Echoes of Carmel

MCA bowling goes varsity

Abby Alonzo, Staff Writer

March 31, 2017

In late January of 2017, the MCA bowling team scored an all-time high. After years of being considered a fun-loving pastime, the team is now officially recognized as a Varsity sport under the LHSAA. After several members, including Hailey Roberts and Holly Schiler, expressed the idea of bowling becomi...

Teachers talk student stress

Erin Fortier, Editor

March 31, 2017

The Echoes staff recently talked to a number of Mount Carmel students about the end-of-year stress  they are experiencing (see article “Cubs cope with stress”). Teachers Ms. Amy Kennedy, Mrs. Virginia Dabdoub, and Mrs. Aimee Gerrets and counselor Ms. Katie Bailey answered questions from staff w...

Cubs cope with stress

Staff Reports

March 31, 2017

Often when something is coming to an end, people will say that it is “winding down.” However, that phrase suggests a sort of gradual, relaxed ending that simply won’t work when talking about the end of the school year. As the year transitions into the fourth quarter, student stress is high a...

Mission Drive highlights spirit of giving

Brittney Giardina, Editor-in-chief

March 31, 2017

Every year the Christian Life Community, a club dedicated to service, sponsors the Mission Drive in order to raise money for Carmelite missions. “The money sent to Timor-Leste and developing countries is used to build wells to supply communities with clean water, provide meals for families, and...

A Celebration of Generations

Kathryn Burke, Staff Member

March 31, 2017

Each year Mount Camel holds its annual Grandparents’ Day Mass which allows for Mount Carmel students to celebrate the gift of family and the special relationship shared between a grandparent and grandchild. At this event, students and their grandparents are able to recall the wisdom of their ancestors t...

Echoes editor reflects on March for Life

Echoes editor reflects on March for Life

Kelli Banta, Staff Member

March 8, 2017

On January 24, 2017, 49 students traveled to Washington DC to participate in the 44th annual March for Life Rally. Being able to participate in this event for five years has truly made a difference in my life. I was always Pro - Life; however, I never understood the whole meaning behind it until my firs...

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