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  • December 3Girl's freshmen basketball will be having a game Wed. Dec. 11 at 3:45 in the Swartz gym
  • October 23There will be a club day on Mon. Dec. 16
  • October 7Freshmen boy's basketball will have a game Thurs. Dec. 12 at 3:45 p.m. with varsity following at 7:30 p.m. in the McGowan gym
  • October 7Girl's basketball will have a game Wed. Dec. 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the McGowan gym
  • October 7There will be a school board meeting Thurs. Dec. 12 at 6:45 p.m. in the Fowler LGI

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...

Students discuss safety after Shippensburg shooting

Students discuss safety after Shippensburg shooting

Samantha Martin, Editor in Chief

October 26, 2019

With the commonality of school-related shootings, and especially with one occurring close to home, many students are on edge regarding their safety.  Reactions to a recent shooting outside of Shippensburg University have brought the ideas of safety and wellness to the forefront of student conscious...

Just ‘Wingin It!’: An inside look at CHS improv troupe

Just ‘Wingin It!’: An inside look at CHS improv troupe

Abigail Lindsay, Editor in Chief

October 26, 2019

Wings, soda, and a lot of laughs all go into the performances of  Wingin’ It!, CHS’s improv comedy troupe. Wingin’ It is a team effort, with both student and faculty leadership involved. Junior Reese Daugherty is a member of the troupe, who joined her sophomore year.  Daugherty attended p...

The Christmas Creep: Why can’t we take time to celebrate the fall holidays first? (Editorial)

The Christmas Creep: Why can’t we take time to celebrate the fall holidays first? (Editorial)

Emma Santillo, Staff Writer

October 26, 2019

Christmas is possibly the most celebrated holiday in America, but when is it acceptable for the celebrations to start?  Some people have already begun their festivities, causing some to be frustrated with those people and wish they would let Thanksgiving and Halloween happen first. To those who w...

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