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P.E. coaches Kelvin Jones and Steve Debo.

Let’s Get Physical: Patriot Spotlight on P.E.

Jenna Nohra April 25, 2022

Teamwork makes the dream work! Physical Education is extremely important for students to grow and connect with their peers and CDS has one of the best high school PE departments in Tampa. Students can...

Class of 2024 standing in front of Harvard University during their sophomore class trip to Boston.

A Wicked Good Time: C/O 2024 Takes Boston By Storm

Cheyenne Irvine April 25, 2022

The 10th graders headed to Boston April 4th – or they tried to. The Boston trip was “wicked” fun, but came with a couple of curve balls. Day 1: flights were canceled due to weather over the weekend....

Bouncy obstacle course at Sons Day.

Son Day, Fun Day!

Rebecca O'Brien April 25, 2022

Son’s and parents are allowed to connect while having fun at Carrollwood Day School’s Son’s Day. This tradition allows for bonding between sons and dads during fun activities such as dodgeball, obstacle...

DP Art Showcase Dazzles the Senses

Patriot Press Staff April 25, 2022

  On April 13 CDS MYP and DP art, theatre, and music students exhibited their talents at the DP Art Showcase.

Class of 2026 in front of The White House.

Patriots C/O 2026 Visit Washington, D.C.

Julia Antinori April 25, 2022

The Patriots are on the road again! The eighth-grade students recently traveled to Washington D.C. for the first time since the beginning of COVID in 2020. Students were able to experience many aspects...

The CDS first grade dressed up to celebrate the 100th day of the school year.

100 Days Smarter, 100 Days Brighter: 1st Grade Celebrates the 100th Day of School

Cheyenne Irvine March 22, 2022

The 100th day of school is celebrated by the Carrollwood Day School elementary school students and their teachers. When asked about this tradition, Kara Dozier, a 1st grade teacher said, “We are 100...

Girls Softball Team Photo

2022 Softball Season Starts

Brooke Prather March 11, 2022

The Carrollwood Day School 2022 softball season has just begun, and the coaches and players are thrilled for upcoming games and practices. Last season Patriot’s softball made drastic improvements and...

Fifth grade students in the elementary school create a business to sell their goods to others.

Young Entrepreneur’s Day Teaches Students Critical Thinking and Business Acumen

Sierra Irvine March 11, 2022

On Wednesday, March 9th the 5th graders took to the courtyard to show off their businesses and what they created. There were many businesses that the elementary schoolers could choose from. The items included...

8th grade Spanish honors society

Middle School Spanish Honors Society: Behind the Scenes

Julia Antinori March 11, 2022

The Sociedad Hispanica de Amistad is the middle school Spanish honors society. This society is available to 8th grade students that maintained an A average during their 7th grade year. The purpose of this...

Madison R. created a sports talk podcast in her Digital Media Creation class.

“Sports Talk With Madison”

Lia Agliata March 9, 2022

Sports Talk With Madison Madison R. is the author of “Sports Talk With Madison” – a sports podcast completed for Mr. Jim Poulin’s digital media class. She has been playing volleyball for 4 years,...

The middle school dressed up to present their Shakespeare projects.

Shakespeare Festival Makes Literature Come To Life

Jenna Nohra March 9, 2022

A long-lasting Carrollwood Day School tradition known as Shakespeare Festival has grown and developed with its students. From individual performances, projects, talks, and class adaptations, to the new...

Students were able to walk around the project fair to view each others hard work on the Personal Projects.

Passion and Action Converge: Personal Projects Fair 2022

Adele Sands March 9, 2022

Carrollwood Day School’s class of 2024 completed a major rite of passage for IB students around the world this month. The current sophomores had been working on projects for about a year, and in the...

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