Ship Start: a new head start to college

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

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 University (SU) that allows CHS students to earn college credits while attending high school. T...

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 three choices of how to submit their college applications. Regular Decision, the most common way to s...

Early College Signing 2018 (photo)

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

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 Lebo University of South Carolina Cross Country and Track & Field Elizabeth Weis Washington State Wom...

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

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

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 this procedure, students signed their NLI forms.  The NLI is the National Letter of Intent and ...

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

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

Claire Neiberg, News 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 recently announced that they are offering a full-tuition scholarship which only residents of Carlisle,...

Springing Forward: CHS athletes make college commitments

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.

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 post-secondary level: Name University or College Sport Billy Davis Messiah College Baseball ...

Athlete of the Month: Najae Nickerson

Najae Nickerson is our Athlete of the Month.

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 the past three years.  Now going into her fourth and final season in Carlisle colors, we got the chance...

Carlisle Winter Signing Day

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.

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 III Guilford College Quakers Men’s Lacrosse Alex Henry Lycoming College Warriors Men’s Soccer El...

Preparing for college: Unblocking your writer’s block

A student is in the process of brainstorming ideas for their college essay.

Allisya Mullins, Freelance writer

October 13, 2016

You see your friends getting acceptance letters, starting to debate which school they will pick, and you - well, you haven’t even started your application, or if you did, you are stuck on the essay and cannot continue.  Here's some advice from current teachers and CHS alumni. What is the best...

Young swims to success (Profile)

Elizabeth Young competes in breaststroke during a meet last season.

Meg Tate, Staff Writer

September 30, 2016

Elizabeth Young is a senior at Carlisle High School but she doubles as an athlete as well.  Young participates on both the volleyball and swim teams. Young has seen a lot of success on the swim team, especially last year when she was a major contributor on the team who shared a three-way tie for...

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