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Spotify vs Pandora: Listen up (Editorial)

Spotify vs Pandora: Listen up (Editorial)

Kathleen O'Neill, Perspectives Writer

January 11, 2018


Filed under Perspectives, Showcase

Spotify and Pandora are both apps which are used to stream music from your devices.  While they both are musical media powers, it is constantly either Team Spotify or Team Pandora. In today's society, people must choose one side or the other, not both. On Spotify, users have the option to make th...

Menstrual products should be offered free in school settings, period (Editorial)

Menstrual products should be offered free in school settings, period (Editorial)

Reese Daugherty, Perspectives Writer

December 15, 2017


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Female menstruation is often seen as a taboo topic in most settings. In general terms, people simply don’t like to talk about periods. However, avoiding or suppressing a topic of this magnitude can be incredibly dangerous, especially in a school setting where hundreds of young students are strugglin...

National Career Development Month: There’s still time to cash in (Editorial)

National Career Development Month: There’s still time to cash in (Editorial)

Ashley Ivanoff, Perspectives Editor

December 11, 2017


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As December arrives, we seem to have overlooked a certain aspect of the past month. November 2017 was National Career Development month and the significance of this month and the many important lessons it teaches seem to have gone by largely unnoticed in Carlisle High School- it’s time to change t...

Year-round schooling is better for you than you think (Editorial)

Year-round schooling is better for you than you think (Editorial)

Kathleen O'Neill, Perspectives Writer

November 28, 2017


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While difficult to understand at first, the year-round school schedule is built to help the student. There are several variations of year-round schooling but it usually consists of several three to four week breaks instead of one three-month long break in the summer. This has many positive impacts o...

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 Daugherty, 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...

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