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  • December 11Key Club will be selling candy grams Dec.16-20 at lunches, all proceeds will go to Safe Harbour
  • December 3Girl's freshmen basketball will be having a game Wed. Dec. 11 at 3:45 in the Swartz gym
  • October 23There will be a club day on Mon. Dec. 16
  • October 7Freshmen boy's basketball will have a game Thurs. Dec. 12 at 3:45 p.m. with varsity following at 7:30 p.m. in the McGowan gym
  • October 7Girl's basketball will have a game Wed. Dec. 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the McGowan gym
  • October 7There will be a school board meeting Thurs. Dec. 12 at 6:45 p.m. in the Fowler LGI

Acclaimed author of ‘American Born Chinese’ visits CHS

Acclaimed author of ‘American Born Chinese’ visits CHS

Samantha Martin, Editor in Chief

November 13, 2019

    It's not every day that students get a chance to look inside of the mind and motivations of an award-winning author as well as a more in-depth look into the world of comics. However, when Gene Luen Yang, the author of several graphic novels and comic books, including the 2016 ...

Students discuss safety after Shippensburg shooting

Students discuss safety after Shippensburg shooting

Samantha Martin, Editor in Chief

October 26, 2019

With the commonality of school-related shootings, and especially with one occurring close to home, many students are on edge regarding their safety.  Reactions to a recent shooting outside of Shippensburg University have brought the ideas of safety and wellness to the forefront of student conscious...

Junior Achievement to teach junior class finances, budgeting

Samantha Martin, News Editor

February 22, 2019

Carlisle juniors will soon learn about financing life when Junior Achievement (JA) brings its Real Life programming to CHS. According to the JA website, the Real Life program is designed to teach students about financial literacy by exposing students to experts in the fields of finance and business...

Glossing it up: McGowan gymnasium ready for use after months of renovations (Photos)

Glossing it up: McGowan gymnasium ready for use after months of renovations (Photos)

Michael Raphael, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018

After 6 months of renovations and construction,  the McGowan gymnasium is finally open and ready for use by students.   The full remodel included new bleachers, ceiling, floors, locker rooms and athletic training rooms.  Michael Black, the head principal of Carlisle High School, share...

CHS bests the tests: Score, participation increases in ACT and AP exams

CHS bests the tests: Score, participation increases in ACT and AP exams

Samantha Martin, News Editor

March 26, 2018

This article was previously published in the Fall 2017 Periscope magazine. Knowing that a student’s test scores are vital to the college admissions process, Carlisle High School’s teachers and administration are devoted to helping students score highly on the exams. This devotion, along with ...

Mini-THON returns to Carlisle High School

Mini-THON returns to Carlisle High School

JT Kuhn, News Writer

March 20, 2018

Mini-THON, an event that balances a lot of activity with fundraising for the Four Diamonds Fund, is returning to Carlisle High School. Mini-THON is an event for young adults to inspire leadership and to empower young adults around the community, all while raising money for children with childhood can...

Walk the walk and talk the talk

Walk the walk and talk the talk

Samantha Martin, News Editor

March 15, 2018

Harsh wind, below-freezing temperatures, and snow did not stop Carlisle High School students from walking out of school in support of gun control on March 14. The walkout, held exactly one month after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, was attended by ove...

Have you Herd? National Walkout/Commemorative Ceremony information

Have you Herd? National Walkout/Commemorative Ceremony information

Ashley Ivanoff, Perspectives Editor

March 14, 2018

This morning at 9:54, there are some planned activities that may change the normal schedule of our school day. During third period today, Carlisle High School students and administration are each holding their own version of the National Walkout in honor of the 17 students who were killed in the recent Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. CHS...

Living the experience: National History Day

Living the experience: National History Day

Claire Neiberg, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018

"It's more than a day, it's an Experience” is the famed motto of the annual National History Day (NHD) competition.  It stands true because NHD is more than an academic rivalry; it is a series of events in which students gain knowledge, skill, and learn vital life lessons. Each year, the competition is centered on a ...

Broadway brought to the Barr Auditorium: Carlisle High School holds its fifth annual Musical Revue

Broadway brought to the Barr Auditorium:  Carlisle High School holds its fifth annual Musical Revue

Claire Neiberg, News Writer

November 14, 2017

Music fills Carlisle High School in many ways, one being the Musical Revue that was held on November 8 in the Barr Auditorium. The show was a cabaret filled with CHS students devoted to the music program, whether it be acting, dancing, or singing.  The performers selected one to two songs to sho...

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