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The student news site of Carlisle High School


The student news site of Carlisle High School


DATE NIGHT: The Carlisle Applebees is located on 260 Noble Blvd. Applebees is one of Americas top casual dining chains, perfect for date nights and gatherings with friends.

Fancy Like: A rating of Applebee’s Appetizers

Periscope Staff members Myana Brown, Hannah Stoner, Jillian Grimes, Lyric Koch, and Haylie Potter tested out some of the different appetizers served at the chain restaurant Applebee’s and decided which...

PASTA PARTY: Pictured from left to right is Hannah Stoner, Elisabeth Forrester, Lyric Koch, Jillian Grimes, and Myana Brown. They sit ready to dive into their first bowls of pasta.

Deal or No Deal: A Review of Olive Garden’s Never Ending Pasta Promotion

Myana Brown, Jillian Grimes, and Hannah Stoner November 9, 2023

Olive Garden’s never ending pasta returned for the second year after being on hiatus during the pandemic. For $13.99 diners can have unlimited pasta, soup/salad, and breadsticks. Patrons seeking...

Thornwald Park features hiking trails where visitors can take in the spring foliage as they stroll through tree-covered trails.

Spectacular Spring: Places to Visit in Central PA

Haylie Potter, Staff Writer April 21, 2023

As the weather gets warmer and the days grow longer after the long frosty winter, spring is finally here. March 20th marks the first day of spring. Flowers are beginning to bloom and going outside is full...

These cookies are a sweet update to the Taylor Swift chai cookie recipe. The changes to this recipe make it delectable, with an original pairing of cream cheese and chai that makes these irresistible and unique.

Chai Sugar Cookies

Jenna Coller, Editor-in-Chief December 22, 2022


Why I Love…Baking (podcast episode)

Hannah Stoner, Editor-in-Chief May 17, 2022

“Why I Love…” is a brand-new podcast series from our CHS Periscope staff, where we sit down with members of the CHS community to talk about their passions. This third episode features a chat between...

C IS FOR COOKIE: Sophomores Lucas Smith and Devon Sullivan pose with a heart-shaped cookie to show their C-LUV. Smith and Sullivan completed the Cookie Lab on the 28th. They were especially proud of their heart-shaped sweet.

Cookie ‘luv’: Chemistry class uses baking to learn about chemical reactions

Jenna Coller, Editor-in-Chief March 29, 2022

Sometimes science can lead to sweet results.  On March 28 and 29, Robert Parker’s Honors Chemistry classes went to Theresa Dixon’s family and consumer science classroom to complete a baking...

WAY TO START THE DAY: Rhett and Link, two friends who quit their engineering jobs, invested full-time on making it big in entertainment. Now, about 16 years later, they have more than 17 million subscribers!

Inspiring human connection through curiosity and comedy: ‘Good Mythical Morning’ (Review)

Kaylea Martin, Staff Writer March 17, 2022

It's pretty safe to say that if you've ever considered a quirky twist on a food classic or debated how much of something could do anything, it's probably already been made into an episode of Good...

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...

SUGAR SHOP: Dough and Arrow has been scooping up the hearts of locals since opening early last year. With over thirty flavors of Ice Cream and Cookie Dough   along with plenty of other sweet options for everyone, the family friendly eatery is a welcoming environment to any one trying to satisfy their sweet tooth.

Downtown’s sweetest addition (Review)

Jarrett Wilson, Editor-in-chief February 24, 2022

In a town with many historic restaurants and up-and-coming businesses, a sweet spot has opened up shop in downtown Carlisle. Dough and Arrows, a gourmet ice cream and edible cookie dough-centered...

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