National Honor Society Application
All 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students should have received the link for the National Honor Society Application Form in their school email. The application deadline
is 5:00 pm on December 21st
. Please note the special Leadership section for Sophomores. If you have any questions, please email Coach Woods at email@example.com or drop by his office in South Hall room #9.
Lost and Found in Thatcher
We have LOTS of lost and found items at Thatcher Hall. There will be a table set-up with uniform and non-uniform items until Friday at 2:00 p.m. All items not claimed by that time will be donated to the uniform sale. Please, stop by and look to see if anything might belong to your student.
*There was an adult blue North Face jacket found with a remote Audi key in the pocket. Wendy will have at her desk.
Scholarship Signing - December 14th
Please mark your calendar and plan to celebrate with Josi McKibben and her family as she will sign her scholarship to play softball for Union College. This celebration will be Thursday December 14th at 10:00 am in the Dodd Dining Hall.
Extra Study Sessions This Week
I hope that life in your home is returning to normal after the snow storm. I know that here on campus we are thankful that we have regained heat, hot water, and internet access.
Many of you have expressed concerns about the ability to be prepared for end of semester assessments since we lost 3/4 of a day of school and the ability to catch-up/prepare with the lack of access to study materials.
To help alleviate some of the stress that this time of the year creates we are going to make three minor modifications to the schedule so that you have more access to teachers for extra help.
1. On Monday and Tuesday we will have a second set of office hours from 1:20 - 2:10 in place of I period. (We will still have I periods on Thursday and Friday)
2. On Tuesday we will have extended office hours in place of advisory. This will give you a 70 minute window to make up an assignment if needed that you would have otherwise done in a full length period. (We will have our final advisory period of the calendar year on Friday)
3. On Wednesday we will have office hours from 1:20 - 2:10 in place of Club Period.
Please note: There were 7 periods of World Language classes that missed class on their assigned end of semester assessment day. The only fair course of action is to allow these teachers to give their assessment on Tuesday along with the Science Department.
Thank you for your understanding.
Dress Down Days
Upper School Students,
Tuesday will be a Tiger Spirit Day in honor of the home basketball games. Please wear your favorite Darlington shirt, sweatshirt or jacket with jeans.
Wednesday the Student Activities Committee is sponsoring a Tacky Holiday Sweater Day. Please wear your favorite holiday sweater to school.
Missing Classes Before or After Christmas Break
Students missing classes by leaving early or returning late for Christmas Break will need to see Mrs. Evans in the Student Life Office for a Planned Absence form. Parents will need to send a confirmation email as well.
3rd-8th Grade Service Committee Christmas Caroling
The 3rd-8th grade service committee is traveling to the Winthrop Court Senior Living Center to Christmas carol on Wednesday, December 13. The bus will leave school at 2:50 p.m. Our group will sing and deliver candy canes to the residents of the center, so please bring your Christmas hats and reindeer antlers to look festive. Mrs. Zazzaro will bring the lyrics to many Christmas favorites. We will be back at Thatcher Hall and ready for pick up at 4:00. We hope to spread holiday cheer. Please join us in the fun!
Student Council Announces "Spirit Week" for Students in Pre-K to 8th Grade
Student Council Announces Pre-K to 8th grade
Monday: Purple and White Day
Deck out in your purple and white or favorite Darlington gear.
Tuesday: Crazy Miss-Match Day
Wear your silly hat or socks and miss-match your clothes. Nothing you wear needs to match on that day.
Wednesday: Sports Day
Wear your favorite team jersey or t-shirt and Tiger Day bottoms.
Thursday: America the Beautiful Day
Wear red, white, and blue.
Friday: Pajama Day
Wear your favorite pajamas, sweats, or shorts to school. Students may wear slippers in class but need to have shoes to play outdoors and for PE.
Join us on Friday at 2:00 p.m. in the Huffman for our Faculty vs Students Basketball Game.
Come to our middle school games and cheer on our players.
Wrestling Saturday Dec. 9th
Basketball games on Monday Dec 11th, Thursday Dec. 14th, and Saturday Dec. 16th
Swim meet on Thursday Dec.14th (tentative)