The Purple Quill

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Here's why graduation at the Pit should be here to stay

Why graduation at the Pit is great enough to stay

April 26, 2020

Obviously, this whole pandemic has taken its toll on everyone, the Elder community being no exception....

New scoreboard adds to The Pit's history

New scoreboard adds to The Pit’s history

September 6, 2019

When you walk (or run) into the Pit this year, you’ll notice the brandnew scoreboard that sits in front...

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...

Cheerleaders lead in Los Angeles Rams chant,

Should we have more pep rallies?

February 5, 2019

The word pride is often associated with Elder High School's long-time standing traditions. Showcasing...

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

The best “section” themes at Elder

February 4, 2019

Part of the great tradition we have here at Elder definitely entails the athletic side of campus life....

10 things I'll miss about Elder High School

10 things I’ll miss about Elder High School

December 2, 2018

Slowly but surely, I am beginning to realize that my time here at Elder is coming to an end. This year...

Over 13,000 pack tight  into the Pit as ESPN visits.

13,000 crowd “The Pit”

October 15, 2018

September 6th, 2009, was a day no Elder football fan will ever forget. This was the day when the Westsi...

Lacrosse season’s end signals last hurrah for seniors

Corbin Scholtes '18, Staff Writer

May 24, 2018

After a great four years, our senior lacrosse season is coming to a tragic ending. Four long years of blood, sweat, and tears to turn the program into what it is today. This year has been a rollercoaster and is one for the history books. Although starting off the season at a rough 4 and 6, I believe we truly aren’t as shabby...

Bono during his sophomore season which he put up 20 tackles, 23 assisted tackles, two forced fumbles, and 6.0 sacks

Bono’s journey to Chestnut Hill

April 9, 2018

“Football has taught me how to never give up when times are hard. It has also taught me perseverance and how to become a better leader through the game.” - Spencer Bono

Elder’s paper airplane competition soars into view

November 3, 2017

Watch as some of Elder's finest paper airplane people clash head to head to see who is the best builder/thrower....

Perfect representation of the OHSAA point system

OHSAA system stirs controversy once again

November 3, 2017

For those who don't know, the football team has been eliminated from playoff contention due to the loss...

Image from Ted Talk Sports

The Pit gives youth football players a game to remember

November 3, 2017

As a grade school football player, waking up on game days was one of the best feelings you could ask...

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