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  • October 29Powder Puff sign ups have begun and will end 11/7. Waivers are in the main offices.

  • October 2911th and 12th grade PE classes will be meeting in the McGowan Gym starting 11/5.

  • October 15There will be a Club Day on 11/5.

  • September 28Spirit Week has been moved to 11/12-11/16

What’s over the corner: the Bison Corner

What’s over the corner: the Bison Corner

Skylar Bowers, Student Life Editor

November 12, 2018


Filed under Student Life

From Carlisle-themed clothing and accessories to snacks that students are constantly buying, on the corner next to the McGowen Gym is CHS’ school store: the Bison Corner. The Bison Corner is student-led and is managed by three seniors, Genia Purdy, Caroline Carson, and Abbey Levy. All three of...

Head of the Herd: Christian Kuhn

Becca Winton, Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2018


Filed under Head of the Herd, Seniors, Student Life

Head of the Herd is a video profile of various seniors in the Class of 2019. Christian Kuhn discusses his involvement with Carlisle High School and future plans.

Traveling teens: a trip to Chocolate Town

Traveling teens: a trip to Chocolate Town

Ellie Knapp, Staff Writer

October 4, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Chocolate, cows, and roller coasters might be the first things that come to mind when you hear Hershey, PA, but these things only hide the real gems in the town of The Sweestest Place on Earth. Founded by Milton Hershey, the creator of the Hershey Chocolate Company, this downtown area is much smal...

Cover that shoulder: Student perspectives on the dress code

Cover that shoulder: Student perspectives on the dress code

Parker Shabala, Staff Writer

September 26, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

From crop tops, leggings, fingertip lengths shorts, to shirts that expose shoulders, students have been debating for many years about what they deem as appropriate for school. CHS students have weighed in their opinion on the school’s dress code about whether they perceive its rules to be fair o...

Colds in Carlisle: What’s going around and how to avoid it

Colds in Carlisle: What’s going around and how to avoid it

Kaitlyn Peck, Staff Writer

September 25, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Attention all readers! Carlisle has had an outbreak with common colds,  as well as sinus issues and a spread of infectious mononucleosis (known as mono). “During summer kids are isolating themselves, but coming back to school you are sharing desks with kids, sharing supplies with other kids," sa...

Get checked out: the pros and cons of physical exams

Get checked out: the pros and cons of physical exams

Autiana Easley, Sports Writer

May 29, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Along with annual vaccinations before every school year, physical examinations are required to be documented at the beginning of every year, but questions arise: are they really necessary? Physical examinations have pros and cons and are important to ones’ health, but excessive exams leave some pa...

Keeping the fun close: students’ favorite local summer hangouts

Keeping the fun close: students’ favorite local summer hangouts

Abigail Lindsay, Student Life Writer

May 29, 2018


Filed under Student Life

While it may seem that summer is only for traveling to far off places to have a good time, this is simply not true. Carlisle has many local places that are great for making summer memories.   Getting ice cream is a staple in the hot summer time. There are great places right in Carlisle to get ice c...

Get to know your 2017-18 Oracle (Contest)

Get to know your 2017-18 Oracle (Contest)

Skylar Bowers, Student Life Writer

May 15, 2018


Filed under Contests, Showcase, Student Life

Answer the questions below. Two lucky winners will receive a $5 gift card to Leo's. Winners will be picked randomly from entries with the most correct answers on Monday May 21. Enter today! Loading......

Feeling SAD: Seasonal affective disorder impacts students

Feeling SAD: Seasonal affective disorder impacts students

Kathleen O'Neill, Student Life Writer

April 24, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Students’ moods often reflect the weather.  When the weather looks up, even for a day, the students get excited. On Friday, it was nearly eighty degrees and sunny. Earlier in the week, it was snowing. Welcome to central Pennsylvania. “[The warm weather] makes me feel pretty good," said freshman ...

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