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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...

SINGING FROM THE HEART: The band Lemon Limes audition for Coffeehouse: The Refill.  The return of the traditional CHS showcase is just one of many artistic offerings being held in the weeks ahead at CHS.

Waiting for the spotlight: Highlighting the arts and music departments at CHS

Emma McShea, Staff Writer February 25, 2022

Music and the arts have always been a way for people to express themselves and at CHS, this shines through our creative departments. From performance and visual arts, the talented students of our school...

FLOORING AUDIENCES: Senior Renee Blacksmith and juniors Charlie Carlton and James Crawford take to the stage at the First Cup Coffeehouse performance night. Members of the band Under the Floorboards, they performed Somethin’ Stupid” by Frank and Nancy Sinatra.

Brewing up a storm: Coffeehouse presents ’21-22 First Cup

Grace Pak, Guest Writer October 14, 2021

On Friday, September 24th, from 7-9 PM, the CHS Coffeehouse program held its first concert of the year.  Despite almost three inches of rain the day before, the show was able to be held outdoors in the...

PARTNER ACT: Sophomore Annie Chovanes sings acapella in her duo with fellow sophomore Caleb Finnegan in last years winter Coffeehouse, The Refill. This years fall event, The First Cup, will be a virtual experience through Zoom.

Better ‘latte’ than never: Coffeehouse turns to virtual platform for First Cup

Renae Greak November 5, 2020

As Rihanna has said, "Please don't stop the music!" CHS Coffeehouse is making sure the song goes on. Coffeehouse is an artist outlet for the musicians and poets of Carlisle High School. Anyone who has...

Ashlynn Ashmore, left, and Luke Sheffe audition for the Last Drop. The two will perform together in May, in addition to their other groups.

A ‘latte’ goodbyes: Preparing for the Last Drop

Dyamond Jones , Staff Writer March 22, 2019

Auditions for Coffeehouse: the Last Drop took place in the Swartz Auditorium on Mar 13. They were judged by the co-advisors of the Coffeehouse program, Jimmy Wilkinson, Susan Biondo-Hench, and Grayson...

Kyle Yorlets (class of 2013) in the role of Nicely Nicely in Guys and Dolls, the CHS musical his senior year.  Yorlets was tragically killed on Feb 7 in Nashville, TN.

Remembering Kyle: Scholarship to be dedicated in memory of CHS alum

Carlin Diehl, Staff Writer March 1, 2019

On Feb 7, Carlisle residents were shocked by the news that former CHS student Kyle Yorlets was shot and killed in Nashville, TN by five young people in an attempted robbery. As a result of Yorlets'...

The band Under the Floorboards, including alumni (left to right) Bethany Petrunak, Tali Carlton, Erik Praestgaard, and Sam Blumenthal, performs at the Classic Roast. Although a version of the band still plays at student Coffeehouses, this specific iteration has not performed together for several years.

Revisiting favorite flavors: Coffeehouse alums return for the Classic Roast

Carlin Diehl, Staff Writer January 4, 2019

Something special was brewing in the Swartz Auditorium on December 29: a concert for CHS students, both current and former. To celebrate its 10th anniversary, the Coffeehouse program hosted the Classic...

Reese Daughterty plays with her band, Virago. Virago was one of the groups that performed in Coffeehouse: the First Cup.

Brewing up the First Cup: behind the scenes at Coffeehouse

Parker Shabala, staff writer October 15, 2018

Behind the brewing of Coffeehouse, and the chaos of preparation, there are students and teachers making sure it is just to taste.   Since the beginning of the school year, students and staff have been...

Senior Grace Wellmon recites poetry at the most recent Coffeehouse. Poetry readings were added to transition between musical acts and contribute another element of art to the evening.

“Poetry is music, music is poetry”: Poetry added to the second Coffeehouse

Autiana Easley, Student Life writer January 26, 2018

Any student who admires the arts and performance will look forward to CHS’s annual Coffeehouse. Planned and performed three times a year, students ready to show their stuff will audition and perform...

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