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

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

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

Circling the Big Apple: Girls indoor track heads to Nationals

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, episode 1

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

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

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

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

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

May Athlete of the Month: Madison Kelley

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’

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

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

2019 Periscope Teacher Superlative Survey

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...

Brad Hench

Brad Hench

Hunter Nace, Staff Writer

April 2, 2019

"I always enjoyed being around kids and [while] taking this job may have me more worn out at the end of the day, it's worth it. Someday I would like to write a sitcom called Hall Monitor."

Flying forward: Catching up with CHS athletic alumni

Flying forward: Catching up with CHS athletic alumni

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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