CDS Robotics #1
Congratulations to the CDS Patriot Bots FTC team for their stellar performance at their first tournament of the season. They were one of 21 teams competing at the R.O.B.O.T. League of Tampa Bay competition at Middleton High School. Our team and various alliance partners competed in six matches, winning all six and placing first for the day. At the helm were driver 1, Evan M. ('20), driver 2, Justin M. ('23), and Coach Petra W. ('21). Click here to see our Robotics Team in action!
Practice Makes Awesome
Parth M. ('21) and Nitya M. ('25) competed at the World Karate Championships held in Dublin last week.
COLLEGE COUNSELING COFFEE
Tuesday, November 13 | 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Elementary Multi-Purpose Room
Grades 6 - 12
The topic for this coffee is: Transitions
Parents of students in grades 6 - 12 are invited to attend this series of informational coffees hosted by the College Counseling Department. This month's program will focus on the many transitions our students are facing. Topics will include:
Trends both in and out of our school show students are feeling stressed starting at young ages. This program is part of Carrollwood Day School's commitment to partner with parents to support the overall well-being of our students. Parents with children of all ages are encouraged to attend this program.
Dr. Lindsey O'Brennan is a licensed psychologist and owner of Morningstar Wellness. She works with teens and adults who are experiencing stress, anxiety, and overwhelm due to their school, work, and life demands. She is also an adjunct faculty member and clinical supervisor for school psychology students at University of South Florida. She plays a leadership role in a research project that focuses on developing materials for students, teacher, and parents of high school students in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate classes to help manage the stress associated with their accelerated coursework.
Dr. O'Brennan has done presentations this year for our 9th and 10th grade classes that were very well received by the students.
8th Grade Bonfire and Movie Night
Friday, November 30, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
This annual student event is free of charge. Parents, please use the east (elementary) parking lot to drop off and pick up your 8th grader. Students will enjoy a wonderful evening of s'mores, friends, and fun on Wimbledon Field! Don't forget to bring a blanket or lawn chair to enjoy the movie on the lawn. Bug spray is also suggested.
RSVPs are requested.
At CDS, we encourage our students to give back to the community. As an IB school, we embrace the mission statement of the IBO, which strives to develop “caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect.”
Introducing SPEED Lacrosse
Powered by Under Armour at CDS
Registration is now open for the Winter League! Games will be played on Saturdays on December 8, 15, January 12,19, and February 2. Times will NOT conflict with Saturday Night Under the Lights Flag Football!
3 vs. 3 Coed Youth SPEED Lacrosse as Powered by Under Armour is for Kindergarten - 8th grade boys and girls. Our CDS family is invited to play! Your child will have a great opportunity to continue his/her athletic development. The winter season will culminate with an end-of-season Champions Tournament. It will be a great environment. Read more...
Friday, November 16
Carrollwood Day School will be closing at noon, as scheduled, on Friday, November 16. However, due to unavoidable staffing shortages, CDS will not be able to offer any after school programming next Friday.
We regret have to cancel these programs for next Friday and apologize for any inconvenience these closures may cause our families. Unfortunately, we have received notice from a majority of our after care workers, many of whom are college students, that they will be traveling and unable to work next Friday afternoon.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16
Fall Break Begins
After Care and MS/US Study Hall are CLOSED
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7
There is NO After Care or MS/US Study Hall
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 20
Winter Break Begins
After Care and MS/US Study Hall are available
Carrollwood Day School’s Performing Arts Department is pleased to present their very own mini One Act Festival on Saturday, November 10 at 7:00 pm. Both the Middle and Upper School Thespians will showcase their competition pieces, completely run by the students. Middle School Jr. Thespian Troupe #89245 will perform Epic Fail and Upper School Thespian Troupe #7235 will perform #Viral. Read more about these one act plays.