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Did You Know?
  • September 28Today is a home football game. Get decked out in pink for the pink out!
  • September 26Congrats to all the Coffee House performers!
  • September 26CHS picture retakes grades 9 through 11 are set for October 7
  • September 22Homecoming is just a month away, October 22, 7pm to 10pm in Swartz
  • September 22CHS PSAT testing is scheduled for October 12, free for grades 10 and 11
The student news site of Carlisle High School


The student news site of Carlisle High School


ARE YOU SMARTER THAN A BISON? The CHS Quiz Bowl team poses next to a bison at the State Museum in Harrisburg, where the team placed 5th in the Pennsylvania State Academic Competition. The team will be representing Carlisle in the National Finals in Atlanta this weekend and they need your help. Check out our story to learn more about their upcoming trivia night.
Quiz Bowl to host trivia night to support their bid at Nationals in Atlanta
Jillian Grimes, News Editor • May 23, 2022
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The symbolic representation of the honeybees CHS adopted from the World Wildlife Fund
All the buzz: CHS adopts honeybees
Rylie Workman, Staff Writer • May 9, 2022
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KNOWLEDGE IS POWER: This photo was taken during the 2021 summer seminar, during one of their morning classes in Denny Hall. In this specific photo, Provost Neil Weissman visited a seminar and spoke to students about liberal education and the significance of the Knowledge for Freedom program said Dickinsons House Divided.
To be more Lincoln-esque: Dickinson offers seminar to rising seniors
Jillian Grimes, News Editor • April 28, 2022
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SEE YA LATER CHS:  Each year, we say goodbye to our Periscope seniors and staff members leaving for new schools. We thank them for all of their hard work!
Bye Bye Bison: Periscope staff members say goodbye (photos)
Jenna Coller, Editor-in-Chief • June 1, 2022

While the end of the year brings celebrations of successes and signing of yearbooks, it also brings the sad process of saying goodbye, not only to our seniors but also our military families that are...

DOCTORS IN THE HOUSE: Steven Strange watches over Kamer Taj and prepares to face the most powerful sorceress in the entire multiverse in order to keep balance in the world and protect those around him.
Maddened Witches and Fearful Doctors: "Doctor Strange: Multiverse of Madness" (Review)
Vaughn Aarhaus, Staff Writer • June 1, 2022

*Spoiler And Graffic Images Warning* From witches to green giants, Marvel has been pushing out massive amounts of entertainment in the past couple of years, mostly attributed to making up for their...

A heart-shaped balloon flies, decorating a memorial site outside Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, on Monday, May 30, 2022. In a town as small as Uvalde, even those who didnt lose their own child lost someone. Some say now that closeness is both their blessing and their curse: they can lean on each other to grieve. But every single one of them is grieving. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
80 Minutes of Horror: Why did the Robb Elementary tragedy happen? (Editorial)
Ryleigh Underwood, Perspectives Editor • June 1, 2022

There is nothing I can say that hasn’t already been said. On May 24, 18-year-old Salvador Ramos entered Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas with two AR-15s. He killed 19 children, ages 8-11, and...

Dreams do come true: looking back on the early days for our future college athletes (photos)
Dreams do come true: looking back on the early days for our future college athletes (photos)
Jillian Grimes and Hannah Stoner May 27, 2022

Here, we are displaying pictures of various CHS senior athletes who plan on furthering their athletic careers at the college level. Several athletes have signed to play over the school year; check...

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