The Purple Tide

Students prepare for the annual HOSA blood drive

Julia Shyy, staff writer

March 7, 2016

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Health Occupations Students of America, better known as HOSA, is a Chantilly Academy course that holds a blood drive at the school every year for students. Last year, HOSA received over 200 units of blood from students. Each u...

The New Building Supervisor

John Martin, Assistant Academics Editor

February 7, 2016

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Although often unnoticed by students, custodians are hard at work cleaning up the mess generated by the near-3,000 people roaming the halls each day. Gloria Arias is the new building supervisor in charge of coordinating this ma...

Students voice their opinions on their jobs

Alida D'Souza, staff writer

October 1, 2015

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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...

Teachers share life lessons that impact students after the test

Joey Durkin and Brynn Feighery, assistant business manager and assistant opinions editor

June 8, 2015

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Social Studies teacher Joe Clement Social studies teacher Joe Clement gives his students a weekly message because he cares about their wellbeing. Each Friday he encourages his students to make the right choices for themselves...

Band of brothers

Band of brothers

April 30, 2015

Q&A with Obscure Club Sponors

Joey Durkin, Assistant Business Manager

March 26, 2015

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Many clubs in the school are widely known. There are, however, more clubs beneath the mainstream surface; such as the Origami Club, Equestrian Interest Club, and Bhangra Club. The niche that these clubs occupy is small, making...

Runs in the Family

Sudharshana Krishnan, Assistant Arts & Style Editor

February 26, 2015

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Painting, pizza, landscaping, autobody, and tex-mex make up the multitude of unique family businesses that students are involved in. Although many students have different feelings towards their families businesses, they also help...