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Career Day

Julia Antinori February 1, 2023

A Day Full Of Careers Every school year, CDS organizes a day dedicated to showcasing a number of different careers. Many students look forward to the day as they can gain a better understanding of a...

Remembering Coach Wodrich

Staff Writer January 30, 2023

It is hard to think of someone who better exemplifies what it means to be a Patriot than Coach Bitha Wodrich. It is with heavy hearts that we remember her life and celebrate her legacy -- the hundreds,...

The FIFA World Cup arrives at Carrollwood Day School

Cathy Philip December 13, 2022

Eyes are glued to the screen, anticipating the foreseeable future. Everyone watching has the same fear lingering in their minds; will their team fumble the goal? Conversing with friends is not an option...

Students Show Their Appreciation

Students Show Their Appreciation

Cathy Philip December 8, 2022

The students in Mrs. Santiago’s advisory are showing their appreciation for their teachers and peers this week. Students are writing letters of appreciation, dedicated to the faculty at CDS, to show...

Barry Chamberlin is the new athletic director at Carrollwood Day School.

CDS Welcomes New Athletic Director

Luke Wallace December 8, 2022

This year CDS has a new athletic director, Mr. Chamberlin. I sat down with him for an interview on the 1st to see his goals, his sports life, and much more. Mr. Chamberlin is from San Antonio, Texas,...

The music power hour allows for Diploma Program students, who are not currently in a music class, to participate in the orchestra.

Music In the Making

Cathy Philip December 1, 2022

During the newly implemented Power Hour, which provides a late 9:30 AM school-day start for upper school students, many choose to catch up on their sleep. Others study or meet with teachers, while some...

CDS Football Travels to North Carolina to Secure Victory

Luke Wallace September 7, 2022

This past Thursday and Friday, the varsity football team took a road trip up to North Carolina to play the Christ School Greenies. On the way up, the team stopped in Atlanta and Clemson, touring both Clemson...

The cap toss photo is a tradition for every senior class at CDS.

Class of 2022 Graduates

Adele Sands June 1, 2022

Carrollwood Day School’s culture is rich in traditions. From annual teacher-student volleyball matches, Holi celebrations, and hallway decorating during spirit week to Personal Project Fair, the International...

The class of 2025 will begin their personal projects for the 2023 Personal Projects Fair next year.

9th Grade Dives Into Personal Projects

Sarah N May 19, 2022

The freshman class of 2025 have started talking about their personal projects! The freshman heard a couple of speakers and heard stories about their personal experience with the project. Some students...

Many meals were supplied to show the gratitude for CDS students, like this ice cream bar.

Tuning in on Teacher Appreciation Week

Jenna Nohra May 19, 2022

Tuning in on Teacher Appreciation Week The gratitude which students feel for their teachers should never go unsaid, but especially on teacher appreciation week! This week our amazing teachers are being...

The class of 2026 made the community a better place with their 8th grade community projects.

Julia: 8th grade Community Project

Julia Antinori May 18, 2022

8th graders take a stand in the community Every year at CDS, the eighth grade students work to create a community project. The MYP program pushes students to pursue service- learning and communicate...

After the Regional Track and Field meet, CDS has seven athletes competing in the state championship meet.

Track goes to Regionals and Moves on to States

Tayshaun Burney May 13, 2022

Regional Track Meet The Regional track meet was on May 4th, in Naples at Community school of Naples. The team has both some runners and throwers that had a chance of making it to states. Athletes...

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