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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...

A ‘latte’ goodbyes: Preparing for the Last Drop

A ‘latte’ goodbyes: Preparing for the Last Drop

Dyamond Jones, News Writer

March 22, 2019


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Auditions for Coffeehouse: the Last Drop took place in the Swartz Auditorium on Mar 13. They were judged by the co-advisors of the Coffeehouse program, Jimmy Wilkinson, Susan Biondo-Hench, and Grayson Rech. Each of the Coffeehouse shows typically has a very different audition process. The First...

Thundering Herd takes on Regional History Day

Thundering Herd takes on Regional History Day

Ellie Knapp, News Writer

March 15, 2019


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On March 2, Carlisle High School students competed against hundreds of other projects in the Region 8 History Day competition, hosted by Messiah College. Students from Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Fulton, and Perry counties participated in the event.  The top three scorers in each History...

Remembering Kyle: Scholarship to be dedicated in memory of CHS alum

Remembering Kyle: Scholarship to be dedicated in memory of CHS alum

Carlin Diehl, News Writer

March 1, 2019


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On Feb 7, Carlisle residents were shocked by the news that former CHS student Kyle Yorlets was shot and killed in Nashville, TN by five young people in an attempted robbery. As a result of Yorlets' tragic death, people from his community and everywhere raised money for the 24-year-old's family, w...

Mind the gap: Addressing the $3 million budget gap

Mind the gap: Addressing the $3 million budget gap

Ellie Knapp, Staff Writer

February 26, 2019


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The Carlisle Area School District, for the sixth year running, has a budget gap of $3 million dollars.   A budget gap, or the void between the planned spending and the revenue, means that the district has budgeted to spend $3 million more than the district will receive.   This is not a simpl...

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