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!
Why the old Elder lunch was just fine the way it was.

Why the old Elder lunch was just fine the way it was.

October 19, 2020

Lunch at Elder High School is something that most if not all students love. Sitting and eating lunch...

Subway or Penn Station

Subway or Penn Station

October 14, 2020

A question that has been going on for as long as the Earth has been spinning: Which is better Penn Station...

The new desks installed at Elder at the start of the 2020 school year

New Desks vs. Old Desks: which is superior?

September 18, 2020

We have all seen that there is a great deal of change occurring at Elder right now.  The PFC is almost...

Purple Quill Podcast: Lackluster Lunches and Tortuous TikTok

Purple Quill Podcast: Lackluster Lunches and Tortuous TikTok

March 6, 2020

In recent times, many changes and improvements have been made around Elder, including its physical and...

Cheering section performing the famous 'Nani Nani' before a game in 2017

Friday nights best themes

September 6, 2019

Friday Nights under the lights are finally here. The student section goes crazy every game while cheering on their teammates, and friends on the field. It is a great atmosphe...


Open wide for Big Mouth

September 5, 2019

Do you like funny, dirty, comedy television shows? Well it must be your lucky day because do I have the...

My brother the snail

DJ Melillo '19, staff Writter

April 11, 2019

Many of you may not know this, but I have a younger brother that is a freshman. His name is Wesley Melillo. Wesley plays football and is on the wrestling team. I would say he is a fairly active student at this school. Wesley is a very unique person though, he does odd things and resembles a rat/snail like creature. I am here...

The Pit with a Snowy Covering

Tales of snow days

February 4, 2019

Snow days, everyone loves them. That call, either late at night or early in the morning, might just...

How many is too many?

How many is too many?

May 8, 2018

Senioritis is not the only disease seniors contract during their last year at Elder. Students tend to...

University of Cincinnati Lindner College of Business

Lindner College of Business set to finish new building

May 7, 2018

This year graduating high school seniors heading to the University Of Cincinnati Lindner College Of Business have...

Quill Power Rankings: Second Semester 2018

Quill Power Rankings: Second Semester 2018

May 2, 2018

The Purple Quill is a prestigious club that only few Elder students have been fortunate enough to be a ...



April 15, 2018

Dropping all pretense and prejudice, I commiserate with Senioritis. Though I cannot condone it. School...

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