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Carlisle Names New Field Hockey Coach

George Lyle of Henry County has been named the Varsity Field Hockey Coach at Carlisle School. Lyle succeeds Meade Lane who led the team for the last 11 seasons and won a 2009 state championship, before resigning to accept a coaching position at Lynchburg College earlier this year. “I think [Lyle] will be an excellent […]

Carlisle Ranked as a Top Private School in Virginia

Carlisle School has been ranked the #15 private day high school in Virginia by Niche. Overall, Carlisle is ranked the 27th best private high school in the commonwealth, but 12 of the schools ranked higher are predominantly boarding schools.

Get To Know: Teresa Martin

Name: Teresa Martin Courses Taught: Preschool 4 Year I Started Teaching: Started working as an aid at First Baptist Church Daycare in 1986 while I was in high school. After high school, I continued to work there until 2010 while I went back to school and finished my degree. In my 23 years there, I […]

Get To Know: Christina Tisdale

Name:  Christina Tisdale Title/Courses Taught:  Guidance Counselor/Advisor/Testing Coordinator/Lower and Middle School SCA Sponsor.  I teach guidance classes in grades K-8 and Journalism in Middle School Year I Started at Carlisle: 1996 Education: Bachelor of Arts, Psychology Major – JMU 1989;  Masters in Counselor Education – UVA 1992 Family:  Travis – Husband, Caleb and Jacob – Sons Pets: […]

Get To Know: Beth Toms

Name: Beth Toms Title/Courses Taught: 3rd Grade Teacher Year I Started Teaching: 1999 Year I Started at Carlisle: 1999 Education: M.A. Radford University Family: Married for 28 years to husband, Harrison Toms, and two children, Maggie and Lizzy. Pets: 6-month old white Lab named Bear, and three cats – Rossie, Ted and Henry.  Interests/Hobbies: Traveling, spending time […]

Get To Know: Juliana Carter

Name: Juliana Carter Title/Courses Taught: Teacher of Grade 6-12 Physical Education, Sports Medicine and AP Statistics; Volleyball Coach Year I Started Teaching: 2010 Education: B.S. – Athletic Training and Physical Education; MEd. Education Married: Husband, Brad Carter Pets: Bagel Hound (Bassett/Beagle Mix) Emory, and a Mini-pig, Lucy Interests/Hobbies: Kayaking, hiking, yoga and farming Teaching Approach/Philosophy: […]

Get To Know: Ivey Gunn

Name: Ivey Gunn Title/Courses Taught: Preschool 2 Teacher for Martinsville and Danville Campuses.  First Grade Aide on Martinsville Campus. Preschool Aide on Danville Campus. Year I Started Teaching: When I was 5 years old in my mom’s classroom! Year I Started at Carlisle: 2009 Education: B.S. Hospitality Management, East Carolina University 1999 Family: Married to Craig Gunn with three children […]

2016 Graduation Ceremony

Carlisle School conducted its 43rd commencement exercises Friday evening, with 34 graduating seniors receiving diplomas. The Class of 2016 included 23 honor graduates, who achieved cumulative grade point averages of 3.67 or better during their high school years, and 10 international students.

Seniors Explore Careers With Senior Projects

Each year as school is winding down, exams are being taken and summer plans are made, Carlisle School Seniors have an added task that is quite unique. For two weeks, they are required to work in an internship of their choice as part of their Senior Project.