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HOME AWAY FROM HOME: Time on campus has been a limited experience this year.  How are other local districts handling their scheduling amidst the Covid pandemic?

Exploring the impact of COVID on school schedules in Cumberland County

Colton Gillingham March 30, 2021

Over a year ago, the world fell apart due to a global pandemic and schools were struggling to find what would work best for their students and staff to continue the learning process while still remaining...

PLANNING FOR A TURN-AROUND: Students that have struggled with this year's expectations and remote learning now have the chance to recover missing credits from 1st and 2nd marking period. Students that failed either of those marking periods should reach out to their teachers to learn more about these tasks.

Overcoming obstacles: New grading policy and credit recovery plans give students a second chance

Hannah Stoner March 26, 2021

Paying attention to grades is something most students should be doing as we approach the end of the school year. The chaos of this school year and the constant transitions between tiers, however, may have...

CELEBRATE: This is LEAF's feast celebration that they had to wrap up/celebrate the end of their 7 week season in Summer of 2020.

LEAF program offers real-world experience in a world-conscious setting

Jillian Grimes March 11, 2021

Having a summer or part-time job can set up a teenager for future success in their career path. For instance, Work Ethic, a website for news and research in job readiness, says teens that have job experience...

CHANGE THE STAGE: The Shakespeare Troupe is organizing a multimedia performance in place of their traditional fall festival. Seniors (left to right:) McKayla McVey, Josetta Checkett, Lali Baez, and Jack Katunich) hope to leave their mark on CHS Shakespeare Troupe history with this new form of production.

From stage to screen: CHS Shakespeare Troupe embraces new performing arts opportunities

Rachel Martin March 11, 2021

The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way that high school students participate in extracurriculars. This year, Carlisle has seen an abundance of sports teams do extremely well at both state and local...

BASKET OF ABUNDANCE: CHS senior Kyleigh Zenewicz shared this snapshot of the gift basket she received from her sponsor. Community members look to fill the baskets with the senior's personal favorites, in hopes of a lasting memory.

One large family: Carlisle community members ‘adopt’ seniors

Started last year, local group of community members are bringing smiles to the faces of CHS seniors amidst pandemic limitations.
Jarrett Wilson, Staff writer March 8, 2021

The concept of family has taken on a whole new meaning in the Carlisle community, as numerous outstanding area residents have banned together to do something special to compensate for the obstacles our...

NEW PERSPECTIVES: Carlisle High School junior Austin Shatto adjusts his camera angles in preparation for a Herd TV livestream during the 2020 Football season. Herd TV has also live-streamed Basketball this year and looks to broaden the sports being streamed in the future.

Swimming up ‘stream’: Broadcasting courses adapt to new limitations

Jarrett Wilson, Staff writer February 17, 2021

The CHS Center for Careers and Technology (CTE) programs have had a tough time adjusting during the pandemic. With the classes built on hands-on learning, online academics have presented unpredictable...

MAKING HISTORY: Carlisle students lined up at the polls this year to make history, showing a record turn out for their generation.  But now that the dust has settled, what do they want to see?

100 days of expectations

What do teenagers want to see during the early days of Biden's administration?
Rachel Martin February 16, 2021

   On January 20, 2021, history had its eyes on the stairs of the Capitol building as current President Joseph R. Biden and Madam Vice President Kamala Harris took the oaths of office, replacing the...

NEVER ALONE: Small businesses have definitely taken a hit financially in the passing year and because of that, S.O.S is trying to give back at least some of what that last year has taken. These are a few of the small businesses that S.O.S has donated to recently holding their $300 donation, including Pat Craig Studios, Anahata yoga and Exquisite Chocolates of Carlisle.

Community comes together to ‘Save our Smalls’

Jillian Grimes January 22, 2021

This pandemic has affected everyone by some means, some more than others. Small businesses are one of the largest communities affected, 55% of small businesses they wouldn't survive if sales stopped for...

FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, file photo, violent protesters, loyal to President Donald Trump, storm the Capitol, in Washington. Federal prosecutors say a retired Air Force officer who was part of the mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol was arrested Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021, in Texas. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

Civil unrest: Students react to the attack on the capitol

Kathleen O'Neill and Jay Barker January 22, 2021

The day started out like any other day, but it would soon take a turn for the worst. The president of the United States held one of his rallies on the DC National Mall in response to the electoral college...

CREATIVE ADVENTURES: CHS art teacher Amie Bantz has opened a studio at Millworks in Harrisburg. Here you can see a sample of her artwork.

Creating new joy: Bantz opens studio at Millworks

Renae Greak December 23, 2020

Her goal is rather simple: create joy through art. In addition to teaching art at CHS and running her own graphic design business, Amie Bantz recently opened a studio at Millworks, restaurant/gallery...

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