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Spring 2021: One Herd (magazine)

Spring 2021: One Herd (magazine)

Periscope staff June 3, 2021

Last year we joined forces with the Oracle staff to create a hybrid spring supplement/senior magazine. It worked so well that when the yearbook staff needed help with the 2021 book, we thought, "Let's...

The CHS Shakespeare Troupe proudly presented the first-ever virtual Student-Directed Shakespeare Festival on May 18. Students created and published video performances of sonnets, monologues, and scenes from Shakespeare's work.

CHS Student-Directed Shakespeare Festival 2021 (Video)

Periscope staff May 25, 2021

The CHS Shakespeare Troupe hosted their virtual festival, "And Then We Masked" on Tues May 18 in McGowan tent (previously used for prom and other school activities).  New this year, the participants recorded...

CHS 2021 Virtual Art Show (video)

Periscope staff May 21, 2021

The CHS art teachers are pleased to share the 2021 CHS Virtual Art Show. The art show is normally held in person at the high school complex, but due to Covid-19 restrictions, the art department was not...

CELEBRATE THROUGH CHANGE: While acknowledgements like International Women's Day and Women's 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...

THE GIRLS OF MOXIE ARE OVER IT! A new Netflix original movie starring Vivian (Hadley Robinson) as she creates her own zines to spread in the girls bathrooms to combat sexism in her high school.

‘Moxie’: #Fightthedoublestandard (Review)

Natalie Davis April 2, 2021

There have been many forms of protest, from chanting in the streets, raising signs like weapons of war, to using duct tape over the mouth to let silence and stubbornness speak for itself. Then you...

Air Jordan 1s are back! Ava Grippin, Heidi Heinlein, and Breonna Reiber show off their kicks in the above photo. Sneaker hype has always been a thing but this year the re-selling of Jordans market has skyrocketed.

Stylish Students: Trends of 2021 (Photos)

Heidi Heinlein March 31, 2021

  Clothing and other appearance-changing looks work together to allow individuals to express themselves. The connection between fashion and expression has been apparent since the past, but...

HOME AWAY FROM HOME: Time on campus has been a limited experience this year.  How are other local districts handling their scheduling amidst the Covid pandemic?

Exploring the impact of COVID on school schedules in Cumberland County

Colton Gillingham March 30, 2021

Over a year ago, the world fell apart due to a global pandemic and schools were struggling to find what would work best for their students and staff to continue the learning process while still remaining...

ROCK ON: This year's Grammy awards were all about the ladies. How will this impact our local musicians?

Yes, She Can! How the 2021 Grammys are inspiring local female musicians (Editorial)

A sweeping female victory at the 2021 Grammys sparks discussion for the next generation of women in music.
Rachel Martin March 29, 2021

The Grammys 2021 was an event unlike any other. But aside from Billie Eilish’s hair (which has been confirmed: wig), Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion’s much-discussed choreography, and BTS’s surprising...

PLANNING FOR A TURN-AROUND: Students that have struggled with this year's expectations and remote learning now have the chance to recover missing credits from 1st and 2nd marking period. Students that failed either of those marking periods should reach out to their teachers to learn more about these tasks.

Overcoming obstacles: New grading policy and credit recovery plans give students a second chance

Hannah Stoner March 26, 2021

Paying attention to grades is something most students should be doing as we approach the end of the school year. The chaos of this school year and the constant transitions between tiers, however, may have...

CRAFTY: These three YouTubers are some of the most popular Minecraft video producers. 2021 has been a big year for them.

The pandemic advantage: YouTubers make the most of at-home possibilities

Renae Greak March 18, 2021

2020 is finally far behind us and has been left in the past. Though there was a lot of bad this that happened, some good was able to come out of it. 2020 was a big year for content creators on YouTube....

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