CELEBRATE: This is LEAFs feast celebration that they had to wrap up/celebrate the end of their 7 week season in Summer of 2020.

LEAF program offers real-world experience in a world-conscious setting

Jillian Grimes, Staff Writer March 11, 2021

Having a summer or part-time job can set up a teenager for future success in their career path. For instance, Work Ethic, a website for news and research in job readiness, says teens that have job experience...

MAKING HISTORY: Carlisle students lined up at the polls this year to make history, showing a record turn out for their generation.  But now that the dust has settled, what do they want to see?

100 days of expectations

Rachel Martin February 16, 2021

   On January 20, 2021, history had its eyes on the stairs of the Capitol building as current President Joseph R. Biden and Madam Vice President Kamala Harris took the oaths of office, replacing the...

NEVER ALONE: Small businesses have definitely taken a hit financially in the passing year and because of that, S.O.S is trying to give back at least some of what that last year has taken. These are a few of the small businesses that S.O.S has donated to recently holding their $300 donation, including Pat Craig Studios, Anahata yoga and Exquisite Chocolates of Carlisle.

Community comes together to ‘Save our Smalls’

Jillian Grimes, Staff Writer January 22, 2021

This pandemic has affected everyone by some means, some more than others. Small businesses are one of the largest communities affected, 55% of small businesses they wouldn't survive if sales stopped for...

Gene Luen Yang addresses the entire ninth grade class November 4. Ninth grade students at CHS are required to read Yangs book, American Born Chinese, for their English classes.

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,...

The Anthony G. Ceddia building at Shippensburg University. A shooting recently occurred just outside of the universitys campus, prompting discussions regarding safety and student wellness.

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...

Junior Achievement to teach junior class finances, budgeting

Samantha Martin, Editor in Chief 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...

The new McGowan gym is freshly renovated, with the Carlisle student body ready and excited to use it. (click on Slideshow to see more 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...

Senior Allison Closs works on a project in AP Literature and Composition. Due to the NMSI program and more encouragement from teachers to take harder classes, the number of students taking AP classes and exams has increased in recent years.

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

Samantha Martin, Editor in Chief 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...

A poster detailing the spirit days before Mini-THON. The spirit days are used to garner enthusiasm for Fridays event.

Mini-THON returns to Carlisle High School

JT Kuhn, A&E 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...

Students stand around the flagpole during the walkout. The walkout paid tribute to the victims of the Parkland shooting, and included several speakers on the issue of gun control.

Walk the walk and talk the talk

Samantha Martin, Editor in Chief 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...

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