Crossroads

The Road to Recovery

Zach Reidel, Editor

November 12, 2019

Junior Christian Steiber found himself lying on the field in pain, waiting for someone to come to his rescue just to alleviate the pain from the injury that has just occurred.  During his freshman year playing football, Steiber suffered a fracture to his L4 vertebrae in his back, basically leaving his back in two parts. His doctor said that over time, his back would heal...

Achieving greatness on a world scale

Charlotte Baude, Reporter

November 12, 2019

Organizing events, maintaining the website and posting on social media, as well as searching and reaching out to potential sponsors, documenting designs, and presenting to judges, senior Terri Brinkman does it all. While marketing may seem as easy as picking a logo and slogan, Brinkman does much more on for NYAN.     “The team is divided into several different sub-teams, such ...

Beloved Bader

Beloved Bader

November 12, 2019

To some, former science teacher Joanne Bader wasn’t just another staff member, but a close colleague. “She was my mentor when I came here,” sc...

Sophomore Snapshots

Allyson Smoczynski, Reporter

November 12, 2019

Gabe Lynch How much playing time do you get? I’ve gotten the ball 13 times for about 100 yards What number are you? #30 What position do you play? Running back When did you start playing football? Second grade Why do you like being on the team? It’s an escape from everything that I have to do off the field. Football is the one place wh...

Women in robotics

Ava Klein, Reporter

November 12, 2019

As the only four females on the NYAN team, seniors Meghan Novak and Terri Brinkman, junior Rachel Blaha, and freshman Mary Titterton are programming apps and constructing robots. Although Carmel has a Women in STEM club, the club membership is different from being a member of the robotics team. Not only because of the process of getting on the team, but also because women do...

Miracles and Matthews

Miracles and Matthews

November 11, 2019

Miracles happen every day. Most of the time we don’t seem to notice them, but for radio personality Kevin Matthews, the miracles happened to be very cl...

Dads of the Arts

Dads of the Arts

November 11, 2019

“It was really important for us to have a new, supported stage floor,” Stagecraft and Drama teacher Denise Sebastiano said.  Sebastiano was on th...

Let’s Amerigo!

Tori Nagode, News Editor

October 26, 2019

Studying abroad is something students across the world want to do--but why? Why is it so admired, and how is it possible for a student to be sent across the world to live and study in a foreign country?   Amerigo is one of many study abroad organizations, and it is the one partnered with Carmel to bring international students from across the globe into the communi...

Expedition: Badminton

Allyson Smoczynski, Reporter

October 23, 2019

Her hands grip the racket with determination. As her eyes zero in on her opponent, it’s time for her to play. She blocks everything out around her and focuses on the present. Badminton has been junior Viola Zhao’s life for many years. Zhao grew up in China for most of her early life.  “My parents introduced badminton to me when I was very young,” Zhao sai...

Teen queen competes for title

Teen queen competes for title

November 7, 2018

Gianna Barbour, also known as Teen Miss Beach Park 2018, has had her challenges when competing in pageants. Barbour has been doing pageants since sh...

On the launch pad

On the launch pad

November 7, 2018

While some girls are running track, serving volleyballs, and hitting softballs, sophomore, Rebecca Zurek has been winning national championships for lau...

This is Jeopardy

This is Jeopardy

November 7, 2018

At one time or another, most Americans have heard (or sang) the infamous Jeopardy jingle or imagined themselves conversing with host Alex Trebek. For s...