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Did You Know?
  • September 28Today is a home football game. Get decked out in pink for the pink out!
  • September 26Congrats to all the Coffee House performers!
  • September 26CHS picture retakes grades 9 through 11 are set for October 7
  • September 22Homecoming is just a month away, October 22, 7pm to 10pm in Swartz
  • September 22CHS PSAT testing is scheduled for October 12, free for grades 10 and 11
The student news site of Carlisle High School


The student news site of Carlisle High School


A heart-shaped balloon flies, decorating a memorial site outside Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, on Monday, May 30, 2022. In a town as small as Uvalde, even those who didnt lose their own child lost someone. Some say now that closeness is both their blessing and their curse: they can lean on each other to grieve. But every single one of them is grieving. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

80 Minutes of Horror: Why did the Robb Elementary tragedy happen? (Editorial)

Ryleigh Underwood, Perspectives Editor June 1, 2022

There is nothing I can say that hasn’t already been said. On May 24, 18-year-old Salvador Ramos entered Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas with two AR-15s. He killed 19 children, ages 8-11, and...

THEMATIC ENTRANCE: Kylie Jenner attends The Metropolitan Museum of Arts Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the In America: An Anthology of Fashion exhibition on Monday, May 2, 2022, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

The decline of the Met (Editorial)

Rylie Workman, Staff Writer June 1, 2022

The flashing lights of cameras and thousand-dollar gowns are what makes the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s annual Met Gala, one of the biggest fashion events of the year. always has big stars and A-list...

STAGING FOR SHAKESPEARE: The writer (second from right) and her fellow castmates rehearse for the upcoming performance of Shakespeares A Midsummer Nights Dream. This is just one of the shows that has helped the writers love for theatre blossom.

Here for the drama: Why theatre is such a beautiful art form (Editorial)

Emma McShea, Staff Writer March 24, 2022

Theatre began all the way back in Ancient Greece and has evolved into an art form that people all over the world now love, including me. From Shakespeare’s plays to the booming musicals of Broadway,...

FINDING THE RIGHT PIECES: What does the lunch of a picky pescatarian look like? Writer Rylie Workman discovered that it was important to think about healthy food consumption when limiting ones dietary options.

Making good choices (Editorial)

Rylie Workman, Staff Writer March 17, 2022

Being a picky eater is difficult. Deciding what to eat can be challenging when you limit yourself to certain things. When you add on another limit, like vegetarianism, pescetarianism, or veganism, that...

CLIP THAT: A college of headlines, tweets, and photos following Russias declaration of war on Ukraine. Social media has played an important role in not only showing the world what is happening but helping the world show support for Ukraine.

Eyes wide open, shoulders strong: How social media is influencing the world’s reaction to the Russia-Ukraine conflict (Editorial)

Ryleigh Underwood, Perspectives Editor March 8, 2022

On February 24, 2022, Vladimir Putin, the authoritarian leader of Russia, declared war on its neighboring country, Ukraine. Putin initially thought that the conflict would follow like the Russian invasion...

CANCELED OUT: Cancel culture refers to taking away support (especially financial gain) of public figures and products when those involved are found to be responsible for offensive actions, such as committing a crime. But is this really a solution? This writer says no.

Cancel culture craze: Does the punishment fit the crime? (Editorial)

Rylie Workman, Staff Writer January 30, 2022

As the saying goes, bad press is still press. So why has “canceling” become such a big thing? Why does it make people nervous? Cancel Culture is a term that has been making its way through the media....

STOPPING SPINOFFS: The original shows Full House, Saved by the Bell, Boy Meets World, and Gossip Girl, goes head to head with their successors. Whether or not one show is better than another has been an ongoing debate. Senior, Dominic Gearhart said Reboots and remakes are made for three reasons: monetary interest, expanding viewership, and ensuring presence in the mainstream.

Praising the past: How remakes refresh the classics (Editorial)

Jenna Coller, Editor-in-Chief January 27, 2022

Most people enjoy a nice and relaxing family TV night. Let's imagine on this particular night you turn on the TV and click through the channels before seeing the title Girl Meets World flash across the...

PLAYING THROUGH THE YEARS: A fan’s collection of Taylor Swift album CDs, including Taylor Swift, Fearless (Taylor’s Version), Speak Now, 1989, Reputation, Lover, folklore, and evermore, is one of the many ways they show their love for the singer.

Home is where the heart is: finding solace in Taylor Swift’s legacy (Editorial)

Jenna Coller, Editor-in-Chief November 22, 2021

Picture this: you’re 5 years old and your sister brings home Taylor Swift’s newest album Speak Now. You're ecstatic and you run to the cd player in her bedroom, where shortly thereafter “Mine”...

STUDIES IN SOLITUDE: Sophomore Jenna Coller’s virtual schooling setup for the 2020-21 school year. She and many other students transformed the confines of their bedrooms into a one student classroom through the lens of a laptop camera.

From one desk to another: Returning to the high school after a year of CVA (Editorial)

Jenna Coller, Editor-in-Chief October 25, 2021

As the global pandemic of COVID-19 persists and many face its consequences, students from pre-k to college-level chose (and are still choosing) to attend an online school as an ulterior to traditional...

FINDING PEACE: JoJo Siwa arrives at the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards on Saturday, March 23, 2019, at the Galen Center in Los Angeles. Siwa recently came out as a member of the LGBTQ community.

“Born This Way:” How JoJo Siwa coming out can benefit kids (Editorial)

Jay Barker February 22, 2021
“If I lost everything that I created because of being myself and because of loving who I wanna love, I don’t want it”
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