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MCA Celebrates Skirts and Shirts Week!

MCA Celebrates Skirts and Shirts Week!

Though COVID interrupted our traditional Spirit Week, we showed our spirit anyway!
Shelby Blalock and Amelie Lousteau November 5, 2020

COVID interrupted traditional Spirit Week celebrations that we all know and love. Instead of canceling Spirit Week, E-Board threw a 2020 version of Spirit Week that allowed us to follow COVID safety procedures....

COVID Changes Affect Life at MCA

COVID Changes Affect Life at MCA

Juliet Popham, Echoes Member November 5, 2020

Welcome to the Mount Carmel 2020-2021 school year—COVID edition! As an eighth grader, I don’t have personal experience, but I know that MCA looks a little different this year. Wearing masks and watching...

Club of the Month: WMCA

Club of the Month: WMCA

Ellie Rizzo, Camryn Chatelain, and Bella Figueroa 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,...

Five Fall Fits that Cover the 4Bs

Five Fall Fits that Cover the 4Bs

Amelia Troutman and Kayleigh Stockton November 5, 2020

In the 21st century, fashion is readily available to us. With social media influence, it is easy to get caught up in the many trends that glorify a fixation on women’s bodies. The media is continuously...

Q&A with Sydney Kremer, StuCo Artist!

Q&A with Sydney Kremer, StuCo Artist!

Raleigh Lusignan, Echoes Writer April 21, 2020

  As the COVID-19 quarantine continues, many are turning to their creative passions. Not only is art a great way of expressing yourself, it makes a great gift. Today, we spotlight one of the incredibly...

Feeling Bored? Get Baking!

Feeling Bored? Get Baking!

Madison Leze, Echoes Writer April 21, 2020

Sitting in quarantine with nothing to do very easily leads to boredom, which then leads to bored binge eating. It has now been a month in quarantine, and by now your quarantine snacks might be running...

Student Council Election Candidates 2020

Student Council Election Candidates 2020

It's time to vote for our Student Council leaders for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year!
April 11, 2020

Want to know who's running for the Student Council E-Board this year? Click on each candidate's name to read her responses to the Student Council questionnaire: President: Elisabeth Berner, Katie Bee Vice...

Carmelettes, Cubettes, and Rhythm Get Their Dance On

Carmelettes, Cubettes, and Rhythm Get Their Dance On

Raleigh Lusignan, Writer January 17, 2020

On January 14, members of Mount Carmel’s Carmelettes, Cubettes, and Rhythm teams showcased their talents at the Show of Dances in the MCA Assembly Center by conducting a dress rehearsal to prepare themselves...

Love Life Week: Dealing With High School Stress

Love Life Week: Dealing With High School Stress

Raleigh Lusignan, Writer January 12, 2020

With Love Life Week around the corner, here are Echoes’s top 5 tips to deal with high school stress: Self-care! This can’t be expressed enough. It’s not “selfish” or “self-centered”...

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!
Mariella Smith, Writer & Graphic Designer 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!
Avery Wicker, Writer 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...

Brown Foundation 2019

Brown Foundation 2019

Echoes Staff September 22, 2019

The Joe W. and Dorothy Dorsett Brown Foundation held its annual Service Learning Celebration at the Pontchartrain Center on Sept. 10, 2019. The Foundation awarded Mount Carmel Academy $11574.00 for grants...

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