The Purple Tide

What’s new this school year?

October 2, 2019

El Paso, a western Texas city that is 80% Hispanic, recently suffered from a...

Governor Ralph Northam visits to promote tech jobs for youths

October 1, 2019

On Sept. 10, Governor Ralph Northam’s statewide workforce development listening...

April 29, 2019

Reciting lines, applying makeup, fixing the lights, testing the sound and running...

Not your childhood Barbie

March 28, 2019

Toy companies like Mattel and Lego have been entertaining children since the...

New courses offer additional academic opportunities
Chantilly says hello to over 50 new staff members

September 26, 2019

With approximately 3,000 students currently attending Chantilly, one can...

Governor’s School provides unique summer experience

September 26, 2019

While some students spent the summer abroad in paradise, others found paradise...

Staff editorial: Action needed in climate change debate
The vaping epidemic must be stopped

October 2, 2019

Students currently in middle and high school have grown up surrounded by...

Work hard, sleep harder

March 25, 2019

Toward the beginning of the year, a typical student feels refreshed and...

Time is running out for the world

March 25, 2019

By the year 2030, the global average temperature will rise above 35 degrees,...

Personal column: How I have dealt with dysthymia

February 28, 2019

Many nights, I'd sit upright in my bed just staring at the clock with a...

Tennis state champion reflects on high school career
Summer training jumpstarts fall sports

September 26, 2019

Making s’mores with friends and sitting around a bonfire are almost always...

Recipe for success: ingredients of a strong sports team

September 26, 2019

At every sports event, athletes gather from near and far, competing against...

Girls’ lacrosse aims high after team transition

March 28, 2019

Cutting, cradling and sprinting out on the field, the girls’ lacrosse...

October 1, 2019

According to Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), an organization...

Students spend their summer traveling the globe

September 26, 2019

As the weather warmed up, the sun shined longer and students were relieved...

Student athletic trainers provide essential support for athletes in need

March 25, 2019

From shin splints to broken limbs, the Athletic Trainer Student Assistants...