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Carlisle teacher named National VFW high school teacher of the year  WPMT FOX 43

KANSAS CITY, MO - On Friday, the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. selected Carlisle High School history teacher, Kevin Wagner, as the 2019 Smart/Maher ...

When is prom? The 2019 schedule for central Pa. high schools

Prom season 2019 is underway and will continue through early June. Here is a list of prom dates that we know of. PennLive does not have dates for all proms.

Carlisle High School investigating 'alarming' social media post  Carlisle Sentinel

An increased police presence was expected at Carlisle High School Tuesday after students discovered "an alarming message" on social media Monday ...

Carlisle High School student speaks at Capitol rally  The Sentinel

Carlisle High School junior Samantha Martin brought her case for increasing funding for public schools to the Capitol Wednesday.

Carlisle school board relocates all future meetings to the high school  Carlisle Sentinel

Starting Jan. 3, all Carlisle Area School Board meetings will be held in the large group instruction room of the Fowler building of Carlisle High School.

Carlisle school officials review Future Ready Index results  Carlisle Sentinel

Bruce Clash made the goal clear as he responded to the latest report card on the Carlisle Area School District from the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

New Carlisle gym floor could be finished in time to host Homecoming Dance  The Sentinel

Work is underway to install the new floor for the Gene Evans Gymnasium in the McGowan building of Carlisle High School.

Parts of historic Carlisle gym floor will go on sale in early December  The Sentinel

Starting Dec. 7, the public will have the opportunity to buy pieces of the old gymnasium floor that carried the Carlisle High School Thundering Herd to four state ...

Photos: Carlisle Area School District Local History Day Competition  Carlisle Sentinel

Judges Seth Ran, front, and Julia Chain, right, listen to freshman Owen Andrews, 14, discuss his "Helicopters in Vietnam" history project at Carlisle High School.

Public responds to proposed outsourcing of Carlisle school instructional aides  The Sentinel

Lisa Hartzell said she feels as though she's being treated like crap by a proposal to outsource the remaining instructional aides employed by the Carlisle Area ...

Delivery delays postpone installation of new gym floor at Carlisle High School  The Sentinel

The installation of a new gym floor in the McGowan building of Carlisle High School is on hold pending the delivery of equipment to dry out the humidity in the.

Carlisle school district administrators' cost-cutting recommendations include eliminating 6 teaching positions  Carlisle Sentinel

Carlisle Area School Board members were briefed Thursday on a list of possible cost-cutting measures that include the elimination of six full-time teaching ...

Proposed study could result in staffing cuts at Carlisle schools  Carlisle Sentinel

A proposed comprehensive study of staffing needs could result in job cuts in the Carlisle Area School District for 2019-20.

Carlisle aides push back with their own list of suggested budget cuts  Carlisle Sentinel

Three fewer school days, one less principal and a pay freeze for administrators are on the list of alternative options prepared by the instructional aides of the ...

HS Boys Basketball Photos: Carlisle Classic tips off with games, court auction and dedication ceremony  Carlisle Sentinel

Anne Lauritzen, left, of Carlisle, buyss several pieces of the old Gene Evans Gymnasium floor from Monique Wallace, Bison Foundation board member, Friday ...

Carlisle school district outsourcing proposal would hurt employee paychecks  Carlisle Sentinel

A controversial proposal to outsource staff would put a serious crimp on the paychecks of the remaining instructional aides employed by the Carlisle Area School ...

Opening day nerves as Carlisle Schools begin academic year  Carlisle Sentinel

In the race to manage a school building, the track may be different but the vehicle stays the same, even on opening day.

Kevin Eastman to speak at Carlisle High School  Carlisle Sentinel

Kevin Eastman — a former NBA coach, motivational speaker and author — will be speaking at Carlisle's Gene Evans Gymnasium.

Carlisle School District looking at $3 million deficit in 2019-20 budget  Carlisle Sentinel

Hard decisions are on the horizon for a Carlisle Area School Board looking to close a projected $3 million gap in the 2019-20 budget.

Aides, supporters argue case with Carlisle School Board  Carlisle Sentinel

Supporters of instructional aides gave the Carlisle Area School Board an education Thursday on what other options are available to close a projected $3 ...

