Focused on the Future: Periscope/Oracle spring publication

The Periscope/Oracle spring publication

Periscope staff

May 28, 2020

When Covid-19 required us to stay home, the Periscope staff was faced with a challenging situation: how do we create a senior magazine? At the same time, the Oracle yearbook staff was just about to start their own spring supplement when everything ground to a halt. Our solution? Come together to...

Congratulations Seniors! (Video)

Congratulations to our graduating seniors!

Periscope staff

April 27, 2020

Hello seniors! Recently, CHS administration, faculty and staff members had a chance to share a message with the senior class, thanks to the efforts of the Carlisle Area Education Association (CAEA).  We asked CAEA if we could share those videos/photos here with you on a daily basis (and they said yes!) Thursday...

Filling young minds and bellies: CHS offers food to combat distraction from hunger

Many teachers in the high school have started to offer healthy snacks to students in containers like this one.  As part of an initiative to combat the distraction of hunger in the classroom setting, these snacks are available to anyone in need of a quick pick-me-up.

Hunter Nace, Staff Writer

March 12, 2020

CHS is taking the initiative to ensure that students don’t have to go through the school day hungry.   Starting this year, CHS has begun offering healthy snack items in classrooms for students to take. The program, organized by Amy Knapp, a counselor in the McGowan building, has been in place s...

Circling the Big Apple: Girls indoor track heads to Nationals

Seniors Savannah Hossfeld and Sophia Toti and juniors Sophie Salomone and Alyssa Dyson proudly show off their medals after placing third at the distance medley relay at the state competition. Hossfeld, Toti and Salomone, with the help of junior Karlie Powell, will all race in the 4 x 1 mile at Nationals in NYC on March 14.

Sam Salomone, Staff Writer

March 9, 2020

The Carlisle Girls indoor track team is set to run circles around the competition in New York City. The team of Sophia Toti, Savannah Hossfeld, Sophie Salomone, and Karlie Powell will compete in the 4 x 1-mile relay race at The Indoor Track National Championships on March 14 in the Big Apple.  ...

Periscope Sports Talk with Jarrett Wilson, episode 1

Periscope Sports Talk with Jarrett Wilson is a short-form podcast with CHS sports personalities.

Jarrett Wilson, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

For the first episode of Periscope Sports Talk, host Jarrett Wilson sits down with Carlisle boys basketball coach Andre Anderson on how his life journey led to coaching the Thundering Herd and what fans have to look forward to in the future.  

Just ‘Wingin It!’: An inside look at CHS improv troupe

Juniors Reese Daugherty, Josetta Checekett, and Trinity Johnson laugh together while playing a game.  The Wingin' It ! shows will not only get audience members laughing but members of the troupe too.

Abigail Lindsay, Editor in Chief

October 26, 2019

Wings, soda, and a lot of laughs all go into the performances of  Wingin’ It!, CHS’s improv comedy troupe. Wingin’ It is a team effort, with both student and faculty leadership involved. Junior Reese Daugherty is a member of the troupe, who joined her sophomore year.  Daugherty attended p...

Phone free: CHS introduces a revised cell phone policy for students

The familiar sight of a cell phone sitting on a desk is one for the past.  CHS has instituted a new policy that expects students to put their phones away during instructional time.

Taylor Hurt, Staff Writer

October 22, 2019

It can be hard for students to put their cell phones down, yet Carlisle High School is focusing on getting students to be more engaged with their academic classes.   A new cell phone policy was implemented at Carlisle High School before the start of the 2019-2020 school year. “When on school gr...

May Athlete of the Month: Madison Kelley

Madison Kelley sprints down the field looking for a goal. This is Kelley's second year on the varsity lacrosse team.

Michael Raphael, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019

Senior varsity lacrosse midfielder Madison Kelley is the May Athlete of the Month.  Kelley has had a solid and productive season as a senior leader for the lacrosse team.  She had 4 goals to help assist the team against CD East and had 2 goals in their win against Lower Dauphin. Kelley will attend Lib...

Shakespere: Troupe to perform modern adaptation, ‘Love’s Labours Tossed’

Liam Crider walks down the set of

Michael Raphael, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019

In William Shakespeare's play Hamlet, Hamlet tells the audience, "The play's the thing."  This year, the Shakespeare Troupe's spring performance will be a thing never seen before, when it opens this evening, April 25, on the Swartz stage at 7:30pm. Senior performer Brady Chilson discussed the ch...

2019 Periscope Teacher Superlative Survey

The faculty and administration from CHS in 2016-2017 gather around Thor for a staff photo.  Which staff members will win our 2019 Periscope Teacher Superlatives this year?

April 12, 2019

It's time for the annual Periscope Teacher Superlatives!  This year, we're opening up our voting to all of our readers, including underclassmen, upperclassmen, even teachers and administration.  Fill out the form below and make sure you hit submit.  Entries will only be accepted until Thurs April...

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