The Purple Tide

Students give back with Cards for Care

Julia Shyy, staff writer

April 8, 2016

Filed under Academics

There are a number of clubs here at the school that students can choose to join, and now students will have another club to consider. “Cards for Care is a club where students gather together to give back to their communit...

Subschool Assistants: The unsung heros of Chantilly

Sudharshana Krishnan and Valerie Bueno

March 7, 2016

Filed under Academics

Most students see them at least a few times in their high school career, sitting in front of each of the subschools with a table full of passes and schedules. With the amount of responsibilities they attend to on a day-to-day...

Teachers go beyond the curriculum to help their students

Brynn Feighery, Academics Editor

December 8, 2015

Filed under Academics

Though many teachers have limited their lessons strictly to the designated curriculum, some teachers have expanded their classes’ learning experience beyond the information in textbooks. Teachers may choose include unconventio...

It’s Twins!

Julia Shyy, staff writer

November 4, 2015

Filed under Academics

  Taking care of kids naturally comes with many responsibilities. Whether you’re a teacher or a parent, watching over kids is no easy task. English teachers David and Lyndsay Friedman are no longer taking care of just ...

Google Classroom

Brynn Feighery, Academics Editor

September 29, 2015

Filed under Academics

Learning has evolved in more ways than imaginable within the last ten years. Today’s high school students can now remember the days when standardized tests were taken via pencil and paper, assignments were written down in planners ...

FCPS debates Grading System Change

June 3, 2015

Filed under Academics, News

From the moment a student enters high school until the time they throw their caps in the air at graduation, one of the biggest concerns among students is their grades. Many students work hard in order to obtain high grades and...