Making students immune: Temple’s mumps outbreak brings vaccines to minds of students

With the recent mumps outbreak at Temple University, the ongoing debate about vaccinations has restarted.  As no current research has linked vaccinations to conditions such as autism, despite some in the public eye arguing differently, students are encouraged to get vaccinated for infectious diseases.

Carlin Diehl, News Writer

April 2, 2019

A recent mumps outbreak at Temple University has brought the vaccine debate to the young people of Pennsylvania. On March 29, it was reported by the Philadelphia Inquirer that there were 108 reported cases of mumps at the university, with 18 confirmed to be mumps and 90 considered "probable." The out...

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...

Arming against the epidemic: How CHS combats a culture of sexual violence

Two students hold chalkboards with #MeToo written on them. The #MeToo movement in the media has encouraged survivors of sexual assault, both famous and nonfamous, to come forward with their stories.

Samantha Martin, News Editor

February 19, 2019

The MeToo movement has revealed an uncomfortable truth: sexual violence is an epidemic in American society and one that cannot be ignored in schools. According to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center, one in three women and one in six men have suffered some sort of sexual violence througho...

Colds in Carlisle: What’s going around and how to avoid it

Tissues and cold medicine are being utilized by many students recently. Students should take care of themselves if they feel ill.

Kaitlyn Peck, Staff Writer

September 25, 2018

Attention all readers! Carlisle has had an outbreak with common colds,  as well as sinus issues and a spread of infectious mononucleosis (known as mono). “During summer kids are isolating themselves, but coming back to school you are sharing desks with kids, sharing supplies with other kids," sa...

Menstrual products should be offered free in school settings, period (Editorial)

Feminine products are often provided in the nurse's office, but at a price. These essential items should be available to all.

Reese Daugherty, Perspectives Writer

December 15, 2017

Female menstruation is often seen as a taboo topic in most settings. In general terms, people simply don’t like to talk about periods. However, avoiding or suppressing a topic of this magnitude can be incredibly dangerous, especially in a school setting where hundreds of young students are strugglin...

Look and feel your best 365 days a year

Look and feel your best by eating a balanced diet, exercising and keeping a positive outlook on life.

Bri Hendriksen, Fashion Editor

April 25, 2014

Sometimes we inevitably wake up in the morning in a funk where we just don’t feel like ourselves. This can be the result of many events that are beyond our control such as a bad hair day, personal issues such as school, home and friends, or simply just waking up on the wrong side of the bed. Although...

Health Care Academy helps students make healthy career choices

Students in the new Health Care Academy program will learn vital skills for future jobs in the medical field.

Bryanna Youtzy, News writer

October 7, 2013

Due to an increased interest in health related careers, Carlisle High School has started a new Health Careers Academy this year that according to Dr. Michele Orner, director of Careers and Technology at CHS, is exceeding expectations. The Health Careers Academy was created to accommodate the students...

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