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We shouldn’t love likes: What Instagram likes really mean

Parker Shabala, Staff Writer

February 7, 2019


Filed under Uncategorized

With Instagram being one of the most popular social media platforms today, it is no wonder that many young people feel pressured to compete for likes.  In high school especially, teenagers feel the need to fit in. Whether it’s body image, clothes, or social status, they are searching for acceptan...

Delete: How Social Media is Eliminating Individuality

Heidi Heinlein, Perspectives Editor

February 7, 2019


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Even though students do not randomly break out into song to express their feelings, Glee got one thing right. There is a social pyramid in high school and everybody aspires to be at the top. Social media is a big part of society today. A report by Common Sense Media shows, 75 percent of teenagers in America have profiles on social networks. If someone does not have an account on a platform such as Snapchat, Instagram, Twitte...

Steroids in sports: Not just national news (Editorial)

Steroids in sports: Not just national news (Editorial)

Meg Tate, Sports Editor

February 4, 2019


Filed under Sports

With the 2020 Tokyo Olympics approaching quickly, there are some aspects of sports that become more prominent, including the upsurge of steroid presence.  Athletes feel an unrelenting amount of pressure to earn a chance to represent their respective countries. Each time the Olympics roll around there is ...

Kayleigh Wachtman

Kayleigh Wachtman

Mia Byus, Staff Writer

January 4, 2019


Filed under Humans of CHS

"I really enjoy spending quality time with my family and friends, it's what makes me happiest. When I am not working at McDonald's or as a full-time student, I enjoy volunteering with my youth group for fundraisers, plays, and dances. I also enjoy helping the community with Hope Station."

Lauren Taylor

Lauren Taylor

Mia Byus, Staff Writer

December 21, 2018


Filed under Humans of CHS

"I am from a small town and adjusting to this new area is not what I expected but my personality shines through with my outfits."

Mason Mentzer

Mason Mentzer

Kaitlyn Peck, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018


Filed under Humans of CHS

"Hunting brings me closer to friends and family... plus it has taught me that those who are patient have a better outcome."

Graham Lively

Graham Lively

Carter Smith, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018


Filed under Humans of CHS

“I have only been Rubik cubing for two years, but I have found much success in my hobby. I frequently travel to competitions, and compete against other Rubik cubers for the fastest solving times. I am currently ranked within the top 300 cubers in the nation.”

Emma Den Hoed

Emma Den Hoed

Carter Smith, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018


Filed under Humans of CHS

“Outside of CHS, I’m involved in the Carlisle Area Composite Racing Mountain Biking Team. On the weekends, we travel to competitions to race other teams from around the area. My dad, Tony Den Hoed, was the one who originally got me into mountain biking. Today, mountain biking is one of my greatest pa...

Teenage workload: Should we cut back? (Editorial)

Kathleen O'Neill, Perspective editor

October 17, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Across the nation, teenagers work hard to do well in school, excel in athletics, have a job, and participate in extracurricular activities. Between homework, job hours, and trying to decide on future plans, teenagers have little to no downtime. There is too much on teenagers plates for them to finish...

Trying to do it all (Editorials)

Trying to do it all (Editorials)

Periscope staff

October 17, 2018


Filed under Perspectives, Showcase

Teenagers frequently find themselves in a bind: how can we get everything done in the time we have available while also participating in sports, extracurricular activities, jobs, and finding time for family and friends?  Check out our two editorials about finding the balance in teenage life.

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