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Goodbye, Nittany Lions: Penn State classes no longer available at CHS

Goodbye, Nittany Lions: Penn State classes no longer available at CHS

Dyamond Jones, News Writer

February 11, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Course selection time is here, but this year, the thick, bright, pink book of courses excluded some familiar, popular options.  As of the 2018-2019 school year, the Penn State Mont Alto courses will no longer be available to CHS students. The decision to end the relationship with the university was...

Weezer’s ‘Teal Album’: A true tribute to rock (Review)

Weezer’s ‘Teal Album’: A true tribute to rock (Review)

Zack Mattaboni, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019


Filed under A&E, Music, Reviews, Showcase

The popular alternative rock group Weezer has released a new album which they have named Weezer (The Teal Album). While the album is recognizable by the color teal, it is officially called Weezer, just like every other album by the band.   The Teal Album came from seemingly nowhere, being released randomly on Jan ...

Wishes come true: Eleven student-athletes sign with future schools

Wishes come true: Eleven student-athletes sign with future schools

Periscope staff

February 7, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

11 seniors took a step closer to achieving their dreams of participating in collegiate-level athletics today, Feb 7, when they signed their official letters of intent during National Signing Day. This group is one of the largest to sign during the winter signing day in several years.  Some of them...

Social media and the individual

Social media and the individual

Periscope staff

February 7, 2019


Filed under Perspectives, Showcase

How does social media impact the way you see yourself and others?  These two authors explore this topic from two different lenses.

A bit of both worlds: Student-athletes participate in Shakespeare

A bit of both worlds: Student-athletes participate in Shakespeare

Kaitlyn Peck, Staff Writer

February 6, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

William Shakespeare never ran cross country, but CHS students can while also bringing his works to life. CHS has a wide variety of students who not only take part in athletic events but also performs in the arts. While both activities may appear strenuous to an athlete’s schedule, they are still able t...

The dynasty continues but at what cost? How the Patriots’ win is a loss for the NFL (Editorial)

The dynasty continues but at what cost? How the Patriots’ win is a loss for the NFL (Editorial)

Carter Smith, Staff Writer

February 5, 2019


Filed under Perspectives, Showcase

When many Americans think about a sports dynasty, the first thing that comes to mind is the New England Patriots. Ever since Tom Brady took over as the starting quarterback in 2001, the Patriots have clinched 17 division titles, 14 AFC Championship appearances, 9 Super Bowl appearances, and a most im...

Feeding the Future: Behind the scenes in the cafeteria

Feeding the Future: Behind the scenes in the cafeteria

Ellie Knapp, News Writer

February 4, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

The cafeteria workers come in early and clean up student’s mess in the lunchroom, keeping our school running. Doris Glunt is the kitchen manager at the Swartz Cafeteria.  She comes in at six o’clock every morning and works until two o’clock in the afternoon, the same amount of time at work ...

Ready, Set, Science: CASAC hosts 50th Science Fair

Ready, Set, Science: CASAC hosts 50th Science Fair

Carlin Diehl, News Writer

January 23, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

The CASAC Science Fair has been a tradition in Carlisle for the past 50 years. The goal of this event is to get students interested in science and math through involvement. It promotes community as well as student’s pursuit of science and math related fields.  The event, which was held at Yellow Breeches...

Oscar Contenders of 2019

Oscar Contenders of 2019

Lillianne Hogsten, Photo Editor

January 4, 2019


Filed under A&E, Showcase

As the 2018 year winds down and the predicted nominations are thrown around, simple movie-goers and enthusiastic critics alike settle down and reflect on the movies that defined this year in film. The excitement for cinema lovers such as myself begins just before the start of December each year, when awa...

Revisiting favorite flavors: Coffeehouse alums return for the Classic Roast

Revisiting favorite flavors: Coffeehouse alums return for the Classic Roast

Carlin Diehl, News Writer

January 4, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Something special was brewing in the Swartz Auditorium on December 29: a concert for CHS students, both current and former. To celebrate its 10th anniversary, the Coffeehouse program hosted the Classic Roast, an alumni show where former performers could return to the stage and play at their old sch...

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