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  • November 12Girls' basketball tryouts will take place in the McGowan gymnasium on November 17-18

  • November 12District band and orchestra tryouts will take place on Saturday, December 2

  • November 12Tickets are on sale for Mini-Thon's annual pancake breakfast, which will take place on December 16

  • November 12Impact tests for winter sports are due on November 15

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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...

‘Taking it to the Streets’: United Way brings community together

‘Taking it to the Streets’: United Way brings community together

Mouna Hakim, News Writer

October 5, 2017


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Filled with the sweet smell of food, loud music booming in the background , and children running around and playing with each other in the play area, Taking It to The Streets, an event hosted at Heberlig Palmer Park on September 22, was a community event that was served as a safe, child-friendly...

Changing the culture: Recycling at CHS

Changing the culture: Recycling at CHS

Olivia Boyd, News Editor

April 11, 2017


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Recycling, the act of converting waste into a reusable material. Carlisle High School is no exception in the realm of recycling and moving towards a greener future. The green containers that are displayed in every classroom hold the efforts for a greener future for the school which have been taking p...

National Honor Society Induction (Photos)

National Honor Society Induction (Photos)

Rowan Young, Editor-in-Chief

April 11, 2017


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CHS's National Honor Society held its annual induction ceremony on Thursday April 6.  Check out a few scenes from the night (click on the photo to begin the slideshow).

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