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The student news site of Carlisle High School


The student news site of Carlisle High School


YOURE INVITED: This photo showcases the invitations for the Masquerade Prom.

Masquerade Mystery: Prom is celebrated off campus

Jillian Grimes, News Editor April 19, 2023

Amidst the stress of the final quarter of the school year, one last dance always finds its way to shine through it all: Prom.  Contrary to previous years, Prom is going to be held off CHS campus this...

KNOWLEDGE IS POWER: This photo was taken during the 2021 summer seminar, during one of their morning classes in Denny Hall. In this specific photo, Provost Neil Weissman visited a seminar and spoke to students about liberal education and the significance of the Knowledge for Freedom program said Dickinsons House Divided.

To be more Lincoln-esque: Dickinson offers seminar to rising seniors

Jillian Grimes, News Editor April 28, 2022

Dickinson’s Divided House Project Knowledge for Freedom seminar is a free, highly competitive 3-week seminar in July on Dickinson College campus for rising high school seniors, targeting low income or...

Juniors, like Lulu Herman (seen here) can find themselves up late into the night, working on homework and studying for tests.  Junior year is often seen as the most crucial year due to it being the most recent year seen by colleges during the application process.

No sleep ’til senior year: Junior year challenges students

Zsilas Michael Hughes, Staff writer October 10, 2019

Junior year, 11th Grade, a rising senior. No matter what you call it these 180 days of focused education, this year is perceived to be one of the most difficult in high school. Junior year is filled...

We need more opportunities to prepare for the future (Editorial)

Kathleen O'Neill February 22, 2019

After high school, and even after college, there is still more learning that needs to take place. It is real life, and a lot of the time, people are not prepared. Real Life is a day for Carlisle High...

Carol Etzel holds a welcome sign in front of the McGowan entrance. Carlisle High School is offering a new group as a way to help new students transition to the school.

New student group makes transitions easier

Ashley Ivanoff, Perspectives Editor October 24, 2017

In a school reporting an average of 1525 students in grades 9 to 12 each year (according to the district website), it is understandably easy for students new to CHS to feel lost in more ways than one....

Seniors Emilie Zukowski and Ely Brode show off their class color, white. Zukowski was keeping the tradition of a senior girl wearing a wedding dress alive.

Spirit week: Class Colors (Photos)

Verity Stine, Student Life Editor October 22, 2017


Should students be forced to volunteer?  This writer says no.

Should Students be Forced to Volunteer? (Editorial)

Kenny Brenizer, Perspectives Editor September 16, 2016

The junior-level civics course requires six hours of volunteer service to pass. On the information forms it is explained that the idea behind the Service Learning Project is to “prepare Carlisle students...

Blood drive to be held Jan 22

Jackson Hoch, News Editor January 15, 2016

On Friday January 22, the Junior Class Council will be coordinating a Blood Drive through the Central PA Blood Bank. Students can sign up during lunch in McGowan or in 10th Grade English classes tomorrow...

Students show off their spirit at the Pep Rally.

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

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...

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