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The student news site of Carlisle High School


The Lady Herd gather before their meet.

The Ultimate Pin

Isabelle Berriman, Sports Editor February 27, 2024

Throughout these past couple of months of their first official PIAA season, Girls Wrestling has exemplified vast improvement and ambition. When asked how she believes their first season is going as...

HOLIDAY TREAT: These soft cookie bars have the perfect balance between sweet chocolate M&Ms and classsic cookie dough, making it a Scope favorite!

Periscope’s 2023 Holiday Cookie Extravaganza

Periscope Staff December 19, 2023

Last year, CHS Periscope embarked on an impossibly sweet mission: to taste-test staff and student made cookies during their first period class at seven in the morning. This year, in an effort to avoid...

Ice Art Fest

Ice Art Fest

Photography Staff, Photographer February 13, 2023

Ice Art Fest is an annual event that occurs in downtown Carlisle to advertise our local businesses and show Carlisle's winter spirit sponsored by UPMC. Photos taken by Maddy west and edited and pulled...

WILDEST WINTER: Taylor Swifts ninth studio album finds home in candescent snowfall.

Dancing in a Snow Globe: Taylor Swift’s Best Winter Songs

Jenna Coller, Editor-in-Chief December 20, 2022

The end of the year brings holiday cheer and never ending renditions of the same Christmas songs on every radio station. Despite the grip of Christmas music on department store speakers, some artists have...

TICKET TO WONDERLAND: Its time for the annual Winter Ball celebration. There are opportunities to even win free Winter Ball tickets, through spirit days and after school activities! And the option to buy will be open till the day before the ball, March 9.

‘Wonder’-ful week: Winter Ball returns to CHS

Jillian Grimes, News Editor March 8, 2022

As the winter season comes to a close, we need one last celebration of the season at CHS, the annual Winter Ball. After previously being postponed, Winter Ball will be held on Thursday, March 10, an...

This time of year, the to-list and calendar can feel overwhelming. Its important that students take the time to organize their activities and take care of themselves when the expectations get high.

The busy blues: Winter expectations can lead to stressed-out students

Emma Santillo, Staff writer January 31, 2020

   After coming back from winter break, many students immediately feel stressed about the work that comes right after the break. With midterms, National History Day, science fair, new units in almost...

Layers of snow and ice cover a local road. When inclement weather makes travel to and from school impossible, is it better to use a Flexible Instruction Day that day or a snow make-up day later in the year? Our two Editors-in-Chief debate this very question.

Best to be flexible? The pros and cons of FID (Editorial Face-Off)

Samantha Martin and Abigail Lindsay January 29, 2020

With the possibility of impending weather coming this evening, check out our thoughts on the new Flexible Instruction Days (FID) in this student editorial face-off. For more general information about...

If you feel like youre too busy for self-care, find ways to build it into your life, like a mini facial while you read for homework.

Putting yourself first: Self care tips for the winter

Zsilas Michael Hughes, Staff writer December 2, 2019

Self-care during the winter requires the management of mental, physical, and emotional health. The imperativeness to fuel all three is tremendous, due to the increase in seasonal depression, decrease in...

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