Echoes of Carmel

Black History Month: It’s Time

Brittney Giardina, Editor-in-chief

February 24, 2017


Filed under Student Life

February, the shortest month of the year, is full of many celebrations, Valentine’s Day and Mardi Gras included. But, it is also a month that honors a group of people who have been marginalized for so long--African Americans. “We have, as a community, been positively contributing to the su...

OPINION: Thank a yearbook member

Brittney Giardina, Editor-in-chief

February 24, 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 that we hate and have hated since we got our school ID’s. Or we experience...

MCA students get Royal Treatment

Erin Fortier, Editor

February 24, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Note: Were you royalty for a Mardi Gras krewe or for another New Orleans area parade group this year but are not in this story? Send your info to sfox@mcacubs.org so we can feature you too.   “Hey Mister” is a common phrase you will hear while walking the streets of New Orleans during...

Galentine’s Day: the Not so National National Holiday

Mariah Gale, Staff Member

February 24, 2017


Filed under Leisure & Lifestyle

Many students find themselves without a significant other on the pink heart-infested holiday known as Valentine’s Day. Our generation of girls are no longer concerned with finding a boy to complete them because they know that they are whole by themselves, and they are celebrating their single status...

Junior Retreat Reflection

Abby Alonzo, Staff Member

February 24, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Life changing isn’t the word. Mount Carmel Academy’s Junior Retreat was a spectacular experience that included many laughs, tears, and hugs! The theme “Friendship” was fitting, as junior year is a year of forming lifelong bonds. Trust in our friends, trust in ourselves, and trust in our almighty God a...

Squeaky Clean: Soap Making for a Charity

Squeaky Clean: Soap Making for a Charity

Czarlyn Trinidad, Staff Member

February 24, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Combining both the drive to create beauty and the drive to preserve beauty, National Art Honor Society and EcoCubs have collaborated to help make soap for charity. This project came about when Mr. Stevens, one of the moderators of EcoCubs, and Ms. Gillane, the moderator of NAHS started discussing ...

Toga Party: LNHS’s Return to the LJCL Convention

Czarlyn Trinidad, Staff Member

February 24, 2017


Filed under Student Life

For the first time in three years, MCA’s Latin National Honor Society is attending the Louisiana Junior Classical League convention which will take place on March 10-12. LJCL is a chapter of the National Junior Classical League whose goals is to instill an appreciation of the ancient civilizations of...

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