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Art in progress (Photos)

Art in progress (Photos)

Emma Mackereth, Staff Writer

February 11, 2020

The winter months are a busy time for the CHS art department, as they prepare for Empty Bowls and the Spring Art Show.  Check out our slideshow to see what students are working on in their art classes.

The busy blues: Winter expectations can lead to stressed-out students

The busy blues: Winter expectations can lead to stressed-out students

Emma Santillo, Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

   After coming back from winter break, many students immediately feel stressed about the work that comes right after the break. With midterms, National History Day, science fair, new units in almost every class, course selection, and work, many students have no time for themselves and can only get...

Best to be flexible? The pros and cons of FID (Editorial Face-Off)

Best to be flexible? The pros and cons of FID (Editorial Face-Off)

Samantha Martin and Abigail Lindsay

January 29, 2020

With the possibility of impending weather coming this evening, check out our thoughts on the new Flexible Instruction Days (FID) in this student editorial face-off. For more general information about Flexible Instruction Days, check out the Carlisle Area School District website.

Beyond teaching: Roper leads anxiety support group

Beyond teaching: Roper leads anxiety support group

Abigail Lindsay, Editor in Chief

December 2, 2019

As stress and anxiety levels rise in teenagers, access for resources for teens should grow with this need.  Stress is defined by Mental Health America (mhanational.org), as the reaction that the body feels in response to pressure in life.  High school students experience high levels of stress, with over 83% of stress being related to school.   Delia R...

Putting yourself first: Self care tips for the winter

Putting yourself first: Self care tips for the winter

Zsilas Michael Hughes, Staff Writer

December 2, 2019

Self-care during the winter requires the management of mental, physical, and emotional health. The imperativeness to fuel all three is tremendous, due to the increase in seasonal depression, decrease in most immune system strength, and overall health slump throughout the months of November, December, a...

Beyond the barre: life after high school for CHS dancers

Beyond the barre: life after high school for CHS dancers

Samantha Martin, Editor in Chief

November 26, 2019

From the studios at Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet (CPYB) to the barre at Carlisle Ballet, the Carlisle area has its fair share of dance studios--and with them come student dancers. These students spend hours learning discipline and patience while perfecting their pirouettes, giving up week after week of sp...

Periscope Sports Talk with Jarrett Wilson, episode 1

Periscope Sports Talk with Jarrett Wilson, episode 1

Jarrett Wilson, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

For the first episode of Periscope Sports Talk, host Jarrett Wilson sits down with Carlisle boys basketball coach Andre Anderson on how his life journey led to coaching the Thundering Herd and what fans have to look forward to in the future.  

Charting a new course: three cross country seniors sign with future colleges

Charting a new course: three cross country seniors sign with future colleges

Periscope staff

November 13, 2019

Three of the fastest students at CHS have committed to blazing new trails in the future, as they officially signed with their prospective colleges as part of the National Letter of Intent Early Signing Day ceremony, held in the Gene Evan Gymnasium at 3pm on Wed Nov 13. ...

Acclaimed author of ‘American Born Chinese’ visits CHS

Acclaimed author of ‘American Born Chinese’ visits CHS

Samantha Martin, Editor in Chief

November 13, 2019

    It's not every day that students get a chance to look inside of the mind and motivations of an award-winning author as well as a more in-depth look into the world of comics. However, when Gene Luen Yang, the author of several graphic novels and comic books, including the 2016 ...

More than a movie: New ‘Joker’ adaptation brings both fans and controversy

More than a movie: New ‘Joker’ adaptation brings both fans and controversy

Periscope Staff

October 26, 2019

The newest Joker movie released on October 4 has drawn both a large crowd of fans yet has also been the center of controversy.  In this side-by-side story, we have written both a review of the Joker movie as well as an editorial to go in-depth about what has made this movie such a hot topic of disc...

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