Echoes of Carmel

Cubs Keep Afloat Despite Challenges: Second Annual DCC Competition

Abbigail Alonzo, Echoes Editor-in-Chief

February 5, 2018


Filed under Student Life

What if you were handed a brown paper bag full of miscellaneous junk—tinfoil, straws, cups—and told to create an object that could both hold weight and float on water? Well, that’s exactly what Mount Carmel students were asked to do on Friday, January 5th. This assignment is the school’s annual Des...

Echoes: February Edition

Echoes: February Edition

February 2, 2018


Filed under News

It's Mardi Gras season and Valentine's Day time! What do we have for you in store this month? Is it possible to bake a king cake as good as the bakery's? An Echoes writer tries it out! Want to know more about Valentine's Day or what to get a friend? Read on. Don't know what to do with your M...

Spotlight on MCA Faculty & Staff: What was your first concert? Part One

Echoes Staff

February 2, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Feature, Leisure & Lifestyle, Music, News, Teacher Spotlight

Music is a big part of our lives, but can you guess your teachers' first concerts? We asked our faculty and staff to tell us about their first experiences! We had so many great responses that this is only half; stay tuned for next month when we feature the other half of our answers. Read on for all their...

Throw Us Something, Mister! What to Do this Mardi Gras

Madison Leze

February 1, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

It's Mardi Gras season and you have all these beads and doubloons. Do you have no clue what to do with them? Well, here are some ideas on what to do during and after this season. 1. Recycle. Instead of throwing away these beads, you can go green and recycle them. Not only are you getting rid of a...

Valentine’s in its Entirety: From History to Gift Ideas

Isabella Wollfarth

February 1, 2018


Filed under Advice, Entertainment, Leisure & Lifestyle, Student Life

This month I wanted to write about one of my favorite holidays, which is Valentine’s Day. I like it mostly because I believe love is the best emotion there is. The fact that there is a holiday to celebrate that is really special even if you don’t have a significant other. To start off this articl...

A King Cake Baking Adventure

Elise Vicknair

February 1, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Leisure & Lifestyle, Student Life

Now that Christmas is over, Mardi Gras is right around the corner. During Mardi Gras there are parades, parties, balls,  and lots of food, including king cake; some would say Mardi Gras is not complete without a king cake! Here in New Orleans you can buy a king cake in almost every store, but have you ever made one? I thought it would be fun to bake my own king...

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