The Purple Tide

Racing to GDQ: speedrunning marathon in Northern Virginia
Migrant caravan sparks debate among students and across nation

January 9, 2019

The highly controversial migrant caravan from Central America has received widespread...

Wave of reform: oceanography students lead school recycling effort

January 7, 2019

Last year, science teacher Michele Gates’ oceanography classes drew awareness...

Senator Tim Kaine visits Chantilly

November 29, 2018

Oct. 25 marked the first time in recent Chantilly history that a serving member...

Journalism triumphs at VHSL championship

November 29, 2018

In late October, journalism staff members traveled to Harrisonburg to attend...

October 2, 2018

Assistant Principal Mike Astudillo, English teacher Matt Hendricks and...

A “fresh” start to the Class of 2022

September 17, 2018

As the Class of 2022 transitions into high school, many members of the...

Voice of justice?
Staff editorial: Tardy tables

October 18, 2018

Recently, the school has implemented the tardy table policy, a measure...

More extracurriculars should be gender neutral

October 17, 2018

The school provides a wide array of opportunities for students to participate...

Students need more mental health support

October 17, 2018

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, one in every five...

Paying for Participation

November 21, 2017

Public school was founded on the basic idea that every student, regardless...

Chargers ice hockey heats up the season

January 11, 2019

The excitement of making memories while doing what one loves is almost...

January 11, 2019

Girls’ sports dominated the competition this fall, with all four teams,...

December 21, 2018

The varsity boys' basketball team this year has a different dynamic than...

Students celebrate holidays away from home

January 7, 2019

Whether it be Christmas, Hanukkah, or Kwanzaa, Chargers have celebrated...

Every step counts

November 30, 2018

The cheering crowd takes off, knowing every step is promoting a brighter...

Unique Thanksgiving traditions bring families closer

November 30, 2018

Many think Thanksgiving is based solely around delicious foods and sweet...