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  • November 12Girls' basketball tryouts will take place in the McGowan gymnasium on November 17-18

  • November 12District band and orchestra tryouts will take place on Saturday, December 2

  • November 12Tickets are on sale for Mini-Thon's annual pancake breakfast, which will take place on December 16

  • November 12Impact tests for winter sports are due on November 15

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Senior book chapters: Evoking nostalgia or bringing anxiety? (Editorial)

Senior book chapters: Evoking nostalgia or bringing anxiety? (Editorial)

Ashley Ivanoff, Perspectives Editor

November 16, 2017


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Senior book chapters are infamous in Carlisle High School and are often seen as a drag by the seniors working on them. With the bad reputation they have, should we continue to push this assignment? How could the be adjusted to encourage more students to take part in the chapter submissions? At CHS,...

The problem with denim: should teachers be allowed to wear jeans? (Editorial)

The problem with denim: should teachers be allowed to wear jeans? (Editorial)

Treston Johnson, Perspectives Writer

October 30, 2017


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“Readily distinguishable from students,” “positive role modeling,” and “professional responsibilities” are the images a Carlisle High School staff member must project in order to “present an image of dignity and encourage respect for authority.” This is all found in the teacher handbook,...

Trainers: The people behind Carlisle athletes (Editorial)

Trainers: The people behind Carlisle athletes (Editorial)

Kathleen O'Neill, Perspectives Writer

October 27, 2017


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Carlisle High School has three amazing individuals who help the student athletes stay in pristine condition. They keep athletes happy and healthy.  They are our school trainers: Brian Waiter, Richard “Burkie” Burkholder and Brandy Carpenter. They have had many positive impacts on our school and...

It could happen here: Intruder drills don’t prepare us for increasingly plausible situations (Editorial)

It could happen here: Intruder drills don’t prepare us for increasingly plausible situations (Editorial)

Josetta Checkett, Perspectives Junior Editor

October 26, 2017


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It may feel like school shootings are a faraway danger, but according to the Everytown Gun Safety Support Group there have been over 240 school shootings in the United States alone since 2013. Most of these shootings took place in parking lots, cafeterias, and gymnasiums, and an even higher percentage ...

Sit, stand or kneel: Everyone has these rights (Editorial)

Sit, stand or kneel: Everyone has these rights (Editorial)

Reese Daughtery, Perspectives Writer

October 26, 2017


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Sitting, standing, or kneeling during a ceremonial tribute to our nation’s flag is one way to peacefully protest. However, recently, this has sparked controversy among most Americans but why do we question other's rights to do this? According to Flag Salute and the Pledge of Allegiance, "It is the responsibility of eve...

New student group makes transitions easier

New student group makes transitions easier

Ashley Ivanoff, Perspectives Editor

October 24, 2017


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In a school reporting an average of 1525 students in grades 9 to 12 each year (according to the district website), it is understandably easy for students new to CHS to feel lost in more ways than one. With approximately 180 transfer students each year, Carlisle High School needs to offer options to ma...

Does popularity really matter? (Editorial)

Does popularity really matter? (Editorial)

Reese Daughtery, Perspectives Writer

October 6, 2017


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Within modern media, popularity is a common topic in schools, work places, and generally every large group of people. Movies like Mean Girls and Clueless depict a huge clique problem among the students of a high school. However, the ideas presented in these movies are extreme and leave people wonderi...

Pack or Snack: What the cafeteria doesn’t serve (Editorial)

Pack or Snack: What the cafeteria doesn’t serve (Editorial)

Treston Johnson, Perspectives Writer

October 6, 2017


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According to an online poll of CHS students, 33% admitted to having dietary restrictions including one or more of the following: gluten intolerance, dairy intolerance, and a vegan/vegetarian regimen. This means that more than one third of students who currently attend Carlisle High School must be cautious...

Donald Trump and Russia on ISIS (Editorial)

Donald Trump and Russia on ISIS (Editorial)

Autiana Easley, Staff Writer

June 1, 2017


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I strongly disagree with our president sharing sensitive information that is in the hands of the United States. Although he supposedly has the right to do so, did he forget confidentiality? On May 16, 2017, at 7:03 A.M., Donald Trump finally admitted via Twitter to sharing sensitive and top-secret...

Health care is a right (Editorial)

Health care is a right (Editorial)

Maya Daye, Staff Writer

May 22, 2017


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Health care has been a topic that has been widely debated globally for a while. The healthcare debate is especially heated in the United States. As of 2017, the U.S. is the only developed country that does not have nation-wide healthcare. The Facts As a whole, we pay around $2.8 trillion annua...

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