HS Boys Basketball Photos: State College at Carlisle  Carlisle Sentinel

Carlisle's Dayne Grays, front, misses a pass during the first quarter of their game against State College at Carlisle High School. Jason Malmont, The Sentinel ...

More details released about Carlisle softball coach charged with multiple sexual assaults  The Sentinel

As police continue to investigate a softball coach accused of multiple sexual assaults, area sports organizations work to distance themselves from the facility at ...

List of 2019 high school musicals  Carlisle Sentinel

Here is a list of 2019 spring musicals at area high schools. All musicals take place at the school's auditorium unless noted otherwise.

Clarence Smith, founder of the Carlisle High School band, died 40 years ago  The Sentinel

The Big Green Machine was just getting in gear with Clarence M. Smith at the controls.

Students compete in local History Day competition Saturday in Carlisle  The Sentinel

Carlisle Area School District held its local History Day competition this past Saturday.

Pay hike for substitute teachers will cost Carlisle school district $21,000 by end of year  The Sentinel

Carlisle Area School District will have to pay $21000 more in personnel costs by the end of the current school year to support a $10 raise in the daily rate.

Perry County Obituaries - April 6, 2019

SHIRLEY I. ARNOLD. Shirley I. Arnold, 81, of Richfield, formerly of Liverpool, died Friday, March 22, 2019, at Richfield Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.

Photos: First Day of school in Carlisle | Photo Galleries  The Sentinel

Carlisle High School principal Michael Black, right, talks to students before the start of the first day of school Monday morning to help them first where they need ...

S.O.S.: Teachers and counselors have interlocking goals in helping students find help  Carlisle Sentinel

It is a relationship that is best described in the context of a crisis that is not always an emergency. “The teacher is like the fire alarm going off,” said Johanna ...

Carlisle senior gets emotional reunion  ABC27

There was a surprise reunion Tuesday night at the Carlisle High School basketball game.

Carlisle school aides' futures could be decided by committees on April 11  Carlisle Sentinel

The proposal to outsource the remaining instructional aides could come up for a vote before the Carlisle Area School Board as early as April 18.

HS Boys Basketball: Carlisle hands State College upset on senior night, riding emotions of surprise return of Ben Nix's dad  Carlisle Sentinel

CARLISLE — The season won't conclude with a playoff appearance, but Carlisle boys basketball got to put a positive stamp on the end of the 2018-19 ...

HS Boys Basketball Photos: Cumberland Valley at Carlisle  The Sentinel

Carlisle's Howie Rankine, center, looks for room around Cumberland Valley's Ty Banach, left, and Chris Wickens, right, during the first quarter of their game ...

HS Boys Basketball Photos: Col. Delton Nix surprises son on Carlisle senior night  Carlisle Sentinel

Col. Delton Nix Jr., left, home for a break after seven months in Afghanistan, surprises his son, Carlisle basketball player Ben Nix, at halftime during their game ...

S.O.S: There is no escaping social media and too much information  Carlisle Sentinel

Once upon a time, troubles at school ended when students went home.

Local funeral arrangements announced for Carlisle graduate shot and killed in Nashville last week  Carlisle Sentinel

Local funeral arrangements were released Monday for a Carlisle High School graduate who was shot and killed in Nashville, Tennessee, Thursday.

HS Boys Basketball Photos: Carlisle Classic Day 2, Big Spring vs. Mechanicsburg; Carlisle vs. Hempfield  Carlisle Sentinel

Carlisle's Dylan Young shoots a lay up in front of Hempfield's Elijah Washington during the first quarter of their game in Saturday's season-opening Carlisle ...

HS Boys Basketball: Daniel Colter's buzzer-beater leads Reading past Carlisle in back-and-forth battle  Carlisle Sentinel

CARLISLE — Many of the faces have changed over the course of Carlisle's recent basketball rivalry with Reading. The intensity level has not.

S.O.S.: Teacher training focuses on empathy in the context of the student's background  Carlisle Sentinel

Knowing is more than half the battle. It can win back a life. State law requires Pennsylvania school districts to provide four hours of suicide prevention training to ...

Carlisle Wall of Honor recognizes high school alumni who served in Vietnam  The Sentinel

Shamaine Rideout returned to Carlisle High School Friday to find her brother Jimmy.

S.O.S: Experts cite problems with excessive pressure to succeed  Carlisle Sentinel

For Kyera Brown, self-induced pressure is her path to success.

