Crossroads

Not Afraid to Fail

Charlotte Baude, Reporter

December 17, 2019

Junior Rebecca Zurek earns Best in Category award for Aerospace Science at the Illinois Junior Academy of Science State Exposition.    Rebecca’s project was about how a spill hole in a parachute would affect the descent rate of a rocket. The descent rate is how fast the rocket would be falling. Zurek wondered how the size of the parachute drag and stability would ...

Learning Differently

Charlotte Baude, Reporter

December 17, 2019

Many students have taken different paths of education to end up at Carmel.    Whether they’ve attended four separate schools or a Waldorf or a Montessori school, these students have all gone on uncommon paths to get where they are today.       Senior Riley Moran went to four schools prior to Carmel. Moran attended St. Gilbert, St. Anastasia, Our...

Music: a universal language

Tori Nagode, Editor

December 16, 2019

"’ You can just enjoy music without understanding it. Music is a universal language,’" senior Carolina Moctezuma said, quoting South Korean singer-songwriter and rapper CL. Moctezuma is a member of the new K-pop dance club at Carmel. “Just because you can't understand the words does not mean you can't understand the meaning,” she said. “Music is somethi...

7,970 miles away

7,970 miles away

December 16, 2019

Students screaming chants in unison, dressed as animals. Cheerleaders warming up. Fans packing into the stands. The marching band playing songs everyone knows the words to--everyone b...

Art: words that cannot be spoken

Art: words that cannot be spoken

December 16, 2019

Seeing and living in completely different parts of the world, sophomore Sylvia Cheng uses art not only as a way to express her curiosity and questions in the world, but also to answer them. Art has been Cheng’s creative outlet since she was a c...

Meet Carmel’s new priests

Meet Carmel’s new priests

August 29, 2019

Carmel Catholic School recently introduced two new priests to the community, Fr. Radley Alcantara and Fr. Christian Shiu.  Alcantara is the Associate Pastor at St. Anastasi...

Inspired

Inspired

November 7, 2018

Rows of student-filled desks line a colorfully decorated room. The murmurs and giggles of children echo as a teacher scribbles notes on a blackboard. The ...

Balancing Football and School: A Ben Packer Exclusive

Balancing Football and School: A Ben Packer Exclusive

October 15, 2018

Extracurricular activities, such as sports or clubs, get in the way of their school work. Senior football player Ben Packer is no exception.

The right head space

The right head space

March 15, 2018

You see athletic trainer Dan Henrichs riding around on his little golf cart, waiting for an injury to happen. You hear students chiming “Dan, Dan, the...

Christmas Fitness

Danielle Koziol, Reporter

December 17, 2017