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Adopt a Family connects students to their community

Adopt a Family connects students to their community

Mouna Hakim, News Writer

December 22, 2017


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While teenagers often get a bad reputation for being only concerned about themselves, Adopt-A-Family, a donation collection operated by the class councils at CHS, gave students an opportunity to serve the Carlisle community. The school board, with assistance from the area elementary schools, gave t...

Share, submit, inspire: behind the scenes of the Scholastic Art and Writing competition

Share, submit, inspire: behind the scenes of the Scholastic Art and Writing competition

Skylar Bowers, News Writer

December 20, 2017


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Every year, CHS student writers and artists are given the chance to share, and potentially win prizes for, their work through the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards are the nation’s longest-running recognition program for teens in grades 7-12. They allow students...

College close by: Dickinson offers a full-tuition scholarship to Carlisle residents

College close by: Dickinson offers a full-tuition scholarship to Carlisle residents

Claire Neiberg, News Writer

December 15, 2017


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The search for the ideal college is already a challenge in and of itself.  When cost is thrown on top, it creates for even more of a tribulation.  In an effort to help with this process, Dickinson College recently announced that they are offering a full-tuition scholarship which only residents of Carlisle,...

Re-elect and reset: CHS school board members return

Re-elect and reset: CHS school board members return

Samantha Martin, News Editor

December 13, 2017


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On November 6,  Fred Baldwin, Rick Coplen, Anne Lauritzen, Brian Guillaume, and Deborah Sweaney were reelected to their positions on the CASD school board.  Nearly a month later, on December 7, they met, along with the other members of the board, to reorganize committees and prepare for 2018. FRED...

A time to unwind: Sixth annual Women’s Expo held in Carlisle

A time to unwind: Sixth annual Women’s Expo held in Carlisle

Skylar Bowers, News Writer

November 14, 2017


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As fall sneaks into winter, who couldn't use a little me time?  The sixth annual Cumberland County Women's Expo, sponsored by On-line Publishers, offered just that for women of all ages at the Carlisle Expo Center on November 11, featuring shopping, free spa treatments, demonstrations, a full fashion...

Broadway brought to the Barr Auditorium: Carlisle High School holds its fifth annual Musical Revue

Broadway brought to the Barr Auditorium:  Carlisle High School holds its fifth annual Musical Revue

Claire Neiberg, News Writer

November 14, 2017


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Music fills Carlisle High School in many ways, one being the Musical Revue that was held on November 8 in the Barr Auditorium. The show was a cabaret filled with CHS students devoted to the music program, whether it be acting, dancing, or singing.  The performers selected one to two songs to sho...

Leading the way to social justice: Students attend the YWCA Annual Youth Leadership Conference

Leading the way to social justice: Students attend the YWCA Annual Youth Leadership Conference

Claire Neiberg, News Writer

October 29, 2017


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Carlisle High School is working to eliminate prejudice and hatred through student leadership. CHS students were invited to attend the YWCA Annual Youth Leadership Conference, which took place on Thursday, October 27 at the Carlisle YWCA, to discuss racial issues, the importance of social justice,...

Spooks and submissions: Pandora’s Box offers writers and artists publication opportunities and contests

Spooks and submissions: Pandora’s Box offers writers and artists publication opportunities and contests

Mouna Hakim, News Writer

October 29, 2017


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Pandora’s Box, Carlisle High School's literary magazine, is run by the Creative Writing class under the supervision of English teacher Sarah Clayville. The class, which is made up of 22 juniors and seniors, is filled with enthusiasm for literature and creative writing. "We all have a passion for...

Empowering tomorrow’s leaders: CHS students to attend HOBY leadership conference

Empowering tomorrow’s leaders: CHS students to attend HOBY leadership conference

Skylar Bowers, News Writer

October 27, 2017


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"Go make a difference!" In an effort to encourage students to become strong leaders and empower others to improve society,  Carlisle High School has nominated two sophomore CHS students each year for the past 20 years to attend the Central Pennsylvania Leadership Seminar, hosted by the Hugh O’Brian Yo...

Working together: CHS and Penn State offer dual enrollment

Working together: CHS and Penn State offer dual enrollment

Skylar Bowers, News Writer

October 17, 2017


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Penn State and CHS are partnering together to create a new opportunity for students in the area and that opportunity is the chance to experience a college class firsthand. Carlisle High School has begun to offer Dual Enrollment courses with Penn State University. Dual Enrollment classes are colleg...

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