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  • December 2Junior and Senior Keystones start MONDAY with Algebra, good luck!
  • November 30The December SAT is this Saturday at Carlisle's location, good luck!
  • November 30Poetry Out Loud is on December 20!
  • November 30The next Wingin' It show is December 13 @7pm!
The student news site of Carlisle High School


The student news site of Carlisle High School


Taking Notice: A copy of the novel Hell Followed With Us stands heavily annotated. Many memorable scenes and lines were impossible to leave unmarked.

“Hell Followed With Us” by Andrew Joseph White (Review)

Ollie Daniels, Staff Writer November 18, 2022

Brimming with bloody cities and justified teenage fury, the new novel Hell Followed With Us, by Andrew Joseph White, was released over the summer. Now a New York Times Bestselling novel, it was published...

“The Lost City”: Bite Sized Review

Sadie Daniel May 27, 2022

The Lost City is a great and entertaining movie. Released on March 25, 2022 on Paramount+, this movie features notable actors such as Sandra Bullock, Daniel Radcliffe, and Channing Tatum. The story...

COLORFUL BEGINNINGS: New to downtown, Carlisle Creative Vibes offers a variety of unique gifts, like art, jewelry, vintage items, and more.

Carlisle Creative Vibes:  Bringing art and acceptance to Carlisle

Grace Pak, Guest Writer May 20, 2022

Carlisle Creative Vibes, or CCV for short, is one of downtown Carlisle’s newest additions.  Located next to the Antique Mall on Hanover Street, CCV opened on Feb 1, 2022 and had its grand opening...

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“Father Stu”: A Bite-Size Review

Sadie Daniel May 17, 2022

Do you want a movie that will have you eager to know what happens next? Father Stu will have you doing just that. Released on April 13 and based on a true story, the film features Mark Wahlberg, the...

SWEET SIX: Six of the doughnuts from Periscopes order some include Strawberry shortcake, Chocolate covered Cherry, French Toast, and Cinnamon Bun. Crazy Glazed offers 28 different flavors of warm pillowy doughnuts and are definitely worth the try!

“Glazed” and Amazed: new doughnut shop a delicious addition to downtown Carlisle (Review)

Jarrett Wilson, Editor-in-chief May 16, 2022

Downtown Carlisle received a delicious addition to its small businesses featured throughout its streets. With new shops coming every year, we have received everything from thrift stores and soap shops...

Actor Tyler Perry plays Madea who is very frustrated at all the secrets that have been uncovered .

‘A Madea Homecoming’: A Bite-Sized Review

Sadie Daniel April 28, 2022

Want a movie that will make you die laughing? A Madea Homecoming does exactly that. Released on February 25, 2022 on Netflix, the film features star actor and director, Tyler Perry.  A Madea Homecoming...

BOY MEETS BOY: A compare-and-contrast moment between the Heartstopper web-comic cover and Netflix adaptations actors, Kit Connor (left) and Joe Locke (right).

‘Heartstopper’: Colorfully authentic (Review)

Ryleigh Underwood, Perspectives Editor April 28, 2022

Even before its debut on April 22, Netflix’s Heartstopper dominated Twitter’s trending tab and skyrocketed to the top once released. Pulling over 929,000 engagements with only eight episodes, audiences...

JUST A PAWN: In the novel 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle, Aiden Bishop finds himself trapped within the halls of Blackheath Manor and his only escape is to uncover the mystery that is Evelyn Hardcastles death within one day repeating eight times... or start anew with no memory of his previous attempt.

A Pawn in Someone’s Game: “7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle” (Review)

Vaughn Aarhaus, Staff Writer April 7, 2022

At 11 pm, Evelyn Hardcastle will be murdered in broad daylight. But by who? To solve this mystery in the novel, one must live the lives of eight people, repeating the day over and over. But there...

Bite-Sized Review: “Resident Evil: The Final Chapter”

Sadie Daniel April 7, 2022

We welcome Sadie Daniel to the CHS Periscope staff! Check out her first review below. The zombie series Resident Evil: The Final Chapter, based on the hit video game, has been on television for a few...

BREAKING RULES: Mei Mei Lee sneaks out, goes to a concert, and much more in Disneys newest release. It premiered on March 11, 2022 on the streaming service, Disney+.

‘Turning Red’: Addressing the struggles of a preteen (Review)

Camera Bailey, Student Life Editor April 1, 2022

“Honoring your parents sounds great but if you take it too far, well, you might forget to honor yourself. Luckily, I don’t have that problem.” These are some of the first lines heard from...

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