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An Invitation to All Darlington Parents
Grades > ELA-12

Head of School Brent Bell would like to invite Darlington parents, ELA-12, to join him for coffee and conversation at 8:00 a.m. in the Dodd Banquet Room, Upper School campus on Tuesday, February 28. We hope to see you there! 

Freshmen Tiger Day
Grades > 9-12
The Freshmen class will have a Tiger Dress Day this Friday, February 24th!
Donuts for Dads
Grades > ELA-8

Dads, granddads and other special guests of students in grades Pre-K-2 are invited to join us for Donuts for Dads on Friday, February 24 at Thatcher Hall!

7:40-8 a.m.

Pre-K to 2 students and their special guests visit in the classrooms.

8-8:20 a.m.

Pre-K to 2 students and their guests enjoy donuts, juice and coffee in the dining hall.

8:20-8:30 a.m.

Pre-K to 2 students and their guests enjoy a special student performance.


Parking will be available across Cave Spring Road in the gravel lot at the baseball field. We hope to see you on this very special day!

Spring Sports Photos - 3/2 & 3/3
Grades > 9-12

Legacy Studios will be on campus Thursday, March 2 and Friday, March 3 to take all spring photos. Photos on Wednesday, Feb 22 have been cancelled.

Individual and team photos will be available for purchase.

A flyer is attached.

Join Hope Jones for TIGERTalk
Grades > ELA-8

Join Director of ELA-8

Hope Jones


for


TIGERTalk


The 21st Century Classroom: The 4 C’s

Collaboration, Creativity, Communication, and Critical Thinking


Topic:

Communication: Listening and Learning 


Thursday, February 23

8:15 to 9:15 a.m.

Joanne G. Yancey Library

Thatcher Hall


Coffee and conversation provided.

Servant Leadership for the Week
Grades > 9-12

Monday- School Holiday

SPECIAL - Rome Action Ministries, 2 different opportunities – 9:30am-11:30am12:30pm-2:30pm.  We will be organizing pantry and packing food bags.  Limited to one bus.  Please wear closed toed shoes.  Mrs. Barnes will be the chaperone for this event. 

Tuesday

Rome Action Ministries Food Bank, Leaving the library steps @ 3:45pm and returning to campus by 5:30pm.  We will be packing food bags and organizing the food bank.  Mrs. Dodd and Mrs. Woford will be the chaperones for this event.  Limited to one bus. 

Signups today through Thursday, February 23rd during lunch periods for Blood Drive in Memory of Paul Grady Donors must be 16 years of age and anyone under the age of 18 must have parent consent completed to donate. Thank you in advance for being a donor.  Blood Drive is Thursday, February 23rd 

Wednesday

Boys and Girls Club South leaving from the library steps @ 3:45pm and will be returning to campus by 5:30pm.  We will be helping with homework and getting to know the children.  Mrs. Jacobs and Mrs. Woford will be the chaperones for this event.  Limited to one bus. 

Thursday

 Boys and Girls Club West, leaving from the library steps @ 3:45pm and returning to campus by 5:30pm.    We will be helping with homework and getting to know the children. Ms. Heflin and Mrs. Woford will be the chaperones for this event.  Limited to one bus. 

Blood Assurance Blood Drive in Memory of Paul Grady McCallie- Kennedy Library.  You must have parent consent if you are under the age of 18.  You may schedule a time between 2:00pm-7:00pm to be a donor.  Be sure to eat lunch and drink plenty of water today. 

Saturday

New Beginnings Community Brunch, leaving from the library steps @ 9:30am and returning to campus by 1:30pm.  Please wear closed toed shoes.  Coach Smith and Mrs. Woford will be the chaperones for this event.  Limited to one bus.  

UPCOMING SERVANT LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Open Door February Birthday Party, Tuesday, February 28th leaving the library steps @4:15.  We will be celebrating February birthdays and playing board games with our friends.   Mrs. Holmes and Mrs. Woford will be the chaperones for this event.  Limited to one bus.  

LIGHT THE LAKE 2017 – Friday, March 31st Mark your calendars and stay tuned for more information. Class of 2019 Service Project but everyone is able volunteer. 

Stay tuned for many more Opportunities! Thanks in advance for your commitment to service.



Reminders
Conference Day-No School
Grades > ELA-8
Conference Day is Wednesday, March 1 for PK-8th grade. Contact homeroom teachers/advisors to schedule a conference. There will be no classes on this day. 
Save The Dates
Grades > ELA-8

5th Grade

Bingo Night - Friday, February 24, 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Students will be walked to the Dodd Banquet Room in the Upper School Dining Hall at 4:00 p.m. There will be bingo, food, and lots of fun! Parents can pick up students at 6:00 p.m. in the DBR.

6th Grade

Night at the Huffman - Friday, February 24, 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Students will be walked to the Huffman Athletic Center at 4:00 p.m. There will be games, food, and fun. Parents can pick up students at 6:00 p.m. at the Huffman.

7th & 8th Grade

Stars and Strikes - Tuesday, February 28, 1:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Teachers and students will load the buses at 1:30 p.m. and travel to Stars and Strikes in Atlanta. The fun will include, bowling, video games, laser tag, and eating pizza. Parents can pick up students at the Huffman at 8:00 p.m.

7th & 8th Grade

Spring Dance - Friday, March 24, 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Students voted on the glow-in-the-dark theme and to dress casual. Appropriate dress- khaki shorts (boys), dress shorts or skirt (girls), jeans, Polos, or theme-wear. We will provide food, music and fun. The dance will take place at Thatcher Hall.

Lifeguard Certification
Grades > ELA-12

Lifeguard certification or recertification classes will be offered as an on-line class followed by three in-water pool sessions.  In-water pool session dates are March 19th, March 26th, and April 2nd at 3:00-6:00 p.m.  Registration is open until March 12, 2017. 

You must be 15 years old by May 1st to participate.  

The cost of the class is $250.00. To register or for more information please email Jennifer Tullis at jtullis@darlingtonschool.org.

Rome Youth Lacroose Association Offers Clinics to Ages 8-15
Grades > ELA-12
RYLA is offering 3 free clinics this spring to introduce and promote lacrosse to anyone in the Rome area interested in this amazing and rapidly growing sport. These clinics are open to all youth ages 8 – 15. No experience is necessary! Clinics will be staffed by the Head Coaches of Berry College, Shorter University, and Darlington School, as well as select players from each respective team.  (see attached flyer for details)
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