The student news site of Carlisle High School


The student news site of Carlisle High School


The student news site of Carlisle High School


HORSING AROUND: Kelsey Lesh escorts her son, Russell Lesh, as he rides Cs King Triton. It was at the 2021 Pennsylvania National Horse Show where the mother and son duo participated in the classic leadline class. Lesh said it was special to get to exhibit there with my son and a pony that means so much to me.

Herd after High School: Alumni update with ’12 grad Kelsey (Robinson) Lesh

Camera Bailey, Student Life Editor December 21, 2021

In this new recurring series, we will be interviewing alumni to learn more about what they've been doing since graduating from CHS. If you are interested in being interviewed, please complete the form...

BISON BOOKS: As the National English Honor Societys book drive winds down, donations continue to trickle in. CHS students had the opportunity to show their holiday spirit by donating to one of the many drives happening around the school.

The Gift of Giving: CHS students help the community one donation at a time

Camera Bailey, Student Life Editor December 17, 2021

The holiday season is a time for giving and Carlisle High School is no stranger to it. While some may provide gifts to those closest to them, like friends and family, many use this time to contribute to...

PIECE BY PIECE: Much like playing with LEGO bricks, the high school has been trying new schedule options to see what best fits the needs of Carlisle students and teachers. This years block schedule was voted the most popular option of the three schedules experienced, though most would like to see more changes in the future.

Building blocks: CHS works with schedule to find perfect fit

Rylie Workman, Staff Writer November 23, 2021

The classes of 2020 through 2025 have had very different experiences in high school. These perspectives were shaped by a pandemic and its implications. One of the main changes in the daily lives of students...

THE CRUNCH OF FALL: Autumn is here. Time to take advantage of some fun activities in South Central PA.

Pumpkin spice and everything nice: Fun fall activities

Camera Bailey, Student Life Editor October 22, 2021

Leaves changing, pumpkin spice everywhere, enjoying the feeling of the frosty air--these are the surefire signs that fall has arrived in South Central PA. There is an array of activities that take place...

Air Jordan 1s are back! Ava Grippin, Heidi Heinlein, and Breonna Reiber show off their kicks in the above photo. Sneaker hype has always been a thing but this year the re-selling of Jordans market has skyrocketed.

Stylish Students: Trends of 2021 (Photos)

Heidi Heinlein March 31, 2021

  Clothing and other appearance-changing looks work together to allow individuals to express themselves. The connection between fashion and expression has been apparent since the past, but...

ALL DRESSED UP: CNA students prepare for required clinical hours at Claremont Nursing Home. Several students have gained a new respect for their jobs as they have been working through the pandemic.

Everything essential: Students work medical jobs to further a future career

Hannah Stoner, Sports Editor February 17, 2021

We have always valued and cherished those who work in the community to better it or protect it. When the pandemic hit, our eyes opened even further as to how hard so many individuals work in order to keep...

BRIGHT FUTURE: While 2020 had its challenges, were looking ahead to some exciting things to come this year.

Rise of 2021: What is there to look forward to in the New Year?

Natalie Davis January 22, 2021

  2021 is the year that everyone has been wishing for and now that it is finally here, it is needless to say that there is an immense relief to finally proclaim “Death to 2020”. So much has...

CRAVING NATURE:  Pine Grove Furnace State Park is a perfect place to visit throughout the year. The past year has been a rough one, with a lot of time spent indoors, so it is time to start making up for that and start exploring places around us!

Nature hotspots of Cumberland Valley

Colton Gillingham January 21, 2021

Cumberland Valley is filled with many nature-based destinations that are waiting to be explored. These family-friendly destinations are perfect to create new memories to fill the new-year, though visiting...

LIGHT READING: Mazie, resident dog of the McGeehan family poses all ready to dive into one of Thoreaus classics. Mazie has certainly enjoyed having us here at home. She has taken to laying in the guest bed, right next to where my husband and I work/Zoom every day. She snuggles right in and keeps us company all day long. I don’t think she’ll know what to do when we finally return to work – whenever that may be! Mazie has always been good therapy for us. She’s a sweet dog who loves to be loved, and being able to pet her and love her always brings me a sense of calm and comfort, said McGeehan.

Teachers’ pets: Saving 2020 Zoom School (Photos)

Kathleen O'Neill December 20, 2020

Animals are every person’s best friend. Most people love their pets, and others love to see their pets. Many of our teachers here at CHS have pets of their own. They have helped our teachers through...

BUILDING BLOCKS: Construction student, Lucas Sandoval drills in that this is his path. Student enrollment has significantly increased, according to department head, Dr. Albert Parrillo.

Under construction: trade schools are drastically underrated (Editorial)

Ryleigh Underwood, A&E Editor December 7, 2020

Carpenters, mechanics, electricians, oh my! Trade jobs are always in high demand in our fast-paced society and people often forget how necessary these workers are. High school students are often told that...

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