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  • September 28Today is a home football game. Get decked out in pink for the pink out!
  • September 26Congrats to all the Coffee House performers!
  • September 26CHS picture retakes grades 9 through 11 are set for October 7
  • September 22Homecoming is just a month away, October 22, 7pm to 10pm in Swartz
  • September 22CHS PSAT testing is scheduled for October 12, free for grades 10 and 11
The student news site of Carlisle High School

Periscope

The student news site of Carlisle High School

Periscope

SEE YA LATER CHS:  Each year, we say goodbye to our Periscope seniors and staff members leaving for new schools. We thank them for all of their hard work!

Bye Bye Bison: Periscope staff members say goodbye (photos)

Jenna Coller, Editor-in-Chief June 1, 2022

While the end of the year brings celebrations of successes and signing of yearbooks, it also brings the sad process of saying goodbye, not only to our seniors but also our military families that are...

Why I Love…Carlisle (podcast episode)

Jarrett Wilson, Editor-in-chief May 19, 2022

Check out our newest episode of the CHS Periscope podcast series, "Why I Love..." where our guests will tell you all about their passions and why you too should love them. This episode's guest is CHS...

Why I Love…Restoring Cars (podcast episode)

Justus A Bisconer and Jarrett Wilson May 5, 2022

"Why I Love..." is a brand-new podcast series from our CHS Periscope staff, where we sit down with members of the CHS community to talk about their passions. This second episode features a chat...

Why I Love…80s Movies (podcast episode)

Hannah Stoner and Jenna Coller April 11, 2022

"Why I Love..." is a brand-new podcast series from our CHS Periscope staff, where we sit down with members of the CHS community to talk about their passions. This first episode features a chat between...

Shaping the world: Empty Bowls (Video)

Megan Swahlon, Herd TV February 25, 2022

This video was originally broadcast on Herd TV on February 22, 2022. 2/28 UPDATE: The bowl sale has been extended to March 18. To order a bowl, click here.  [Transcript] Empty Bowls is the annual...

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Warming Hearts in the Cold: Carlisle Ice Art Fest 2022 (Photos)

Camera Bailey, Student Life Editor February 8, 2022

Click on "Gallery" above to see some of the featured sculptures from this year's event.  Despite the below-freezing temperatures, many came to Downtown Carlisle throughout the weekend to view the...

A cutout of Frederick Douglass, a Black author and orator, standing tall, looking over Carlisle. Douglass stopped in town while on a speaking tour and within his speech, called out the racism within Carlisle and communities like Carlisle. While staying in town, Douglass’ hotel, the Bentz House Hotel (later the Worthington), told him that he was to eat his meals in his room rather than in the dining room where the white guests were staying. Douglass was correct to call out Carlisle, as restaurants banned people of color from walking through their front doors, providing a separate entrance. In what is known today as the Carlisle Theatre, people of color were banned to the balcony; separations of this nature continued in Carlisle well into the 1960s.

Among the Hidden: Carlisle community’s history with racism comes to light in new CALC art gallery (Photos)

Ryleigh Underwood, Perspectives Editor January 26, 2022

The Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC) kicked off the new year with the opening of a collaborative exhibition that was created with the help of the Carlisle community. As a whole, (RE)Presenting...

Ian Hill: Unafraid (Video)

Negin Fahim from Herd TV, Reporter January 24, 2022

This video was originally broadcast on Herd TV on January 19, 2022. [TRANSCRIPT] Being in high school is hard. The stress of fitting in, peer pressure, self-image—they can make us all wear masks,...

Diamond in the Rough: ‘MLB The Show’ superstar Jack Kriner (Video)

Jarrett Wilson, Editor-in-chief January 24, 2022

This feature originally appeared on Herd TV on January 18, 2022. [TRANSCRIPT] In a school full of endless possibilities, one student is becoming a superstar in a very unique way.  “I'm sure...

ALL EYES ON ME: Sophomore Sophie Akujobi (bottom center) gives directions to the cast of Titus Andronica (left to right: Sharon Kolubah, Lex Boyd, Aiden Wilt, Jacob Haney, Aedan Shevlin, Felonica Kirkham) during an afternoon rehearsal onstage in the Swartz Auditorium. “I cried at the end because it all went together so well,” Akujobi said, “and after the show I found each and every one of them and gave them a hug and told them how proud I was!”

‘All the world’s a stage’: Behind the scenes at the 2021 Shakespeare Troupe Fall Fest (Photos)

Ryleigh Underwood, Perspectives Editor December 17, 2021

    Who: Shakespeare Troupe What: Behind the scenes for fall fest When: Dec 2 Where: Swartz auditorium Why: For the love of all things Shakespeare

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