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The CDS theater is being prepared for the upcoming play in late February.

Matilda the Musical

Carly Elliott February 11, 2022

This February, the CDS theater department and their fearless leader/director, Colleen McEvoy will be bringing their rendition of Dennis Kelly’s “Matilda the Musical”  to the stage!  Matilda...

The CDS HOSA-Future Health Professionals event winners that have qualified for the State competition.

HOSA Competition

Adele Sands February 10, 2022

After having everything from athletics to school being shut down, and put online, the Carrollwood Day School HOSA- Future Health Professionals were eager to attend the 2022 Winter Leadership Conference...

Hidden Gems: Soul Food

Hidden Gems: Soul Food

Kaitlyn Xu, Editor-in-Chief February 10, 2022

Located in the outskirts of Ybor City, 7th and Grove’s vibrant and easygoing atmosphere makes it the perfect hangout spot. The whole of the interior is divided into two main rooms, the lounge and the...

Lights! Camera! Action! Students win big at film festival

Lauren Smith May 12, 2021

Thee first annual Patriot Film Festival was held on Friday, April 30. SteveSpaulding, theDPFilm teacher, alongside Jim Poulin and the class of DMC are to thank for this new tradition. The event...

More Levels Needed for English Classes

Gabrielle Anderson May 12, 2021

As a person whose greatest compani ons were books for a great number of years, literature means a lot to me. When I first came here, I was overjoyed at the inclusive and welcoming environment...

AP vs IB

Advanced Placement vs IB Classes

Adele Sands and Finlay O’Connor May 12, 2021

Extra Benefit >Extra Stress - Adele Sands    Advanced Placement classes at a total International Baccalaureate school may seem like a waste of time and effort to students, but adding an...

Changes to BYOD Policy Offer Savings

Lily Conrad May 12, 2021

     The 2021-2022 year will bring new beginnings with CDS allowing for all different devices on the campus as an alternative for the Apple MacBooks that are required now. For grades 6-12,...



Kaitlyn Xu, Editor-in-Chief May 12, 2021

 #STOPASIANHATE. The hashtag alongside a movement against rising anti-Asian sentiments. The movement has been gaining traction following the shooting of 8 people (6 of them Asian women) in Asian-owned...

Tim Walsh giving speech

Meet the New Head of Upper School: Timothy Walsh

Ava O’Connor May 11, 2021

Beginning July 1, Timothy P. Walsh will be the new Head of Upper School. But he also is a Ben and Jerry?s Chocolate Fudge Brownie-loving, science-obsessed, dishwasher-loading pro. For the past...

Where We Stand: Political Poll

Political Activity at CDS

Morgan Allen March 13, 2021

 A "political issue" is defined as "any question that deals with how power is distributed and how it operates within social organization, and how people think about, and engage in, their communities...

Modifying Normal Life During COVID-19: Patriot Buddies

Modifying Normal Life During COVID-19: Patriot Buddies

Lauren Smith March 12, 2021

   Every school year since 2012 first graders and seniors are paired together within their interests in a program called Patriot Buddies. To help integrate first graders into the Bearss Ave campus...

Spring Break Top 3

Spring Break Top 3

Compiled by the Patriot Press Staff March 12, 2021

With spring break right around the corner and COVID restrictions keeping you home, here's 5 five local places to go, 5 fun recipes to make, and 5 Netflix shows to binge. 5 local covid safe places to...

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