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Periscope staff

September 21, 2020

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Focused on the Future: Periscope/Oracle spring publication

The Periscope/Oracle spring publication

Periscope staff

May 28, 2020

When Covid-19 required us to stay home, the Periscope staff was faced with a challenging situation: how do we create a senior magazine? At the same time, the Oracle yearbook staff was just about to start their own spring supplement when everything ground to a halt. Our solution? Come together to...

Congratulations Seniors! (Video)

Congratulations to our graduating seniors!

Periscope staff

April 27, 2020

Hello seniors! Recently, CHS administration, faculty and staff members had a chance to share a message with the senior class, thanks to the efforts of the Carlisle Area Education Association (CAEA).  We asked CAEA if we could share those videos/photos here with you on a daily basis (and they said yes!) Thursday...

CASD students earn national Scholastic recognition

Lamberton Middle School student Ella Shatz designed and created five hand-thrown teapots. Each teapot was glazed in a different color and displayed together as one work of art.

Periscope staff

March 24, 2020

Congratulations to the following CASD students for being recognized by the national Scholastic Art and Writing competition! Ella Shatz  (LMS, Grade 8) – Gold Medal for art Brayden Burge (WMS, Grade 8) – Gold Medal, American Voices Medal for writing Anastasia Chovanes (CHS, Grade 9) –...

Spring sports at CHS in jeopardy of being cancelled

CHS runner Casey Padgett paces behind a CV track team member during a 2019 meet. Padgett's, and other seniors playing spring sports,  athletic career at CHS may be over if the spring sports season is canceled due to Covid-19.

Cheney Thompson, Guest Writer

March 23, 2020

Periscope welcomes guest writer Cheney Thompson to our site.  If you would like to be a guest writer, please email our adviser, Mrs. Muir, at [email protected] In light of the recent outbreak of Covid-19 in the Pennsylvania area, countless places, events, and functions have been canceled. Non-e...

Filling young minds and bellies: CHS offers food to combat distraction from hunger

Many teachers in the high school have started to offer healthy snacks to students in containers like this one.  As part of an initiative to combat the distraction of hunger in the classroom setting, these snacks are available to anyone in need of a quick pick-me-up.

Hunter Nace, Staff Writer

March 12, 2020

CHS is taking the initiative to ensure that students don’t have to go through the school day hungry.   Starting this year, CHS has begun offering healthy snack items in classrooms for students to take. The program, organized by Amy Knapp, a counselor in the McGowan building, has been in place s...

Packing up: the struggle to say goodbye

The boxes are packed, the furniture's loaded--the annual process of War College families moving in and out of the Carlisle area will soon be upon us.  But how does it feel to be the one staying behind and saying goodbye?

Emma Santillo, Staff Writer

March 11, 2020

As soldiers from the Army War College begin to get their orders, kids of the soldiers, commonly called military brats, are already preparing to deal with losing their friends and having to make new ones, while the kids of civilians prepare to say their goodbyes to their war college friends. Many mi...

Caught looking: What impact will the Astros’ sign-stealing scandal have on all major sports? (Editorial)

Baseball is at the center of a major controversy, looking at the role of cheating in professional sports., as more and more has come to light regarding the Astros' sign-stealing scandal.

Jarrett Wilson, Staff Writer

March 10, 2020

When many sports fans think of scandals, they immediately go to the New England Patriots in the NFL but that very well may not be the case anymore. The Astros appear to have completely ruined the public's view on themselves and Major League Baseball with their latest scandal, resulting in 3 MLB managers...

That’s ‘Chicago’ for you! (photos)

Billy Flynn, played by senior Timothy Mattaboni, explains to Roxie Hart how she must act in court in order to ensure that she will not be found guilty. Flynn creates a new backstory for each of his clients to ensure the public and judge will not want them to be found guilty.

Abigail Lindsay, Editor in Chief

March 9, 2020

CHS’s musical production of Chicago was all the razzle and dazzle it lead up to be.  The preface for the musical is Roxie Hart (Lauren Klepp) has recently murdered her paramour Fred Casley (Skylar Hammaker) while still married to her husband, Amos Hart (Zander Doland), because Casley is going to l...

Circling the Big Apple: Girls indoor track heads to Nationals

Seniors Savannah Hossfeld and Sophia Toti and juniors Sophie Salomone and Alyssa Dyson proudly show off their medals after placing third at the distance medley relay at the state competition. Hossfeld, Toti and Salomone, with the help of junior Karlie Powell, will all race in the 4 x 1 mile at Nationals in NYC on March 14.

Sam Salomone, Staff Writer

March 9, 2020

The Carlisle Girls indoor track team is set to run circles around the competition in New York City. The team of Sophia Toti, Savannah Hossfeld, Sophie Salomone, and Karlie Powell will compete in the 4 x 1-mile relay race at The Indoor Track National Championships on March 14 in the Big Apple.  ...

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