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The student news site of Carlisle High School


The student news site of Carlisle High School


DOCTORS IN THE HOUSE: Steven Strange watches over Kamer Taj and prepares to face the most powerful sorceress in the entire multiverse in order to keep balance in the world and protect those around him.

Maddened Witches and Fearful Doctors: “Doctor Strange: Multiverse of Madness” (Review)

Vaughn Aarhaus, Staff Writer June 1, 2022

*Spoiler And Graffic Images Warning* From witches to green giants, Marvel has been pushing out massive amounts of entertainment in the past couple of years, mostly attributed to making up for their...

“The Lost City”: Bite Sized Review

Sadie Daniel May 27, 2022

The Lost City is a great and entertaining movie. Released on March 25, 2022 on Paramount+, this movie features notable actors such as Sandra Bullock, Daniel Radcliffe, and Channing Tatum. The story...

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...

BOY MEETS BOY: A compare-and-contrast moment between the Heartstopper web-comic cover and Netflix adaptations actors, Kit Connor (left) and Joe Locke (right).

‘Heartstopper’: Colorfully authentic (Review)

Ryleigh Underwood, A&E Editor April 28, 2022

Even before its debut on April 22, Netflix’s Heartstopper dominated Twitter’s trending tab and skyrocketed to the top once released. Pulling over 929,000 engagements with only eight episodes, audiences...

LEAN ON ME: Emilia Jones as Ruby Rossi and Troy Kotsur as her father sit in the bed of their truck in CODA, the award-winning film about a daughter who is the only hearing member in a Deaf family.

‘CODA’: Lending an ear to unheard communities (Review)

Ryleigh Underwood, A&E Editor April 13, 2022

Despite being dubbed this year’s Oscar “villain,” the movie CODA has emerged with two Academy wins. Successfully acquiring the Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay awards, CODA – which...

Why I Love…80s Movies (podcast episode)

Hannah Stoner and Jenna Coller April 11, 2022

"Why I Love..." is a brand-new podcast series from our CHS Periscope staff, where we sit down with members of the CHS community to talk about their passions. This first episode features a chat between...

BREAKING RULES: Mei Mei Lee sneaks out, goes to a concert, and much more in Disneys newest release. It premiered on March 11, 2022 on the streaming service, Disney+.

‘Turning Red’: Addressing the struggles of a preteen (Review)

Camera Bailey, Student Life Editor April 1, 2022

“Honoring your parents sounds great but if you take it too far, well, you might forget to honor yourself. Luckily, I don’t have that problem.” These are some of the first lines heard from...

READY READERS: The Secret History rests on the bookshelves of nearly every bibliophile. If youve yet to read this modern classic, check out our review to get you inspired.

Greeks and Geeks: “The Secret History” (Review)

Ryleigh Underwood, A&E Editor March 2, 2022

Whenever I’m talking about literature with someone, I always preface the conversation with: Have you read The Secret History?  The first book by elusive author, Donna Tartt, (often known for...

BACK TO THE MATRIX: Keanu Reaves prepares to step back into the roll of Neo after 2 decades. Released in December 22, 2021, the movie leaves us wondering if Reeves should have gone down deeper in the rabbit hole 20 years later.

Why didn’t I take the blue pill? ‘Matrix: Resurrections’ (Review)

Vaughn Aarhaus, Staff Writer January 28, 2022

  “I think we can handle one little girl.” This was the opening line of a franchise revered by many, quoted often, and copied for its iconic fight scenes— The Matrix. Two decades...

WEST SIDE STORY: The movies cast poses from a promo pic. The reimagining of Romeo & Juliet lighted up the screen in an exhilarating experience.

‘Something’s Coming, Something Good’: Spielberg exceeds expectations in new ‘West Side Story’ adaptation (Review)

Emma McShea, Staff Writer January 28, 2022

The timeless musical West Side Story has been mesmerizing fans for about 65 years. On December 10, a brand new adaptation hit the big screen in an explosion of colors and music.  The phenomenal...

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