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To commit or not to commit: The difference between Early Action and Early Decision

To commit or not to commit: The difference between Early Action and Early Decision

December 11, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

As college application season trucks on through the winter, many students are hearing back from colleges- and some are even deciding to make a commitment. When applying for college, students often have three choices of how to submit their college applications. Regular Decision, the most common way to s...

“A Brief Inquiry” into The 1975’s new album (Review)

“A Brief Inquiry” into The 1975’s new album (Review)

Carol Etzel, Magazine Editor-in-Chief

December 11, 2018


Filed under A&E, Reviews, Showcase

The 1975 is back with a very diverse and thought-provoking new album. Their third studio album, A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships, was released on Nov 30, 2018. The dramatic opening in the first song entitled “The 1975” immediately caught my attention. A chorus of synthesized voices s...

Building barriers: Why Science Fair and History Day shouldn’t be mandatory (Editorial)

Building barriers: Why Science Fair and History Day shouldn’t be mandatory (Editorial)

Ellie Knapp, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018


Filed under Perspectives, Showcase

Money, time, and sleep are all costs of participating in National History Day or Science Fair.  These projects, which each take months to complete, are a part of the history and science curriculum, respectively, at Carlisle High School.  Each year, over six hundred students from Carlisle Area School D...

Baking to make things brighter: Students support the community through Project SHARE

Baking to make things brighter: Students support the community through Project SHARE

Carter Smith, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The holiday season is underway, and many students at Carlisle High School are embracing the season of giving, by baking cookies for the community this December. These cookies, made by classes and clubs at CHS, were delivered to Project SHARE Mon Dec 10, then delivered to the less-fortunate in the ...

Glossing it up: McGowan gymnasium ready for use after months of renovations (Photos)

Glossing it up: McGowan gymnasium ready for use after months of renovations (Photos)

Michael Raphael, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018


Filed under News, Photos, Showcase

After 6 months of renovations and construction,  the McGowan gymnasium is finally open and ready for use by students.   The full remodel included new bleachers, ceiling, floors, locker rooms and athletic training rooms.  Michael Black, the head principal of Carlisle High School, share...

Kicking cancer: Richwine raises money for kids

Kicking cancer: Richwine raises money for kids

Meg Tate, Sports Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Football is not always just about wins and losses. For one team member, this season was all about making a difference in the lives of children. Senior Caleb Richwine has been kicking for the varsity team ever since he was a freshman. Richwine was recruited to the team because he was a soccer player ...

November Athlete of the Month: Jessalyn Morrow

November Athlete of the Month: Jessalyn Morrow

Shayna Rhoads, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

November’s athlete of the month is Jessalyn Morrow. A junior, Morrow was a huge part of the tennis team’s success this year. Morrow’s position is double two on the varsity team. She’s been playing this position since her freshman year of CHS. This year the girls' overall winning streak was ...

Early College Signing 2018 (photo)

Early College Signing 2018 (photo)

Periscope staff

November 14, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Check out this year's seniors that signed with their future colleges on Nov 14, 2018. Congratulations! NAME UNIVERSITY/COLLEGE SPORT Isaiah Bell University of Delaware Swimming Megan Lebo University of South Carolina Cross Country and Track & Field Elizabeth Weis Washington State Wom...

Trying to do it all (Editorials)

Trying to do it all (Editorials)

Periscope staff

October 17, 2018


Filed under Perspectives, Showcase

Teenagers frequently find themselves in a bind: how can we get everything done in the time we have available while also participating in sports, extracurricular activities, jobs, and finding time for family and friends?  Check out our two editorials about finding the balance in teenage life.

Brewing up the First Cup: behind the scenes at Coffeehouse

Brewing up the First Cup: behind the scenes at Coffeehouse

Parker Shabala, News Writer

October 15, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Behind the brewing of Coffeehouse, and the chaos of preparation, there are students and teachers making sure it is just to taste.   Since the beginning of the school year, students and staff have been preparing for the first Coffeehouse, which took place on Sept 29. Introductory meetings started the...

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