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Yearbook Business Ads & Senior Ads Due Oct. 1


Grades > Pre-K to 12

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 agreene@darlingtonschool.org.

https://beta.darlingtonschool.org/arts/formYearbook.aspx
Submitted by:Tannika King - Faculty
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GISL Meeting-Tuesday, September 24


Grades > 9-12

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.

Submitted by:Melinda Holmes - Faculty
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Community Service Opportunities


Grades > 9-12

This week's Community Service opportunities are:

  • Tuesday - Open Door Home - Meet at library step at 4:15
     
  • Wednesday - Boys and Girls Club - Meet at library steps at 3:45
     

Please sign up for a place on the bus using this link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1bXhMnkY4m--vdKmq-LpbRMAYPoZkfKneCAGU_cptsSw/edit

Submitted by:Karen Calvert - Faculty
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3rd-8th Grade Service Committee Meeting


Grades > Pre-K to 8

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.

Submitted by:Bebe Zazzaro - Faculty
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Class Ring Orders Due!


Grades > 9-12

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).

Submitted by:Denise Evans - Faculty
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Save the Date for Pre-K to 2nd OG Night


Grades > Pre-K to 8

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.

  • Discover how Orton-Gillingham's multi-sensory approach to reading is used in grades Pre-K to 2.
  • Come and observe the games, lessons, strategies and tricks your children are learning each day to help their reading, spelling and writing.
  • Enjoy learning strategies you can use at home.

Please RSVP to the homeroom teacher by September 24. 

Submitted by:Wendy Payne - Faculty
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Picture Retake Day


Grades > Pre-K to 8

Pre-K to 8 picture retake day is Friday, September 27. Wear purple polo with uniform bottoms. You may pre-order pictures here.

Submitted by:Wendy Payne - Faculty
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Upcoming Visits to Darlington by College Representatives


Grades > 9-12

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. 

Submitted by:Ivy (Goodloe) Brewer - Faculty
Display 9/19/2019-9/30/2019

Reminders

Esports....coming soon!


Grades > 9-12

Do you like playing video games? 

We are currently organizing an Esports team at Darlington.
 
Gaming == A sport? Yes. It is a legit sport like football, soccer, basketball, etc.  Colleges now even offer scholarships in this fast-growing sport.   
 
 
Hogan Guo - Tech Team President
 
 

Teach Me Tennis- Coming Soon


Grades > Pre-K to 8

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.


Running Club- Grades 1-5


Grades > Pre-K to 8

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:

  1. Make running fun!!

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

  3. Learn pacing and basic race strategy   

  4. 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.


Today's Calendar
9:15–9:45 am
Senior College Class
Dodd Banquet Room
9:45 am–2:15 pm
Georgia Independent School Librarian Meeting (GISL)
Yancey Suite (Huffman)
11:30 am–7 pm
Class Ring Orders Due
Dodd Dinning Hall
5–6:30 pm
Girls Varsity Softball vs Trion
Darlington School
5–6:30 pm
Girls Varsity Volleyball vs Mount Bethel
Mt. Bethel Christian Academy
6:30–7:30 pm
Residential Faculty Meeting
DBR
Duty
Regester:  B. Nolin
Thornwood:  S. Bradshaw
Cooper:  M. Boling
Summerbell:  D. Harvey
Moser:  D. Hamil
Neville:  C. Allen
Library:  K. Merritt
AOD:  T. Inman