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The student news site of Carlisle High School


The student news site of Carlisle High School


Night one of Caraval begins for players.

Caraval: “Remember it’s only a game…” (Review)

Sophia Kuzmenko, Staff Writer April 10, 2024

Caraval by Stephanie Garber is a thrilling and page turning book about a mysterious show where people's lives are at risk. It keeps the reader on their toes every single chapter. Although the story is...

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The Handmaid’s Tale Women’s History Month (Review)

Sophia Kuzmenko, Staff Writer March 28, 2024

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood is a book about a dystopian society where men have full control of women. This story is deeply disturbing and makes the reader feel a sense of dread, opening their...

DRUM ROLL PLEASE: Periscopes own March Madness based competition with a musical theme. The bracket captures the staffs favorite musicians and bands, putting them against one another.

Music Madness: Periscope Staff Picks Face Off in Music Based Bracket

Periscope Staff March 26, 2024

Last year for March Madness, the CHS Periscope staff pitted local Carlisle restaurants against one another in a viewership based March Madness Bracket. This year, the staff decided to stray from local...

Dear Anxiety, Dear Agony: “Paranoia” (Review)

Dear Anxiety, Dear Agony: “Paranoia” (Review)

Noah Guillaume, Staff Writer March 20, 2024

On January 25th,  up and coming artist Corey Nill released his latest EP, Paranoia. Nill is an avid indie rock artist that has gained a following due to his aptitude for various instruments and his upbeat...

Exit West by Mohsin Hamid (Review)

Exit West by Mohsin Hamid (Review)

Noah Guillaume, Staff Writer March 14, 2024

In a world with no borders, Mohsin Hamid tells the story of two lovers trying to seek asylum as their city is on the brink of war.  In the novel Exit West, Nadia and Saeed are two teenagers who...

DATE NIGHT: The Carlisle Applebees is located on 260 Noble Blvd. Applebees is one of Americas top casual dining chains, perfect for date nights and gatherings with friends.

Fancy Like: A rating of Applebee’s Appetizers

Periscope Staff members Myana Brown, Hannah Stoner, Jillian Grimes, Lyric Koch, and Haylie Potter tested out some of the different appetizers served at the chain restaurant Applebee’s and decided which...

A noteworthy page from The Perks of Being a Wallflower, which is written as a series of letters detailing Charlies life to an unknown person.

A Timeless Story, A Fantastic Adaptation: The Perks of Being a Wallflower (Review)

Odessa Cruz, Staff Writer March 4, 2024

Movie adaptations of books are never as good as the original and are often just a way to make money off a franchise that already has a built in fanbase rather than trying to tell a beloved story with care....

Soul crushing, heartbreaking, and inevitably beautiful, Me Before You, evokes a number of emotions in its audience.

Leaving You Sobbing on the Floor: Me Before You (Review)

Sophia Kuzmenko, Staff Writer February 27, 2024

This review contains spoilers. Me Before You by JoJo Moyes is a book about a tragic, heart-wrenching love story that will end with you sobbing on the floor. Readers will feel many different emotions...

The Fashion Lineup!: Top 5 Golden Globe Looks

The Fashion Lineup!: Top 5 Golden Globe Looks

Daleshka Leon Raya, Staff Writer February 27, 2024

On January 7th, the 81st annual Golden Globe Awards were held in Beverly Hills, California to honor accomplishments in recent films. There are many actors and exceptional people in the film industry who...

Copy of The Glass Castle held up to the sun.

The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls (Review)

Ollie Daniels, Staff Writer February 23, 2024

Jeannette Walls is an iconic name in the field of journalism, having written for gossip columns of such iconic titles as The Wall Street Journal and the MSNBC. She lived the high life of the late 90’s...

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