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8th grade student, Bailey Clayville, stands next to her History Day project. Clayvilles project focuses on the impact of Billie Jean King as an icon of change in the realm of womens sports.

Making Impressions: Carlisle Advances 18 Students to State Level NHD Competition

Hannah Stoner, Editor-in-Chief March 4, 2024

This past Saturday, March 2, several Carlisle Area School District students participated in the PA Region 8 National History Day competition which took place at Messiah University. Out of the students...

Dazzling Display: Junior Allison Negley poses with her 2024 NHD project. This is her third year in a row winning first place in the Senior Individual Exhibit category.

Turning Points in History: Local NHD Award Winners

Hannah Stoner, Editor-in-Chief February 6, 2024

Saturday, February 3, Carlisle High School hosted it's annual local National History Day Competition. Carlisle students from both the high school and middle grades contributed exceptionally crafted historical...

DISCO INFERNO: CHS Stuco will be selling Homecoming tickets for $15 each at every lunch until the day before the dance, October 6th.

Get Psyched to Get Down: 2023’s Homecoming is Here

Jillian Grimes, News Editor October 2, 2023

While everyone is getting back into the groove of the school year, CHS is kicking it off with a gig, the 2023-24 Homecoming. The dance will be held on Saturday October 7, similar to other years will...

Girls Just Want to Have Fun: Emelia Yencha pictured at Hershey Park with six of her closest friends: (top) Lizzy Frazier, Ashley Richwine, Regan Storm, and (bottom) Ruby Frazier, Maria Franjicic, and Riley Mercado.

A Legacy of Love: Remembering Emelia Yencha

Jenna Coller, Editor-in-Chief June 12, 2023

Emelia Yencha, more affectionately known as "Mia" by her family and peers, was a senior at CHS accepted to Delaware Valley University for their Zoo Science program. She passed away on March 23 2023...

STANDING TOGETHER: This photo contains the two main contributors in the process of the approval course, student and teacher; Stroud (left) and Wagner (right) together in his classroom.

Students Stand Up: How Student Activism Can Make an Impact

Jillian Grimes, News Editor May 10, 2023

The Carlisle Area School Board approved AP African American Studies, an AP course that many students desire, at a board meeting on April 20. The course was endorsed by the Board with a unanimous decision...

YOURE INVITED: This photo showcases the invitations for the Masquerade Prom.

Masquerade Mystery: Prom is celebrated off campus

Jillian Grimes, News Editor April 19, 2023

Amidst the stress of the final quarter of the school year, one last dance always finds its way to shine through it all: Prom.  Contrary to previous years, Prom is going to be held off CHS campus this...

FOSTER THE MAGIC: This photo was taken by PennState Freshman Ashtyn Cartwright during their THON. THON was accompanied by the theme Foster the Magic, featuring students holding up diamonds with their hands to support the event and organization.

Saving and Changing Lives: Mini-Thon event returns to Carlisle

Jillian Grimes, News Editor March 13, 2023

In the U.S. 16,000 children are diagnosed with cancer each year, it is the prime cause of childhood death, according to PennState Health's Four Diamonds’ program. Four Diamonds’ approach to childhood...

Advancing the Curriculum: Course Selection Tips and New Course Offerings

Advancing the Curriculum: Course Selection Tips and New Course Offerings

Periscope Staff February 14, 2023

Course selection is upon us, and students in grades 9-11 are beginning to ponder what courses to choose for the next school year. As students consider their short and long-term goals, they encounter both...

The Lemon Limes: Gale Clark (far left), Grace Pak (left), Chase Perabo (middle), Jay Barker (right), Al Montgomery (far right)

May I Have a Refill?: A Review of CHS Coffeehouse’s 2023 Winter Show

Lyric Koch, Perspectives editor January 20, 2023

CHS Coffeehouse brewed up a spectacular performance. The air was filled with laughter, fun, and amazing musical talent. "The Refill," held on January 6th in the Swartz Auditorium, was a night to remember.  The...

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