No sleep ’til senior year: Junior year challenges students

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.

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 with educational responsibilities, extracurricular scheduling, and the impact of emotional changes....

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

Kathleen O'Neill, Perspectives Editor

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 School juniors to experience things that they will need to be successful in the future. The day con...

New student group makes transitions easier

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.

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. With approximately 180 transfer students each year, Carlisle High School needs to offer options to ma...

Should Students be Forced to Volunteer? (Editorial)

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

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 for rights and responsibilities they will face as young adults once they graduate from high school.”...

Blood drive to be held Jan 22

Jackson Hoch, News Writer

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 up until this Friday, January 15. The Blood Drive will be held at the McGowan Auditorium lobby and ...

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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