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HOME AWAY FROM HOME: Time on campus has been a limited experience this year.  How are other local districts handling their scheduling amidst the Covid pandemic?

Exploring the impact of COVID on school schedules in Cumberland County

Colton Gillingham March 30, 2021

Over a year ago, the world fell apart due to a global pandemic and schools were struggling to find what would work best for their students and staff to continue the learning process while still remaining...

BASKET OF ABUNDANCE: CHS senior Kyleigh Zenewicz shared this snapshot of the gift basket she received from her sponsor. Community members look to fill the baskets with the seniors personal favorites, in hopes of a lasting memory.

One large family: Carlisle community members ‘adopt’ seniors

Jarrett Wilson, Editor-in-chief March 8, 2021

The concept of family has taken on a whole new meaning in the Carlisle community, as numerous outstanding area residents have banned together to do something special to compensate for the obstacles our...

WRITING FRENZY: The Silver Key Award is hard to come by, serving as motivation for hardworking students to aim for new heights.

Once upon a time: how the Scholastic competition inspires young writers (Editorial)

Ryleigh Underwood, Staff Writer February 18, 2021

The Scholastic Writing Competition is a well-known competition in the Carlisle Area School District. Maybe your English teacher made you and your classmates participate that one time in middle school,...

Thundering Herd Hero

Colton Gillingham February 11, 2021

Grace Snyder is an EMT with Cumberland Goodwill and belongs to multiple fire companies within Carlisle and the surrounding area. In the early morning of January 7, a car fire on Willow Street was dispatched...

NEVER ALONE: Small businesses have definitely taken a hit financially in the passing year and because of that, S.O.S is trying to give back at least some of what that last year has taken. These are a few of the small businesses that S.O.S has donated to recently holding their $300 donation, including Pat Craig Studios, Anahata yoga and Exquisite Chocolates of Carlisle.

Community comes together to ‘Save our Smalls’

Jillian Grimes, Staff Writer January 22, 2021

This pandemic has affected everyone by some means, some more than others. Small businesses are one of the largest communities affected, 55% of small businesses they wouldn't survive if sales stopped for...

WORKING TOGETHER: Volunteers at the Project SHAREs warehouse package fruits and vegetables for the families they serve. Since the pandemic started, the food bank has seen an 18% increase in households served.

Nourishing the community: The role of the local food bank during the pandemic

Jillian Grimes, Staff Writer December 1, 2020

With a pandemic comes privation, an unfortunate state of lacking essentials like food and utilities. Where do people turn when they don’t have the financials to fully support their family after getting...

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.

CASD students earn national Scholastic recognition

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,...

The boxes are packed, the furnitures 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?

Packing up: the struggle to say 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,...

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.

A bittersweet goodbye: Pie Haus leaves Carlisle

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...

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