CASD students earn national Scholastic recognition

Lamberton Middle School student Ella Shatz designed and created five hand-thrown teapots. Each teapot was glazed in a different color and displayed together as one work of art.

Periscope staff

March 24, 2020

Congratulations to the following CASD students for being recognized by the national Scholastic Art and Writing competition! Ella Shatz  (LMS, Grade 8) – Gold Medal for art Brayden Burge (WMS, Grade 8) – Gold Medal, American Voices Medal for writing Anastasia Chovanes (CHS, Grade 9) –...

A premiere event: ‘The Cave’ to be shown at Carlisle

Dr. Amani Ballour holds a sick child in her arms in this still from The Cave. The Cave, which focuses on Dr. Ballour's work in an underground Syrian hospital, will premiere in Carlisle March 26.

Samantha Martin, Editor-in-Chief

March 9, 2020

In an effort to bring the struggles of refugees to the forefront of students’ minds and open their hearts to people outside of their current sphere, CHS will host one of many “premieres” of an award-winning documentary at the end of this month. The screening of the Oscar-nominated feature...

“Sweet” arrival: New bakery comes to Carlisle

An assortment of cupcakes, brownies, cookies, scones, and cinnamon rolls are laid out from Nothing Sweeter.  This bakery is new to Carlisle and is located on Pomfret St.

Emma Santillo, Staff Writer

February 25, 2020

What could be sweeter than a brand new bakery in downtown Carlisle? While there are already several bakeries in Carlisle, Nothing Sweeter brings great variety as it has sticky buns, eclairs, danishes, gourmet cupcakes, and more.  Additionally, it came at the perfect time, as something new coming should help ever...

A bittersweet goodbye: Pie Haus leaves Carlisle

The darkened doors of the former Pie Haus sit waiting for new ownership.  Pie Haus closed for business on Feb 8 due to military relocation.

Zsilas Michael Hughes, Staff Writer

February 25, 2020

In such a small town such as Carlisle, there are many intimate gatherings that celebrate the community and its successes, many of which include food. Carlisle’s very own Pie Haus, a cafe-like bakery located at 46 W. High St., has been the heart of many of these gatherings. From the simplicity of their decadent a...

Art in progress (Photos)

These are some pots that are ready to be fired. Next will be to glaze.

Emma Mackereth, Staff Writer

February 11, 2020

The winter months are a busy time for the CHS art department, as they prepare for Empty Bowls and the Spring Art Show.  Check out our slideshow to see what students are working on in their art classes.

New desserts on the table: unique pies found in Carlisle

These five pies will help you break up the ordinary pies you have for the holidays. Each pie is unique and can bring a new taste to your holiday meal.

Emma Santillo, Staff Writer

November 26, 2019

Pie has been a Thanksgiving essential since even before it was a nationally recognized holiday, thanks to Sarah Josepha Hale, a 19th century woman who promoted making Thanksgiving a national holiday through her writings and recipes, most notably her pumpkin pie recipe  Although sometimes the same appl...

Spooky Treats: Turn your candy into these confections

Extra candy corn leftover from Halloween? Try making these fun treats.

Abigail Lindsay, Editor in Chief

November 4, 2019

While trick or treat might be over, there's no reason that you can't enjoy these homemade Halloween treats! Below are some simple, yet spooky, Halloween recipes that you have to try. Might even help with that leftover candy corn! Candy Corn Popcorn Balls (yields 12 servings) : -6 tablespoons of popco...

Frightful Films: Must watch Halloween movies

Beetlejuice,The Nightmare Before Christmas, Halloween, and It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown are some the most classic Halloween films.  Each movie falls under a different genre, to appeal to all people.

Sam Salomone, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

If the rain is too much for you, and you’d rather curl up in a blanket and watch some classic Halloween movies, here are some suggestions: Comedy Beetlejuice (1988) Rating: PG-13 Runtime: 93 minutes Starring: Michael Keaton, Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis Summary: A dead couple returns to ...

More than a movie: New ‘Joker’ adaptation brings both fans and controversy

While already a box office smash, the new Joker movie has also created some controversy over concerns of violence, with an increase of police presence at showings.

Periscope Staff

October 26, 2019

The newest Joker movie released on October 4 has drawn both a large crowd of fans yet has also been the center of controversy.  In this side-by-side story, we have written both a review of the Joker movie as well as an editorial to go in-depth about what has made this movie such a hot topic of disc...

Just ‘Wingin It!’: An inside look at CHS improv troupe

Juniors Reese Daugherty, Josetta Checekett, and Trinity Johnson laugh together while playing a game.  The Wingin' It ! shows will not only get audience members laughing but members of the troupe too.

Abigail Lindsay, Editor in Chief

October 26, 2019

Wings, soda, and a lot of laughs all go into the performances of  Wingin’ It!, CHS’s improv comedy troupe. Wingin’ It is a team effort, with both student and faculty leadership involved. Junior Reese Daugherty is a member of the troupe, who joined her sophomore year.  Daugherty attended p...

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