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  • May 14The senior class' last day is May 23.
  • May 14The honors banquet will take place on May 23 at 5:30 pm.
  • May 14Senior Renaissance will take place on May 29 in the McGowan Auditiorium.
  • May 14Matthew Oh placed first in the senior individual documentary category at state National History Day on May 10.
  • May 14The 2019 edition of Oracle is availible for pickup in the cafeteria this week
  • May 13Keystone Testing will take place this week (5/13-5/20). There will be an adjusted schedule most days.

A ‘latte’ goodbyes: Preparing for the Last Drop

A ‘latte’ goodbyes: Preparing for the Last Drop

Dyamond Jones, News Writer

March 22, 2019

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

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

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

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...

Arming against the epidemic: How CHS combats a culture of sexual violence

Arming against the epidemic: How CHS combats a culture of sexual violence

Samantha Martin, News Editor

February 19, 2019

The MeToo movement has revealed an uncomfortable truth: sexual violence is an epidemic in American society and one that cannot be ignored in schools. According to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center, one in three women and one in six men have suffered some sort of sexual violence througho...

Cleaning up our act: Green Team aims to make CHS more environmentally friendly

Cleaning up our act: Green Team aims to make CHS more environmentally friendly

Dyamond Jones, News Writer

February 18, 2019

Efforts to reduce environmental waste and preserve natural resources have stemmed from government parties, social groups, and now Carlisle High School. Rumors circling the high school’s lack of recycling has been around for years. In hopes of bringing environmentally-friendly initiatives to th...

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

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

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

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 ...

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