The online student news site of Elder High School


Egyptian Official blames ‘Tom and Jerry’ for violence in the Middle East

Alex Wertz '16, Online Editor

Yes, you read that headline right; Salah Abdel-Sadek, head of Egypt's State Information Service, spoke at a forum in Cairo last week. In front of reporters and public figures,...  Read More »

May 10, 2016 • 0 comments

The 2016 Presidential Primaries Drama Show

Bobby Wynn '16, Staff Writer

Without question, this year's presidential campaign has been far more interesting than any other race in the recent past.  A self-claimed socialist, a celebrity, a possible crim...  Read More »

April 13, 2016 • 0 comments

  • Explaining the Panama Papers April 7, 2016
  • The aftermath of the New Hampshire primary February 11, 2016
  • Caucuses: Results and Predictions February 8, 2016

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A new edition of the senior awards

Alex Wertz '16, Online Editor

If you've seen the nominations in The Purple Quill's senior awards ballot, you probably recognized that a lot of the nominations were repeats. The nominees were chosen b...  Read More »

May 17, 2016 • 7 comments

  • Hardcore Parkour May 11, 2016
  • Elder students look forward to summer May 9, 2016
  • Seniors initiated into Alumni Association May 9, 2016

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My day at GABP

Jacob Geiser '16, Co-Editor in Chief

As my senior year is winding down, the more you cherish the moments you have left at Elder. Ohio University is the next step for me. What I have done as part of The Purple Qui...  Read More »

May 5, 2016 • 0 comments

  • Kerr keeps winning April 14, 2016
  • UCONN women continue to flex their Dominance April 13, 2016
  • Carle’s NFL Mock Draft April 13, 2016

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Recent Sports Scores

  • Thursday, January 7

    Varsity Wrestling Dual

    EHS 30 - Moeller 35

  • Tuesday, January 5

    Varsity Basketball

    EHS 45 - Cooper 47

  • Sunday, January 3

    Varsity Hockey

    EHS 7 - Alter 0

  • Saturday, January 2

    Varsity Bowling

    EHS 3398 - Louisville Tourney 3540

  • Saturday, November 14

    Varsity Football

    EHS 41 - Hilliard Darby 13

Arts & Entertainment

It’s Always Sunny Sweeps through Elder

Rocco Salamone '16, Online Co-editor

Television has been a key part of most people’s lives since its arrival in the late 1920s. Once there used to be only news and some silly shows on the televisions across...  Read More »

May 6, 2016 • 0 comments

Addressing The Ranch

Joe Weiner '16, Online Co-editor

The Ranch was what I what I expected and a little bit more. I like most things Ashton Kutcher does and this was no exception. When I heard the Danny Masterson and Ashton K...  Read More »

May 6, 2016 • 0 comments

West Side Schools recreate West Side Story

Adam Noeth '17, Staff Writer

Every year some of the most talented students at Seton and Elder High schools work tirelessly throughout the year to put on a musical in the spring. Students auditioned for...  Read More »

April 14, 2016 • 0 comments

  • Disney impresses again with Zootopia April 7, 2016
  • Students shine in Talent Show March 15, 2016

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Tom Otten’s first pitch at GABP

This summer has been a busy one for your humble adviser,...  Read More »

Coach Schoenfeld 2016 Basketball Camp Videos

Every so often, you get a chance to do something that...  Read More »

Intense catcher training at Elder

Soon to be new principal Kurt Ruffing is busy training...  Read More »

Our visit to GABP – 2016

RedsThis year The Purple Quill again visited Great Am...  Read More »

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Letters to The Quill

A letter to the seniors

Alex Wertz '16, News Editor

  My fellow seniors, I don't know about you guys, but each day here seems to be more and more precious as they go by. The morning walks from the Schaeper Center...  Read More »

November 25, 2015 • 0 comments

End the war on women’s body image

November 19, 2014

Response to “Gleeks”

September 14, 2014

Letter about Henkel’s article

April 23, 2014

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