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School will be closed on Monday, September 1 for Labor Day.
Grades > ELA-8
School will be closed on Monday, September 1 for Labor Day.
Parents are Invited to Coffee and Conversation with Brent Bell and Matt Peer
Grades > 9-12
Upper School Tiger Pride invites all parents to 
Coffee and Conversation
with Mr. Brent Bell, Head of School and
Mr. Matt Peer, Director of Upper School
Friday, September 5th from 8:30 to 9:30 AM
Dodd Banquet Room
Come meet our leadership team, have some coffee and pastries, and please bring any questions you may have.
email Nancy Goldin at goldingf@aol.com with any questions. 
Upper School Students -
Grades > 9-12


                  BACK TO SCHOOL BASH

       FRIDAY SEPT. 5TH    8:00pm to 11:00pm

                   Compliments of Tiger Pride

Parent Technology Forums
Grades > ELA-8

Monday, August 25
Third and Fourth Grade Parent Technology Forum
Thatcher Hall Library

Two forums: 8:00-9:00 and 3:30-4:30

Tuesday, August 26
Fifth Grade Parent Technology Forum

Thatcher Hall Library

Two forums provided 8:00-9:00 and 3:30-4:30

Wednesday, August 27
6-8 Parent Technology Forum

Thatcher Hall Library

Two forums offered 8:00-9:00 and 3:30-4:30

Parents of Sixth Grade Students: The information covered in this forum is similar to the sixth grade parent forum provided last spring. You do not need to attend, but of course you are welcome!

Wednesday, September 3
ELA-2 Parent Technology Forum

Thatcher Hall Library

Two forums offered 8:00-9:00 and 3:30-4:30 
Technology Parent Forums
Grades > ELA-8
Third and Fourth Grade Parent Technology Forum (Thatcher Hall Library) Two forums: 8:00-9:00 and 3:30-4:30
RACE Rome Super Sprint and YOUTH Tris
Grades > ELA-12
Calling all Triathletes, runners, bikers, swimmers, volunteers and cheerleaders!

Darlington will host the RACE Rome Super Sprint and YOUTH Triathlons on Sunday, Sept. 21st on campus!

Participate in either or both races, come to volunteer or cheer everyone on in this great event which benefits Summit Quest, a great resource for families dealing with cancer.

Email Beth Smith to VOLUNTEER or for any questions!- bsmith@darlingtonschool.org
Register for the event - www.imathlete.com
Find out more- www.racerome.org
Can't wait to see you there!
SCUBA Certification Course
Grades > ELA-12




Have you ever had a desire to swim with the fish or sharks?


Registration for the fall DAR SCUBA course begins today.


Cost is $450  

Includes: Mask, Fins, Snorkel, and Boots


We are limited to 12 spots. The class will cover two weekends.


Open to Darlington students (age 12 to 18), parents, and alumni.


This is a three part course.

Two water skills components and the online training.


Email or stop by Mr. Holmes' office if you have questions.  
More information upon request.


Home - One week of online knowledge based training for HOMEWORK 

Huffman Pool – You can use the locker rooms to access the pool for CONFINED POOL WORK
Dive Georgia (local quarry) – Two days of open water training for 


2 Weekends in September 

* Monday, 9/5 – Book work begins

Saturday, 9/13 – Introduction, Swim Test, Beginner pool skills


Saturday & Sunday, 9/13 & 9/14 – CONFINED WATER POOL SKILLS at The Huffman Pool.


Saturday & Sunday, 9/20 & 9/21 – CERTIFICATION CHECK DIVES at Dive Georgia.


Baseball Sign Up
Grades > 9-12
Any student interested in playing baseball this spring should sign up with Coach Harrison, ASAP!
Freshman Honor Council Representative Election
Grades > 9-12
Each year, two freshmen representatives are selected to serve on the Honor Council.  Students who wish to apply should complete the application linked below and submit it by email to Mrs. Dodd (jdodd@darlingtonschool.org) by 4:00 p.m. next Thursday, September 4, 2014.
Athletic Booster Club additional items orderd during online registration
Grades > 9-12
Athletic Booster Club additional items orderd during online registration are available in the Athletic Director office in the AJ Huffman Center.  These items include: grandparent memberships, parking passes, and patron ad lanyards.  If you purchased these items during online registration, packets are available now. We will also have them on tables outside the home gate during our first home football game Sept 12.  If you would like to purchase additional items, please contact our membership coordinator Ann Groover amg5490@aol.com. Thanks for your support of the Athletic Booster Club.  (School-wide family passes are not included in this packet - please contact Anne Paige Wilson regarding those passes.)
Tiger Way Entrance
Grades > 9-12
All Upper School day students should be dropped off each morning at the Huffman Center.  The Tiger Way entrance is reserved for our ELA - 8 families.  If an upper school student has a sibling who attends the ELA-8 they are welcome to be dropped off at the Thatcher building with their brother or sister and walk across Trippeer parking lot to the upper school.  





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