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  • May 3The CTE Awards will be distributed on May 9 in the Swartz Aud.

  • March 26CHS Mini-Thon Raised a total of $20,092.53! Great job to everyone who planned the Mini-Thon, as well as students who participated!

Two-faced: What happened when we didn’t wear makeup for a day (Editorial)

Two-faced: What happened when we didn’t wear makeup for a day (Editorial)

Reese Daugherty and Josetta Checkett

May 24, 2018


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From a young age, women are conditioned to care about their appearance above all other things. Too many makeup tutorials and tips are drummed into our brains to keep track of, and as trends evolve it gets more and more difficult to keep up. After being sick of pouring money, time, and concentration into ...

Just a word, or so much more? (Editorial)

Just a word, or so much more? (Editorial)

Heidi Heinlein, Perspectives Writer

April 19, 2018


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During our childhood, we hear about the 'forbidden' words. These words may include phrases like "shut up" or "crap," but they are all words we are not allowed to say. Over the years, these prohibited words have grown more and more common, and people have grown more and more used to it. When walking the halls or...

Is protesting effective? (Editorial)

Is protesting effective? (Editorial)

Josetta Checkett, Perspectives Writer

April 12, 2018


Filed under Perspectives, Showcase

On March 11, a crowd of protestors met on the Carlisle Courthouse steps. On March 14, students all over the country walked out of their schools armed with signs and solidarity. On March 24, thousands of Americans went to D.C., determined, devoted, and done with being pushed aside. The examples above re...

Water is What? (Editorial face-off)

Water is What? (Editorial face-off)

Perspectives staff

April 10, 2018


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Disclaimer: Articles designated as “Editorial” represent the views and opinions of the author, not the 2017-2018 Periscope staff, CHS Administration, or the CHS student body.

Cheesecake: Cake, pie or tart? (Editorial)

Cheesecake: Cake, pie or tart? (Editorial)

Reese Daugherty, Perspectives Writer

March 28, 2018


Filed under Perspectives, Showcase

One of the most profound debates throughout history lies in the world of desserts. Specifically, a cream cheese and graham cracker crusted delicacy. For centuries, people have argued about the terminology and classification of this food: Is cheesecake a pie, cake, or a tart? According to FineCooki...

Innocence Lost: Seventeen stories ended (Editorial)

Innocence Lost: Seventeen stories ended (Editorial)

Reese Daugherty, Perspectives Writer

March 27, 2018


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On February 14, 2018, seventeen lives were taken in the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. Seventeen lives over. Seventeen opportunities for success untaken. Seventeen stories ended. Alyssa Alhadeff, Martin Duque Anguiano, Jaime Guttenberg, Cara Loughran, Gina Montalto, Alaina Petty, and Alex S...

Are students cheating or just using resources to their advantage? (Editorial)

Are students cheating or just using resources to their advantage? (Editorial)

Heidi Heinlein, Perspectives Writer

March 23, 2018


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Every year, on the first day of school, the teachers go over their individual class rules, and every first day of school, students hear the same thing, “Do not cheat, you are not helping yourself by doing so. There will be consequences.” Students continue to cheat anyway. So why do students choose the...

Distracted driving is never okay (Editorial)

Distracted driving is never okay  (Editorial)

Treston Johnson, A&E Writer

March 22, 2018


Filed under Perspectives, Showcase

Note: This editorial was the 2nd place finisher in the PNA "It Can Wait" contest. Congratulations Treston! My French Class got into a fight about whether or not texting while driving was dangerous and if the dangers are as relevant as it was with young teens a couple years ago. Curious, I decided ...

Slip and slide: Ice on the roads continues to pose a threat (Editorial)

Slip and slide: Ice on the roads continues to pose a threat (Editorial)

Ashley Ivanoff, Perspectives Editor

March 20, 2018


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I'm not the kind of person who shies away from a snowy day. In fact, the snow, to me, is the only good part of the dreary winter weather. The snow brings out a certain joy in me that doesn't come very often when I'm huddled under the sheets in my bedroom, hiding from the cold. However, the snow and...

Parking Mayhem (Editorial)

Parking Mayhem (Editorial)

Becca Winton, Editor-in-Chief

March 20, 2018


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The Carlisle High School parking lot has long been host to a myriad of emotions: frustration, anger, anxiety, annoyance, and general irritation. These feelings are bound to surface when hundreds of new, teenage drivers in a time crunch are put together in a small lot, but there are ways to lessen them. According...

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