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Changing the culture: Recycling at CHS

Changing the culture: Recycling at CHS

Olivia Boyd, News Editor
April 11, 2017
Filed under News

Recycling, the act of converting waste into a reusable material. Carlisle High School is no exception in the realm of recycling and moving towards a greener future. The green containers that are displayed in every classroom hold the efforts for a greener future for the school which have been taking p...

National Honor Society Induction (Photos)

National Honor Society Induction (Photos)

Rowan Young, Editor-in-Chief
April 11, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

CHS's National Honor Society held its annual induction ceremony on Thursday April 6.  Check out a few scenes from the night (click on the photo to begin the slideshow).

CHS MiniTHON: Behind the Scenes Q&A

CHS MiniTHON: Behind the Scenes Q&A

Samantha Martin, Staff Writer
April 11, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

On Thursday, April 13, Carlisle High School will host its fourth annual MiniTHON dance marathon. CHS Periscope talked to the fundraising adviser for the MiniTHON club, senior Lizzie Neumann, about the event and what students can expect, as well as what happens behind the scenes of the event. MiniTHON is not ...

A celebration of world cultures: World language department hosts banquet

A celebration of world cultures: World language department hosts banquet

Samantha Martin, News Writer
March 27, 2017
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The McGowan building’s cafeteria was stuffed with families eager to get a taste of several world cultures at CHS’s first annual World Language Banquet, held on Tuesday, February 28. Dozens of students, all of which are currently studying either Chinese, French, German, or Spanish, created dishes fr...

Stella storms through CHS (Photos)

Stella storms through CHS (Photos)

Samantha Martin, Staff Writer
March 22, 2017
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Just a week before spring began, Carlisle High School was covered by a wintry white. According to Pennlive.com, 18-24 inches of snow were expected to fall in Carlisle in the early hours of March 14. Although Carlisle did not get as much snow as predicted, the snowfall still totaled at about on...

CHS students march on Washington

CHS students march on Washington

Samantha Martin, News Writer
February 4, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

When millions of marchers participated in the Women’s March on Washington and its sister marches on January 21, several Carlisle High School students and alumni stood among them. The March, which took place the day after the inauguration of President Donald Trump, was intended as a peaceful pro...

Selecting courses for a brighter future

Selecting courses for a brighter future

Olivia Boyd, News Editor
January 25, 2017
Filed under News

Once again another year has come and almost gone, and once again the students at CHS must select their courses for the coming school year to ensure they are prepared for their future. Course selection forms were distributed in homeroom on Jan 23 and they must be completed and submitted into your ...

Despite challenges, Adopt-a-Family brings a smile to families

Despite challenges, Adopt-a-Family brings a smile to families

Meg Tate, Staff Writer
January 5, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

It has become a holiday tradition at Carlisle High School to participate in the Adopt-a-Family fundraiser.  This is a fundraiser that the Class Councils run.  Every year, Theresa Dixon contacts the elementary school counselors to decide what families will be chosen each year. David Bigelow, senior...

Winter Week put on ice

Winter Week put on ice

Olivia Boyd and Meg Tate
January 5, 2017
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In past years, Student Council has hosted not only a winter week but a Mr. CHS pageant. While the pageant is relatively new, the winter week, and the pep rally that goes with it, has been occurring for several years. However, this year, that will be changing. “The winter week had been an experim...

We Remember: The lives we lost in 2016

We Remember: The lives we lost in 2016

Olivia Boyd, News Editor
December 20, 2016
Filed under News

2016 has been a year of many ups and downs: many people left us and many events occurred both good and bad. To even list all the people that were lost in 2016 would be pages upon pages: however, this is a list of some of the more well-known losses this year. January:   David Bowie died on January 10, 201...

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