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  • January 10The Carlisle Area School District will be closed January 21 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

  • January 10Winterball will take place on Saturday, January 26, from 7-10 pm.

  • January 10WinterWeek is back, and will take place from January 22 to January 25.

Doors shut to bring safety to CHS

Doors shut to bring safety to CHS

Abigail Lindsay, Student Life Writer

March 28, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

    Goodbye clear blue skies and hello crowded hallways. Carlisle High School said goodbye to the open campus policy.  While at first, students may not have been so welcoming to the closed campus policy, they have learned to adapt. They are beginning to understand why the decision was made.    The open campus...

Voices louder than gunfire: March For Our Lives 2018

Voices louder than gunfire: March For Our Lives 2018

Abigail Lindsay, Student Life Writer

March 27, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

“Good afternoon to the leaders, skeptics, and cynics who told us to sit down and stay silent, wait your turn. Welcome to the revolution.” This was the opening line of Cameron Kasky’s speech at the March for Our Lives.  Kasky is not only a Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student but a leade...

“Dye”ing to be different

“Dye”ing to be different

Skylar Bowers, Abigail Lindsay, and Kathleen O'Neill

March 19, 2018


Filed under Student Life

The body is a canvas waiting to be filled. Many students choose to do so in different ways to express their individuality. Tattoos are a way that students can express themselves in school and in life. It is a permanent way to put your message in the world, commemorate a meaningful moment, or connect...

A weighty decision: Which gym is best?

A weighty decision: Which gym is best?

Skylar Bowers, Student Life Writer

February 21, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

In today’s society, staying fit and in shape is one of the popular trends that young adults and teens like to partake in. While many participate while physical activities like sports or group games to receive their daily dose of exercise, others obtain their dose from the public gym. But all gyms...

Pack it or sack it? Ideas for a healthy weekday lunch

Pack it or sack it? Ideas for a healthy weekday lunch

Abigail Lindsay, Student Life Writer

February 2, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

  Lunch, the 27 minutes a day students get to take a break from their crazy school day and enjoy eating.  Many students will choose to buy lunch from the school cafeteria, but those meals often aren’t quite what students want at lunch. Sophomore Annelise DeYoung said,“There is not a lot of fresh f...

Rising stars: a look at the musical and how students prepare

Rising stars: a look at the musical and how students prepare

Kathleen O'Neill, Student Life Writer

February 2, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Carlisle High School students take the stage in the production of Big Fish this year. It is about a boy, his father, and his father’s tall tales. After William Bloom gets married, his new wife becomes pregnant, and it is a boy. He wants to finally get to know his father, Edward Bloom, whos...

Out with the old, in with the new laptops

Out with the old, in with the new laptops

Abigail Lindsay, Staff writer

January 24, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Laptops allow teachers to do so much more within their daily classes, but they can cause students a great amount of stress when these laptops are not working. At Carlisle High School, every student has their own laptop to use.  Some students choose to use their own home laptop, but many students...

Big Brothers Big Sisters: an organization dedicated to a “big” problem

Big Brothers Big Sisters: an organization dedicated to a “big” problem

Carol Etzel, A&E Editor

January 24, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Growing up, not every kid is fortunate enough to have someone in their life to look up to. Programs such as Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) aim to provide children with long-lasting friendships that will improve their chances of future success. Children ages 6-18 are matched with a “big brother” or “bi...

Snow days: a day for more than just sleep

Snow days: a day for more than just sleep

Skylar Bowers, Staff writer

January 19, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The first flurries of snow that fall from the sky are a spark of hope for most Carlisle High School students and even for some teachers, a hope that they will a receive a message that school is canceled for the day.  While a majority of students and teachers are excited for the fact they can sleep i...

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