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Behind the Scenes with WMCA!

Behind the Scenes with WMCA!

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 what makes WMCA. First, I asked members why they joined WMCA. “I’ve always seen WMCA on F...

Life of a Cub

Life of a Cub

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 because getting up is so hard.  Every morning, I see people with frozen hot chocolates, iced c...

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 submitted for the school year. The Foundation also awarded each principal with $1000 to foster service...

Getting to Know MCA

Getting to Know MCA

Madeleine Serio, Guest Writer

September 5, 2019

Welcome back to a new school year! Senior Madeleine Serio wrote about getting to know Mount Carmel and the value of a Mount Carmel education (both the educational worth and the spiritual values!) for the Clarion Herald. As she looks forward to her graduation, she looks back at the passion MCA has sparke...

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 Council Artist Chairlady and is displaying her vision on the walls of the stairwell for years to come. ...

An Honorable Night for MCA’s Honor Society Inductees

An Honorable Night for MCA’s Honor Society Inductees

Raleigh Lusignan, Echoes Writer

May 8, 2019

On Monday, April 29, 2019, Mount Carmel Academy students were inducted into multiple honor societies in the Mother Thèrése Chevrel Assembly Center. These societies were Mu Alpha Theta, the National Honor Society, and the French, Latin, Spanish, Tri-M Music, and International Thespian Honor Societies. C...

Fortis Fortuna Iuvat! Latin Students Receive Their Laurels

Fortis Fortuna Iuvat! Latin Students Receive Their Laurels

Raleigh Lusignan, Echoes Writer

May 8, 2019

Latin students had an Award Ceremony and Pizza Social on Tuesday, April 30th. Students from both Mr. Roussel’s and Mr. Marshall’s classes, roughly a hundred participants, were awarded. They received gold and silver medals and certificates for their outstanding work. We are proud of you! Latin I...

To Future Juniors

To Future Juniors

Reagan Laird, Echoes Writer

April 16, 2019

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

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

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

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

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...

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