Periscope

  • January 10The Carlisle Area School District will be closed January 21 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

  • January 10Winterball will take place on Saturday, January 26, from 7-10 pm.

  • January 10WinterWeek is back, and will take place from January 22 to January 25.

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


Filed under Perspectives

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


Filed under Perspectives, Showcase

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...

Misconceptions of Mental Illnesses (Editorial)

Misconceptions of Mental Illnesses (Editorial)

Reese Daugherty, Staff Writer

February 20, 2018


Filed under Perspectives, Showcase

According to statistics from the National Alliance on Mental Illness, in the U.S., approximately 1 in 5 adults experience mental illness in a given year, and 1 in 5 youth aged 13-18 experience a severe mental disorder at some point in their life. For this large percentage of Americans who live with suc...

Dear CHS: Teach me what I really need (Editorial)

Dear CHS: Teach me what I really need (Editorial)

Ashley Ivanoff, Perspectives Editor

February 19, 2018


Filed under Perspectives, Showcase

A mitochondrion is the powerhouse of the cell. This statement is infamously used on the internet to mock the "impractical information taught in public schools". And still, it is one of the sole lessons that all students are leaving high school with today. Schools are meant to educate our youth but wh...

11:59: A Deadly Deadline (Editorial)

11:59: A Deadly Deadline (Editorial)

Heidi Heinlein, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018


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There are 24 hours in a day. Six hours or so are devoted to sleeping, seven hours to school, an hour or two to get ready and go back and forth between home and school, plus extracurricular activities. Students set aside at least half an hour for dinner, 15 minutes to shower and complete a nighttime routin...

Cyberbullying stops here: Wi-Fi restrictions keep school safe (Editorial)

Cyberbullying stops here: Wi-Fi restrictions keep school safe (Editorial)

Heidi Heinlein, Staff Writer

January 29, 2018


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Cyberbullying plagues schools nationwide but it is difficult for schools to combat abuse that is done behind a screen. Allowing school Wi-Fi access to the students committing these acts gives them the resources they need to go to attack others on campus. There is a very simple solution though: create ...

The struggles of a gluten-free lifestyle (Editorial)

The struggles of a gluten-free lifestyle (Editorial)

Reese Daugherty, Perspectives Writer

January 23, 2018


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In the past decade, a certain trend has swept its way across America. On various labels, menus, and even on some hygiene products are two infamous words: Gluten-Free. However, to the 3 million Americans who suffer from the autoimmune condition called Celiac Disease, this is no trend and often leaves co...

Spotify vs Pandora: Listen up (Editorial)

Spotify vs Pandora: Listen up (Editorial)

Kathleen O'Neill, Perspectives Writer

January 11, 2018


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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...

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