Poetic expressions: NEHS to host Poetry Week

During Poetry Week, students are encouraged to wear their favorite poems on their clothing.  Wearable Poetry will be on Wednesday April 17 this year.

Summer Hollingsworth, Staff Writer

April 15, 2019

Poetry can be a great medium to express feelings and emotions, and the word poetic is often used to describe something mystical and beautiful. At CHS, students and staff are focused on maintaining an environment of new ideas and continuous learning. As part of that mission, CHS celebrates National Poetry ...

“Poetry is music, music is poetry”: Poetry added to the second Coffeehouse

Senior Grace Wellmon recites poetry at the most recent Coffeehouse. Poetry readings were added to transition between musical acts and contribute another element of art to the evening.

Autiana Easley, Staff Writer

January 26, 2018

Any student who admires the arts and performance will look forward to CHS’s annual Coffeehouse. Planned and performed three times a year, students ready to show their stuff will audition and perform originals or recite poetry for an audience. As a bonus, the program has introduced a new prize available...

Poetry Out Loud 2017 (Photos)

Ava Wendelken recites

Samanthan Martin, Staff Writer

January 20, 2017

The local annual poetry recitation contest, Poetry Out Loud, was held on Wednesday, January 18, at 7pm.  This year's winner, sophomore Ava Wendelken, will move on to the regional competition later this winter. Sophomores Brady Chisholm and Bri Murray finished second and third, respectively. Click on...

Coffeehouse allows students to express themselves

Junior Declan Waters and freshman Lauren Klepp performed at this year's First Cup coffeehouse.

Janae Ely, Staff Writer

October 3, 2016

The Coffeehouse: First Cup held on Sept 26 was organized by English teacher Sue Biondo-Hench and technical adviser Greyson Rech at Carlisle High School. Singers were able to show their voices. People attended the coffeehouse to hear the singers perform covers and original material  sing and listen to...

Overflowing with Talent: Coffeehouse returns for First Cup

Sophomore Noah Fowler

Harry Wendelken, Student Life

September 30, 2015

  Over this past weekend, scores of teachers, students and parents from the CHS community came together for an extraordinary night of music, food, poetry and all around good times. This was the first Coffeehous of the year- the First Cup. And rest assured, it was a generous refill for our cups wh...

Ready to serve: Coffeehouse ‘First Cup’ to return this weekend

The Coffeehouse will take place on September 26th at the Fowler Courtyard at 7 p.m.

Allisya Mullins, Student Life writer

September 22, 2015

Coffeehouse is having their annual fall performance night, The First Cup, on Saturday Sept 26 in the Fowler Courtyard from 7-9:30 p.m. There will be a three dollar entrance fee for students, five for adults. The First Cup will be conducted in what is called “Coffeehouse style” where all the performers...

Coffeehouse: the First Cup of 2014-2015 (Event)

Come out to Coffeehouse: The First Cup for a relaxing evening of music and fun, Sat Sept 27 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $3 for students and $5 for adults.

Periscope staff

September 16, 2014

Coffeehouse:  The First Cup Saturday, September 27 Fowler Courtyard Café  (In the event of rain, the coffeehouse will be held in the Swartz Auditorium.) 7:00-9:30 $3 for students         $5 for adults   Opening Act:  Mr. Rowland and Mr. Wilkinson Closing Act:   ...

Creativity unleashed: ‘Pandora’s Box’ returns with new digital format

John Morton joined Pandora's Box as a way of

Janie Haseman, News Editor

March 12, 2014

Pandora’s Box has been opened once again. Carlisle High School’s literary magazine, which has been on hiatus for the past few years, recently published its first issue. Although the anthology had previously been published in print, Pandora’s Box is now solely an online affair. “One of the reason...

CHS’s 9th Annual Poetry Out Loud Competition doesn’t miss a beat

Catherine Bloom, Jessica Smith and Neha Cariappa all competed in Poetry Outloud and did an outstanding job.

Chenta Shirley, News Writer

January 31, 2014

CHS’s 9th Annual Poetry Out Loud Competition went off without a missed beat. Poetry Out Loud is a National Recitation Contest that was started in the spring of 2006 and according to Poetry Out Loud’s webpage, “[Poetry Out Loud] has grown to involve millions of students across the country....

Carlisle Coffeehouse: the overflowing cup of performance

Carlisle Coffeehouse: the overflowing cup of performance

Bryanna Youtzy, News writer

January 23, 2014

Carlisle High School is constantly refilled by the music of the Coffeehouse each year. The Coffeehouse at Carlisle is an event that happens at various times throughout the year, and it now has added poetry along with the different music that is performed.  It's held either in the Swartz cafeteria,...

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