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  • October 23There will be a club day on Thurs. Nov 21
  • October 7Thanksgiving break will run from Nov. 25- Dec. 2
  • October 7Sophomores and Seniors will be filling out PAYS surveys in English classes Tues. Nov. 19
  • October 7Indoor track tryouts will be Mon. Nov. 18
  • October 7The fall choir, band, and orchestra concert will be held Tues. Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. in the McGowan Auditorium

Spooky Treats: Turn your candy into these confections

Spooky Treats: Turn your candy into these confections

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

Frightful Films: Must watch Halloween movies

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

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

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

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

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...

Standing tall and proud: ‘Tall Girl’ has important messages for all (Review)

Standing tall and proud: ‘Tall Girl’ has important messages for all (Review)

Nadia Startzman, Staff Writer

October 15, 2019

As much as you might want to stand out from the crowd, sometimes it is hard to avoid being seen.  The new movie Tall Girl, which can be found on Netflix, is a romantic comedy with important life lessons. It isn’t up for any awards yet but after a while, more and more people will start noticing ...

Mt. Fuji: Sampling the overlooked gem of North Hanover Street

Mt. Fuji: Sampling the overlooked gem of North Hanover Street

Jarrett Wilson, Staff Writer

October 7, 2019

Carlisle, Pennsylvania is known for its iconic Greek-owned restaurants such as the Hamilton, North Hanover Grille and The Rustic Tavern but lately, another Carlisle staple is stealing the show from these restaurants, becoming popular with teenagers and college students. Mt. Fuji is an Asian cuisine restaurant on 1...

‘It Chapter Two’ offers more chills than thrills of original (Review)

‘It Chapter Two’ offers more chills than thrills of original (Review)

Taylor Hurt, Staff Writer

October 1, 2019

Once defeated by the members of the Losers’ Club, the evil clown Pennywise has come back after twenty-seven years to terrorize the town of Derry, Maine once again.    When the remake of It came out in 2017, director Andrés Muschietti (the third director involved in the process) decided to split the original Steven King story (pu...

A ‘map’ to the charts: BTS releases new album

A ‘map’ to the charts: BTS releases new album

Kaycee Johnson, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019

BTS, otherwise known as Bangtan Sonyeondan (방탄소년난), is a Korean pop boy band. Almost six years after their debut, they released their latest album, Map of the Soul: Persona on Apr 12. The much-anticipated album had over three million pre-order sales and broke records worldwide. They debuted...

Heading off stress: Anxiety and relaxation apps (Review)

Heading off stress: Anxiety and relaxation apps (Review)

Summer Hollingsworth, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

In this day and age, technology, especially phones, in particular, can often get a bad rap. They’re perceived as being distractive objects, only used for social media. However, our devices can have many different uses, and not all of them are bad.   Almost one out of five adults struggle with ...

Let the ‘Game’ begin: Students make predictions about final ‘Avengers’ film (Video)

Let the ‘Game’ begin: Students make predictions about final ‘Avengers’ film (Video)

Becca Winton, Website Editor-in-Chief

April 15, 2019

Avengers: Endgame is easily one of the most anticipated movies of the decade. It is the fourth movie of the Avengers franchise, continuing the surprising cliffhanger from Avengers: Infinity War. Periscope staff asked members of the student body trivia and general Marvel-related questions in preparati...

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