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  • January 10The Carlisle Area School District will be closed January 21 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

  • January 10Winterball will take place on Saturday, January 26, from 7-10 pm.

  • January 10WinterWeek is back, and will take place from January 22 to January 25.

Popularity over success: uneven support in sports (Editorial)

Popularity over success: uneven support in sports (Editorial)

Carter Smith, Staff Writer

January 9, 2019


Filed under Perspectives

When it comes to watching high school sports, there are two clear favorites: football and basketball. While these sports may be the most popular among students, staff, and members of the community, it doesn’t always mean that the sports are successful. In 2017, the CHS football team finished with...

Herd in the Halls: Holidays Breaks

Herd in the Halls: Holidays Breaks

Heidi Heinlein, Perspectives Editor

December 14, 2018


Filed under Herd in the Halls, Perspectives

"How do you feel about the length of holiday breaks?" Heidi Heinlein "I think the length of breaks is good but a little longer would be nice because some people do a little bit more over these breaks like travel. The good thing about the length is that we aren't out so long that we forget the things we are working on in class, but...

Herd in the Halls: boys vs girls sports

Herd in the Halls: boys vs girls sports

Heidi Heinlein, Perspectives Editor

December 14, 2018


Filed under Herd in the Halls, Perspectives

How are girls and boys sports treated differently? Hunter Nace "What I have noticed is that when there is both a boys and girls team of the same sport, the girls team can get overlooked and it is not as recognized as the boys team. I have also noticed that it depends on the sport since often certain sports get looked at for cer...

Blast from the past: Resurgence of 80’s Fashion (Editorial)

Blast from the past: Resurgence of 80’s Fashion (Editorial)

Kathleen O'Neill, Perspectives editor

December 11, 2018


Filed under Perspectives, Showcase

80’s fashion is coming back and in a big way. Teens and young adults everywhere are looking to their parent’s high school pictures for outfit inspiration and the fashion industry is here for it. The trend has slowly come back into fashion, stating in 2015 with the return of the lumberjack look, ...

Building barriers: Why Science Fair and History Day shouldn’t be mandatory (Editorial)

Building barriers: Why Science Fair and History Day shouldn’t be mandatory (Editorial)

Ellie Knapp, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018


Filed under Perspectives, Showcase

Money, time, and sleep are all costs of participating in National History Day or Science Fair.  These projects, which each take months to complete, are a part of the history and science curriculum, respectively, at Carlisle High School.  Each year, over six hundred students from Carlisle Area School D...

Sudden change: What happened to anti-shooting activism? (Editorial)

Sudden change: What happened to anti-shooting activism? (Editorial)

Zack Mattaboni, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018


Filed under Perspectives

Many people think back to the gun limitation movements of early 2018, with some of the biggest being the national walkouts and marches that occurred. That begs one big question for the past few months: What happened to this activism? There seems to be differing reasons as to why it disappeared. Le...

Tech Support: Help or Hindrance? (Editorial)

Tech Support: Help or Hindrance? (Editorial)

Parker Shabala, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


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When many students think of technology at school, the first thing that comes to mind is the constant issues with laptops. From class games of Kahoot to typing essays, school laptops are a necessity for both teachers and students, thus causing trouble when a computer goes awry. A major problem with ...

Trying to do it all (Editorials)

Trying to do it all (Editorials)

Periscope staff

October 17, 2018


Filed under Perspectives, Showcase

Teenagers frequently find themselves in a bind: how can we get everything done in the time we have available while also participating in sports, extracurricular activities, jobs, and finding time for family and friends?  Check out our two editorials about finding the balance in teenage life.

Opening doors to the future: Electives help determine careers (Editorial)

Opening doors to the future: Electives help determine careers (Editorial)

Heidi Heinlein, Perspectives Editor

October 17, 2018


Filed under Perspectives

High school is not like what you might think after watching High School Musical as a kid. Many students might find school to very stressful and hard.  The only thing that keeps them going is knowing that what they will be learning will affect their future career and living. Elective courses are ...

Herd in the Halls: standardized testing

Herd in the Halls: standardized testing

Carlin Diehl, Staff Writer

September 24, 2018


Filed under Herd in the Halls, Perspectives

"What is your opinion on standardized testing?" Kaycee Johnson "Standardized testing is helpful and can give the school an idea of how we are doing in our classes, but some students find it difficult." - Amiya Johnson, Freshman Kaycee Johnson "It is really not that bad, but I would prefer not to take them. They can get bor...

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