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2019 Periscope Teacher Superlative Survey

2019 Periscope Teacher Superlative Survey

April 12, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

It's time for the annual Periscope Teacher Superlatives!  This year, we're opening up our voting to all of our readers, including underclassmen, upperclassmen, even teachers and administration.  Fill out the form below and make sure you hit submit.  Entries will only be accepted until Thurs April...

Not adding up to success: We need to set new grade expectations (Editorial)

Not adding up to success: We need to set new grade expectations (Editorial)

Carter Smith, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019


Filed under Perspectives, Showcase

Graduating high school is a substantial accomplishment, but some students are able to do so without putting in much effort. In the Carlisle Area School District, there is a major flaw in our grading system that has made it entirely too easy for students to earn their high school diplomas. Carlisle Hi...

Testing on their home turf: Academic decathlon team competes at states

Testing on their home turf: Academic decathlon team competes at states

Samantha Martin, News Editor

April 4, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

The Carlisle High School Academic Decathlon team finished out their season at the state level competition for the United States Academic Decathlon program without having to leave home. The event, which takes place at a different high school every year, was hosted at Carlisle High School this year....

Live-action remake of ‘Dumbo’ flies into theaters (Review)

Live-action remake of ‘Dumbo’ flies into theaters (Review)

Kaycee Johnson, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019


Filed under A&E, Movies, Reviews, Showcase

Originally released in 1941, almost 80 years later Dumbo has flown back into theaters capturing our hearts once again. The live-action remake focuses more on the human characters involved in the story. In the original, Dumbo spoke and the story was told through his point of view. The 2019 version shows ...

Comforts of Carlisle: What makes it home (Editorial)

Comforts of Carlisle: What makes it home (Editorial)

Ayb Graham, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019


Filed under Perspectives, Showcase

Carlisle is a small town that is built on community. It's a place where everyone knows everyone, and it's pretty easy to understand why. At the heart of everything, it's a family-friendly town that promotes involvement in its development. I grew up in Carlisle, so I understand why these things are prev...

The last hurrah: Students to audition for Senior Renaissance

The last hurrah: Students to audition for Senior Renaissance

Dyamond Jones, News Writer

April 2, 2019


Filed under News, Renaissance, Seniors, Showcase

As seniors begin preparations for graduation and life after high school, some members of the Class of 2019 are getting ready to share their talents one last time, at Senior Renaissance. Senior Renaissance is an event hosted by the Senior Class at the end of each school year that all graduating senior...

Everyone loves badminton: Creative units in gym class get more people involved (Editorial)

Everyone loves badminton: Creative units in gym class get more people involved (Editorial)

Meg Tate, Sports Editor

April 2, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

There are some sports that can be enjoyed by people of all ages with any level of competition, so it is no wonder that badminton is one of the more liked units of the McGowan physical education classes. The McGowan P.E. classes are always entertaining to many with delightful units which causes a special mo...

Preparing for an ‘ace’ tennis season (Photos)

Preparing for an ‘ace’ tennis season (Photos)

Lillianne Hogsten, Photography Editor

March 28, 2019


Filed under Media, Photos, Showcase, Sports

The boys varsity tennis team starts off the new spring season with a refreshing win against State College for the first time in 11 years. Coach Seng Pham has been practicing the boys every day including weekends to prepare them for matches against Hershey and Cumberland Valley. The lineup inc...

From living room to classroom: The pros and cons of attending school with siblings

From living room to classroom: The pros and cons of attending school with siblings

Skylar Bowers, Student Life Editor

March 28, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

There are many siblings that are attending CHS at the same time, including Joey and Jenna Bramble (junior and sophomore), Lanie and Robert Lissner (senior and junior), and Genia and Abby Purdy (senior and freshman). All the siblings have expressed positive feelings with being there for each other ...

Parlez-vous Francais? Alwine to spend a year abroad in France

Parlez-vous Francais? Alwine to spend a year abroad in France

Ellie Knapp, Staff Writer

March 27, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Learning a language takes on a whole new meaning when you have the chance to live in the country for almost a year. CHS freshman Hannah Alwine will get this opportunity when she travels to France as a foreign exchange student. Alwine, an honors student who plays field hockey, runs track, is in Model UN, ...

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