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MCGSA donates $500 to Center on Halsted

MCGSA donates $500 to Center on Halsted

Earlier this year, Mount Carmel introduced its newest club: the Mount Carmel Gay-Straight Alliance (MCGSA). According to the MCGSA, founded by juniors Patrick McKay and Luke...

June 2, 2017No Comments

Thomas named Gatorade Illinois Baseball Player of Year

Thomas named Gatorade Illinois Baseball Player of Year

The Gatorade Company announced today that Mount Carmel junior Alek Thomas has been selected as the 2016-17 Gatorade Illinois Baseball Player of the Year.  Thomas is the first...

May 30, 2017No Comments

Prom offers last dance, last chance to be together

Prom offers last dance, last chance to be together

Zach Pasciak, Staff Writer

Prom, for many high school seniors, is a huge event. Dresses need to be bought, plans need to be made, transportation needs to be arranged. However, most seniors find that...

May 17, 2017No Comments

Fight Night raises money, requires courage

Fight Night raises money, requires courage

Jack Lockard, Student Editor

This year's Fight Night takes place on April 29 at 6 p.m. According to organizers, Fight Night has been held at Mount Carmel for at least 4 years.  Based on attendance and...

April 27, 20172 Comments

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Arts and Culture

Alum’s play explores summer violence

Alum’s play explores summer violence

Jack Lockard & Zach Pasciak, Staff Writers

Joshua Thorps, a 2013 graduate of Mount Carmel, recently wrote and directed a play titled "A Little More Spring" which was performed at Caplan Theatre Studio in Philadelphia,...

May 25, 2017No Comments

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

February 3, 2017

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Everyday epics at MC

Jack Lockard and Conor Langs, Student Editors

June 2  . . . Last day of exams --- then summer begins!  And that's a wrap for mccaravan.org and "Everyday Epics" for this year.  Faithful readers can look for new content...

October 12, 2016

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Features

Gratitude for a “life-changing” school

Jack Lockard, Student Editor

When I first transferred to Mount Carmel, I was a little nervous about making friends and adjusting to...

May 17, 2017No Comments

Dang, has it been that long?

Dang, has it been that long?

Conor Langs, Student Editor

Life is full of expressions and feelings.  We often express what we're feeling to others, verbally ...

May 10, 2017No Comments

McNamara ’17 to follow in family’s footsteps at U of I

McNamara ’17 to follow in family’s footsteps at U of I

Zach Pasciak, Staff Writer

As we near the end of the year, Mount Carmel seniors are tasked with deciding what their future will...

May 8, 2017No Comments

McClurge to pursue his next adventure at Cornell

McClurge to pursue his next adventure at Cornell

Jack Lockard, Student Editor

Phazione McClurge first visited Cornell University, located in Ithaca, New York,  in the winter, falling...

May 5, 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

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