Congratulations Seniors! (Video)

Congratulations to our graduating seniors!

Periscope staff

April 27, 2020

Hello seniors! Recently, CHS administration, faculty and staff members had a chance to share a message with the senior class, thanks to the efforts of the Carlisle Area Education Association (CAEA).  We asked CAEA if we could share those videos/photos here with you on a daily basis (and they said yes!) Thursday...

Class of 2019 commences their lives as alumni (Photos)

Class of 2019 commences their lives as alumni (Photos)

Samantha Martin, News Editor

May 31, 2019

The commencement ceremony for Carlisle High School's Class of 2019 was held on Thursday, May 30. Although the initial plan for the ceremony was to host it outdoors, fears of heavy rain moved the ceremony to Dickinson College's Kline Center. The seniors met at CHS for check-in, then were transported vi...

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

With the upcoming release of

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...

Preparing for an ‘ace’ tennis season (Photos)

Varsity player Matthew Presite prepares to volley a tennis ball over the net. This is Presite's final year on the tennis team.

Lillianne Hogsten, Photography Editor

March 28, 2019

The boys varsity tennis team starts off the new spring season with a refreshing win against State College for the first time in 11 years. Coach Seng Pham has been practicing the boys every day including weekends to prepare them for matches against Hershey and Cumberland Valley. The lineup inc...

Scouting for new flavors: Students try lesser-known Girl Scout cookies (Video)

Everyone looks forward to the arrival of Girl Scout cookies.  Savannah Smiles, S’mores, Do-Si-Dos, and Toffee Tastics are some of the lesser-known cookies available. Check out our video to see how CHS students react to these flavors.

Kaycee Johnson, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019

Girl Scout Cookies are some of the most well-known, popular cookies in America. Thin Mints, Trefoils, Samoas, and Tagalongs are examples of timeless Girl Scout cookies known all over the world. But what about the lesser known cookies? Savannah Smiles, S’mores, Do-Si-Dos, and Toffee Tastics are cookies...

Head of the Herd: Joseph Durbin

Head of the Herd: Joseph Durbin

Becca Winton, Website Editor-in-Chief

February 15, 2019

Senior Joseph Durbin is featured in the very first podcast version of Head of the Herd. We discuss his time in CHS's choir and his plans for after graduation.  

Learning to hand jive: A behind the scene look at “Grease” practices (slideshow)

Mia Byus, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019

As the annual CHS Musical is coming up, the student cast rehearses daily to get ready to perform their parts in Grease. Performance dates are Feb 21, 22 and 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the Emma Barr auditorium. Box office hours and dates are Feb 5-6, 12-13, 18-20 from 3:00 to 5:30 p.m.,  21 & 22 fro...

Glossing it up: McGowan gymnasium ready for use after months of renovations (Photos)

The new McGowan gym is freshly renovated, with the Carlisle student body ready and excited to use it. (click on

Michael Raphael, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018

After 6 months of renovations and construction,  the McGowan gymnasium is finally open and ready for use by students.   The full remodel included new bleachers, ceiling, floors, locker rooms and athletic training rooms.  Michael Black, the head principal of Carlisle High School, share...

Oct 5, 2018

Oct 5, 2018

Mia Byus, Staff Photographer

October 5, 2018

Jennifer Sena and Jalen Dollesin sell homecoming tickets in the McGowan cafeteria. Tickets for the event, which will take place October 13, went on sale starting October 1.

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