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The student news site of Carlisle High School


CURTAINS UP: Theatre fans sit in anticipation as they wait for the Broadway show Come From Away to begin. This is just one of the popular shows that has come back since the reopening.

It’s showtime! Broadway slowly recovers from pandemic shutdown (Editorial)

Emma McShea, Staff Writer April 5, 2022

On March 12, 2020, Broadway was forced to shut down due to Covid-19. Thousands lost their jobs and all 41 Broadway theaters closed, resulting in the longest shutdown in Broadway’s history. This was a...

ONE MORE SHOT: Community members (adults and children) can get their first, second or booster COVID shots at a free clinic being offered by the district on Mon Mar 21, from 4-7 (appt required).

CASD offers second vaccine clinic

Jillian Grimes, News Editor March 21, 2022

A lot of adjustments have been happening at CHS in the last month with changes to mask regulations in February. As of February 28, masks became optional in CASD buildings and transportation. In correlation...

HOME AWAY FROM HOME: Time on campus has been a limited experience this year.  How are other local districts handling their scheduling amidst the Covid pandemic?

Exploring the impact of COVID on school schedules in Cumberland County

Colton Gillingham March 30, 2021

Over a year ago, the world fell apart due to a global pandemic and schools were struggling to find what would work best for their students and staff to continue the learning process while still remaining...

A YEAR OF KNOWLEDGE:  As we approach a full year of pandemic restrictions, how can we recognize our growth as individuals and a society? Beyond our mask making skills, that is.

More than just sewing skills: what we’ve learned during the pandemic (Editorial)

Colton Gillingham March 9, 2021

It’s been a year since the world went on lockdown, so what have we learned? There is no doubt that the past year has included many major and life-altering events that will leave us with some interesting...

WORKING TOGETHER: Volunteers at the Project SHAREs warehouse package fruits and vegetables for the families they serve. Since the pandemic started, the food bank has seen an 18% increase in households served.

Nourishing the community: The role of the local food bank during the pandemic

Jillian Grimes, News Editor December 1, 2020

With a pandemic comes privation, an unfortunate state of lacking essentials like food and utilities. Where do people turn when they don’t have the financials to fully support their family after getting...

A CHANCE TO CHEER: Seniors had the opportunity to attend their first football game of the year, a rescheduled matchup against State College. top (left to right): Cara Sandefur, Bryn Lafferty, Kathleen O’Neill, Noah Patterson
bottom (left to right): Lulu Herman, Lydia Welling, Maya Neiberg, Jonathan Cox. Carlisle lost, 29-38.

Coming together despite the challenges: senior year in the chaos of 2020

Kathleen O'Neill November 4, 2020

The members of the senior class of 2021 have had to endure a lot of change in the past six months of their lives. They lost an entire marking period of their junior year, including both prom and finals...

School systems get creative but is it working? (Editorial)

Heidi Heinlein, Perspectives Editor November 3, 2020

The current pandemic has resulted in numerous safety precautions being either mandatory or highly encouraged in order to keep cases down. With these obstacles in mind, many schools have come up with three...

QUESTIONABLE PROTECTION: As the pandemic continues, many are beginning to question if masks should be required or not, leaving some to make up excuses. Since limited light has been shined on this topic in the past, it is time to discover who should be wearing a mask and who should not be.

Mask or Pass? (Editorial)

Colton Gillingham November 2, 2020

Over the past few months, many changes have taken place. One significant change is the addition of masks into nearly everyone’s lives. While many have worn these masks without a second thought, others...

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