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Seven advance in Chicago History Fair competition

Seven advance in Chicago History Fair competition

Zach Pasciak, Staff Writer

Each year, every Mount Carmel junior enrolled in U.S. History is required to develop a project for the Chicago Metro History Fair. This year, 20 of those projects advanced...

April 10, 2017No Comments

Mock Trial team competes in Howlett Cup

Mock Trial team competes in Howlett Cup

Dr. Jon Berry, Guest Contributor

On Friday night and Saturday morning, the Mount Carmel Mock Trial team competed in the fourth annual Howlett Cup Mock Trial competition.  The Howlett Cup is an "invite-only" compe...

April 5, 2017No Comments

Pestich honored at Junior Citizens Awards Banquet

Pestich honored at Junior Citizens Awards Banquet

Zach Pasciak, Staff Writer

Each year, the Chicago Park District sponsors the Junior Citizens' Awards, which recognize teens from throughout the city for their service to others and their community....

March 31, 2017No Comments

Gala breaks attendance record

Gala breaks attendance record

Kendall Nichols & Conor Langs, Staff Reporter/Student Editor

For many years, Mount Carmel's annual fundraiser was known as "The Big Event." After being rebranded as "The Caravan Gala" in 2012, the event has grown both in attendance...

March 15, 2017No Comments

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Arts and Culture

Arts Fest showcases MC talent

Zach Pasciak, Staff Writer

On Saturday, April 8, Mount Carmel held its annual Spring Arts Festival, a celebration of the talent and hard work of Mount Carmel's art community. The Fest, which ran...

April 12, 2017No Comments

Pickert’s new cookbook offers inspiration to adolescent chefs

Pickert’s new cookbook offers inspiration to adolescent chefs

Conor Langs, Student Editor

After months of planning, preparation, cooking, and writing, Mount Carmel's newest author is on the verge of publication. The Adolescent Chef, written by senior and chef...

March 16, 2017No Comments

Wallace Goode III

Wallace Goode III

Zach Pasciak, Staff Writer

When the name Mount Carmel is mentioned, many think first of the school's storied athletic program. However, with the recent success of the IHSA Speech Team, the re-emergence...

February 3, 2017No Comments

Band and choir share holiday spirit

January 13, 2017

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Everyday epics at MC

Jack Lockard and Conor Langs, Student Editors

April 24 . . . Welcome back from Spring Break!  As seniors, we'll need to keep up the hard work for the last couple weeks and finish strong. It's a busy week with the last...

October 12, 2016

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Features

Vogt to pursue unique major at SLU

Vogt to pursue unique major at SLU

Conor Langs, Student Editor

This incoming fall, Ryan Vogt will be taking a different route from other MC seniors.  He will be attending...

April 12, 2017No Comments

Nik Scanlan ’17 to attend VMI in the fall

Nik Scanlan ’17 to attend VMI in the fall

Jack Lockard, Student Editor

When he applied, senior Nik Scanlan wasn't too sure about his chances for admission to Virginia Military...

March 27, 2017No Comments

Notre Dame’s ACE program encourages service to Catholic education

Notre Dame’s ACE program encourages service to Catholic education

Kendall Nichols, Staff Writer

As part of Impact Service Week, two Mount Carmel teachers addressed groups of juniors about their own...

March 16, 2017No Comments

After 70 years, Sister Hurley has “no regrets”

After 70 years, Sister Hurley has “no regrets”

Conor Langs, Staff Editor

Throughout life, people stay dedicated to many things. These dedications can last for months or even...

March 13, 2017No Comments

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Jackson Park field house offers place for community to gather

Jackson Park field house offers place for community to gather

Zack Pasciak, Staff Writer

One block east of Mount Carmel, the Jackson Park Field House offers members of the community a place to participate in a variety of activities, from pickleball to after-school...

April 7, 2017No Comments

South Side YMCA aims to help all generations

South Side YMCA aims to help all generations

Conor Langs, Student Editor

Just across the street from Mount Carmel's campus, the South Side YMCA offers people of all ages the opportunity to participate in a variety of athletic and academic activities....

March 29, 2017No Comments

Prospects for presidential library and world class golf raise Woodlawn’s stock

Prospects for presidential library and world class golf raise Woodlawn’s stock

Zack Pasciak, Staff Writer

In the next couple of years, the Woodlawn neighborhood and Mount Carmel High School stand to benefit from two significant developments. Last July, the Obama Foundation announced...

March 1, 2017No Comments

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