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Learning About Día de Los Muertos

Learning About Día de Los Muertos
Día de Los Muertos is a two-day Mexican holiday celebrating life and death
November 5, 2020

Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a Mexican holiday that celebrates past lives and ancestors. The holiday dates back 2,000 years and originates from Aztec and other South American cultures. Similar...

Club of the Month: WMCA

Club of the Month: WMCA
November 5, 2020

Looking for a club to join? WMCA is a club that shares school news, school events, and important topics through live television. Every Friday, WMCA airs their show at 3:05 in the afternoon. In WMCA,...

Sewing for Service

Sewing for Service
Elizabeth Murray's Experience Making Masks
May 11, 2020

During this pandemic, MCA Junior Elizabeth Murray has contributed to the COVID-19 cause by creating masks. Murray was inspired to make the masks from her own ambition to protect anyone who is at a high...

Behind the Scenes with WMCA!

Behind the Scenes with WMCA!
Behind the Friday broadcast is a lot of hard work and determination. Writer Mariella Smith takes a look at what makes WMCA so special!
October 10, 2019

Have you ever wondered what happens behind the cameras at the WMCA news studio? Do you wish you knew what went on behind the scenes of the WMCA club? Well, I went to the WMCA studio to find out exactly...

Life of a Cub

Life of a Cub
Eighth grade can be a little scary... but so exciting! Avery Wicker offers insight into her first year as a cub at MCA. Please welcome her to MCA and the Echoes writing staff!
October 10, 2019

It seems daunting at first: new school, new people, and new teachers, but to say the least, Mount Carmel was scary only for about 15 minutes. My morning is pretty good, and it is only “pretty” good...

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...

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

Profiling MCA's New Faculty 2018-2019! Part Three
April 16, 2019

Do you play tennis? Ms. Wainwright, one of Mount Carmel’s newest religion instructors, is an avid player and is also the coach of our school’s tennis team. When she isn’t practicing, she is studying...

Welcome Back Alum Teachers! New Faculty Return Home

Welcome Back Alum Teachers! New Faculty Return Home
Profiling MCA's New Faculty 2018-2019! Part Two
April 16, 2019

Ms. Yuspeh, the newest Civics teacher here at Mount Carmel, is, in fact, an alumni of the school. Her favorite memory of the school is Gym Day, and she is very fond for Tender Tuesday. Ms. Doran, her American...

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....

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...

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...

A Senior Salute: Our Editor-in-chief Reflects

Senior Editor-in-chief Abbigail Alonzo reflects on her years at MCA and says goodbye!
April 5, 2018

I was always told to enjoy my time in high school because it would be over before I knew it, and, truthfully, I was hoping that was the truth...up until this year. I am now left with twenty-one days...

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