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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”...

The Personal Projects come to a close

Cathy Philip March 9, 2023

It was a sunny Thursday, March 2nd of 2023 that marked an end to the MYP Personal Projects for the Class of 2025. It was a bittersweet moment, the traditional rite-of-passage for the 10th graders, but...

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...

HOSA heads to states!

HOSA heads to states!

Cathy Philip January 22, 2023

The 2023 Regional HOSA competition was held at Middleton High School on January 21st, 2023. Tension was high and the nervousness was palpable, but ultimately, the Patriots fought through it and many placed! Carrollwood...

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...

Patriots Basketball Kick Off the 22-23 Season With a Win

Cathy Philip December 3, 2022

The Boys Varsity Basketball team started off the season with a strong win! The team’s first game of the 2022-2023 season was on Wednesday, facing Clearwater Central Catholic. The Patriots defeated the...

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...

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