Echoes of Carmel

To Future Juniors

To Future Juniors

Reagan Laird, Echoes Writer

April 16, 2019


Filed under Advice, Student Life

I believe I speak for not only myself but also everyone in my class when I say that this has been a very complex year. Over the course of Junior year I have learned so much about myself and other people. To all of those students coming into Junior year either next year or further down the line, I have...

Give Up or Get Better? Lent Reflections

Give Up or Get Better? Lent Reflections

Audrey Reynaud, Editor-in-Chief

April 1, 2019


Filed under Advice, Faith, Student Life

As I was growing up, Lent was just a time when I was supposed to give up something. Give up chocolate, give up ice cream, give up watching TV past 9 pm. As I grew older, though, I began doing something rather than giving something up. I have began to recognize that though Lent is about sacrifice, i...

An Interview with Lorraine Steigner, Frosh Queen

An Interview with Lorraine Steigner, Frosh Queen

Ella Clouatre, Echoes Writer

February 26, 2019


Filed under Student Life, Student Spotlight

On the night of February 15th, the ninth grade had the time of their lives at the Frosh Queen Dance. Towards the end of thedance, Lorraine Steigner was named the Frosh Queen! When you were called for the nomination, how did you feel about it? ★ It was a pretty crazy feeling. Some people told me ...

Freshmen Pick the Frosh Queen Nominees & Court

Freshmen Pick the Frosh Queen Nominees & Court

Ella Clouatre, Echoes Writer

February 26, 2019


Filed under News, Student Life, Student Spotlight

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...

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...

STK Success at the Louisiana Thespian Festival

STK Success at the Louisiana Thespian Festival

Echoes Staff

February 8, 2019


Filed under News, Student Life

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


Filed under Entertainment, News, Student Life

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...

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

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

Raleigh Lusignan, Echoes Writer

December 11, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Student Life, Teacher Spotlight

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 LSU graduate that went into teaching in hopes of sharing not only Frankenstein but all forms of literature to oth...

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...

Welcome to MCA! Interview With a New Cub

Welcome to MCA! Interview With a New Cub

Sophia Sonnier, Echoes Writer

November 15, 2018


Filed under Feature, Student Life, Student Spotlight

Even though the eighth graders at Mount Carmel have just started their journey here, they have already formed opinions about their surroundings, teachers, and day to day life at MCA. One eighth grader named Gracie Perez talked to me about her experience here so far, and why she chose Mount Carmel.   ...

Turkey and Pie, Oh My! Tips on Thanksgiving

Turkey and Pie, Oh My! Tips on Thanksgiving

Ronni Genova, Echoes Writer

November 15, 2018


Filed under Advice, Holiday, Student Life

November can often feel like a painfully slow month. You just finished Halloween, or as some people like to call it “October.” And you just can’t wait for Christmas. But hold up, you have to wait a whole month. Sure Thanksgiving is in there, which is nice. Let's face it, Thanksgiving is no Chr...

African American Literature Field Trip Connects to Cultural & Ethnic Heritage

African American Literature Field Trip Connects to Cultural & Ethnic Heritage

October 15, 2018


Filed under Student Life

The African American literature class took a field trip to visit the Amistad Research Center on Tulane University’s campus. The center’s mission is their commitment to collecting, preserving, and providing open access to original materials that reference the social and cultural importance of America’s...

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