Tennis season is almost upon us! A meeting for those students interested in playing high school tennis will be held on Monday, December 11. This meeting will cover spring schedules, practices, and other important information. Please join us at 9:45 a.m. in the Cinema Room.
Extended Day will be closing at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, December 11 to allow the staff to attend the division Christmas party. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding.
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from the fine arts department at Thatcher Hall! We would like to invite you to our Pre-K to 8 Holiday Festival Program on Friday, Dec. 8, at 9 a.m. in the Huffman Athletic Center's Van Es Arena. Coffee and light pastries will be provided for parents and guests in the Johnson Field House after drop off until the start of the performance.
Students and teachers are excited to present this program of holiday music and entertainment. This program will feature a variety of performances from students in Pre-K to 8. Student artwork and photography will also be on display in the lobby areas and can be taken home after the program.
Below is some important information regarding the event:
Refreshments: All parents are invited to join us for coffee and light refreshments during the time between drop off and show time in the Johnson Field House.
Dress: Pre-K to 2 students should wear dress or Christmas attire that can include khaki bottoms. Students in grades 3 to 8 should wear Christmas or festive tops with khaki bottoms, skirts or pants, for this school day. Students should not wear jeans or T-shirts with graphics.
Dismissal for Pre-K to 8: At the conclusion of the program, all students will join their teachers for walking back over to Thatcher Hall for the remainder of the school day.
We are very excited about this special holiday event that showcases over 300 students and their artistic endeavors. We hope you can join us! Feel free to contact one of us if you have questions.
Pre-K to 8 is excited for the holiday season and will celebrate by dressing in spirit wear on Wednesday, December 13th-Friday, December 15th. This is the last week of school before Winter Break begins.
Please see the schedule below and feel free to join in on the fun. For students that choose not to participate, they should wear their school uniform.
Wednesday, Dec. 13- Holiday Tacky Sweater and Accessories
Students may wear a holiday tacky sweater, holiday t-shirts, or holiday mix match. They can also wear their holiday bling: Santa hat, antlers, Christmas light necklace, and holiday socks, etc.
Thursday, Dec. 14- Red vs. Green Day
Students may wear all red or all green colored clothing. We will see which color wins.
Friday, Dec. 15- Cozy PJ Day
Students may wear pajamas, shorts, or sweatpants to school for comfort. If they wear slippers, remember to bring shoes for break/recess and PE.
The service committee is hosting a gently used clothing and toy drive to support the needy families in Rome from Monday, December 4th - Wednesday, December 13th. We are partnering with Restoration Rome for this project. We need you and your family to clean out your closets, bedrooms, and garages and look for the following items:
Warm coats/ jackets
Sneakers/ boots/ winter shoes
Pants/ leggings/ jeans
T-shirts and shorts
Riding toys / wagons
Dolls and doll houses
Toys, cars and trucks
Backpacks / duffle bags
High chairs/ baby exersaucer walker
We are so excited to announce that the Thatcher Hall 3-8 Spring Musical will be The Lion King Jr! Please fill out the form linked if your child is interested in auditioning for The Lion King Jr. We will have a parent meeting on Tuesday, January 9, at 5:00 in the Commons Area at Thatcher Hall.
Auditions will be for current 3rd-8th grade students on Thursday and Friday, January 11-12. The performance dates will be April 26-29.
For more information please email Melissa Smyly email@example.com.
Do you need a shopping and errands day before Christmas? You are in luck!
Students in grades Pre-K to 5 are invited to participate in All Sports Camp on Dec. 18th and Cool Yule on Dec. 19th.
Times: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. for both days
Location: Darlington School's Thatcher Hall (Cool Yule) or Huffman Athletic Complex (All-Sports Camp)
Price: Cool Yule is $65 (includes a hot lunch, snack, and crafts), All Sports is $50 (includes hot lunch and snack)
Cool Yule- Cookie decorating, fun reindeer games, stories and movies, free play, ornament/craft making, and Christmas sing-a-longs
All-Sports- Projected sports include Basketball, Football, Soccer, Volleyball, Baseball and Tennis
Cool Yule and All-Sports Camp is available to current Darlington families in grades pre-K to 5. The deadline to sign up is December 13th.
Register by clicking the link- CLICK HERE and then click on Darlington's After School Program
Click the link below to view the complete fine arts events calendar for the 2023-2024 school year. You can save the PDF for easy access throughout the year!