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  • October 23There will be a club day on Thurs. Nov 21
  • October 7Thanksgiving break will run from Nov. 25- Dec. 2
  • October 7Sophomores and Seniors will be filling out PAYS surveys in English classes Tues. Nov. 19
  • October 7Indoor track tryouts will be Mon. Nov. 18
  • October 7The fall choir, band, and orchestra concert will be held Tues. Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. in the McGowan Auditorium

Acclaimed author of ‘American Born Chinese’ visits CHS

Acclaimed author of ‘American Born Chinese’ visits CHS

Samantha Martin, Editor in Chief

November 13, 2019

    It's not every day that students get a chance to look inside of the mind and motivations of an award-winning author as well as a more in-depth look into the world of comics. However, when Gene Luen Yang, the author of several graphic novels and comic books, including the 2016 ...

Planning for next year: 10 Halloween costumes sure to give a fright

Planning for next year: 10 Halloween costumes sure to give a fright

Taylor Hurt, Staff Writer

November 5, 2019

With October over, many of us have forgotten about the mad rush for costumes in the weeks prior to the holiday.  Here are some helpful ideas for next year’s Halloween costumes, so you don’t have too much of a hassle trying to prepare for that spooky night next year.  Rosie the Riveter- To make this costume, ...

When the creatures took over: The evolution of horror movies

When the creatures took over: The evolution of horror movies

Ayb Graham, Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

Since the beginning of human culture, horror and the fear of the unknown have been expressed through many different means. These stories and beliefs have been passed around, orally, religiously or by illustrations. In today's media, these stories and beliefs are commonly expressed by movies or tv shows...

Students discuss safety after Shippensburg shooting

Students discuss safety after Shippensburg shooting

Samantha Martin, Editor in Chief

October 26, 2019

With the commonality of school-related shootings, and especially with one occurring close to home, many students are on edge regarding their safety.  Reactions to a recent shooting outside of Shippensburg University have brought the ideas of safety and wellness to the forefront of student conscious...

Phone free: CHS introduces a revised cell phone policy for students

Phone free: CHS introduces a revised cell phone policy for students

Taylor Hurt, Staff Writer

October 22, 2019

It can be hard for students to put their cell phones down, yet Carlisle High School is focusing on getting students to be more engaged with their academic classes.   A new cell phone policy was implemented at Carlisle High School before the start of the 2019-2020 school year. “When on school gr...

From sea to shining sea: 2019 homecoming returns to Swartz gym and cafeteria

From sea to shining sea: 2019 homecoming returns to Swartz gym and cafeteria

Abigail Lindsay, Editor in Chief

October 8, 2019

CHS students will be making a splash at this year's homecoming dance.   The theme of 2019 dance will be “Under the Sea” and have ocean-related decorations all around, making students feel as though they are deep-sea diving. The theme for this year's dance was chosen by members of the Senior...

Thumbological Thursdays: What is it like to be the staff of the morning announcements?

Thumbological Thursdays:  What is it like to be the staff of the morning announcements?

Zsilas Michael Hughes, Staff Writer

October 1, 2019

Last-minute revisions, practicing precise articulation and enunciation, excitement, minute nervous pacing, laughter, and the uncommon usage of the word “thumbological” all go into the Carlisle High School morning announcements.  CHS senior James Echevarria and junior Olivia Renault devote the...

Springfest Carnival added a ‘spring’ to students’ steps

Springfest Carnival added a ‘spring’ to students’ steps

Samantha Martin, News Editor

May 15, 2019

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

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

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...

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