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The Patriot Press

The Patriot Press

Lauren Smith, Writer, Editor

Lauren is a sophomore, and a staff writer and editor for The Patriot Press. Lauren enjoys spending her time with Mrs. Contreras in MUN, and also enjoys participating on the CDS soccer and flag football teams. Lauren's most recent Netflix binge was "You" (she highly recommends it). In her free time she enjoys reading and hanging out with friends.


Lauren's Playlist:

  1. The Way - Tate McRae
  2. Bored - Billie Eilish
  3. My Shot - Hamilton
  4. Confident - Justin Bieber
  5. Without Me - Eminem
  6. Garden - SZA
  7. Calma (remix) - Pedro Capó & Farruko
  8. Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana
  9. The Real Slim Shady - Eminem
All content by Lauren Smith
The five senoirs on the CDS team were honored at thier senior night.

Girls Soccer Senior Night

Lauren Smith January 20, 2022

CDS vs. Out of Door Academy, CDS lost 0-2 On Thursday January 13th, the CDS girls’ varsity soccer team celebrated their senior night against Out of Door Academy at half time. As the 2022 girls’...

Lights! Camera! Action! Students win big at film festival

Lauren Smith May 12, 2021

Thee first annual Patriot Film Festival was held on Friday, April 30. SteveSpaulding, theDPFilm teacher, alongside Jim Poulin and the class of DMC are to thank for this new tradition. The event...

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...

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