The student news site of Carlisle High School


Did You Know?
  • December 1SAT Testing is TOMMORROW
  • November 29Class Councils are collecting money during all lunches for Adopt a Family!
  • November 29Keystone Literature Testing starts Monday & Tuesday next week!
The student news site of Carlisle High School


The student news site of Carlisle High School


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...

Students struggle to stay dedicated to schoolwork throughout the school  year.  Wintertime affects many students.

Feeling SAD: Seasonal affective disorder impacts students

Kathleen O'Neill April 24, 2018

Students’ moods often reflect the weather.  When the weather looks up, even for a day, the students get excited. On Friday, it was nearly eighty degrees and sunny. Earlier in the week, it was snowing....

During days off of school or weekends stuck inside, January is the perfect month to watch a movie. No matter the genre, it is a fun way to spend your free time.

January’s What-to-Watch: 31 movies for 31 days

Josetta Checkett, Perspectives Junior Editor January 25, 2018

In the harsh weather of the New Year, it’s often tempting to stay inside, curled up with a hot drink and a good movie. Whether you’re into horror, romance, survival, or comedy, there are plenty...

These candy sleighs are eye-catching, easy to make, and good to eat.

It comes from the heart: DIY holiday gifts

Student Life Section December 14, 2016

Cupcake Ornament Materials Large, Red Christmas Ball Hot Glue Gun with Hot Glue Cupcake Wrapper 1 Container Sno-Tex with butter knife Small, Red Christmas Ball Assortment of...

Load More Stories
Donate to Periscope
Our Goal

Comments (1)

All comments will be approved by the website moderator. Comments containing inappropriate language will not be approved.
All Periscope Picks Reader Picks Sort: Newest