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All School, Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Brent Bell Radio Interview
Grades > ELA-12
In case you missed it, click the file attachments below to listen to Brent Bell's interview with John Druckenmiller, which aired live this morning on WRGA 1470 AM's "Hometown Headlines: Radio Edition." Click the links listen to segment 1 and segment 2.
Fall Sports Program - Schedule for Picture Days Update
Grades > ELA-12

Andy Baxter will be taking individual and team pictures that will go into our 2014 Fall Sports Program. All pictures MUST paid the day of your team's photo session - bring completed form with check on the day of photo session. (order form attached below)  

August 10:

4:00 Any new or current coaches who would like their program pic with family- Huffman patio

4:30 Varsity & JV Volleyball - Van Es Arena

5:00 Varsity & JV Cheer - Silver Lake (stay for football session)

6:30 Varsity & JV Football - Football field

August 20:

3:30 Crew - Huffman patio

4:00 Cross Country - Huffman patio

4:30 Softball - Softball field

5:00 Stadium Band & Diamonds Dance Team  - Football field

August 22:

1:30 Middle School Cross Country - Huffman patio

2:00 Middle School Volleyball - Van Es Arena

2:30 Middle School Softball - Softball field

3:00 Middle School Cheerleaders - Football Stadium

3:30 Middle School Football - Football Stadium

All August 10th pictures will be available for pickup on Aug. 21 at 6:00 pm outside Yankee Wrestling Room upstairs Huffman before Tiger Kickoff.  Pictures from Aug. 20 session can be picked up Sept. 2 in the Athletic Director's office. All Middle School pictures can be picked up at the Middle School Sept. 8.

Grades > 9-12

The Fall Sports Program includes participants in Football, Cheerleading, Cross Country, Crew, Softball, Volleyball, Band, and Darlington Diamonds. The attached questionnaire should be completed to ensure that your Senior son/daughter has a complimentary Senior Profile for the 2014 Fall Sports Program.  Should you wish to purchase a full page or half page ad/collage for your Senior, it should be created and emailed in print-ready pdf file form. Both the Senior Questionnaire and the Collage Ad must be submitted by August 8 to 
Kristy Parker at kristy@parkersystems.net.Please use the attached forms for submitting your Senior Ad and Senior Profile.

Girls Volleyball Camp for Grades 5-8
Grades > ELA-8
Attention: All Girls in Grades 5-8 interested in volleyball.

Chris Eberhart will be hosting a volleyball camp at the Huffman Athletic Center, Van Es Arena,  on July 29, 30 and 31, from 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. The basics, as well as some of the more advanced techniques of volleyball, will be taught. Experience is not necessary to participate in the camp. Please look over the attachments and contact Chris with questions, or to register. Include t-shirt size in your email. 

Purple Tie Affair Tickets On Sale Now
Grades > ELA-12
The Purple Tie Affair, a one school fundraiser organized by our parent organizations (Fine Arts Booster Club, Athletic Booster Club, and Tiger PRIDE) to support their programs and projects for the year, is scheduled for Aug. 16 at 6 p.m. in the Huffman Athletic Center. The event includes dinner, a reverse raffle, silent and live auction and gaming. You don't want to miss this event. Click the link above to purchase your tickets today. Space is limited. All proceeds benefit your student!
New and Used Uniform Sale On Campus
Grades > ELA-12
Buckhead Uniforms will be on campus Aug. 15 from 10 a.m. -  6 p.m. and Aug. 16 from 8 a,m - noon in the Yankee Wresting on the second floor of the Huffman Athletic Center. Day/local families are encouraged to shop on Aug. 15 so that resident families can be serviced on Aug. 16.

Tiger PRIDE will be holding a used uniform sale in Van Es Arena on the first floor of the Huffman Athletic Center on Aug. 15 from 10 a.m. -  2 p.m. and Aug. 16 from 8 a.m. - noon.
Buckhead Uniform Sale
Grades > ELA-12
Buckhead Uniforms is offering three ways to save July 28-30: Free Logos, Free Shipping, and save $5.00 on boys pants and plaid items. Beat the rush of tax free shopping and purchase your items thru Weds.
Tigerfest 2014 on Aug. 23!
Grades > ELA-12
Save the date and make plans to attend Tigerfest 2014!

Who: YOU!

What: ELA-12 students and families are invited to come celebrate all things good about being a TIGER!

When: Saturday, Aug. 23, from noon to 4 p.m.

Where: Darlington School 


This event will feature laser tag, bouncy houses, a mechanical bull, jousting, giant slides, water slides, music and entertainment, face painting, arts and crafts, and food!


Rome Braves mascot, Romey, and a few of the players will be on site from noon to 1 p.m. to get everyone pumped up for Darlington Day at the Rome Braves, which will take place after Tigerfest! (Get your tickets to Darlington Day at the Rome Braves here if you haven't already!)


Look for more Tigerfest announcements to follow. We hope you and your family will make plans to attend this FUN community event! 

Order Your Tickets to Darlington Day at the Rome Braves
Grades > ELA-12

We will host Darlington Day at the Rome Braves on Saturday, Aug. 23, at State Mutual Stadium in Rome! We hope to see a huge crowd of purple and white in the stands as we cheer on the Rome Braves in their 7 p.m. game against the Charleston RiverDogs. Gates will open at 6 p.m. with pre-game festivities kicking off at 6:30. 


Darlington will be involved in many aspects of the pre-game, so bring your family, friends, prospective students, and anyone who might want to be part of this fun community spirit event. To purchase game tickets and parking passes, simply visit www.darlingtonschool.org/romebraves and order online before Wednesday, Aug. 6. A portion of the proceeds from ticket sales will benefit Darlington School.


Note: This will be a required activity for all resident students. Darlington's student life staff will arrange transportation and supervision. Resident students need not purchase individual tickets; their tickets will be handled in bulk by the school. However, if you are the parent of a resident student and you plan to attend, please order you tickets online at the link above.

Darlington's AmazonSmile Account
Grades > ELA-12
Whenever you make a purchase from Amazon.com, use AmazonSmile and Darlington School will get a portion of the proceeds! Simply bookmark http://smile.amazon.com/ch/58-0566169 in your browser and start shopping from this page every time in order for Darlington to get credit.

Please note that Darlington will not be made aware of who has given these gifts through AmazonSmile. They will be considered gifts from Amazon.
Purple Tie Affair
Grades > ELA-12
Our parent organizations,Tiger PRIDE, Athletic Booster Club and Fine Arts Booster Club, are once again hosting an auction, reverse raffle and dinner to support the many activities that they do throughout the year. This 5th Annual event is Aug. 16 at 6 p.m. in the Huffman Athletic Center. If you would like to volunteer or have an item or service to donate to the auction, please contact this years chair Kelley Hollowel at 706-270-2833 or rwcmacygray@gmail.com. Tickets go on sale next week!!





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