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  • 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.

National Career Development Month: There’s still time to cash in (Editorial)

National Career Development Month: There’s still time to cash in (Editorial)

Ashley Ivanoff, Perspectives Editor

December 11, 2017


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As December arrives, we seem to have overlooked a certain aspect of the past month. November 2017 was National Career Development month and the significance of this month and the many important lessons it teaches seem to have gone by largely unnoticed in Carlisle High School- it’s time to change t...

Year-round schooling is better for you than you think (Editorial)

Year-round schooling is better for you than you think (Editorial)

Kathleen O'Neill, Perspectives Writer

November 28, 2017


Filed under Perspectives, Showcase

While difficult to understand at first, the year-round school schedule is built to help the student. There are several variations of year-round schooling but it usually consists of several three to four week breaks instead of one three-month long break in the summer. This has many positive impacts o...

Senior book chapters: Evoking nostalgia or bringing anxiety? (Editorial)

Senior book chapters: Evoking nostalgia or bringing anxiety? (Editorial)

Ashley Ivanoff, Perspectives Editor

November 16, 2017


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Senior book chapters are infamous in Carlisle High School and are often seen as a drag by the seniors working on them. With the bad reputation they have, should we continue to push this assignment? How could the be adjusted to encourage more students to take part in the chapter submissions? At CHS,...

The problem with denim: should teachers be allowed to wear jeans? (Editorial)

The problem with denim: should teachers be allowed to wear jeans? (Editorial)

Treston Johnson, Perspectives Writer

October 30, 2017


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“Readily distinguishable from students,” “positive role modeling,” and “professional responsibilities” are the images a Carlisle High School staff member must project in order to “present an image of dignity and encourage respect for authority.” This is all found in the teacher handbook,...

Trainers: The people behind Carlisle athletes (Editorial)

Trainers: The people behind Carlisle athletes (Editorial)

Kathleen O'Neill, Perspectives Writer

October 27, 2017


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Carlisle High School has three amazing individuals who help the student athletes stay in pristine condition. They keep athletes happy and healthy.  They are our school trainers: Brian Waiter, Richard “Burkie” Burkholder and Brandy Carpenter. They have had many positive impacts on our school and...

It could happen here: Intruder drills don’t prepare us for increasingly plausible situations (Editorial)

It could happen here: Intruder drills don’t prepare us for increasingly plausible situations (Editorial)

Josetta Checkett, Perspectives Junior Editor

October 26, 2017


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It may feel like school shootings are a faraway danger, but according to the Everytown Gun Safety Support Group there have been over 240 school shootings in the United States alone since 2013. Most of these shootings took place in parking lots, cafeterias, and gymnasiums, and an even higher percentage ...

Sit, stand or kneel: Everyone has these rights (Editorial)

Sit, stand or kneel: Everyone has these rights (Editorial)

Reese Daugherty, Perspectives Writer

October 26, 2017


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Sitting, standing, or kneeling during a ceremonial tribute to our nation’s flag is one way to peacefully protest. However, recently, this has sparked controversy among most Americans but why do we question other's rights to do this? According to Flag Salute and the Pledge of Allegiance, "It is the responsibility of eve...

New student group makes transitions easier

New student group makes transitions easier

Ashley Ivanoff, Perspectives Editor

October 24, 2017


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In a school reporting an average of 1525 students in grades 9 to 12 each year (according to the district website), it is understandably easy for students new to CHS to feel lost in more ways than one. With approximately 180 transfer students each year, Carlisle High School needs to offer options to ma...

Does popularity really matter? (Editorial)

Does popularity really matter? (Editorial)

Reese Daugherty, Perspectives Writer

October 6, 2017


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Within modern media, popularity is a common topic in schools, work places, and generally every large group of people. Movies like Mean Girls and Clueless depict a huge clique problem among the students of a high school. However, the ideas presented in these movies are extreme and leave people wonderi...

Pack or Snack: What the cafeteria doesn’t serve (Editorial)

Pack or Snack: What the cafeteria doesn’t serve (Editorial)

Treston Johnson, Perspectives Writer

October 6, 2017


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According to an online poll of CHS students, 33% admitted to having dietary restrictions including one or more of the following: gluten intolerance, dairy intolerance, and a vegan/vegetarian regimen. This means that more than one third of students who currently attend Carlisle High School must be cautious...

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