The student news site of Carlisle High School


The student news site of Carlisle High School


The student news site of Carlisle High School


 “I’d say probably Bison Block because you can ask the teacher that youre with what you have to catch up on.” - Madison Shields, Freshman 

Herd in the Halls: What is the bright spot in your schedule or school day?

Aniah Filteau, Staff Writer January 3, 2022

In the halls of CHS we asked students what the bright spot in their schedule is and we got a lot of interesting responses. Click on "Gallery" to see their opinions.

PLAYING THROUGH THE YEARS: A fan’s collection of Taylor Swift album CDs, including Taylor Swift, Fearless (Taylor’s Version), Speak Now, 1989, Reputation, Lover, folklore, and evermore, is one of the many ways they show their love for the singer.

Home is where the heart is: finding solace in Taylor Swift’s legacy (Editorial)

Jenna Coller, Perspectives Editor November 22, 2021

Picture this: you’re 5 years old and your sister brings home Taylor Swift’s newest album Speak Now. You're ecstatic and you run to the cd player in her bedroom, where shortly thereafter “Mine”...

WELCOME HOME: The writer as a child waits in anticipation to see her dad, whos been deployed. Deployment can be a time of uncertainty but finally reuniting makes the wait worthwhile.

Moving with the military: A glimpse into the life of an Army brat (Editorial)

Emma McShea, Staff Writer November 21, 2021

I don’t have what most people would consider a “hometown.” Since my dad is in the Army, I've moved six times in my 14 years of living. I know what it’s like to say goodbye to people and places...

STUDIES IN SOLITUDE: Sophomore Jenna Coller’s virtual schooling setup for the 2020-21 school year. She and many other students transformed the confines of their bedrooms into a one student classroom through the lens of a laptop camera.

From one desk to another: Returning to the high school after a year of CVA (Editorial)

Jenna Coller, Perspectives Editor October 25, 2021

As the global pandemic of COVID-19 persists and many face its consequences, students from pre-k to college-level chose (and are still choosing) to attend an online school as an ulterior to traditional...

TO BAN OR NOT TO BAN: One of the six books to be discontinued, If I Ran the Zoo, is flying off the shelves in reaction.

One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish… Racist? (Editorial)

Ryleigh Underwood, A&E Editor April 4, 2021

If you’re not a big reader, then you might have missed the news: Dr. Seuss has been canceled. Well, not really. In truth, there’s actually a lot more happening behind the scenes than just some...

CELEBRATE THROUGH CHANGE: While acknowledgements like International Womens Day and Womens History Day exist, more needs to be done to address violence against women.

Women’s History Month: shining a light on violence against women (Editorial)

Kathleen O'Neill April 4, 2021

Women’s History Month was highlighted in the media this year but felt like something that was a newer topic of discussion. But that is currently changing, possibly because this past month, this celebration...

ON THE DOTTED LINE: Using journals like this dotted one can help you stay organized while also being creative and colorful.

This or That: Which organization strategy works best for you? (Editorial)

Heidi Heinlein March 11, 2021

Trying to find an organizational style that works best for you can seem like a challenge and time commitment that you aren’t up for. There are so many options and it would take forever to try them all....

A YEAR OF KNOWLEDGE:  As we approach a full year of pandemic restrictions, how can we recognize our growth as individuals and a society? Beyond our mask making skills, that is.

More than just sewing skills: what we’ve learned during the pandemic (Editorial)

Colton Gillingham March 9, 2021

It’s been a year since the world went on lockdown, so what have we learned? There is no doubt that the past year has included many major and life-altering events that will leave us with some interesting...

WRITING FRENZY: The Silver Key Award is hard to come by, serving as motivation for hardworking students to aim for new heights.

Once upon a time: how the Scholastic competition inspires young writers (Editorial)

Ryleigh Underwood, A&E Editor February 18, 2021

The Scholastic Writing Competition is a well-known competition in the Carlisle Area School District. Maybe your English teacher made you and your classmates participate that one time in middle school,...

MASKED UP MEETING: Model United Nations meets during Bison Block to discuss their upcoming conference. They are excited for the challenge said Jonathan Cox, pictured.

Bison Block: Could we use it to bring back clubs? (Editorial)

Kathleen O'Neill February 17, 2021

In a time where we are struggling to get students back into the classroom, many of the commodities that made school enjoyable have had to be left behind. In this effort to return to normal, many of the...

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