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PowerSchool app: the tool that never was (Editorial)

PowerSchool app: the tool that never was (Editorial)

Carter Smith, Staff Writer

March 20, 2019


Filed under Perspectives

In the Carlisle Area School District, students and parents are able to monitor grades through a program called PowerSchool. Earlier this decade, the company released a mobile app so that users could monitor their grades instantaneously. While this app is meant to aid families, in recent years, the resourc...

Digital Creation: The new horizon of music (Editorial)

Digital Creation: The new horizon of music (Editorial)

Ayb Graham, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019


Filed under Perspectives

Music has always been very important to me, from when I got my first iPod years ago to now. I play an instrument and constantly try to find new ways to improve. This is something I love about music, the evolution of the sound and style. Over this past summer, I came upon something that I had never...

Cultural awareness: More attention needs to be given to Black History Month (Editorial)

Cultural awareness: More attention needs to be given to Black History Month (Editorial)

Heidi Heinlein, Perspectives Editor

February 27, 2019


Filed under Perspectives

The month of February is dedicated to the appreciation of black history in order to bring awareness and remembrance to those who helped make our present the way it is currently. It is an important matter that should be focused on during this time of the school year. Currently, this chance at equal attention ...

Winter wonderland: Inside snow day decision making (Editorial)

Winter wonderland: Inside snow day decision making (Editorial)

Carter Smith, Perspectives writer

February 19, 2019


Filed under Perspectives, Showcase

With winter in full swing, delays and cancellations are occurring often. While we students anxiously wait to hear about the fate of our day, we may not realize how difficult of a task it can be for administrators deciding whether to keep the school in session.  When school administrators decide to modify ...

Teen voting: Why it matters (Editorial)

Teen voting: Why it matters (Editorial)

Ayb Graham, Perspectives writer

February 14, 2019


Filed under Perspectives

As a citizen of the United States, voting is very important to me. It can dictate our country’s future. But as a teenager, I don’t get a say in the matter. This is not right. Soon I will be able to drive, get loans, and go to college. These are a lot of responsibilities, so shouldn't I be able...

Where have all the male teachers gone? (Editorial)

Where have all the male teachers gone? (Editorial)

Heidi Heinlein and Summer Hollingsworth

February 12, 2019


Filed under Perspectives

Going through school, kids often have a plethora of questions about the education system, but there is one question that is rarely asked: "Where are the male teachers?" A 2015-2016 survey done by the National Center for Educational Statistics resulted in 77% of teachers being female. This number continues to ri...

Social media and the individual

Social media and the individual

Periscope staff

February 7, 2019


Filed under Perspectives, Showcase

How does social media impact the way you see yourself and others?  These two authors explore this topic from two different lenses.

The dynasty continues but at what cost? How the Patriots’ win is a loss for the NFL (Editorial)

The dynasty continues but at what cost? How the Patriots’ win is a loss for the NFL (Editorial)

Carter Smith, Staff Writer

February 5, 2019


Filed under Perspectives, Showcase

When many Americans think about a sports dynasty, the first thing that comes to mind is the New England Patriots. Ever since Tom Brady took over as the starting quarterback in 2001, the Patriots have clinched 17 division titles, 14 AFC Championship appearances, 9 Super Bowl appearances, and a most im...

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...

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