Carlisle school board approves contracts to complete the build-out of office space  Carlisle Sentinel

Carlisle Area School Board members recently approved $665290 in contracts to complete the conversion of former warehouse space in the district ...

Alfred Speers follows a simple equation to help Carlisle students who struggle with math  The Sentinel

There is a simple equation to explain the choice Al Speers made in retirement.

Opening Day: Carlisle principal acts as supervisor, trouble-shooter, morale booster ... all in two hours  Carlisle Sentinel

Ever wonder how a high school principal spends his day? A Sentinel reporter and photographer followed Michael Black through the first two hours of his new job ...

More details released in shooting death of Carlisle grad Kyle Yorlets in Nashville, Tennessee  The Sentinel

Police arrested five juveniles between the ages of 12 and 16 in connection to the fatal shooting of a Carlisle High School graduate in Nashville, Tennessee, ...

Online petition started to lobby Carlisle school board to reject outsourcing aides  Carlisle Sentinel

An on-line petition has been started to lobby the Carlisle Area School Board to reject a proposal to outsource the remaining instructional aides employed by the ...

Clyde Barr, former Carlisle High School band director, dies  Carlisle Sentinel

Clyde M. Barr, the director of a Carlisle High School Band that won a world championship in 1970, has died.

HS Wrestling Photos: Cumberland Valley at Carlisle | Sports Photo Galleries  The Sentinel

Cumberland Valley's Benn Monn, top, rolls Seth Bloomquist on to his back during their 120 pound weight class match in a Mid-Penn Commonwealth match ...

Carlisle Area Chamber of Commerce affiliate eyes purchase of Swarner building from Carlisle Area School District  Carlisle Sentinel

Pending the approval of a sales agreement, the Swarner House next to Lamberton Middle School could be the new home of the Carlisle Area Chamber of ...

Carlisle High School 2018 prom at Army War College: photos

The 2018 Carlisle High School prom was held on May 11 at LeTort View Community Center at the U.S. Army War College.

Current Carlisle Area Chamber of Commerce office will be offered for sale in March  Carlisle Sentinel

Members of the Carlisle Area Chamber of Commerce will have the first opportunity to purchase the chamber office building at 212 N. Hanover St.

HS Football Photos: Central Dauphin at Carlisle  Carlisle Sentinel

Central Dauphin football players Adam Burkhart, left, and Carter LaPorte, right, carry the jersey of their teammate #62 Harrison Fenstemaker who died in a ...

Carlisle school aides question fairness of outsourcing proposal  The Sentinel

Linda Manning can relate. She has been there herself.

HS Sports: Carlisle board to approve new softball coach; field hockey's Cecelia Clippinger resigning  Carlisle Sentinel

Carlisle's school board is expected to approve the hiring of James Ruff as the Thundering Herd's new softball coach, according to the board's meeting agenda.

Student charged after attack at Carlisle High School  The Sentinel

A student was taken into police custody after attacking a teacher, according to the Carlisle Area School District.

Carlisle graduate named new Cumberland County Prison warden  Carlisle Sentinel

Deputy Warden Travis Shenk, a Carlisle High School graduate, will take over as warden of Cumberland County Prison.

Photos: 35th Annual Carlisle Middle School Intramural Cross Country Races  Carlisle Sentinel

Coaches Harold Travis, left, and Andrew Rice walk the cross country course with a group of runners from Lamberton Middle School and Wilson Middle School at ...

HS Boys Soccer Photos: Chambersburg at Carlisle  Carlisle Sentinel

Carlisle's Sam Bartosik-Valez cuts back and looks for an open teammate to pass to during the first half of a Mid-Penn Commonwealth game Tuesday evening at ...

HS Football: Carlisle lineman Grady Chapman excited to follow in father's footsteps at Army  Carlisle Sentinel

Monday was the realization of a lifelong dream for Grady Chapman.

ESS Explained: Company has clients in 34 Pa. counties  Carlisle Sentinel

Cost savings and avoidance is one of the main selling points Education Solutions Services uses in its online pitch to public school districts.

Carlisle graduate with cardboard cutout meets Danny DeVito during 'The Talk'  Carlisle Sentinel

Allison Closs gained a bit of viral fame last May when she took a cardboard cutout of actor Danny DeVito to the Carlisle High School prom.

