last snowball of the warm weather season?

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OPINION: A few words from the moderator

Staff Reports

April 28, 2017

Filed under News, Opinions

Because I was a newspaper and magazine reporter in my former, pre-MCA life, moderating the school newspaper has always felt like what I imagine it must be like for a recovering alcoholic to get a job busing tables at a bar. ...

OPINION: Thank a yearbook member

Brittney Giardina, Editor-in-chief

February 23, 2017

Filed under Opinions

We all await the day when we receive our beloved yearbooks. We can’t wait to flip through the pages in an attempt to find ourselves and relive some memories. We groan through the panel pages where we find our school photo ...

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