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March Vaping Awareness Week 4

Cathy Philip March 25, 2023

Week Four (How CDS should tackle the vaping epidemic): With vaping becoming a nationwide epidemic and vaping companies targeting teenagers, students are now more prone to vaping than they ever have...

Vaping Awareness Month: Week 3

Cathy Philip March 15, 2023

Week Three (Overcoming the Addiction): As vaping increases in popularity, especially among middle and high school students, young teens often feel peer pressured and say “I’ll just try it once”...

Vaping Awareness Month: Week 2

Cathy Philip March 9, 2023

Did you know that Juul was the most popular e-cigarette brand among middle and high schoolers in 2020? Feeding into teens and adults’ unhealthy addiction to vaping, each JUUL contains 40 mg of nicotine...

7 Marine Animals You Didn’t Know Are Facing Extinction

Hannah VerHoef March 3, 2023

Animals become endangered for a multitude of reasons, whether it be human interference, environmental changes, invasive species, or some other unknown cause. One of the simplest things a person can do...

Should Standardized Test Be Mandatory?

Fion Zheng March 3, 2023

Everyone knows the stress that hits every student once it's time for them to take the SAT or ACT. The panic the students feel and the amount of studying and practice they have to do to get an acceptable...

Chatting with ChatGPT

Cathy Philip March 3, 2023

Many of you might have heard of the online tool “ChatGPT” in the recent news. Some say it is incredibly harmful, others say it’s extremely helpful. So what exactly is Chat GPT, and why do some have...

March Vaping Awareness

Cathy Philip March 1, 2023

March is Vaping Awareness Month, and to recognize this, I decided to dedicate the articles this month to raise awareness of the Vaping epidemic and address the concerns regarding vaping. Week One (How...

Tampa Has a New Standard When it Comes to Italian: Olivia’s

Alice Sutton February 25, 2023

Our evening started with my sister getting deferred from her top college. We had just sat down, the waiter had not even arrived with the waters yet when my sister received the email. But did that ruin...

Patriot Nation Spotlight: ECCs Big Room

Patriot Nation Spotlight: ECC’s Big Room

Rebecca O'Brien March 22, 2022

Creativity, thinkers, communication, and balanced are all traits that Carrollwood Day School’s students are all about. In our youngest campus, the Early Childhood Campus, or the ECC, these traits come...

Tampa mural made of felt, located in Tampa Fresh Foods

The Felt Grocery Store Taking Over TikTok

Kaitlyn Xu February 11, 2022

At first glance, “Tampa Fresh Foods” appears to be just a normal grocery store with an unjustly long line that wraps around the block. At closer glance, the canned beans and heads of lettuce that stock...

Tricks of the Trade: Personal Projects Pointers

Adele Sands November 29, 2021

Personal Projects at CDS are a right of passage for every student that is either an upperclassman, a current sophomore, or a freshman. Each student that is in the Upper School has had to complete or will...

Sports Analysis: Miami Heat

Gabriel Troya November 29, 2021

July 20 - November 8 In 2020, Jimmy Butler's first year with the Miami Heat, he would lead a dominant Heat team to the NBA finals. They wound up sweeping the first two teams they played in the first...

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