McGowan gym floor salvage work completed at Carlisle High School  Carlisle Sentinel

The salvage work is complete to save key sections of the maple floorboards of the Gene Evans Gym in the McGowan Building of Carlisle High School.

List of winners at Carlisle's History Day competition  Carlisle Sentinel

Here are the winners of Saturday's 2019 History Day competition at Carlisle High School:

Carlisle boys, girls sweep season-opening tri-meet against Cumberland Valley, Central Dauphin  Carlisle Sentinel

CARLISLE — Carlisle runners weren't exactly sure what to expect on their rainy, wet and flooded course on Tuesday.

HS Girls Soccer Photos: Cumberland Valley at Carlisle  The Sentinel

Carlisle's Sierra Young drives around Cumberland Valley's Emily Mashinski during the first half of their Mid-Penn Commonwealth game Tuesday night at ...

Outsourced aides already provide quality service to Carlisle, superintendent says  The Sentinel

The outsourcing of instructional aides is already providing a quality education to students within the structure and culture of the Carlisle Area School District.

Swarner House may be sold to nonprofit organization  Carlisle Sentinel

Carlisle school board members could decide early next year whether to approve the sale of the Swarner House to an unidentified nonprofit organization.

Carlisle High School Band members mourn the loss of accomplished band director  The Sentinel

Clyde Barr thought Carlisle was a friendly community, a good place to start his career after graduation from West Chester State Teachers College.

UPDATE: Superintendent says student attacked teacher at Carlisle High School  ABC27

CARLISLE, Pa. (WHTM) - A student was taken into police custody after attacking a teacher, according to the Carlisle Area School District.

Common ground: War College transfers creating bonds with new teammates at Carlisle  Carlisle Sentinel

Getting new players from the incoming families at the U.S. Army War College every year is quite common in Carlisle High School athletics.

HS Cross Country: Runners take a dip at Carlisle Invitational; Jack Wisner finishes 2nd, Cedar Cliff's Corinne Firestone 4th  Carlisle Sentinel

CARLISLE — Three ponds of water collected from the past week's rain on Carlisle's cross country course.

#Carlisle88: Billy Owens returns to Carlisle High School  The Sentinel

This year marks 30 years since Carlisle High School won it's fourth straight state basketball title. Former NBA & Carlisle High School basketball star Billy Owens ...

Local funeral services scheduled for Carlisle native killed in Tennessee  WGAL Susquehanna Valley Pa.

Local services have been set for a Carlisle native, 24-year-old Kyle Yorlets, who was fatally gunned down in Tennessee last week. Advertisement. A *service* was ...

The Sentinel's Favorite Stories of 2018: Remembering a Carlisle legend  Carlisle Sentinel

Word came into the newsroom at The Sentinel on June 14 that Clyde Barr, the legendary director of the “Big Green Machine,” also known as the Carlisle High ...

Photos: Carlisle -v- Palmyra Girls Tennis | Sports Photo Galleries |  Carlisle Sentinel

Carlisle's Meg Ulrich returns a volley against Palmyra's Katie Hollen during their match on Monday afternoon at Carlisle High School. Jason Malmont, The ...

Inspire: Serving the community in Cumberland County | Midstate Profiles  Carlisle Sentinel

10 stories of people making a difference in their Cumberland County communities.

HS Football: Carlisle wastes 200-yard night from Trystin Sulich, fumbles 4 times and falls to Altoona in 2OT  Carlisle Sentinel

CARLISLE — When Altoona punted the football with seven minutes left to play down 35-27, it looked like Carlisle was about to escape by the skin of its teeth ...

Carlisle's miscues, miscommunication something to work on after loss to Chambersburg  The Sentinel

CARLISLE — It's early in the season, but it seems there are a lot of things Carlisle still has to work out.

HS Boys Basketball Notebook: Despite first loss, Cumberland Valley's hot start has league on notice  Carlisle Sentinel

Before Friday night, it looked like David Vespignani's Cumberland Valley Eagles were going to comfortably slide into the Christmas break a perfect 6-0.

HS Cross Country Photos: Central Dauphin, Cumberland Valley at Carlisle  The Sentinel

Members of the Carlisle, Cumberland Valley, and Central Dauphin boys cross country teams take off from the starting line in a Mid-Penn Commonwealth tri-meet ...

