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  • May 14The senior class' last day is May 23.

  • May 14The honors banquet will take place on May 23 at 5:30 pm.

  • May 14Senior Renaissance will take place on May 29 in the McGowan Auditiorium.

  • May 14Matthew Oh placed first in the senior individual documentary category at state National History Day on May 10.

  • May 14The 2019 edition of Oracle is availible for pickup in the cafeteria this week

  • May 13Keystone Testing will take place this week (5/13-5/20). There will be an adjusted schedule most days.

Goodbye, Nittany Lions: Penn State classes no longer available at CHS

Goodbye, Nittany Lions: Penn State classes no longer available at CHS

Dyamond Jones, News Writer

February 11, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Course selection time is here, but this year, the thick, bright, pink book of courses excluded some familiar, popular options.  As of the 2018-2019 school year, the Penn State Mont Alto courses will no longer be available to CHS students. The decision to end the relationship with the university was...

Opening doors to the future: Electives help determine careers (Editorial)

Opening doors to the future: Electives help determine careers (Editorial)

Heidi Heinlein, Perspectives Editor

October 17, 2018


Filed under Perspectives

High school is not like what you might think after watching High School Musical as a kid. Many students might find school to very stressful and hard.  The only thing that keeps them going is knowing that what they will be learning will affect their future career and living. Elective courses are ...

Sticking to their schedules: School’s drop-add rate at an all-time low

Sticking to their schedules: School’s drop-add rate at an all-time low

Samantha Martin, News Editor

September 24, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The drop-add rate for courses at Carlisle High School is dropping fast. Students at Carlisle High School seem to be adjusting to their teachers and classes more quickly than years prior, as the drop rate for classes has decreased. According to both the McGowan and Swartz counseling offices, the number of students...

Dear CHS: Teach me what I really need (Editorial)

Dear CHS: Teach me what I really need (Editorial)

Ashley Ivanoff, Perspectives Editor

February 19, 2018


Filed under Perspectives, Showcase

A mitochondrion is the powerhouse of the cell. This statement is infamously used on the internet to mock the "impractical information taught in public schools". And still, it is one of the sole lessons that all students are leaving high school with today. Schools are meant to educate our youth but wh...

Determining the ‘course’ of your high school career

Determining the ‘course’ of your high school career

Maya Black, Student Life Writer

January 27, 2016


Filed under Student Life

It's that time of year again for students to pick the classes the want for next year. There are many decisions to be made with figuring out the right classes for the career choice the student wants. Sometimes it is hard for students because they can not fit all the classes they want into their schedule. "I...

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