Announcements and Upcoming Events

A MESSAGE FROM YOUR SCHOOL COUNSELORS DURING THE COVID-19 SCHOOL CLOSURE: 

March 16, 2020
As counselors first, we recognize that this sudden school closure and period of uncertainty may be anxiety-producing for our students and families. Please know that we care about you and are thinking about you during this time. We know that your needs continue to exist even though you aren't in school.  We encourage you to do the following:

-WASH YOUR HANDS FREQUENTLY 
-keep to a routine 
-get some fresh air every day
-check out what your teachers are providing as optional activities on their web pages or on Schoology. 
-read a book, draw, play music, spend time with your family
-stay healthy - eat well, sleep regularly, and drink plenty of water. 

If you have any questions or concerns - or just need to talk - please feel free to contact your counselor by email during this school closure: 

Mr. Adams:  adamsb@carlisleschools.org 
Mrs. Rotz:  rotzg@carlisleschools.org 
Mr. Rice:  ricea2@carlisleschools.org

Mrs. McDonald:  mcdonalde@carlisleschools.org 
Mrs. Knapp:  knappa@carlisleschools.org 
Ms. Jones:  jonesj@carlisleschools.org 


HERE ARE SOME OTHER COMMUNITY RESOURCES IF YOU SHOULD NEED ASSISTANCE DURING THIS TIME:

Crisis Text Line: Text any message to 741-741 to reach a trained individual who can help with many needs.  This Text Line serves anyone, in any type of crisis, and provides free 24/7 support and information.  

Crisis Intervention at Carlisle Regional Medical Center: offers walk-in service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  You may also call: 717-243-6005

Pennsylvania 2-1-1 Helpline: Students or Families in need during the COVID-19 school closure may call the Pennsylvania 2-1-1 Helpline sponsored by the United Way by simply dialing 2-1-1 from any phone to talk to a resource specialist for free.  They can provide resources for many needs including: 
-disaster/COVID-19 response 
-food/meals
-mental health 
-housing/shelter
-employment/financial assistance
-health/dental
-addiction 
-crisis services
-clothing/household items
-transportation 
-community services 


COLLEGE ENTRANCE TESTING UPDATES as of 3/16/2020

SAT:
PER THE COLLEGE BOARD - THE MAY 2, 2020  SAT WILL BE CANCELED.  IF YOU HAVE REGISTERED FOR THIS TEST DATE, THE COLLEGE BOARD WILL ISSUE YOU A REFUND. SEE THEIR WEBSITE FOR MORE DETAILS AND UPDATES:  https://pages.collegeboard.org/natural-disasters

ACT:
PER ACT  - THE APRIL 4, 2020 ACT EXAM HAS BEEN MOVED TO JUNE 15, 2020.  STUDENTS REGISTERED FOR THE APRIL 4, 2020  ACT EXAM SHOULD WATCH FOR AN EMAIL FROM ACT ABOUT THIS POSTPONEMENT AND MORE DETAILS. 
https://www.act.org/content/act/en/covid-19.html

TRANSCRIPT REQUESTS:
No transcript requests will be processed/sent out from March 14 to March 30 due to the school closure.  Please do not put new requests into Naviance during this time.  

FINANCIAL AID INFORMATION NIGHT:
A college financial aid information night will be held for Juniors and Seniors and their parents on Tuesday, October 1 at 7pm in the McGowan Auditorium. 


COLLEGE FAIRS:

 

Check back for update. 

TRANSCRIPT REQUESTS:  


Please click the link to the left "Transcript Request" 

COLLEGE VISIT SCHEDULE:

Each year, many colleges send admissions representatives to visit Carlisle High School.  Click here is a list of our current College Visit Schedule:  

3/11/20 at 9:45 -  Juniata College 
3/16/20 at 1:30 -  West Point -CANCELLED DUE TO SCHOOL CLOSURE 
4/22/20 at 9:45 - Shippensburg University

WORK PERMITS: 
Work Permits are issued through the main office in the Swartz Building. Students may pick up the application, take it home for parents/guardian to complete and sign, and return it to the Swartz office with legal proof of birth (birth certificate or other state-issued ID with birth date.) 

NCAA ELIGIBILITY CENTER:
Students who plan to participate in an intercollegiate sport at a Division I or II college must be registered with the NCAA. They must meet academic and SAT/ACT requirements to be eligible to compete. Registration to the NCAA may be accomplished any time after completion of junior year through senior year. The NCAA encourages online registration at http://eligibilitycenter.org. The fee to register is $50.00. Please read the requirements carefully. If your student did not attend Carlisle High School for all four years, you must request an official transcript from their former high school to be directed to the NCAA. Students must submit a transcript authorization release to the counseling center. Also, all academic courses at CHS do not necessarily qualify as NCAA core courses. If you have any questions related to the curriculum qualifications, please contact your student’s counselor. 

ASVAB: 
If you are in 10th, 11th or 12th grade and are looking for help making career decisions, then the ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) may help.  Anyone can take this test.  You don't need to be entering the military to take the ASVAB.  This test will be offered for FREE at CHS each year in February. Registration happens in January in both counseling centers. 

A message from your School Counselors during this COVID-19 school closure: 
As counselors first, we recognize that this sudden school closure and period of uncertainty may be anxiety-producing for our students and families. Please know that we care about you and are thinking about you during this time. We know that your needs continue to exist even though you aren't in school.  Here are some resources for you if you should need assistance during this time.  

Crisis Text Line: Text any message to 741-741 to reach a trained individual who can help with many needs.  This Text Line serves anyone, in any type of crisis, and provides free 24/7 support and information.  

Crisis Intervention at Carlisle Regional Medical Center: offers walk-in service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  You may also call: 717-243-6005

Pennsylvania 2-1-1 Helpline: Students or Families in need during the COVID-19 school closure may call the Pennsylvania 2-1-1 Helpline sponsored by the United Way by simply dialing 2-1-1 from any phone to talk to a resource specialist for free.  They can provide resources for many needs including: 
-disaster/COVID-19 response 
-food/meals
-mental health 
-housing/shelter
-employment/financial assistance
-health/dental
-addiction 
-crisis services
-clothing/household items
-transportation 
-community services