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The student news site of Carlisle High School


The student news site of Carlisle High School


PAY TO TWEET: Musk has even posited putting the entire app behind a paywall of an unknown amount.

Cheers to Musk: Destroying Twitter before it could destroy itself (Editorial)

Ryleigh Underwood, Perspectives Editor December 2, 2022

Twitter, the town square of the world, with over 396.5 million users across the globe, has a new king. Billionaire and local tyrant, Elon Musk bought the app for $44 billion on October 27th after months...

Band members performing their show at the homecoming football game.
Photo taken by Erin Markan and edited by Kirsten Bisconer.

The Big Green Machine: Recap of the 2022-2023 CHS Marching Band Season

Lyric Koch, Staff Writer November 30, 2022

From halftime shows to competition victories, Carlisle High School's Marching Band had a great 2022-2023 season. With two first place wins and two high percussion awards, memories were made and the program...

Taking Notice: A copy of the novel Hell Followed With Us stands heavily annotated. Many memorable scenes and lines were impossible to leave unmarked.

“Hell Followed With Us” by Andrew Joseph White (Review)

Ollie Daniels, Staff Writer November 18, 2022

Brimming with bloody cities and justified teenage fury, the new novel Hell Followed With Us, by Andrew Joseph White, was released over the summer. Now a New York Times Bestselling novel, it was published...

Books presented on a bookshelf at the Carlisle High School library.

Book Bans: Access to books should be guaranteed (Editorial)

Haylie Potter, Staff Writer November 16, 2022

As children, we learned to embrace our uniqueness with Camilla Cream and to imagine with Harold and his purple crayon. The tons of unforgettable memories of reading childhood books have a huge influence...

five phones displaying the start screens of social media apps

Life Through a Screen: How social media is detrimental to teenage mental health (Editorial)

Lyric Koch, Staff Writer November 10, 2022

Being a teenager 20 years ago was like driving on a flat plain, but now it is like riding a roller coaster with thousands of ups and downs. Before Instagram and Snapchat, high school students did not have...

Bryce getting used to the new year and all that comes with it.

What’s new at CHS

Alex Landis, Staff Writer November 10, 2022

During the 2021-22 school year, Carlisle High School piloted a new block schedule for high school students. Over the summer district officials reflected on the school year and devised a series of changes...

Taylor Swift releases new album, Midnights. Carlisle Target sells out the whole rack

You’ll never sleep again: Taylor Swift releases Midnights

Myana Brown, Staff Writer November 10, 2022

In the past three years, singer-songwriter Taylor Swift has blessed fans with six studio albums, two of which are re-recordings of previous works. On August 28th at the Video Music Awards, Swift announced...

NOW SHOWING: One of the dancefloors showcased a Now Showing platform with a spotlight shining on it. Which made the perfect place to take students group dance photos.

Red Carpet Ready: 2022’s Homecoming Restores Normality within School Events

Jillian Grimes, News Editor November 8, 2022

CHS’s Homecoming Dance has not been the same for the last two years. With the restrictions of COVID-19 affecting everything, from the amount of students able to attend, to the dance experience not occurring...

2022 Elections First Time Voter Guide: Everything you need to know

2022 Elections First Time Voter Guide: Everything you need to know

Jenna Coller, Editor-in-Chief November 2, 2022

In order to get a comprehensive look at the voting process, Periscope's Editor-in-Chief Jenna Coller spoke with Mr. Wagner, the Social Studies Department Chair at CHS. JC: When is election day for each...

The Carlisle High Schools turf field has been installed across from Ken Millen Stadium. Utilizing the field are the schools soccer, field hockey, and lacrosse teams which sometimes leads to later practices and games.

Raising the playing field: Carlisle’s new turf field increases athletic opportunity

Hannah Stoner , Sports Editor October 27, 2022

For years, Carlisle High School sports teams have had to deal with inconsistent care of their grass fields. They have also had to face the embarrassment of their opponents, who for the most part all play...

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