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  • February 20 PMEA Regional Band starts February 22, 2018

  • February 14The CHS musical, Big Fish, will run Feb 22-24

  • February 12 Club Day is on February 14th

  • February 9Carlisle Area School District will have make up days on Feb 19th and March 28th.

  • February 8The CASEF Science Fair will be held off campus on February 28. This is an all-day event, and officially ends on March 1st, 2018.

  • February 6The CHS Real Life is for juniors only. This get together event, will be held on February 28th, 2018 in the McGowan building.

  • February 5CHS students will be participating in the Regional PJAS on February 24.

Registration rights: CHS students participate in Inspire U.S.

Registration rights: CHS students participate in Inspire U.S.

Claire Neiberg, News Writer

February 13, 2018


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Carlisle High School is determined to register 85 percent of seniors to vote before April 16, 2018. In order to achieve this goal, CHS has partnered with the Inspire U.S. organization.  The program, which will be run by Social Studies program chair Kevin Wagner at CHS, is made up of a series of events...

Ice, Ice, Baby: Ice Art Fest returns to Carlisle

Ice, Ice, Baby: Ice Art Fest returns to Carlisle

Samantha Martin, News Editor

February 6, 2018


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The Ice Art Fest, presented by CenturyLink, will make freezing fun once again for Carlisle residents this weekend, Feb 9-11. Robyn Dingle, the owner of the thrift store 2nd Time Around, (20 N. Hanover Street), is the chair and creator of the Ice Art Fest. Dingle, originally from Southern Pennsylv...

Living the experience: National History Day

Living the experience: National History Day

Claire Neiberg, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018


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"It's more than a day, it's an Experience” is the famed motto of the annual National History Day (NHD) competition.  It stands true because NHD is more than an academic rivalry; it is a series of events in which students gain knowledge, skill, and learn vital life lessons. Each year, the competition is centered on a ...

“Poetry is music, music is poetry”: Poetry added to the second Coffeehouse

“Poetry is music, music is poetry”: Poetry added to the second Coffeehouse

Autiana Easley, Staff Writer

January 26, 2018


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Any student who admires the arts and performance will look forward to CHS’s annual Coffeehouse. Planned and performed three times a year, students ready to show their stuff will audition and perform originals or recite poetry for an audience. As a bonus, the program has introduced a new prize available...

Diners, dresses, and dances: Winterball 2018

Diners, dresses, and dances: Winterball 2018

Mouna Hakim, News Writer

January 25, 2018


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  As the month of January closes out, Carlisle High School students have Winterball, the second of three dances hosted by CHS, to enjoy. “The Winterball starts on Saturday the 27th, approximately from 7-10 pm,” said Matthew Fahnestock, the Student Council co-advisor. Student Council is...

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...

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