The Purple Quill

  • September 5Check out our new Quill staff members for 2020-21; click Staff above
  • September 18Did you know that we accept student submissions? You don't have to be enrolled in Journalism to get "published."
  • September 16New articles may be uploaded every day, but submissions are added by the 10th of each month!

2019-2020 Staff

Henry Mazza ’21

"The only time I set the bar low is for limbo." - Michael Scott

Gus Schlomer ’21

Quill Vet, trying to go to college for journalism. @stoolpresidente is my dad. I love you, Dave. Panthers by 1000. "You'd never believe how hard it is to find a wet suit in Boston." - Dave Portnoy President of Barstool...

Lukas Marlman ’21

"No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar." -Abraham Lincoln

Adam Duwel ’21

“To infinity and beyond!”- Toy Story

Rob Engelhardt ’20

"I don't even know what that means, No one knows what it means, but it's provocative "- Kanye

Nicholas Hunter ’20

"Everybody's gotta live, and everybody's gonna die. Everybody just wanna have a good, good time. I think you know the reason why" - Mac Miller

Michael Connolly ’20

"If you can make it through the night there's a brighter day." - Tupac Shakur. Authentic, Tom Brady enthusiast, Baseball fanatic.

Jason Thomas ’20

"All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open...

Dakota Postel ’20

"The Zen philosopher Basha once wrote, 'A flute with no holes, is not a flute. A donut with no hole, is a Danish.'" - Ty Webb

Jake Byrne ’20

Don't do they, do you. Say what you mean and mean what you say. #Bang

Henry Mazza ’21

"I don't know what it is wit females, but I'm not too good at that shit" - Kanye West

Gus Middendorf ’21

"The ceiling is the roof" - Michael Jordan

Zach Thompson ’20

"Do not follow where the pay may lead. Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail." -Ralph Waldo Emerson

Mitch Bareswilt ’21

"When I go to Subway I ask for a water glass and I always fill it with Fresca because I'm a monster, sir." - Andres Holmvik  

Chase Schaerer ’20

"Sometimes I'll start a sentence and I don't even know where it's going. I just hope I find it along the way." - Michael Scott  

Jackson Geiser ’20

Failure is not the opposite of success, it is part of it.

Jackson Grimmelsman ’21

“Why don’t I go eat some hay? I can make things out of clay, or lay by the bay. I just may. Whaddya say?” — Happy Gilmore

Joseph Book ’20

"I am the wisest man, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing" - Plato

Jack Langen ’20

Just an old chunk of coal...

Thomas Peters ’20

"Do or do not, there is no try"- Yoda

Jack Bruggeman ’20

First year writer for The Quill! "Now that's what I call high quality H2O"- Bobby Boucher

Adam Duwel ’21

"The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing." -Walt Disney

Carmine Domenicone ’20

Second year on the Quill, with much more left in the tank. Honored to accept the Editor in Chief role alongside my brother, Mason "Cheddar Chunk" Berger. Looking forward to my last ride with the boys this senior year... stay tune...

Connor Magness ’20

You've probably seen me around the hall known for my muscle definition and 6'-5", 250 frame. First year guy on The Quill. "I'm not great at the advice. Can I interest you in a sarcastic comment?" - Chandler Bing

Lukas Marlman ’21

"No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar." -Abraham Lincoln

Gus Schlomer ’21

" Oh God, my mind is going a mile an hour" - Michael Scott

Mason Berger ’20

Quill veteran. Undisputed leader of the staff. Elder football and baseball. If you can't take the heat, get out of the kitchen. Don't write checks you can't cash. "I pity the fool." - Mr. T

Jacob Cowans ’20

This is my first year working for The Purple Quill, and I can't wait to get some awesome stories out! I am a cross country and track runner for Elder, and was in the art club for three years. I am also in the Honor's Program ...

Nicholas Seger ’20

"Time isn't the main thing. It's the only thing." - Miles Davis

Zack Williams ’20

10% luck, 20% skill, 15% concentrated power of will, 5% pleasure, 50% pain is 100% reason to remember the name-ZDUB-ZACK WILLIAMS....WHATCHA NAME! ELECTRIC FACTORY...ELDER-ELDER-ELDER. GO PANTHERS

Mr. Rogers

Mr. Gary Rogers has been advising the staff of The Purple Quill since he joined the Elder faculty in the winter of 2011. In the summer of 2012, he attended a Journalism "bootcamp" at the Reynolds Institute in Reno, Nevada. While th...

WP Twitter Auto Publish Powered By :
The online student news site of Elder High School
Quill Issues