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  • May 14The senior class' last day is May 23.

  • May 14The honors banquet will take place on May 23 at 5:30 pm.

  • May 14Senior Renaissance will take place on May 29 in the McGowan Auditiorium.

  • May 14Matthew Oh placed first in the senior individual documentary category at state National History Day on May 10.

  • May 14The 2019 edition of Oracle is availible for pickup in the cafeteria this week

  • May 13Keystone Testing will take place this week (5/13-5/20). There will be an adjusted schedule most days.

Springfest Carnival added a ‘spring’ to students’ steps

Springfest Carnival added a ‘spring’ to students’ steps

Samantha Martin, News Editor

May 15, 2019


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With the arrival of spring and the finishing of classes, another event has entered students’ horizons: Springfest, the annual carnival hosted by the CHS Student Council. Springfest Carnival took place on Thursday, May 9 from 3 to 5 P.M. The CHS Student Council planned Springfest Carnival. Me...

Wingin’ Fit: Carlisle’s first ever .5K race

Wingin’ Fit: Carlisle’s first ever .5K race

Summer Hollingsworth, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019


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At Carlisle High School, we hold many unique events to our school. One event, in particular, is especially uncommon; the .5k. The .5k run/walk took place on Apr 27, 11:30 am, and it was hosted by our very own Wingin' It! cast. This was the inaugural year of the .5k at CHS. The race itself spanned on...

Aides to be outsourced: Who it affects and what it means

Aides to be outsourced: Who it affects and what it means

Ellie Knapp, Staff Writer

April 29, 2019


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On Thursday, April 18, the Carlisle High School Fowler LGI filled with tense community members as the school board voted whether or not to outsource district aides. This hot-button issue has been discussed for months at board meetings, all coming down to a vote on April 18, which passed the measure 8-1 (B...

Shakespearean shake-up: Troupe to perform modern adaptation, ‘Love’s Labours Tossed’

Shakespearean shake-up: Troupe to perform modern adaptation, ‘Love’s Labours Tossed’

Michael Raphael, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019


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In William Shakespeare's play Hamlet, Hamlet tells the audience, "The play's the thing."  This year, the Shakespeare Troupe's spring performance will be a thing never seen before, when it opens this evening, April 25, on the Swartz stage at 7:30pm. Senior performer Brady Chilson discussed the ch...

2019 Periscope Teacher Superlative Survey

2019 Periscope Teacher Superlative Survey

April 12, 2019


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It's time for the annual Periscope Teacher Superlatives!  This year, we're opening up our voting to all of our readers, including underclassmen, upperclassmen, even teachers and administration.  Fill out the form below and make sure you hit submit.  Entries will only be accepted until Thurs April...

Testing on their home turf: Academic decathlon team competes at states

Testing on their home turf: Academic decathlon team competes at states

Samantha Martin, News Editor

April 4, 2019


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The Carlisle High School Academic Decathlon team finished out their season at the state level competition for the United States Academic Decathlon program without having to leave home. The event, which takes place at a different high school every year, was hosted at Carlisle High School this year....

The last hurrah: Students to audition for Senior Renaissance

The last hurrah: Students to audition for Senior Renaissance

Dyamond Jones, News Writer

April 2, 2019


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As seniors begin preparations for graduation and life after high school, some members of the Class of 2019 are getting ready to share their talents one last time, at Senior Renaissance. Senior Renaissance is an event hosted by the Senior Class at the end of each school year that all graduating senior...

Making students immune: Temple’s mumps outbreak brings vaccines to minds of students

Making students immune: Temple’s mumps outbreak brings vaccines to minds of students

Carlin Diehl, News Writer

April 2, 2019


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A recent mumps outbreak at Temple University has brought the vaccine debate to the young people of Pennsylvania. On March 29, it was reported by the Philadelphia Inquirer that there were 108 reported cases of mumps at the university, with 18 confirmed to be mumps and 90 considered "probable." The out...

Parlez-vous Francais? Alwine to spend a year abroad in France

Parlez-vous Francais? Alwine to spend a year abroad in France

Ellie Knapp, Staff Writer

March 27, 2019


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Learning a language takes on a whole new meaning when you have the chance to live in the country for almost a year. CHS freshman Hannah Alwine will get this opportunity when she travels to France as a foreign exchange student. Alwine, an honors student who plays field hockey, runs track, is in Model UN, ...

Keeping students safe: new school security measures put into place

Keeping students safe: new school security measures put into place

Carlin Diehl, News Writer

March 22, 2019


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As a result of new regulations set by the state of Pennsylvania, new security measures designed to keep students safe have been implemented at CASD. On June 22, 2018, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf signed Act 44, the School Safety and Security Committee. With this act came the creation of Safe2Say a...

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