Better ‘safe’ than sorry: New program hopes to protect PA students

Ellie Knapp, News Writer
February 6, 2019

Drugs, threats, shooting-plans, abuse, bullying, and tobacco use are all things that qualify a submission to Carlisle’s new anonymous tip program, “Safe2Say Something.” The program, sponsored by the Sandy Hook Promise, a nationwide non-profit, is required for Pennsylvania schools. “Safe2Say Something is required through Act 44 for all Pennsylvania schools and went into effect January...

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Feeding the Future: Behind the scenes in the cafeteria

Ellie Knapp, News Writer
February 4, 2019

The cafeteria workers come in early and clean up student’s mess in the lunchroom, keeping our school running. Doris Glunt is the kitchen manager at the Swartz Cafeteria.  She comes in at six o’clock every morning and works until two o’clock in the afternoon, the same amount of time at work as someone with a nine-to-five job.   Glunt has worked for the Carlisle Area School District for...

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Ready, Set, Science: CASAC hosts 50th Science Fair

Carlin Diehl, News Writer
January 23, 2019

The CASAC Science Fair has been a tradition in Carlisle for the past 50 years. The goal of this event is to get students interested in science and math through involvement. It promotes community as well as student’s pursuit of science and math related fields.  The event, which was held at Yellow Breeches Middle School, took place from Jan 18 to 20. Students began checking into the fair at 4 pm...

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Blocking the temptation: Apps to help limit phone usage
Byte: Will this be the return of Vine?

February 12, 2019

Millions were stunned when they heard of the shut down of the app Vine in 2016.  After...

‘The Last Laugh’: A story of comedy and pain (Review)

February 5, 2019

WARNING: Spoilers Ahead A mix of older generational humor and exciting new...

Glimmer of Hope: How a movement sparked from tragedy (Review)

January 7, 2019

On Feb 14, 2018, one of the worst school shootings in American history took place...

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Head of the Herd: Joseph Durbin
The gender divide: Why are some classes not evenly represented? (Editorial)

February 13, 2019

Traditionally, there has been a lack of gender diversity in certain types of classes...

Learning to hand jive: A behind the scene look at “Grease” practices (slideshow)

February 8, 2019

As the annual CHS Musical is coming up, the student cast rehearses daily to get ready...

Questioning the questioner: a conversation with Ridge Wargins (Video)

January 14, 2019

  As a popular figure at CHS, Ridge Wargins is known for his feature...

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February Athlete of the Month: Bryce Dunkelberger
Flying above and below: different sports and their reports (Editorial)

February 14, 2019

Sports in the news do not always get the recognition they deserve.  These stories...

Boys basketball celebrates senior night with a win

February 7, 2019

On Feb 5, CHS boys’ varsity played their final home game against State College....

Steroids in sports: Not just national news (Editorial)

February 4, 2019

With the 2020 Tokyo Olympics approaching quickly, there are some aspects of sports...

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Teen voting: Why it matters (Editorial)
Where have all the male teachers gone? (Editorial)

February 12, 2019

Going through school, kids often have a plethora of questions about the education...

The dynasty continues but at what cost? How the Patriots’ win is a loss for the NFL (Editorial)

February 5, 2019

When many Americans think about a sports dynasty, the first thing that comes to mind...

Popularity over success: uneven support in sports (Editorial)

January 9, 2019

When it comes to watching high school sports, there are two clear favorites: football...

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