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MAKING HISTORY THROUGH HISTORY: Students and adviser Kevin Wagner celebrate success at the Region #8 Regional History Day at Messiah University on March 19. After doing so well that they even swept three whole competition categories, they will all move onto the State History Day competition on May 7-8 at the University of Scranton.

Not up for ‘debate’: Carlisle students find success at regional National History Day

Hannah Stoner, Editor-in-Chief March 30, 2022

Despite the theme "Debate and Diplomacy in History: Successes, Failures, and Consequences,” 20 CASD students found only success at Regional History Day on March 19. Held at Messiah University, not...

WINNERS CIRCLE: First place winner Tucker Wise (left) and second place winner  Max Behfar (right) are pictured next to the schools bison statue after their wins at the CASAC fair. Wise investigated Lure Density and Movement and Behfar researched airplane aerodynamics.

Spectacular science: CHS students excel at local science fairs

Hannah Stoner and Ryleigh Underwood March 16, 2022

Update (3/29 at 12:07 pm): At the most recent CASEF competition, Wise placed 2nd and Behfar placed 3rd. Congratulations to both! These past few years have given us many opportunities to see the value...

READY TO RACE: This season of The Amazing Race includes teams of Olympic gold medalists, pro-volleyball players, former NFL stars, and more! The race began with 11 strong teams and has been narrowed down to the top three. 

Bottom Row: left/right: Brother and sister Eswar and Aparna, Olympic athletes Kellie and LaVonne Middle Row: Left/right: dating couple Leo and Alana, best friends Cody and Nathan, sisters Kaylynn and Haley, Married couple Hung and Chee Top Row: left/right: Former NFL stars DeAngelo and Gary, dating couple Will and James, sisters Michelle and Victoria, Brothers  Maddison and Riley, father and son Jerry and Frank

‘The Amazing Race’ rundown: Did this season’s alliance interfere with the name of the game? (Review)

Hannah Stoner, Editor-in-Chief December 18, 2020

Travel is one of the many industries that hasn’t been the same since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Now that less of us are able to travel, we wish we could even more. It is exciting to learn from...

Two exhibits are displayed at the Regional History Day competition.

Thundering Herd takes on Regional History Day

Ellie Knapp, Staff Writer March 15, 2019

On March 2, Carlisle High School students competed against hundreds of other projects in the Region 8 History Day competition, hosted by Messiah College. Students from Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin,...

This National History Day project was previously a competitive exhibit but now it is showcased in the library. National History Day is not just a project; its an experience for all the students involved.

Living the experience: National History Day

Claire Neiberg, Student Life writer February 1, 2018

"It's more than a day, it's an Experience” is the famed motto of the annual National History Day (NHD) competition.  It stands true because NHD is more than an academic rivalry; it is a series of events...

This year, CHS will host a Quiz Bowl competition on Nov 17. PIctured here from left to right: Sophomore Harry Wendelkens, sophomore Sarah Ebert, junior Ben Ulrich, freshman Aidan Checkett.

Quiz Bowl: Buzzing into victory

Scott Bowser, News writer November 6, 2014

The CHS Quiz Bowl team will be hosting a competition on Nov 17 in numerous classrooms of the McGowan building. The team was the winner of the league last year. “We’re the defending champions,”...

This last season of Americas Next Top Model featured guys and girls.

Catwalks and catfights: ‘America’s Next Top Model’ features guys and girls (Review)

Amber Krause, Fashion writer November 21, 2013

A modeling competition has entranced television viewers for ten years. Twenty cycles in the making, “Americas Next Top Model,” has brought modeling to the everyday world of fashion followers. A...

Carlisles Marching Band participated at the ACC competition on Nov 3.

CHS band marches through Atlantic Coast Championship

Bryanna Youtzy, News writer November 21, 2013

The Hershey Park Stadium was filled with a lot of young musical talent due to the Atlantic Coast Championships (ACC's) on Sunday, Nov 3. The Carlisle High School marching band was able to be a part...

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