The student news site of Carlisle High School


The student news site of Carlisle High School


The student news site of Carlisle High School


Top row left to right: Jeremiah Carothers, Nolan Chenot, Jonas Fowler, Olivia Renault, 
Middle Row: Riley Henry, Jace Fetterman, Aaron Renninger, Sean Smith, Sarah Guistwite
Bottom Row: Kiley Barnhart, Grace Hoffman, Rachel Bell, Julianna Askins

College Signing Day: February 3, 2021

Periscope staff February 3, 2021

Congratulations to the seniors participating in College Signing Day on Feb 3, 2021! You can watch the ceremony here. Please note: The students wore masks until it was time for the photo. The photo...

BUILDING BLOCKS: Construction student, Lucas Sandoval drills in that this is his path. Student enrollment has significantly increased, according to department head, Dr. Albert Parrillo.

Under construction: trade schools are drastically underrated (Editorial)

Ryleigh Underwood, A&E Editor December 7, 2020

Carpenters, mechanics, electricians, oh my! Trade jobs are always in high demand in our fast-paced society and people often forget how necessary these workers are. High school students are often told that...

The Ship Start program offered by Shippensburg University offers college courses to high school students to receive college credits at a reduced price.

Ship Start: a new head start to college

Skylar Bowers, Student Life Editor February 20, 2019

AP and honor classes are intended to prepare students for college courses, but what better way to get ready than to take the college class first-hand? Ship Start is a program offered by Shippensburg...

To commit or not to commit: The difference between Early Action and Early Decision

To commit or not to commit: The difference between Early Action and Early Decision

December 11, 2018

As college application season trucks on through the winter, many students are hearing back from colleges- and some are even deciding to make a commitment. When applying for college, students often have...

Seniors Liz Weis, Meg Lebo, Isaiah Bell, and Jack Wisner signed to play their respective sports at their future colleges on Nov 14.

Early College Signing 2018 (photo)

Periscope staff November 14, 2018

Check out this year's seniors that signed with their future colleges on Nov 14, 2018. Congratulations! NAME UNIVERSITY/COLLEGE SPORT Isaiah Bell University of Delaware Swimming Megan...

Six Carlisle High School seniors stated their commitment to play at the college level.

Putting your name on the line: CHS students officially sign with schools

Cayla Abbey, Sports Writer February 13, 2018

Thursday, February 8 was College Signing day for student-athletes that have made the decision to continue their athletic career in college.  This was held at 3:00 p.m. in the Gene Evans Gymnasium.   During...

The admissions office at Dickinson College. Dickinson has just introduced a new full-ride scholarship for Carlisle residents.

College close by: Dickinson offers a full-tuition scholarship to Carlisle residents

Claire Neiberg, Student Life writer December 15, 2017

The search for the ideal college is already a challenge in and of itself.  When cost is thrown on top, it creates for even more of a tribulation.  In an effort to help with this process, Dickinson College...

Spring Signing 2017
Front row: Najae Nickerson, Sarah Reidy, Sarah Raphael, Julia Ledgett, Cara Eschenmann, Emily Smeltz, Cassidy Hoover. Middle row: Judith Purdy, Sydney Purcell, Brayden Lippert, Morgan Hall, Jessie Lissner, Jilian Ingram. Back row: Isaac Kole, Justin Trolinger, Ethan Houston, Jared Griffie, Andrew Houghton, Billy Davis.

Springing Forward: CHS athletes make college commitments

Periscope staff April 12, 2017

When the grass on the fields begins to deepen its verdant hue, we know that it's time for the spring signing day in the CHS athletic department.  Today, April 12, 19 seniors committed to playing at the...

Najae Nickerson is our Athlete of the Month.

Athlete of the Month: Najae Nickerson

Meg Tate, Sports Editor March 24, 2017

Senior Najae Nickerson is one of the elite performers on the Carlisle High School Girls Track and Field team.  She has been long established as one of the best sprint, hurdlers, and jumpers at CHS for...

Congratulations to these seniors on their college signing day! From top left clockwise, Alex Henry, Nate Barnes, George Faller III, Ellie Tate, and Elizabeth Young.

Carlisle Winter Signing Day

Periscope staff February 2, 2017

  Congratulations to these seniors for signing with their future colleges! Name University or College Sport Nathaniel Barnes II West Chester Golden Rams Football George Faller...

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