Echoes of Carmel

Forty Years of Cheers

MCA's Tradition Marks Four Decades of Spirit
October 2, 2017

This year’s Spirit Days marked the fortieth anniversary of our beloved Mount Carmel tradition! Echoes went into our archives to find out what we said four decades ago about the first-ever Spirit Day...

Echoes: October Edition

What's new at Mount Carmel Academy and around the greater New Orleans area?
October 1, 2017
What's new at Mount Carmel Academy and around the greater New Orleans area?

Jamie Leak & Vivien Poche Sing their Hearts Out

We are proud of you!
Emily Schexnayder October 1, 2017

Have you ever fantasized about being on television? On Thursday, September 7th, two Mount Carmel students, Vivien Poche and Jamie Leak, took a step towards making their dreams come true by auditioning...

October’s Music Countdown

Echoes takes a look at the top ten songs of the last few weeks.
Madison Leze October 1, 2017

Today’s music has such an impact on young adults today because of how it expresses the emotions so many of us are feeling. Music can help us cope no matter how we feel, whether we are hanging out with...

The Old Coffeepot: Dependable Fuel for MCA Students

The Old Coffeepot has been serving New Orleans for over a hundred years.
Emma Little October 1, 2017

Students of Mount Carmel Academy heavily rely on a morning cup of coffee to keep up their energy throughout the day; The Old Coffeepot’s classic Creole-Cajun cuisine provides the same boost in spirits...

Teacher Spotlight: Mrs. Amstutz

Teacher Spotlight: Mrs. Amstutz

Mrs. Kelly Amstutz is Touching Lives
Audrey Reynaud October 1, 2017

Mrs. Kelly Amstutz is a Western Civilization teacher at Mount Carmel Academy. It is her third year teaching at the school, and she is very excited for this school year. She has fallen in love with Mount...

October in NOLA: Event Roundup

Festival Season is Here!
October 1, 2017

October in New Orleans brings cooler weather (hopefully!) and lots of festivals and events to attend. Haven't decided what to do this month? We've got the events roundup to help you decide. This year...

Statue of Fatima Touches Students

Statue Visits Mount Carmel on Historic Tour
Abbigail Alonzo, Editor-in-Chief October 1, 2017

On Thursday, September 21, Mount Carmel Academy’s Assembly Center, which normally hosts athletic events, pep rallies, and class dances, was transformed into a sacred place of worship. Earlier this...

Anchors Aweigh for Spirit Day

Senior Class Mascot Explains Spirit Day
Abbigail Alonzo, Editor-in-Chief October 1, 2017
This year’s Pink Panther Senior class of 2018 chose the theme “Seniors Treasure their Last Adventure.” The students were dressed as pink, white, and black pirates and sported a panther with crossbones on their backs.

Snowballs in SNOLA

Where will your last snowball of the season come from?
Isabella Wollfarth October 1, 2017
Snowball season runs from March to October yearly, so it’s almost time to say goodbye until next year. Which snowball place is your favorite? Where will you be going to get the last snowball of the warm weather season?
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