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  • January 10The Carlisle Area School District will be closed January 21 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

  • January 10Winterball will take place on Saturday, January 26, from 7-10 pm.

  • January 10WinterWeek is back, and will take place from January 22 to January 25.

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...

Imagine Dragons is ready to ‘ƎVOLVE’ (review)

Imagine Dragons is ready to ‘ƎVOLVE’ (review)

Griffin O'Hagan, A&E Writer

May 18, 2017


Filed under A&E, Music, Reviews

The Award winning band is at it again. Imagine Dragons is an alt-rock band that gained exposure in 2012. Five years later, they are back on the scene with new singles teasing their new album. The songs, “Believer,” “Thunder,” and “Whatever It Takes” are the forefront of the album “Evolve.” ...

Two Perspectives on ‘Dear White People’ (Review)

Two Perspectives on ‘Dear White People’ (Review)

May 18, 2017


Filed under A&E, Television

The controversial Netflix Original Dear White People is director Justian Simien's tv adaptation of the 2014 film of the same name. Dear White People tells the uncomfortable truths about being a black person in America and its topics have gained a negative response from white people. A&E Editor Ch...

‘Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2’ delivers an entertaining adventure (Review)

‘Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2’ delivers an entertaining adventure (Review)

Carol Etzel, A&E Writer

May 18, 2017


Filed under A&E, Movies, Reviews

The much anticipated Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2, rose to meet viewer’s expectations. The film was released on May 5 and has been a hit in theaters. Main character Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) goes on yet another adventure with his team of outcast bandits. The team is hired to protect batte...

Gorillaz come back with power with ‘Humanz’ (Review)

Gorillaz come back with power with ‘Humanz’ (Review)

Olivia Boyd, News Editor

May 8, 2017


Filed under Music, Reviews

Gorillaz has got the power with their new album Humanz bringing in dance-ready music perfect for any rave. To state the little known obvious, Gorillaz isn’t actually a real band in the sense that its members are fictional. The band members--2D, Murdoc, Russel, and Noodle--are actually the musical styli...

‘This is Where it Ends’ offers a blood chilling reading experience (Review)

‘This is Where it Ends’ offers a blood chilling reading experience (Review)

Carol Etzel, A&E Writer

April 20, 2017


Filed under A&E, Books, Reviews, Showcase

This is Where it Ends tells the intense story of a small town school shooting. Marieke Nijkamp writes from four different perspectives as she tells the  fifty-four minute story. Centering a young adult novel on a school shooting is a daunting task. There is much uneasiness and unspoken fear abo...

Welcome to the tapes: ’13 Reasons Why’ (review)

Welcome to the tapes: ’13 Reasons Why’ (review)

Griffin O'Hagan, A&E Writer

April 18, 2017


Filed under A&E, Reviews, Television

Hannah Baker, live and in stereo. No encore, no reenactments, and  this time, absolutely no requests. First a book and now a Netflix adaption, 13 Reasons Why is a young adult, one-season show that is sweeping the nation with its narrative about a girl who took her life for 13 reasons, or rather, 13 people. ...

Shakespearean Success: CHS honors Hench for dedication to Troupe

Shakespearean Success: CHS honors Hench for dedication to Troupe

Periscope staff

April 3, 2017


Filed under A&E, Showcase

Macbeth. The Tempest. A Midsummer Night's Dream. All have been brought to life on the stage of the Swartz auditorium, a tribute to the unwavering dedication of Shakespeare Troupe adviser, Sue Biondo-Hench, and the hundreds of students that have participated on stage and behind the scenes. Thanks to counseling center secretary Betsy Richwine (and ...

Indoor Percussion goes “Radioactive”

Indoor Percussion goes “Radioactive”

Chaela Williams, A&E Editor

March 27, 2017


Filed under A&E, Events, Music

Carlisle Indoor Percussion’s 2017 show “Toxic City” tells a story of a clean-up crew who are assigned to purify the toxic waste but unfortunately they inhale the dangerous toxins and get high off it. “I think the show is very intense,” senior Joe Brown said. “It’s actually pretty de...

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