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Filling young minds and bellies: CHS offers food to combat distraction from hunger

Many teachers in the high school have started to offer healthy snacks to students in containers like this one.  As part of an initiative to combat the distraction of hunger in the classroom setting, these snacks are available to anyone in need of a quick pick-me-up.

Hunter Nace, Staff Writer

March 12, 2020

CHS is taking the initiative to ensure that students don’t have to go through the school day hungry.   Starting this year, CHS has begun offering healthy snack items in classrooms for students to take. The program, organized by Amy Knapp, a counselor in the McGowan building, has been in place s...

“Sweet” arrival: New bakery comes to Carlisle

An assortment of cupcakes, brownies, cookies, scones, and cinnamon rolls are laid out from Nothing Sweeter.  This bakery is new to Carlisle and is located on Pomfret St.

Emma Santillo, Staff Writer

February 25, 2020

What could be sweeter than a brand new bakery in downtown Carlisle? While there are already several bakeries in Carlisle, Nothing Sweeter brings great variety as it has sticky buns, eclairs, danishes, gourmet cupcakes, and more.  Additionally, it came at the perfect time, as something new coming should help ever...

New desserts on the table: unique pies found in Carlisle

These five pies will help you break up the ordinary pies you have for the holidays. Each pie is unique and can bring a new taste to your holiday meal.

Emma Santillo, Staff Writer

November 26, 2019

Pie has been a Thanksgiving essential since even before it was a nationally recognized holiday, thanks to Sarah Josepha Hale, a 19th century woman who promoted making Thanksgiving a national holiday through her writings and recipes, most notably her pumpkin pie recipe  Although sometimes the same appl...

Spooky Treats: Turn your candy into these confections

Extra candy corn leftover from Halloween? Try making these fun treats.

Abigail Lindsay, Editor in Chief

November 4, 2019

While trick or treat might be over, there's no reason that you can't enjoy these homemade Halloween treats! Below are some simple, yet spooky, Halloween recipes that you have to try. Might even help with that leftover candy corn! Candy Corn Popcorn Balls (yields 12 servings) : -6 tablespoons of popco...

Mt. Fuji: Sampling the overlooked gem of North Hanover Street

Mt. Fuji has a variety of food to please all people including vegetarian and vegan options.  This Asian restaurant was has been a long time established restaurant but has recently been gaining a lot of popularity.

Jarrett Wilson, Staff Writer

October 7, 2019

Carlisle, Pennsylvania is known for its iconic Greek-owned restaurants such as the Hamilton, North Hanover Grille and The Rustic Tavern but lately, another Carlisle staple is stealing the show from these restaurants, becoming popular with teenagers and college students. Mt. Fuji is an Asian cuisine restaurant on 1...

Only one life: the advantages of leading a healthy lifestyle

Swartz recently remodeled their fitness center to improve student physical fitness opportunities. Students are encouraged to use this center, with supervision, after school to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Kaitlyn Peck, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019

Enduring a healthy lifestyle can be quite a struggle for high school students. Besides just eating vegetables and fruits, there are many other factors that can influence a healthy life. Opening up to a new way of living could ultimately have a lasting effect on someone’s life. Health affects lives in m...

Cheesecake: Cake, pie or tart? (Editorial)

This well-loved dessert is causing controversy. Is it a cake, pie or tart?

Reese Daugherty, Perspectives Writer

March 28, 2018

One of the most profound debates throughout history lies in the world of desserts. Specifically, a cream cheese and graham cracker crusted delicacy. For centuries, people have argued about the terminology and classification of this food: Is cheesecake a pie, cake, or a tart? According to FineCooki...

Pack it or sack it? Ideas for a healthy weekday lunch

Fresh fruit and protein bars are quick and easy lunch options to go with sandwiches. Packed lunches are often a healthier  option than  buying a lunch.

Abigail Lindsay, Student Life Writer

February 2, 2018

  Lunch, the 27 minutes a day students get to take a break from their crazy school day and enjoy eating.  Many students will choose to buy lunch from the school cafeteria, but those meals often aren’t quite what students want at lunch. Sophomore Annelise DeYoung said,“There is not a lot of fresh f...

The struggles of a gluten-free lifestyle (Editorial)

Gluten-free foods have become infamous in the last decade. But why is it so difficult and costly to maintain a gluten-free lifestyle?

Reese Daugherty, Perspectives Writer

January 23, 2018

In the past decade, a certain trend has swept its way across America. On various labels, menus, and even on some hygiene products are two infamous words: Gluten-Free. However, to the 3 million Americans who suffer from the autoimmune condition called Celiac Disease, this is no trend and often leaves co...

Jars of Joy: DIY festive holiday treats

The ingredients for festive holiday jars are cheap and easy to pick up at the local grocery store. Favorite chocolates and candies can be added easily.

Verity Stine, Student Life Editor

December 15, 2017

The holidays can be a busy time, not giving people a lot of opportunities to bake.  These holiday jars are easy to make and are good ideas for gifts. Hot cocoa Jar (Yields about 6 servings) Difficulty: Easy 3 cups instant nonfat dry milk ¾ cup granulated sugar ½ cup plus 1 tbsp bak...

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