Alexa Mehrholz, Editor-in-chief

Watching what you say

December 13, 2019

“That’s so gay!”a freshman says to his friend while walking in the halls.  “Ahhhhhh, rape!” squeals a senior as her friend snatches her phone.  “You’re so retarded!”...

Ticked off: My fight with Lyme and PANS/PANDAS

Ticked off: My fight with Lyme and PANS/PANDAS

November 7, 2018

Rumors crawled around the school, spreading like wildfire. This was the year we started figuring things out, and I was missing school at least once a ...

Where has the time gone?

Where has the time gone?

November 7, 2018

Carmel Catholic High School prides itself on being a college preparatory school. This is reflected in its block scheduling, extended class periods, and ...

Advice From A Senior: Finals Edition

Ela Carrano, Reporter

December 17, 2017

Dear Freshmen, My freshman year finals were unforgettable. I had no idea what I was doing, and thought that I could pass by only reviewing a little bit. I was wrong. Somehow, by God's grace, I passed all of them, but don't do what I did. Throughout the rest of my years here, I have not been kicked out, and I have achieved the title of senior, so I believe that I have...

A School Divided

Megan Brinkman, Editor-in-Chief

October 19, 2017

The auditorium is dark. Eerie and empty. Outside, students rush past, unaware of the almost-sacred silence that has settled over the room. Then, all at once, the workers descend. Dressed in identical aprons and clear plastic glasses, the Advanced Stagecraft class, the most advanced level that Carmel offers, begins to pound life into the boards backstage of the auditorium. Howev...

Silver linings

Silver linings

April 5, 2017

It’s official: second semester is more than halfway over. Freshmen have almost completed their first year at Carmel. Sophomores will soon become uppe...

Students can come to the Drop In Center to channel stress into coloring.

Drop In anytime

November 16, 2016

It’s no secret that our generation is overwhelmed. If we’re not up all night studying for a Biology test, trying to figure out how to assemble the innar...

Image courtesy of Grace May

The day after

November 9, 2016

America, a country built on the fundamentals of equality and freedom, took ten steps back last night. Blinded by bravado, our judgement became clouded. I...

THE REAL MALL OF AMERICA: students, residents, and lawmakers take in sunset over the National Mall

Democracy matters even when you can’t cast a ballot

November 8, 2016

I spent part of my summer in Washington D.C. breathing in the same air as both congressmen and sunscreen-covered tourists. This was actually my second...

Letter from the Editors

Letter from the Editors

September 1, 2016

Dear Crossroads readers, We are back and better than ever. Last year, Crossroads made the jump from paper to print in order to bring you, our loyal foll...

Choosing Carmel

Choosing Carmel

January 27, 2016

Growing up, I never really understood the differences between public and private schools, other than the fact that I never got to wear casual clothes and ...