The Purple Tide

Weighing in on common mental disorders

Alida D'Souza, Staff writer

December 8, 2015

Having a positive attitude, engaging in activities and working hard on a daily basis are just a few of the factors that nourish a healthy lifestyle. Some, however, find it exceedingly difficult to do these things. They may be b...

Girls’ soccer and field hockey teams put together annual haunted house

Alida D'Souza and Lexie Buswell

December 8, 2015

The faint sound of screams pierced the air as children were chased by a group of people dressed up as scary creatures with chainsaws. The Haunted House was packed with thrills for people of all ages. Those who attended the event, ...

Students voice their opinions on their jobs

Alida D'Souza, staff writer

October 1, 2015

Getting a job while in high school isn’t always an easy process, but it is one that is both beneficial and engaging. Several students look for a way to earn money during their high school years. Senior Chloe Pantophlet works at Bagel Budd...

April 28, 2015

Varsity Baseball handed Oakton their first loss of the season. Top ranked and previously unbeaten Oakton was taken down 5-0. Junior Forest Wagner was the star of the game, delivering an amazing performance to lead the chargers...

The Right To Exist

Alina Besalel, Staff Writer

January 15, 2015

The United Nations has acknowledged the Rohingya population of Myanmar (pronounced “Burma”), a primarily Buddhist nation, as one of the most persecuted ethnic minorities in existence. The government of their country, conversely,...

Boys Cross Country Qualifies for the State Championships

Alisha Compton and Caroline Ready

November 14, 2014

Over the past few years the boys’ varsity cross country team has put in hours of work in order to win many accolades. On Nov. 15 at Great Plains the boys’ team will attempt to defend their state title with senior Ryan McGorty...

All About That Bass (And Treble)

Alina Besalel, Staff Writer

November 14, 2014

At 7pm yesterday, the school auditorium was packed with friends, families and students celebrating music at the Fall Chorus Concert. Choral director Evan Ayars is excited that students had an opportunity to perform songs that...