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Renzo Sotomayor

Renzo Sotomayor

Hunter Nace, Staff Writer

April 8, 2019

“I love spending most of my time playing soccer, but a secret passion of mine is drawing [...] I love to draw in my free time, and find art a great way to express myself.”

Not adding up to success: We need to set new grade expectations (Editorial)

To pass a class at CHS, you only need to get four quality points a year, which is the equivalent to one A out of four marking periods.  But is this expectation setting up our students for failure in life?

Carter Smith, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019

Graduating high school is a substantial accomplishment, but some students are able to do so without putting in much effort. In the Carlisle Area School District, there is a major flaw in our grading system that has made it entirely too easy for students to earn their high school diplomas. Carlisle Hi...

Swing away: Carlisle softball takes on CD East (Photos)

During the last inning of the game when Carlisle took the field, a pop up out was caught in left field by Ashley Glenn. After getting the one out, she tried another, resulting in a double play. Mia Howard made the catch at third, getting the third out of the inning.

Kaitlyn Peck, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019

The CHS softball team traveled to Central Dauphin East to compete on Friday, Mar 29. Carlisle's offense took a little bit to kick in, but by the fifth inning, they began sending balls to the outfield and put five runs on the board. The game ended with a close score, 5-7, and Carlisle racked up a h...

Brad Hench

Brad Hench

Hunter Nace, Staff Writer

April 2, 2019

"I always enjoyed being around kids and [while] taking this job may have me more worn out at the end of the day, it's worth it. Someday I would like to write a sitcom called Hall Monitor."

From living room to classroom: The pros and cons of attending school with siblings

The Lissner Siblings -
Robert Lissner said that his sister, Lanie Lissner, helped him prepare for high school football by introducing her football friends early on.

Skylar Bowers, Student Life Editor

March 28, 2019

There are many siblings that are attending CHS at the same time, including Joey and Jenna Bramble (junior and sophomore), Lanie and Robert Lissner (senior and junior), and Genia and Abby Purdy (senior and freshman). All the siblings have expressed positive feelings with being there for each other ...

Parlez-vous Francais? Alwine to spend a year abroad in France

CHS Freshman Hannah Alwine is pictured above with a French flag.  Alwine will be spending a 10 month school year abroad in France through the AFS program and a local fund the Speedwell Scholarship.  She and 19 other local students will go to a foreign-language speaking country for free.

Ellie Knapp, Staff Writer

March 27, 2019

Learning a language takes on a whole new meaning when you have the chance to live in the country for almost a year. CHS freshman Hannah Alwine will get this opportunity when she travels to France as a foreign exchange student. Alwine, an honors student who plays field hockey, runs track, is in Model UN, ...

Sean Lehman

Sean Lehman

Hunter Nace, Staff Writer

March 25, 2019

"I've really enjoyed the experience [as a ninth grade principal] so far. I like connecting with the students and encouraging them to always do their best. It's a lot different than being in the gym but it's still a lot of fun."

PowerSchool app: the tool that never was (Editorial)

PowerSchool sends popup notifications to students phones, as well as the app showing live updates of grades.

Carter Smith, Staff Writer

March 20, 2019

In the Carlisle Area School District, students and parents are able to monitor grades through a program called PowerSchool. Earlier this decade, the company released a mobile app so that users could monitor their grades instantaneously. While this app is meant to aid families, in recent years, the resourc...

Only one life: the advantages of leading a healthy lifestyle

Swartz recently remodeled their fitness center to improve student physical fitness opportunities. Students are encouraged to use this center, with supervision, after school to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Kaitlyn Peck, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019

Enduring a healthy lifestyle can be quite a struggle for high school students. Besides just eating vegetables and fruits, there are many other factors that can influence a healthy life. Opening up to a new way of living could ultimately have a lasting effect on someone’s life. Health affects lives in m...

Kate Manti

Kate Manti, an 11th grader, continuing her writing in an open atmosphere

Hunter Nace, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

"I enjoy writing because I know it is a critical life skill, and I know that my communication through my writing can be an important tool used by others."

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