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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...

BACK TO THE FUTURE: Phuc Tran stands at the front of Ms. Clayvilles classroom discussing his involvement in Periscope in high school. This was the first time he had been back in the halls of CHS, decades later.

Sigh, Not Gone: Phuc Tran Visits CHS Creative Writing Classes

Jenna Coller, Editor-in-Chief November 16, 2023

It’s not every day that CHS is paid a visit from an award winning writer and Carlisle alumnus, but just last month Vietnamese-American Author, Phuc Tran, stopped by Ms. Clayville’s Creative Writing...

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...

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...

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...

PAY TO TWEET: Musk has even posited putting the entire app behind a paywall of an unknown amount.

Cheers to Musk: Destroying Twitter before it could destroy itself (Editorial)

Ryleigh Underwood, Editor-in-Chief December 2, 2022

Twitter, the town square of the world, with over 396.5 million users across the globe, has a new king. Billionaire and local tyrant, Elon Musk bought the app for $44 billion on October 27th after months...

Mr. Wilson

Mr. Wilson

Jessa Warren, Media Editor November 30, 2022

"This is my 17th year as head coach for wrestling and I've been in the program since 2nd grade. I graduated here at Carlisle High School in 2001, I went and joined the Pennsylvania Army National Guard....

Mr. Busillo

Mr. Busillo

Ellis Warren and Maddy West November 30, 2022

"Over the summer, I spent lots of time with my family, tried new places to eat, and went to Hersheypark. My daughter, my wife and I also went to the community pool. I couldn't wait for this school year...

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