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Rotating Schedule for Monday - College Fair
Grades > 9-12

8:00 - 9:10 am - 2nd Period

9:10 - 10:25 am - 4th Period   (there is no assembly or office hours)

10:30 - 11:30 am - College Fair - Huffman Center

11:35 - 1:20 - Lunch and 6th period

1:20 - 2:10 pm - I Period

2:10 - 3:20 pm - 8th Period

Student Council Elections
Grades > ELA-8

We are structuring our student council in a way to get more students involved and to build leaders who can make a difference in our school. Student council meets during study hall twice a month. We are looking for students who will listen to their classmates needs, make plans for activities and projects, and attend and assist with school activities. We have new student council officer positions to run for this year. They are listed below. 

Important Dates

Aug. 30  students who are interested in running for office meet during study hall with Mrs. Z

September 2 - Speeches are due to Mrs. Z

September 6-12 hang up elections signs in halls

September 12 Election day during assembly

President =Listen to the needs and wants of students, help to oversee all groups and decisions, available only for 8th grade candiate

Activity representative =Listen to students wants, help to plan, organize, and set up dances, fun nights, grade events and other activities, available for 7th or 8th grade candiate

Service representative =be on the service committee, help plan and organize service projects, available for 7th or 8th grade candiate

Spirit representative= Communicate student needs, help with advisory ideas and contests and others ways to help students feel connected and excited about their school, available for 7th or 8th grade candiate

Advisory RepresentativeOnce we have student council officers elected, each advisory will selected a member to become a part of student council. Those will not be a part of the general officer election. 

Running Club-September
Grades > ELA-8

Parents and Students,

Darlington’s after-school program will be offering the Running Club for grades 2-5 for the month of September. Please see below for more information.


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 September 1st.


The goals of running club this year are:

  1. Make running fun!!

  2. We will emphasize good technique and learn proper training methods

  3. Learn about some of the history and greats of the sport along the way

  4. Learn pacing and basic race strategy   

  5. Improve individual performances and participation


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


Please note that parent pickup for ALL of the after school programs 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.
Darlington College Fair on Monday, August 29th
Grades > 9-12

Darlington’s College Fair will take place Monday, Aug. 29, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the Johnson Field House of the Huffman Athletic Center. All students in grades 9-12 are required to attend. Parents are welcome to attend as well.

Colleges Attending the Fair

ACT Class Sunday
Grades > 9-12
The ACT class will meet Sunday afternoon from 3:00 - 5:00 PM in South 11 instead of meeting on Saturday.  Please contact Mrs. Atkins if you have questions.
Student Parking Stickers
Grades > 9-12
All students who want to drive to campus must have a parking sticker.  Residential students need a Trippeer sticker and day students need one for the Huffman.  Stickers and the necessary paperwork can be picked up in Mrs. Evans' office in the Student Life Office.  Starting Monday, students without a visible sticker on their vehicle will receive a demerit each day they park on campus.


Reminders
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

Senior Yearbook Photos & Ads
Grades > 9-12

Every senior must book their portrait session with Legacy Studios by clicking here. Slots are still available for Sunday August 21 and 28. These formal portraits will be used the the yearbook and class id card.

Ladies will be given a drape to put on for the picture and gentleman should wear their blue blazers, white shirts, senior tie & crest. Ties and crests will be on hand for you to use if you haven't purchased them yet.

Senior ads for the yearbook are on sale now through October 1. Please reserve your space in the 2017 award-winning Jabberwokk here.

Questions? Email Adrienne Forgette at aforgette@darlingtonschool.org

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