The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, March 10, 2006


While Team U.S.A. was playing games at the Oympics in Turino, Carlisle Class '07 has been practicing for Once Upon a Mattress. It is truly worth a gold medal. ...more

"Namaste," said a small girl dressed all in green and gold, bowing her head, hands held in prayer position, and then meeting my gaze with a wide smile playing on her mouth and dancing in her eyes. "Namaste," I bowed and smiled in return. Further along toward Corey Auditorium, more smiling people arrayed in sumptuous silk and cotton garments ...more

If you visit a Chinese language class at the Carlisle Public School, you immediately recognize that you are in a foreign environment. The students begin and end each class by standing and bowing respectfully to their teacher. Chiao Bin Huang, the primary Chinese language teacher at the school, believes that teaching students about the culture of China is as ...more

"Dull indeed would be the man that did not feel the thrill awakened by the first glimpse of brilliant color in the orchard and the cheery warbling notes borne to our ears on the first gentle breath of spring!"(1) My first (ever) bluebird sighting, two females and a male, was at Towle Field on April 29, 1990. In the 1980s, naturalists and former Carlisle ...more

In Barnum, the first spring musical directed by CCHS' new drama teacher George Kendall, Carlisle performers abound in roles both large and small. Sophomore Lisa Yanofsky shines as Chairy Barnum, P. T.'s wife. Eric Stengrevics struts his stuff as Tom Thumb and Noragh Devlin belts out her role as the Blues Singer. Melissa Judson is a triple-threat as ...more

After retiring from my engineering career 20 years ago, I started to work at the Mosquito. At that time, the paper was being assembled in part of Mary Diment's two-car garage on South Street. ...more

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