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  • November 12Girls' basketball tryouts will take place in the McGowan gymnasium on November 17-18

  • November 12District band and orchestra tryouts will take place on Saturday, December 2

  • November 12Tickets are on sale for Mini-Thon's annual pancake breakfast, which will take place on December 16

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Smith gets emotional, again (Review)

Smith gets emotional, again (Review)

JT Kuhn, A&E Writer

November 14, 2017


Filed under A&E, Music, Reviews

Sam Smith's new album The Thrill of It All lights up the music industry, showcasesing many different types of music. There is slow melancholy music that is intended to get the listener “in their feels” as they listen, which is similar to the songs “Too Good at Goodbye” and “Scars.” A...

Are you ‘Ready for It?’: Taylor Swift’s ‘Reputation’ (Review)

Are you ‘Ready for It?’: Taylor Swift’s ‘Reputation’ (Review)

Treston Johnson, Perspectives Writer

November 10, 2017


Filed under A&E, Reviews, Showcase

She’s five feet-eleven inches, has a net worth of $280 million, and is the sixth most followed user on Instagram – this artist’s “Reputation” is much higher than her unordinary height, but is it something she can hold on to? Taylor Swift’s newly released album “Reputation” is out “…Ready...

Hiking into fall: trails of Carlisle

Hiking into fall: trails of Carlisle

Releigh Norrell, A&E Writer

October 30, 2017


Filed under A&E, Places, Reviews

Hiking can be a wonderful way to stay active and enjoy the beautiful views our area has to offer. If you're looking for something to do this fall, check out one of these hiking trails in the Carlisle area. Hawk Watch: Hawk Watch is a beautiful place to hike during the fall season because you can see t...

‘Melodrama’ brings out emotions and tops the charts (Review)

‘Melodrama’ brings out emotions and tops the charts (Review)

JT Kuhn, A&E Writer

October 29, 2017


Filed under A&E, Music, Reviews

Melodrama by Lorde is mainly a slow pop album with a melancholy tone.  It has a background beat and keyboard in almost all of the songs. Some songs, like "Liability (reprise)," are very slow and on the more depressing spectrum of things. Other songs, like "Perfect Places," has a very excited b...

Spooktober: the best Halloween movies to watch

Spooktober: the best Halloween movies to watch

Maddison Young, A&E Junior Editor

October 29, 2017


Filed under A&E, Movies, Reviews

Below is a list of a few movies that are great for Halloween!  There are two family friendly movies and two scarier movies for if you are looking for something to send shivers down your spine. Halloweentown:  Director- Duwayne Dunham After a girl had just learned she is a witch, she helps save a...

“Big Time Rush” – Big Time Rush

“Big Time Rush” – Big Time Rush

Admir Durakovic, A&E Writer

October 24, 2017


Filed under A&E, Tune in Tuesday

Released a month after schedule, the Nickelodeon band produced the hit album "Big Time Rush" on October 11, 2010. Songs of interest include "Big Time Rush," "Count on You," and "Boyfriend." If you like the Jonas Brothers, One Direction, Justin Bieber, or the Naked Brother's Band, you should listen to Big ...

Rhett’s “Life Changes” adds changes to country music genre (Review)

Rhett’s “Life Changes” adds changes to country music genre (Review)

JT Kuhn, A&E Writer

October 6, 2017


Filed under A&E, Music, Reviews

Thomas Rhett’s new album “Life Changes” is a mashup of the type of music that made him popular: country pop. 14 songs of country pop, some more mellow, like “Marry Me,” and some are more upbeat and a little faster, like “Unforgettable” and “Craving You.” “Craving You” is the...

Is “It” worth seeing? (Review)

Is “It” worth seeing? (Review)

Carol Etzel, A&E Editor

October 6, 2017


Filed under A&E, Books, Movies, Reviews

It is one of Steven King’s most known creative masterpieces. The novel of over 1,000 pages was published in 1986 and a new movie adaptation came to theaters this September. Within its first weekend at the box office, It has broken numerous records. According to IGN.com, It broke the record for...

New smoothie shop comes to Carlisle (Review)

New smoothie shop comes to Carlisle (Review)

Releigh Norrell, A&E Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under A&E, Restaurants, Reviews

The Juice Factory is fairly new to downtown Carlisle, having opened August 1. It is located at 100 West High Street, by the Hamilton Restaurant. This space was previously operated by the Appalachian Whole Food market. Owner Michael Crawford had a unique inspiration to open The Juice Factory. “I...

Songs of CHS: Students share their favorite music of the month

Songs of CHS: Students share their favorite music of the month

Maddison Young, Junior A&E Editor

October 5, 2017


Filed under A&E, Playlists

Over the past few months there have been a wide variety of changes in what music is being listened to and what is popular within the student body.   Listed below are songs that were gathered based on what is being recently listened to from the students of Carlisle High School (CHS).  Songs were collected...

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