Carlisle students ask school board to address racial, cultural issues  The Sentinel

Students at Carlisle High School are calling on the district administration to do more to address race and cultural issues in the district.

Sweet Success: Local woman is Hershey Company's first female CEO  ABC27

A woman who grew up in Carlisle and went to HACC and Shippensburg University now makes $10 million a year running a little company you might have heard ...

Dickinson-Carlisle Scholarship winner says opportunity changed her life  Carlisle Sentinel

Bethany Petrunak saw the email that solidified her college choice as she was leaving her part-time job at Helena's Chocolate Cafe & Creperie.

Honor Roll for Feb. 9 | Honor Rolls |  Carlisle Sentinel

Here is the honor roll for the second marking period:

Students plan walkouts at Carlisle, Boiling Springs high schools  The Sentinel

Students in at least two Cumberland County high schools are planning a walkout on the one-month anniversary of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas ...

Danny DeVito takes cardboard cutout of Carlisle High School student to 'It's Always Sunny' set

A screen grab of the Instagram post featuring Danny DeVito posing with a cardboard cutout of Carlisle High School student Allison Closs. Closs had taken a ...

School cafeteria inspections: Mouse pellets, expired milk for sale, peeling paint found  PennLive

Here's a list of the latest Pa. Dept. of Agriculture food-safety inspections for public schools in Cumberland County.

Carlisle School Board approves 3.1 percent tax hike, budget  Carlisle Sentinel

Carlisle Area School Board members chose greater flexibility in the long-term over a short-term tax break of two-tenths of 1 percent.

Live updates from Friday's Central Dauphin at Carlisle high school football game

Carlisle puts its 3-1 record on the line against one of the Mid-Penn Commonwealth Division favorites in Central Dauphin (3-1) Friday at Ken Millen Stadium.

Carlisle Youth Initiative pushes forward with plan, purpose  Carlisle Sentinel

An effort to better coordinate the Carlisle area's youth programs now has some structure.

Cumberland Valley breaks through in second half to edge Carlisle in opener  Carlisle Sentinel

CARLISLE — Cumberland Valley had a simple mission for Wednesday's season-opening trip to Carlisle amid a 100-degree heat index.

HS wrestling photos: Day 1 of the Carlisle Holiday Tournament

Check out photos from PennLive's Sean Simmers from Day of the Carlisle Holiday Tournament at Carlisle High School's Gene Evans Gymnasium.

This Day in Cumberland County History: March 19  Carlisle Sentinel

Sentinel reporter Joseph Cress offers a daily digital glimpse back in Cumberland County history with help from our archives:

5 Questions: Carlisle senior blends love of music and film to win scholarship  Carlisle Sentinel

A quirky video and a love of music earned Carlisle High School senior Allison Closs the inaugural Jason Smith Memorial Scholarship.

Driver charged with DUI after crash that killed 3, including Carlisle High School grad, toddler, Messiah College student  The Sentinel

A tractor-trailer driver is facing charges following a crash in Dauphin County Friday night that killed three people, including a toddler, and injured seven others, ...

HS Running: Carlisle's Jack Wisner never wavers, sticks with Pittsburgh  Carlisle Sentinel

CARLISLE — Jack Wisner's recruitment by Pittsburgh lasted two coaching regimes.

HS Girls Volleyball Photos: Carlisle at Cumberland Valley  Carlisle Sentinel

Cumberland Valley's Morgan Runk, right, spikes the ball past Carlisle's Kylie Denlinger during the first set of their Mid-Penn Commonwealth match Monday ...

Kickin' it with Caleb: Carlisle's Caleb Richwine lands Bucknell offer while raising money for Alex's Lemonade Stand  The Sentinel

The Carlisle senior kicker Caleb Richwine finally landed the scholarship offer he sought Friday morning, telling The Sentinel before announcing on Twitter that ...

Former Carlisle athletic director Dave Eavenson Jr. dies at 71  The Sentinel

Longtime Carlisle athletic director Dave Eavenson Jr. died Thursday morning. Eavenson, who was diabetic, had been battling liver cancer for several months ...

Carlisle school district ponders combined bidding for McGowan building work  The Sentinel

Carlisle Area School District is looking to combine, for purposes of bidding, proposed projects to renovate the gym and two sets of restrooms within the ...

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