The Purple Tide

2019-2020 Staff

Thalia Sabit

Thalia Sabit

Thalia Sabit is a senior in her fourth year writing for The Purple Tide. She enjoys reading, staying outdoors and caring for her gecko.

Irene Si

Irene Si

Irene Si is a senior and this is her fourth year with the Purple Tide. She’s also a tutor at the school’s Writing Center. In her free time, she loves to read poetry, play Sudoku and go on picnics with her family. She’s an ice...

Anagha Gummadivalli

Anagha Gummadivalli

Anagha Gummadivalli is a senior and copy editor for The Purple Tide, who is in her fourth year of journalism. In her free time, she enjoys reading mystery novels and playing cards with her family. ...

Shivani Sethu

Shivani Sethu

Shivani Sethu is a senior and the managing editor of The Purple Tide. She enjoys playing and listening to music, as well as hanging out with her dog, Jessie Waitforit Sethu. She also tutors elementary schoolers in English and...

Blake Jocuns

Blake Jocuns

Blake Jocuns has been a part of The Purple Tide for four years and is now a senior. They are an avid volleyball player and are always striving to get better. With a love of art and music, there is always some creative new idea...

Nayana Celine Xavier

Nayana Celine Xavier

Nayana Celine Xavier is a senior and the Academics Editor for the Purple Tide. When she’s not advocating for e-waste recycling, you can find her searching for the perfect GIF (pronounced JIF!) and constantly confusing the use...

Terra Nagai

Terra Nagai

Terra Nagai is a senior and this is his third year in The Purple Tide. He enjoys playing soccer, as he is involved in the school team, his club team and his local semi-professional team. He loves to listen to music and hang out...

Gray Jones

Gray Jones

Gray Jones is a senior in her third year working for The Purple Tide publication. She will be one of the three Editors-in-Chief this school year. She is a sprinter and hurdler on the track team. In her free time, she loves reading...

Aarthika Krishnan

Aarthika Krishnan

Aarthika is a senior and Editor-in-Chief of The Purple Tide. She enjoys writing fantasy and romance novels, daydreaming, making fun of her friends and cuddling with her two adorable kittens.

Shary Ali

Shary Ali

Shary Ali is currently a senior and will be serving as an Editor-in-Chief for the Purple Tide this year. Shary often spends her time working on writing pieces, tutoring students in math, managing at the Writing center and playi...

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Catherine Xu

Catherine is a senior and one of the three Editor-in-Chiefs of The Purple Tide news magazine. She's also involved in the school literary arts magazine, writing center and Math Honor Society. In her spare time, she enjoys writing,...