The student news site of Carlisle High School


The student news site of Carlisle High School


The student news site of Carlisle High School


DREAM ON: These are various interpretations of what the word dream means/stands for, broken down letter by letter from 2021s Martins Mission, which was virtual due to COVID.  Martins Mission is just one of a few upcoming events hosted by the YWCA to better the local community.

YWCA provides community resources and education through upcoming events

Jillian Grimes, News Editor January 4, 2022

“We are more than just an acronym,” it reads on the  ‘What Does YWCA Stand For’ page. YWCA stands for Young Women's Christian Association, but they, as an organization, stand for much more.  The...

LEAVING THE HERD: CASD Superintendent Christina Spielbauer will be leaving for a new position with New Story Schools and River Rock Academy. Her position will be filled temporarily by acting superintendent Patricia Sanker, formerly of South Middleton School District.

Making an impact: Looking back on Spielbauer’s career at CASD

Grace Pak, Guest Writer December 22, 2021

After four and a half years as Superintendent of the Carlisle Area School District, Ms. Christina Spielbauer will be taking a new job as Senior Vice President in charge of education at New Story Schools...

GAME ON: CHS senior Aiden Moyer readies up for another game at the esports area in L127. New to CHS this year, the esports team hopes to expand in numbers and opportunities in future years.

Electronic inclusion: CHS offers involvement opportunities with new esports team

Jarrett Wilson, Editor-in-chief November 19, 2021

CHS continues to strive to find ways to involve students in extracurricular activities. From the many clubs and athletics offered at CHS, a new team has gained interest with many of Carlisle's talented...

KEEP IT LOCAL: While in downtown Carlisle look out for local businesses with new and some returning seasonal items during this holiday shopping season in order to support the Carlisle business community.

After black comes green: Small Business Saturday provides opportunities for local businesses

Jillian Grimes, News Editor November 16, 2021

The Friday after Thanksgiving, the time where everyone pays attention to the big chains with major deals and discounts, Black Friday. Black Friday takes this entice of shopping small. What can communities...

COMING TOGETHER: This photo was taken at a memorial screening event, through The Peyton Walker Foundation, in memory of JT Kuhn on October 16. They had offered heart screenings which included a heart murmur check, blood pressure reading, and EKG through an on-site UPMC cardiologist.

The Beat Goes On: The Peyton Walker Foundation offers free screenings

Jillian Grimes, News Editor October 22, 2021

As reported by The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 2,000 outwardly healthy, young people under the age of 25 in the United States die every year of Sudden Cardiac Arrest...

SHOW YOUR SPIRIT: On Wednesday. many students participated in  Hippie vs. Hunter vs. Hollywood day.

Rewrite the stars: Homecoming Spirit Week 2021

Rylie Workman, Staff Writer October 20, 2021

The stars were out at Carlisle High School with the return of Homecoming after a year of limited activities. On October 23, the Homecoming dance is taking place at the Swartz gym and cafeteria. The...

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 years 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, Sports Editor 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 LEAFs 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, News Editor 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...

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