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  • June 1The Periscope 21-22 staff is wishing everyone an amazing summer!
  • May 17The superintendent search is over: Colleen Friend is the new Carlisle superintendent, effective July 1
The student news site of Carlisle High School


The student news site of Carlisle High School


SEE YA LATER CHS:  Each year, we say goodbye to our Periscope seniors and staff members leaving for new schools. We thank them for all of their hard work!

Bye Bye Bison: Periscope staff members say goodbye (photos)

Jenna Coller, Perspectives Editor June 1, 2022

While the end of the year brings celebrations of successes and signing of yearbooks, it also brings the sad process of saying goodbye, not only to our seniors but also our military families that are...

A heart-shaped balloon flies, decorating a memorial site outside Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, on Monday, May 30, 2022. In a town as small as Uvalde, even those who didnt lose their own child lost someone. Some say now that closeness is both their blessing and their curse: they can lean on each other to grieve. But every single one of them is grieving. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

80 Minutes of Horror: Why did the Robb Elementary tragedy happen? (Editorial)

Ryleigh Underwood, A&E Editor June 1, 2022

There is nothing I can say that hasn’t already been said. On May 24, 18-year-old Salvador Ramos entered Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas with two AR-15s. He killed 19 children, ages 8-11, and...

“My favorite place on the campus is the stadium and track. Too many late-night games and meets to forget.” -Ryan Jerev

No place like home: Seniors share their favorite spots on campus (photos)

Kaylea Martin, Staff Writer June 1, 2022

Check out each photo for a quote from a senior about why this spot is their comfort place while on campus.

THEMATIC ENTRANCE: Kylie Jenner attends The Metropolitan Museum of Arts Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the In America: An Anthology of Fashion exhibition on Monday, May 2, 2022, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

The decline of the Met (Editorial)

Rylie Workman, Staff Writer June 1, 2022

The flashing lights of cameras and thousand-dollar gowns are what makes the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s annual Met Gala, one of the biggest fashion events of the year. always has big stars and A-list...

Dreams do come true: looking back on the early days for our future college athletes (photos)

Dreams do come true: looking back on the early days for our future college athletes (photos)

Jillian Grimes and Hannah Stoner May 27, 2022

Here, we are displaying pictures of various CHS senior athletes who plan on furthering their athletic careers at the college level. Several athletes have signed to play over the school year; check...

Camera Bailey, Dominic Gearhart, and Gianna Peters looked to Shakespeare for their quote, a famous speech in Hamlet of a father giving advice to his son.

Sidewalk Inspiration (Photos)

Periscope staff May 26, 2022

The members of the AP Lit class took to the streets (well, sidewalks) to share some of their favorite inspirational quotes from texts they have read in their school years. You can see the whole display...

Where are they going? Class of 2022

Where are they going? Class of 2022

Periscope staff May 26, 2022

We reached out to the class of 2022 to learn about their plans for next year. Check out each chapter below to see what they told us.  


I voted for him because he tries to make his class as fun and interactive as possible. He always tells us his stories about his family or his recent Sports Emporium adventures - Senior Chloe Yarnell

Head of the Class: Teacher Superlatives 2022 (photos)

Camera Bailey, Rylie Workman, and Vaughn Aarhaus May 25, 2022

Congratulations to the following teachers on being selected by the Class of 2022 for this year's Teacher Superlatives!

ACCOLADES FOR DAYS: Members of the class of 2022 were honored on May 17, 2022 as part of the annual Senior Awards Ceremony. Check out the entire list to see how your favorite senior was recognized.

Honorable mentions: Seniors recognized at awards night

Periscope staff May 23, 2022

Members of the CHS Class of 2022 were recognized through scholarships and awards on May 17, 2022 in the McGowan Auditorium. Congratulations seniors!  

ARE YOU SMARTER THAN A BISON? The CHS Quiz Bowl team poses next to a bison at the State Museum in Harrisburg, where the team placed 5th in the Pennsylvania State Academic Competition. The team will be representing Carlisle in the National Finals in Atlanta this weekend and they need your help. Check out our story to learn more about their upcoming trivia night.

Quiz Bowl to host trivia night to support their bid at Nationals in Atlanta

Jillian Grimes, News Editor May 23, 2022

We all know that knowledge can take you far in life. This weekend, the CHS Quiz Bowl team is going to put this theory to the test as they travel to Atlanta, Georgia for the Quiz Bowl National Finals. The...

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