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Gene Luen Yang addresses the entire ninth grade class November 4. Ninth grade students at CHS are required to read Yangs book, American Born Chinese, for their English classes.

Acclaimed author of ‘American Born Chinese’ visits CHS

Samantha Martin, Editor in Chief November 13, 2019

    It's not every day that students get a chance to look inside of the mind and motivations of an award-winning author as well as a more in-depth look into the world of comics. However,...

Michelle Disbrow poses with her college pennants, lacrosse stick, and English textbook in her classroom.

Michelle Disbrow

Claire Neiberg, Student Life writer May 18, 2018

Grade: 12th Subject: English Fun Fact: "Even though I'm an English teacher, my master's degree is in sports management.  I am a sports fanatic and professional sports mom."

A student drafts a piece for the Scholastic Art and Writing competition. Students spend time both in class and outside of class working on pieces for the competition. .

Share, submit, inspire: behind the scenes of the Scholastic Art and Writing competition

Skylar Bowers, Student Life Editor December 20, 2017

Every year, CHS student writers and artists are given the chance to share, and potentially win prizes for, their work through the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards...

Senior Jamie Hafner works on an activity to prepare for her senior book chapter in AP Literature.  While senior book chapters can be difficult to complete, there are many benefits to the students during the writing process.

Senior book chapters: Evoking nostalgia or bringing anxiety? (Editorial)

Ashley Ivanoff, Perspectives Editor November 16, 2017

Senior book chapters are infamous in Carlisle High School and are often seen as a drag by the seniors working on them. With the bad reputation they have, should we continue to push this assignment? How...

Doug Hewlett between meetings for the musical and Shakespeare Troupe.

Doug Hewlett

Rowan Young, Editor-in-Chief January 26, 2017

Subject: English (Certified in English 7-12 and Communications 7-12)   Grades (currently): 10th Grade Fun Facts: I work on most of the CHS productions to some degree. I have a degree in theatre.  I...

YAWP announces winners of first annual Halloween short story contest

Periscope staff October 29, 2013

YAWP, CHS’s Young Adult Writers and Poets, is delighted to announce the winners of its first annual Halloween short story contest! After receiving almost 50 entries, they had the very difficult task...

Senior Catherine Bloom is excited for the Shakespeare festival.

‘All the school’s a stage’: Shakespeare Troupe readies for Fall Festival

Spencer Pechart, A&E writer, copyeditor October 4, 2013

Humor, drama, tragedy, and comedy: all in one night. On December 5, the event of the season will soon occur: The Shakespeare Fall Festival.  Going into its 23rd year, as adviser Sue Biondo-Hench says,...

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