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Goodbye, Nittany Lions: Penn State classes no longer available at CHS

Goodbye, Nittany Lions: Penn State classes no longer available at CHS

Dyamond Jones, News Writer

February 11, 2019


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Course selection time is here, but this year, the thick, bright, pink book of courses excluded some familiar, popular options.  As of the 2018-2019 school year, the Penn State Mont Alto courses will no longer be available to CHS students. The decision to end the relationship with the university was...

Better ‘safe’ than sorry: New program hopes to protect PA students

Better ‘safe’ than sorry: New program hopes to protect PA students

Ellie Knapp, News Writer

February 6, 2019


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Drugs, threats, shooting-plans, abuse, bullying, and tobacco use are all things that qualify a submission to Carlisle’s new anonymous tip program, “Safe2Say Something.” The program, sponsored by the Sandy Hook Promise, a nationwide non-profit, is required for Pennsylvania schools. “Safe2Say Some...

Feeding the Future: Behind the scenes in the cafeteria

Feeding the Future: Behind the scenes in the cafeteria

Ellie Knapp, News Writer

February 4, 2019


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The cafeteria workers come in early and clean up student’s mess in the lunchroom, keeping our school running. Doris Glunt is the kitchen manager at the Swartz Cafeteria.  She comes in at six o’clock every morning and works until two o’clock in the afternoon, the same amount of time at work ...

Ready, Set, Science: CASAC hosts 50th Science Fair

Ready, Set, Science: CASAC hosts 50th Science Fair

Carlin Diehl, News Writer

January 23, 2019


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The CASAC Science Fair has been a tradition in Carlisle for the past 50 years. The goal of this event is to get students interested in science and math through involvement. It promotes community as well as student’s pursuit of science and math related fields.  The event, which was held at Yellow Breeches...

Revisiting favorite flavors: Coffeehouse alums return for the Classic Roast

Revisiting favorite flavors: Coffeehouse alums return for the Classic Roast

Carlin Diehl, News Writer

January 4, 2019


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Something special was brewing in the Swartz Auditorium on December 29: a concert for CHS students, both current and former. To celebrate its 10th anniversary, the Coffeehouse program hosted the Classic Roast, an alumni show where former performers could return to the stage and play at their old sch...

Bison Buck cashes out

Bison Buck cashes out

Ellie Knapp, News Writer

January 2, 2019


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If you’re looking for a way to withdraw cash from your bank account during the school, you’re going to be disappointed.   The Members 1st location at CHS, known as the “Bison Buck,” closed its doors for good Monday, December 17.   The bank franchise, which has been at the high school since ...

A season of giving: CHS students help others during holiday season

A season of giving: CHS students help others during holiday season

Dyamond Jones, News Writer

December 27, 2018


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The holiday season is usually a time of gift-giving, family bonding, and hot chocolate, but for some, the holidays can be a time filled with struggle. Various local charities have made it their mission to ensure that numerous families have the opportunity to experience a positive holiday season despi...

New and improved? WiFi updated at CHS

New and improved? WiFi updated at CHS

Shayna Rhoads, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018


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Carlisle High School changed their internet system over Thanksgiving break. Many students that use their own computers returned to find that there was no wireless internet for them to connect to. The system, which has already been put in place, will eventually have three different connections to get on...

To commit or not to commit: The difference between Early Action and Early Decision

To commit or not to commit: The difference between Early Action and Early Decision

December 11, 2018


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As college application season trucks on through the winter, many students are hearing back from colleges- and some are even deciding to make a commitment. When applying for college, students often have three choices of how to submit their college applications. Regular Decision, the most common way to s...

Baking to make things brighter: Students support the community through Project SHARE

Baking to make things brighter: Students support the community through Project SHARE

Carter Smith, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018


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The holiday season is underway, and many students at Carlisle High School are embracing the season of giving, by baking cookies for the community this December. These cookies, made by classes and clubs at CHS, were delivered to Project SHARE Mon Dec 10, then delivered to the less-fortunate in the ...

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