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Live Stream Tonight's Football Game
Grades > ELA-12

Click here to watch the live stream of the Darlington Tigers' football game against Mt. Zion if you can't make it to the game tonight. The broadcast will begin at 7 p.m. with kickoff at 7:30 p.m.

Thank you to all of the sponsors who have made it possible for us to live stream the entire season this year. Go Tigers!

6th-8th Grade Halloween Costumes
Grades > ELA-8
This year Halloween will be celebrated in Thatcher Hall on Friday, October 28th. On this day, students will wear costumes in our parade, compete in the costume competition, and participate in fun activities. The advisory groups are in the process of deciding on a group costume. Some will create their costume during this time and others will need to purchase parts of their costume. Talk to your child about their costume and their group's plan. Prizes will be awarded!  Parents are welcome to join us for the parade, and as always, this is a perfect photo opportunity! 
Grades > ELA-12

Today is the LAST day in our Parents for Purple Annual Fund Campaign! Thank you to the 55% of our families that have participated in the Annual Fund so far! It's not over yet go online at https://www.darlingtonschool.org/giving/give.aspx to make your gift today and participate in #ParentsForPurple! Prizes will be given to the classes with the highest participation! See your class below:

Class Participation
Senior 46%
Junior 45%
Sophomore 48%
Freshman 54%
8th Grade 67%
7th Grade 73%
6th Grade 80%
5th Grade 86%
4th Grade 84%
3rd Grade 90%
2nd Grade 71%
1st Grade 95%
Kindergarten 95%
Pre-K 78%
Thank You Servant Leaders
Grades > 9-12
Thanks to Ms. Heflin, Mrs. Woford, Krystyna, Herren and Kush for spending your afternoon at the Boys and Girls Club.   You are making a difference.
College Visit October 6th
Grades > 9-12
Doug Carter, an Admissions Representative from Maryville College, will be here on Thursday, October 6th, at 10:00am in the Wilcox Conference Room to meet with interested students.
Darlington Program for Integrity in Leadership
Grades > 9-12
Darlington Program for Integrity in Leadership meets with Berry college mentors in the DBR at 5:00 Sunday, October 2.
Tiger Pride Meeting
Grades > ELA-8
Join us for the monthly ELA-8 Tiger Pride meeting Monday, October 3, at noon. We will meet in the Joanne G. Yancey Library at Thatcher Hall. Hope to see everyone there!
Order T-shirts and Armbands for Fall for the Arts 2016
Grades > ELA-12

Fall for the Arts 2016 will take place on Friday, October 21st. T-shirts and armbands are now available for purchase for this annual event sponsored by the Fine Arts Booster Club. Click here to order these items and see attachment for design.

Come Help Decorate For Fall
Grades > ELA-8
On Monday, October 3, after the Tiger Pride meeting at noon we will be decorating the campus, and making it look festive for Fall! Bring a friend and come join the fun! Contact Kathleen Hughes kathleenshughes@comcast.net or 678-468-0676.with questions.

My School Dining App
Grades > 9-12


Download the My School Dining app from the Apple I tunes stores to have access to real-time menus and staff information for schools where Flik Independent School Dining provides food service.

Senior Yearbook Ad Deadline October 1
Grades > 9-12

Parents & Friends of Darlington Seniors,

The due date to purchase a yearbook ad is October 1. On this day, you will have needed to purchase an ad at www.darlingtonschool.org/yearbook and have sent in your senior's photos and personal message to yearbook@darlingtonschool.org. The yearbook staff will design your ad, sending you a proof for approval.


If you have any questions, please email Adrienne Forgette at aforgette@darlingtonschool.org.

After School Program- October
Grades > ELA-8

Darlington’s after-school program will be offering the Running Club (grades 2-5), Softball (grades 3-5), and Teach Me Tennis (grades 1-5) for the month of October. Please see below for more information.

