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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 15No Comments

Scanlan hopes to break through with new app

Scanlan hopes to break through with new app

Conor Langs, Student Editor

Mount Carmel's very own Mr. Thomas Scanlan is nearing completion on a months-long project, by which he plans to one day make shoppers' lives easier.  For much of the last...

February 26No Comments

Seniors Fekete and Kudaisi lead speech team into sectionals

Seniors Fekete and Kudaisi lead speech team into sectionals

Kendall Nichols, Staff Reporter

In just its fourth year, the Mount Carmel speech program continues to build, and will send Justin Fekete, Farouk Kudaisi, and Luke Ehrenstrom to sectionals Saturday at Homewood-Flossmoor...

February 21No Comments

Giving witness to the value of every human life

Giving witness to the value of every human life

Jack Lockard, Student Editor

The vision behind the March for Life that takes place in Washington, D.C. is noble:  to bring about "a world where every human life is valued and protected." Sixteen Mount...

February 10No Comments

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Arts and Culture

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 16No 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 3No Comments

Band and choir share holiday spirit

Zach Pasciak, Staff Writer

During the holiday season, Mount Carmel's band and choir held its annual Christmas Concert in the Commons on the evening of Wednesday, December 14. For weeks prior to...

January 13No Comments

“Rogue One” brings new perspective to Star Wars universe

“Rogue One” brings new perspective to Star Wars universe

January 13

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Everyday epics at MC

Jack Lockard and Conor Langs, Student Editors

Mar 28 . . . Today kicks-off the annual Walkathon with an assembly during Studium. Students have individual on-line fundraising pages set-up to invite donations toward the overall...

October 12

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Features

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 27No 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 16No 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 13No Comments

Coach Menn taught tennis skills, life values

Coach Menn taught tennis skills, life values

Jack Lockard, Student Editor

On February 14th, Caravan coach Tom Menn died at the age of 90. Menn played a huge role as a tennis...

March 9No Comments

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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 1No Comments

Local coffee house injects life into Woodlawn

Local coffee house injects life into Woodlawn

MC Caravan Staff

News about the Obama Presidential Library and a potential Tiger Woods designed golf course in Jackson Park has gathered significant publicity in recent months. But the...

March 11 Comment

First Presbyterian Church of Chicago continues to serve South Side

First Presbyterian Church of Chicago continues to serve South Side

Conor Langs, Staff Editor

As one of Mount Carmel's many surrounding institutions, the First Presbyterian Church of Chicago lies just two blocks away from campus.  Dedicated to serving the South Side,...

December 19No Comments

  • Sister Therese O’Sullivan’s dedication to the poor thrives even after 33 years November 17
  • House of Hope offers refuge from city streets November 16

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