CASD students earn national Scholastic recognition

Lamberton Middle School student Ella Shatz designed and created five hand-thrown teapots. Each teapot was glazed in a different color and displayed together as one work of art.

Periscope staff

March 24, 2020

Congratulations to the following CASD students for being recognized by the national Scholastic Art and Writing competition! Ella Shatz  (LMS, Grade 8) – Gold Medal for art Brayden Burge (WMS, Grade 8) – Gold Medal, American Voices Medal for writing Anastasia Chovanes (CHS, Grade 9) –...

Packing up: the struggle to say goodbye

The boxes are packed, the furniture's loaded--the annual process of War College families moving in and out of the Carlisle area will soon be upon us.  But how does it feel to be the one staying behind and saying goodbye?

Emma Santillo, Staff Writer

March 11, 2020

As soldiers from the Army War College begin to get their orders, kids of the soldiers, commonly called military brats, are already preparing to deal with losing their friends and having to make new ones, while the kids of civilians prepare to say their goodbyes to their war college friends. Many mi...

A bittersweet goodbye: Pie Haus leaves Carlisle

The darkened doors of the former Pie Haus sit waiting for new ownership.  Pie Haus closed for business on Feb 8 due to military relocation.

Zsilas Michael Hughes, Staff Writer

February 25, 2020

In such a small town such as Carlisle, there are many intimate gatherings that celebrate the community and its successes, many of which include food. Carlisle’s very own Pie Haus, a cafe-like bakery located at 46 W. High St., has been the heart of many of these gatherings. From the simplicity of their decadent a...

Best to be flexible? The pros and cons of FID (Editorial Face-Off)

Layers of snow and ice cover a local road. When inclement weather makes travel to and from school impossible, is it better to use a Flexible Instruction Day that day or a snow make-up day later in the year? Our two Editors-in-Chief debate this very question.

Samantha Martin and Abigail Lindsay

January 29, 2020

With the possibility of impending weather coming this evening, check out our thoughts on the new Flexible Instruction Days (FID) in this student editorial face-off. For more general information about Flexible Instruction Days, check out the Carlisle Area School District website.

Mt. Fuji: Sampling the overlooked gem of North Hanover Street

Mt. Fuji has a variety of food to please all people including vegetarian and vegan options.  This Asian restaurant was has been a long time established restaurant but has recently been gaining a lot of popularity.

Jarrett Wilson, Staff Writer

October 7, 2019

Carlisle, Pennsylvania is known for its iconic Greek-owned restaurants such as the Hamilton, North Hanover Grille and The Rustic Tavern but lately, another Carlisle staple is stealing the show from these restaurants, becoming popular with teenagers and college students. Mt. Fuji is an Asian cuisine restaurant on 1...

May Athlete of the Month: Cameron Fay

Cameron Fay controlls the ball in a game during the 2019 season.  Fay competed on varsity as a sophomore.

Michael Raphael, Sports Writer

May 15, 2019

The May Athlete of the Month is sophomore lacrosse attacker Cameron Fay.  Fay is a varsity player who has played midfield along with attack in his high school career.  Fay has also played soccer for the high school. He made an impact this season on the team and looks to continue to make one in the ...

Spring Sports Scores

Kayla Reifsteck retrieves the ball in the girls lacrosse game against Central Dauphin East on Apr 8.

Meg Tate, Sports Editor

April 11, 2019

Baseball: 03/26/19 Carlisle - 5 vs. Chambersburg - 3 03/27/19 Carlisle - 2 vs. Mifflin County - 6 03/29/19 Carlisle - 9 vs. Southwestern - 11 04/02/19 Carlisle - 0 vs. Central Dauphin - 2 04/04/19 Carlisle - 1 vs. State College - 12 04/06/19 Carlisle - 2 vs. Mechanicsburg - 6 04/08/19 Carlis...

Comforts of Carlisle: What makes it home (Editorial)

Woodshed Guitar Works, located at 147 N. Hanover St, is known for their community-minded approach to music.  This is just one of the many local businesses that make Carlisle unique.

Ayb Graham, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019

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...

Flying forward: Catching up with CHS athletic alumni

Deshawn Millington dribbles down the court while playing in a game his senior year.  Millington is one of CHS' athletes that went on to play at the collegiate level.

Michael Raphael, Sports Writer

April 2, 2019

Carlisle has had a number of decorated athletes to come through the halls.   From California to North Carolina, former student-athletes are scattered across the country. Former standout track jumper and basketball player Deshawn Millington ('17) is currently a basketball player at Mt. San Jacinto C...

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