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The student news site of Carlisle High School


Thornwald Park features hiking trails where visitors can take in the spring foliage as they stroll through tree-covered trails.

Spectacular Spring: Places to Visit in Central PA

Haylie Potter, Staff Writer April 21, 2023

As the weather gets warmer and the days grow longer after the long frosty winter, spring is finally here. March 20th marks the first day of spring. Flowers are beginning to bloom and going outside is full...

ONE BY ONE: This is an overview of the front racks of 200 dresses that Jessicas Closet had donated to them by Macys.  Jessicas Closet works to get dresses into the hands of high school students that may not be able to afford them.

Rebranded, renamed, reinvented: ‘Jessica’s Closet’ launches in Carlisle

Jillian Grimes, News Editor February 27, 2022

The perfect dress is one of the many elements of a student's school dance experience. The cost of dress for a dance, especially prom, can averagely range anywhere from $100 to $600 and some can sell for...

THE CRUNCH OF FALL: Autumn is here. Time to take advantage of some fun activities in South Central PA.

Pumpkin spice and everything nice: Fun fall activities

Camera Bailey, Student Life Editor October 22, 2021

Leaves changing, pumpkin spice everywhere, enjoying the feeling of the frosty air--these are the surefire signs that fall has arrived in South Central PA. There is an array of activities that take place...

New dress code guidelines have restricted teachers from wearing jeans during certain dress down opportunities.  Is this really something that needs to be limited?

The problem with denim: should teachers be allowed to wear jeans? (Editorial)

Treston Johnson, Perspectives Writer October 30, 2017

“Readily distinguishable from students,” “positive role modeling,” and “professional responsibilities” are the images a Carlisle High School staff member must project in order to “present...

Students pose for the camera in their best Tacky Tourist outfits.

Tacky Tourist Tuesday (Photos)

Brooklyn Norrell, Student Life Editor October 6, 2015

Senior Ben Farrell, Juniors Reghan Ruf and Grace Winton, Senior Sandi Kadric, Megan Godfrey, Ben Ulrich, Nathen Feldgus, Samantha Wolfe, and Amina Alagic actively participates in the first Spirit Day (Merica)

A Patriotic start to our Homecoming Week (Photos)

Allisya Mullins, Student life writer, Photographer October 5, 2015

With homecoming just around the corner, many girls are snagging cute dresses and statement shoes at stores such as Charlotte Russe and Forever 21.

Home-Coming into Style

Brooklyn Norrell, Student Life Editor October 2, 2015

Homecoming brings forth several questions in student’s minds: what will I wear, what colors are in, what are this year’s styles? All of these questions fly through the head’s of Carlisle High School...

Connor Murphy and Kaitlin Radle show off their fashionably forward attire.

Fashionably Falling into the Season

Brooklyn Norrell, Student Life Editor September 22, 2015

As we jump in to a new school year we also fall into a new season.  As fall blows in, so do new fashion trends. Fashion has always been a big trend to keep up with at Carlisle High. Just walking down...

Shopping online can be a trying experience. Some sites have better graphics and pictures than others, that make visiting their site enjoyable, while some websites seem to be not so great to browse.

Online shopping: the good, the bad, the ugly (Review)

Chenta Shirley, News writer September 23, 2014

Most teenagers are up to date in the world of fashion and technology. As a result, online shopping is very common. Online shopping can be a stressful task. Shoppers can only see what the website is...

As demonstrated by Freshman Abygale Harlan, Sophomore Lydia Estes, Junoir Julia Kephart, and Senior Catherine Steffy, CHS requires finger-tip length on skirts, shorts, and dresses. But should this rule be more enforced than appropriate behavior?

Spring weather blooms unwanted attention (Editorial)

SarahBeth Davis, Perspectives writer April 25, 2014

April has given us a long awaited spring; rain and snow finally stopping, temperature shooting up to the 60s.  With warmer weather, everyone is anxious to get out their warm weather clothes: shorts and...

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