Periscope

  • May 14The senior class' last day is May 23.

  • May 14The honors banquet will take place on May 23 at 5:30 pm.

  • May 14Senior Renaissance will take place on May 29 in the McGowan Auditiorium.

  • May 14Matthew Oh placed first in the senior individual documentary category at state National History Day on May 10.

  • May 14The 2019 edition of Oracle is availible for pickup in the cafeteria this week

  • May 13Keystone Testing will take place this week (5/13-5/20). There will be an adjusted schedule most days.

Love never dies: We need to come together to cope with grief (Editorial)

Love never dies: We need to come together to cope with grief (Editorial)

Heidi Heinlein, Perspectives Editor

May 15, 2019


Filed under Perspectives

Death is a part of the circle of life, but a loss is still shocking no matter if it is expected or not. JT Kuhn, a previous Carlisle High School student and Periscope staff member, unexpectedly passed away on Mar 4, 2019 and the effects were felt all throughout the school and community. Kuhn was a fr...

Back to the basics: Why professional athletes need to knock off the teammate drama and play ball (Editorial)

Back to the basics: Why professional athletes need to knock off the teammate drama and play ball (Editorial)

Carter Smith, Staff Writer

April 24, 2019


Filed under Perspectives

If you are looking for drama, all you have to do is turn on your TV. Today’s media lives and breathes off of conflict between the most prominent members of society. Drama can be found on reality shows, in politics, and even in the music industry. In recent years, however, publicized hostility ...

Thank you for your service (Editorial)

Thank you for your service (Editorial)

Heidi Heinlein, Perspectives Editor

April 12, 2019


Filed under Perspectives

The news broadcasted on TV and written in newspapers always highlights the bad things in our society. Most recently, there has been controversy over police actions that make people think about all forms of law-enforcement and protection. As the daughter of a Police Chief and retired Military Poli...

Schoology: Helpful or hurtful? (Editorial)

Schoology: Helpful or hurtful? (Editorial)

Kathleen O'Neill, Perspectives Editor

April 11, 2019


Filed under Perspectives

Schoology is a school-oriented website, used to turn in assignments, meet deadlines, and do classwork. It is used by teachers and students alike, with many helpful quirks. But where do those helpful quirks end and the problems begin?  Many times, teachers do not use Schoology correctly when posting...

Not adding up to success: We need to set new grade expectations (Editorial)

Not adding up to success: We need to set new grade expectations (Editorial)

Carter Smith, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019


Filed under Perspectives, Showcase

Graduating high school is a substantial accomplishment, but some students are able to do so without putting in much effort. In the Carlisle Area School District, there is a major flaw in our grading system that has made it entirely too easy for students to earn their high school diplomas. Carlisle Hi...

Comforts of Carlisle: What makes it home (Editorial)

Comforts of Carlisle: What makes it home (Editorial)

Ayb Graham, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019


Filed under Perspectives, Showcase

Carlisle is a small town that is built on community. It's a place where everyone knows everyone, and it's pretty easy to understand why. At the heart of everything, it's a family-friendly town that promotes involvement in its development. I grew up in Carlisle, so I understand why these things are prev...

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 ...

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