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  • September 28Today is a home football game. Get decked out in pink for the pink out!
  • September 26Congrats to all the Coffee House performers!
  • September 26CHS picture retakes grades 9 through 11 are set for October 7
  • September 22Homecoming is just a month away, October 22, 7pm to 10pm in Swartz
  • September 22CHS PSAT testing is scheduled for October 12, free for grades 10 and 11
The student news site of Carlisle High School

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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 college 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, Perspectives Editor 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...

Calmharm, Youper, and Headspace are three apps that can help to improve your day to day life and mental health awareness.

Heading off stress: Anxiety and relaxation apps (Review)

Summer Hollingsworth, Staff Writer April 17, 2019

In this day and age, technology, especially phones, in particular, can often get a bad rap. They’re perceived as being distractive objects, only used for social media. However, our devices can have many...

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