1) Running Club - Coach Brian Cross will begin working with students in grades 2-5 on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:15 to 4 p.m starting October 4th.

The goals of running club this year are:

- Make running fun!!

- We will emphasize good technique and learn proper training methods

- Learn about some of the history and greats of the sport along the way

- Learn pacing and basic race strategy   

- Improve individual performances and participation

The Running Club participation fee is $20 for the month, which can be given to Mrs. Payne.

2) Teach Me Tennis - This after-school offering has been made possible thanks to the Rome community Teach Me Tennis program. Coosa Country Club professionals will come to campus to teach the basics of tennis beginning Thursday Oct. 13 and will run once a week for six weeks. Instructors will work with students in grades 1 through 5 from 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. The participation fee is $55, which includes a free tennis racquet as part of the program. Teach Me Tennis participants from participating area schools will have the opportunity to compete in the area championship tournament on Saturday, Nov. 19 at 10 a.m. If you are interested in this after-school opportunity, please sign your child up by clicking here.

3) Softball Camp - Coach McConnell will offer a softball clinic for students in grades 3-5 on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:15 to 4 p.m starting October 3rd. Students will be working hitting, fielding, and pitching, as well as, defensive and offensive schemes. The participation fee is $20 for the month, which can be given to Mrs. Payne.

Please note that parent pickup for ALL of the after school programs listed above will be at the side door of Thatcher Hall at 4 p.m. unless otherwise noted. If your child is not picked up by 4:15 p.m. for these programs, he or she will be escorted to Extended Day, which does have a cost associated with it.

Costa Rica Deadline This Week
Grades > 9-12

The deadline to sign up for the Spring Break Costa Rica trip is this week, Oct. 1.

To sign up, click HERE.

To read about the details of the trip, click HERE.

Questions? Email Mrs. Cleveland or Mrs. Forgette.

Grades > ELA-12
We are in the last week of our Parents for Purple Annual Fund push! Be on the look out this week for participation lists and rewards for those classes with the highest participation in each division! If you have not made your gift please visit to give online today! #ParentsForPurple
Grades > 9-12

There will be a representative from Owens Hardware & Sporting Goods coming to campus October 14th for a letter jacket fitting/order session during lunch periods (11:40am - 1:20pm) in the dining hall(save the date) Student-athletes will be able to try on jackets for size and to confirm extra items for their jacket. (i.e. number and name)  If you have been awarded a varsity “D” letter from your coach, you may order a letter jacket – if you are not sure, please check with your head coach. 2016 Fall athletes check with your coach to see if you qualify for a varsity letter this year.  An order form is attached to this email and must be signed by your head coach.  

The standard jacket will be purple wool, including wool sleeves, tiger head, and letter “D” for $175 - names will be $10 and numbers $15 extra. Girls have the choice of a standard jacket or a sailor jacket with the flap in back.  Flap can be purple wool or white fleece - any name/sport can be written on the flap for an additional charge of $16. If someone would like to order the name patch for the back of a jacket, the cost is $35 extra.  A $50 deposit is required at the time of all orders. (make checks payable to Owens Hardware - residential students may white slip deposit by initialing the order form under their name.)  

Thanks to the Athletic Booster Club, a $50 voucher will be given towards the purchase of each jacket.  The voucher amount will be reflected on your statement balance when jackets come in. After payment of deposit and application of voucher, the final payment will be around $75 depending on extras ordered. Letter jackets will take 6-8 weeks to arrive, so please be sure to order yours at this time! (resident students my white-slip deposits, please verify total purchase amount with parents prior to ordering.)  We only have one order session per year - completed forms and deposits MUST BE TURNED IN TO MRS. MILLER ON OCTOBER 14th! (Huffman Center AD office)


Weight Room
Grades > 9-12

Weight room hours starting August 22:

Wednesday & Friday 4:00 - 5:00 pm - Coach Shorey

Tuesday & Thursday 6:00 - 7:00 am - Coach Guth

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