Chaotic crowds: Freshmen class takes over Swartz

Walking from class to class through the Swartz building has been especially challenging so far this school year.  While Swartz is home to both 9th and 10th grade, this year's freshmen class has been much larger than in ones years prior.

Hunter Nace, Staff Writer

September 27, 2019

A new school year can bring students and administrators many new experiences.  One new thing that the whole school is feeling the effect of is this year's freshmen class being the largest class size at CHS.   With around 450 students in the freshman class alone, in addition to the sophomore and...

Shooting stars: Catching up with freshman Dylan Young (Video)

Dylan Young (#15) holds the ball during a basketball game versus Cumberland Valley. Young is a freshman at Carlisle and plays varsity/JV.

Lillianne Hogsten, Photography Editor

February 18, 2019

In 2019, Dylan Young was the only freshman to make the varsity basketball team.  The 5'11" shooting guard recently sat down with Periscope's Lillianne Hogsten to share his thoughts on the season, the Carlisle Crazies, and his hopes for future seasons. ...

Joining the Herd: advice for incoming freshmen (Video)

Freshman year can provide a lot of challenges.  CHS offers  programs like Herd 100 (pictured here) and helpful advice from current students and counselors to make freshman year a success.

Skylar Bowers and Verity Stine

April 23, 2018

At CHS, we know that freshman year can be a little daunting. Check out this video for some helpful advice.

Life through the Eyes of a Freshman (Video)

Maya Daye, Staff Writer

September 26, 2016

What is Carlisle High School like for freshmen?  Reporter Maya Daye sat down with Alana McWilliams, Jessica Wilson, and English teacher Sue Biondo-Hench to answer this question.

“Soaring to New Heights:” Herd 100 Welcomes Freshmen to High School

On the low ropes course students

Brooklyn Norrell, Student Life Editor

August 7, 2016

As the new school year approaches, students are scrambling to get school supplies and get back into the groove of the school year. Although students entering their sophomore, junior, and senior years know what to expect, incoming freshmen are being introduced to a whole new world. The two day team ...

Freshman Focus: the importance of freshman year (Editorial)

Is freshman year important?  Our writer says yes.

Sarah Payne and Lauren Pantleo

March 24, 2015

In our recent magazine, we had the wrong author listed  This story was written by Sarah Payne, not Rowan Young.  We wanted to make sure the right author got the credit, so we've posted it here.  Infographics were created by Lauren Pantleo. Many freshmen tend to look at their first year in high school as if i...

STEM Summit to help prepare students for world’s fastest growing job market

CHS administration hopes that the STEM Summit will encourage students to pursue science and math-field careers.

Scott Bowser, News Writer

December 5, 2014

Many believe the 21st century will have a far more competitive and innovative job market than any other time period in history. On Dec 9 and 10, CHS will host a STEM Summit for ninth graders in the Swartz building, an event intended to help students succeed. Samantha Moyer, the Department Chair of S...

Homecoming Week 2014: Were the themes a hit or a miss? (Editorial)

Students show off their spirit at the Pep Rally.

Anna Hetherington, Perspectives Writer

October 26, 2014

Homecoming Week 2014 experienced some immensely successful theme days. It was an intense battle between the upper- and lowerclassmen, as per usual during spirit weeks. Ultimately the seniors came out victorious and part of their success is due to their participation in the theme days. Pattern Day was...

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