Parents and business owners are invited to purchase an ad in Darlington's yearbook, the Jabberwokk, by Oct. 1.
Why you should advertise in the Jabberwokk:
You will reach all current Darlington students, faculty, and alumni, along with the Rome community and national community.
There are three payment plans and options to place an ad:
¼ page = $175, you can feature up to 2-3 photos and up to 100 characters
½ page = $250, you can feature up to 4-6 photos and up to 200 characters
Full Page = $350, you can feature up to 8-10 photos, and up to 200-400 characters
Your contribution will help support the Darlington Fine Arts and Student Publications
To place an order, please visit, www.darlingtonschool.org/yearbook. If you have any questions, contact Alexander Greene at email@example.com.
Darlington is pleased to host the fall Georgia Independent School Librarians meeting on Tuesday, September 24 from 9-2 pm. Librarians from across the state will convene in the Yancey Suite to hear author Jason Griffey. Mr. Griffey is a current affiliate at the metaLAB at Harvard and a former fellow at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University.
Please be advised that a portion of parking spots will be reserved in the Huffman parking lot that morning.
This week's Community Service opportunities are:
Please sign up for a place on the bus using this link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1bXhMnkY4m--vdKmq-LpbRMAYPoZkfKneCAGU_cptsSw/edit
The service committee is a group of students who are passionate about learning of the needs in our community, and creating projects for students to help meet those needs. If you are in grades 3-8, and are interested in service, you should join the service committee!
Members of the committee will learn about the needs of our town, share this knowledge with fellow students, develop a plan to help, make posters and signs, and then help to implement the project. Let Mrs. Zazzaro know if you are interested in joining the service committee. Then join us for the first meeting on Wednesday, September 25, from 3:30- 4:00 in the library.
Our Balfour representative will be on campus during both lunch periods to take Class Ring Orders Tuesday, September 24th! $100 deposit due to place an order (boarding students may white slip).
What: "Breaking the Code: Unlocking the World of Reading"
When: Thursday, September 26 from 5:30-7:30
Where: Thatcher Hall
Please join your Pre-K to 2 teachers and learning specialists for a night of Orton-Gillingham.
Please RSVP to the homeroom teacher by September 24.
Pre-K to 8 picture retake day is Friday, September 27. Wear purple polo with uniform bottoms. You may pre-order pictures here.
The following college representatives will meet with interested students in the College Guidance Office during office hours:
September 12 - Xavier University of Louisiana
September 16 - Jacksonville State University
September 20 - Franklin University of Switzerland AND Illinois Wesleyan University
September 30 - Mercer University
.... Also, 150+ colleges will be here on Monday, September 23rd for our annual College Fair! A list of colleges attending will be forthcoming.
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Teach Me Tennis - This after-school offering has been made possible thanks to the Rome community’s “Teach Me Tennis” program. Darlington’s Coach Eberhart will be leading our Kindergarteners through 5th grade on select days in October and November. The goal of the program is to introduce the game of tennis in a fun, low-stress environment from 3:15 to 4:15 on each one of these days. The participation fee is $55, which includes 6 practice sessions and a 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 Sunday, Nov. 17 at 2:00 p.m. If you are interested in this after-school opportunity, please sign your child up by clicking here.
**Please note that parent pickup for “Teach Me Tennis” will be at the Darlington tennis courts this year. If your child is not picked up by 4:15 p.m. for this program, he or she will be escorted to Extended Day, which does have a cost associated with it.
Darlington School will be offering the Running Club (grades 1-5) for the month of September and October. Please see below for more information.
Running Club - Coach Brian Cross will begin working with students in grades 1-5 on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:15 to 4 p.m starting September 9th and ending on October 23rd.
The goals of the running club this year are:
Make running fun!!
We will emphasize good technique and learn proper training methods
Learn pacing and basic race strategy
Improve individual performances and participation
The Running Club participation fee is $45, which includes 14 days of running club, a running club t-shirt, and entry into 2 races- Darlington Cross Country Festival (9/28) and Great Berry Pumpkin Race (10/25). Fees and t-shirt sizes can be turned into Mrs. Payne or Mr. Eberhart.
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.