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Where We Stand: Political Poll

Political Activity at CDS

Morgan Allen March 12, 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...

Heartbeat in the Darkness

Heartbeat in the Darkness

Kyra Olson March 12, 2021

   The DP theatre class here at CDS wrote, choreographed, directed, and performed “A Heartbeat in the Darkness” this winter. The entire play was done in masks and socially distanced, and then recorded...

Construction of New Building Begins: A Look Inside

Construction of New Building Begins: A Look Inside

Ava O’Connor March 12, 2021

   On campus, it is all anyone can talk about, and it's not even built yet. One of the largest focal points at CDS is the Center for Innovation. This is the 40,600 square foot, two-story hub for science...

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Middle School Athletes Step Up to Plate

Lia Agliata March 12, 2021

   Every athlete knows it takes hard work and dedication to balance both school and sports. These middle school athletes share the challenges they go through with not only being a student athlete, but...

Editorial: Prioritize Parking for Student Drivers

Editorial: Prioritize Parking for Student Drivers

March 12, 2021

   The student parking at South Beach is far from perfect. On land rented by a neighboring church, Carrollwood Day School students have the inconvenience of parking in a dirt field. As CDS grew, parking...

Spring Sports Preview: What to Watch

James Jenkins March 12, 2021

   As winter sports are being wrapped up, athletics have begun to start moving into the spring season. Some of the long awaited spring sports include  baseball, spring football, softball, track and...

Modifying Normal Life During COVID-19: Admissions Shadowing

Abby Pyle March 12, 2021

   “Some parents don’t want their kids to come in. They are doing virtual and they are just staying in their house,” says Charlotte Benziger, the Admissions Associate at CDS. This seems to be a...

ALP: Lessons from a Student who’s in it for the Long Haul

Gabrielle Anderson March 12, 2021

   As one of roughly fifty students that has chosen to remain online throughout the year, I have experienced the many pitfalls and zeniths of learning through a screen. I have come to understand that...

What’s Up with Lockdown Drills?

Sierra Irvine March 12, 2021

   With outside threats always being a possibility, lockdown drills are essential to keeping students safe throughout the school year. When these safety precautions come to a stop, it becomes a concern...

COVID and the Fine Arts

COVID and the Fine Arts

Kyra Olson January 6, 2021

Many things have changed during this year in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and protect people. Classrooms have spread out and activities altered in all classes and departments. The fine...

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