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The student news site of Carlisle High School


Bryce getting used to the new year and all that comes with it.

What’s new at CHS

Alex Landis, Student Life Editor November 10, 2022

During the 2021-22 school year, Carlisle High School piloted a new block schedule for high school students. Over the summer district officials reflected on the school year and devised a series of changes...

MORE THAN WORDS: If you are one of the millions of people that have enjoyed the word game Wordle, check out the various spin-off puzzles that the game has inspired.

Game on: ‘Wordle’ spin-offs for every interest (Review)

Grace Pak, Guest Writer April 6, 2022

By now, you've probably heard of the popular game Wordle. You have six guesses to figure out the daily five-letter word based on color-coded hints. Maybe you're craving more, bored of it, or maybe...

CLIP THAT: A collage of headlines, tweets, and photos following Russias declaration of war on Ukraine. Social media has played an important role in not only showing the world what is happening but helping the world show support for Ukraine.

Eyes wide open, shoulders strong: How social media is influencing the world’s reaction to the Russia-Ukraine conflict (Editorial)

Ryleigh Underwood, Editor-in-Chief March 8, 2022

On February 24, 2022, Vladimir Putin, the authoritarian leader of Russia, declared war on its neighboring country, Ukraine. Putin initially thought that the conflict would follow like the Russian invasion...

GAME ON: CHS senior Aiden Moyer readies up for another game at the esports area in L127. New to CHS this year, the esports team hopes to expand in numbers and opportunities in future years.

Electronic inclusion: CHS offers involvement opportunities with new esports team

Jarrett Wilson, Editor-in-chief November 19, 2021

CHS continues to strive to find ways to involve students in extracurricular activities. From the many clubs and athletics offered at CHS, a new team has gained interest with many of Carlisle's talented...

NEW PERSPECTIVES: Carlisle High School junior Austin Shatto adjusts his camera angles in preparation for a Herd TV livestream during the 2020 Football season. Herd TV has also live-streamed Basketball this year and looks to broaden the sports being streamed in the future.

Swimming up ‘stream’: Broadcasting courses adapt to new limitations

Jarrett Wilson, Editor-in-chief February 17, 2021

The CHS Center for Careers and Technology (CTE) programs have had a tough time adjusting during the pandemic. With the classes built on hands-on learning, online academics have presented unpredictable...

REAL LIFE BATTLES The Netflix original series Grand Army High School explores controversial topics that affect everyday teens.  But does the graphic nature desensitize viewers to the real situations?

‘Grand Army High School’: Normalizing trauma or raising awareness? (Review)

Natalie Davis November 30, 2020

It took Netflix’s original new series, Grand Army High School, less than ten seconds to get viewers hooked just by their opening theme, with its intriguing phrases like "I’m marching into battle"...

PLAYING A NEW GAME: Industries that have not had the spotlight in the past have now had the opportunities to make millions, as the pandemic has redirected sports fans attention and money.

Imitating involvement: Sports fans seek alternative activities amidst pandemic (Editorial)

Jarrett Wilson, Editor-in-chief November 30, 2020

Sports fans are notorious for being passionate about their favorite teams and players, and this year has been no exception. In fact, this year showed us how far sports fans will go to be involved with...

PARTNER ACT: Sophomore Annie Chovanes sings acapella in her duo with fellow sophomore Caleb Finnegan in last years winter Coffeehouse, The Refill. This years fall event, The First Cup, will be a virtual experience through Zoom.

Better ‘latte’ than never: Coffeehouse turns to virtual platform for First Cup

Renae Greak November 5, 2020

As Rihanna has said, "Please don't stop the music!" CHS Coffeehouse is making sure the song goes on. Coffeehouse is an artist outlet for the musicians and poets of Carlisle High School. Anyone who has...

PANDEMIC PLAYLIST: Enjoy a list of songs created for this year 2020 inspired by the pandemic. Many artists cannot perform live due to the virus, but that hasnt stopped them from making amazing music from home.

Can’t stop the music: the sounds of quarantine (Playlist)

Natalie Davis November 2, 2020

Covid-19 has essentially stopped all forms of group gatherings making social distancing as detrimental as the virus itself. These restrictions placed on social "get-togethers" have especially affected...

Students spend time during lunch scrolling through and watching Tik Toks. Is the popular social media app in danger of being shut down?

Tik Tok Takeover: is it safe ‘For You’ ?

Hunter Nace, Staff writer December 10, 2019

Tik Tok is a popular app that creates a fun environment with many types of genres of videos. Vlogs, song parodies, and other types of videos people feel like uploading are found on the app. The app can...

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