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New Announcements

Celebrate Read Across America Week in the McCallie-Kennedy Library during office hours on Tuesday

Grades > 9-12

This is READ ACROSS AMERICA week, the nation’s largest yearly celebration of reading where children and teens are motivated to read through events that are for everyone. To recognize and celebrate Read Across America here at Darlington, we will be holding a readathon during office hours on Tuesday. For those students who are interested, please bring the book you are currently enjoying to the Felker College Room. You’ll have an opportunity to read silently for pleasure. We’ll provide snacks, and our hope is that those of you who are working towards becoming part of the Varsity Library program will be able to use this time to check off another book from your Bingo card. 

Submitted by:Melinda Holmes - Faculty
Display 3/1/2021-3/2/2021

2021-2022 JV/Varsity Cheerleading Tryout Information

Grades > Pre-K to 12

Tryouts for the 2021-2022 JV/Varsity Football/Basketball cheerleading season will be held on Sunday, March 21 at the Huffman Athletic Center. There will be a clinic that afternoon from 1:00-3:00 and then tryouts will be from 3:00-5:00. 

There is an open gym opportunity Sunday, March 7 from 2:00-4:00, and Sunday, March 14 from 2:00-4:00 at the Huffman Athletic Center. No material will be taught, but any girl trying out will have the chance to practice stunting, tumbling, cheers and other skills.  

Parents, please plan to attend one of two virtual informational meetings offered. The first meeting will be Thursday, March 4 from 10:15-11:00 AM, link is here. The other virtual meeting offered is Thursday, March 4 from 6:00-6:45 PM, link is here.  There have been a few slight changes made to the Darlington cheer constitution and calendar for the upcoming season that we would like to communicate with you. In order for your student to try out one of the meetings must be attended. 

Please sign up with Melissa Smyly at the upper school or Wendy Payne at Thatcher Hall if you intend on trying out. As always, feel free to contact Bebe Cline at bcline@darlingtonschool.org, Wendy Payne at wpayne@darlingtonschool.org or Melissa Smyly at msmyly@darlingtonschool.org with questions. 

Submitted by:Wendy Payne - Faculty
Display 2/25/2021-3/21/2021


6-8 Spring Conference Day Sign-up

Grades > Pre-K to 8

In-person Spring conferences for grades 6-8 will occur on Wednesday, March 10th. We look forward to meeting with parents and students to discuss progress since the beginning of the school year.

This is how it will work:

  • The number of time slots you need is based on the number of children you have. One child is one slot. No matter how many teachers you want to see.
  • All 6-8 students are welcome and even encouraged to attend conferences with their parents.
  • Parents are encouraged to sign up for an hour time slot. During that hour, all 6-8 classroom and enrichment teachers and advisors will be available for one-on-one meetings. 
  • You are signing up for one time slot, even if you are meeting with all of the teachers. 
  • Each hour will have a limited number of spots available to ensure the teachers can accommodate the traffic flow.
  • Individual one-on-one meetings will be limited to 5-10 minutes per teacher so multiple families can meet with teachers during that hour.
  • Individual meetings during the time slot will be a first-come/first-serve format

Sign up for a conference here

If you would prefer to conference virtually with your child's teaching team, or if you are unable to meet on March 10th, please send Angela Pieroni an email (apieroni@darlingtonschool.org), and she will arrange a conference with the team on a separate date.

Please send any additional questions to Angela Pieroni at apieroni@darlingtonschool.org. We look forward to another excellent day of conversations.

Ordering Graduation Announcements

Grades > 9-12

Dear Parents of Darlington Seniors -

GRADUATION WILL BE HERE SOON!! Congratulations to both you and your Senior!  

As we begin this second semester, we wanted to let you know that now is the time to place your order for Graduation Announcements if you so choose.  Our trusted business partner, GA Balfour, is ready to support you and your family as you celebrate this milestone achievement!  Below is a sample of Darlington's traditional announcement.

Please visit www.gabalfour.com/grad to place your order online! 

All orders placed will ship directly to your home address. 

Questions?  Please contact GA Balfour!  

GA Balfour  770-594-8155   support@gabalfour.com

FREE Virtual College Fairs featuring more than 500 colleges and universities from the US and worldwi

Grades > 9-12

Register to attend virtual college fairs this spring sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC)!


Fair dates (specialty fairs are noted):

Sunday, January 31, 1-7 pm EST

Sunday, February 28, 1-7 pm EST

STEM FAIR: Sunday, March 7, 1-5 pm EST

PERFORMING & VISUAL ARTS FAIR: Tuesday, March 16, 4-8 pm EST

Sunday, March 21, 1-7 pm EST

WESTERN US FAIR: Saturday, April 10, 3-7 pm EST

SOUTHEASTERN US FAIR: Tuesday, April 20, 3-7 pm EST

Sunday, May 2, 1-7 pm EST


ALSO ... 

Register to attend the virtual fair sponsored by the Southern Association for College Admission Counseling (SACAC)!

Thursday, February 11, 5-7:45 pm EST



Register to attend the virtual fairs sponsored by The College Board:

SOUTHEASTERN US FAIR: Tuesday, February 23rd, 5-9 pm EST

NORTHEASTERN US FAIR: Sunday, March 7th, 4-8 pm EST

MIDWESTERN US FAIR: Thursday, March 11th, 5-9 pm EST


Today's Calendar
9:15–9:45 am
Upper School Assembly: Winter Sports Awards
Advisor's Room
4–5:30 pm
Boys Varsity Track and Field vs Track Meet
Pepperell High School
4–5:30 pm
Girls Varsity Track and Field vs Track Meet
Pepperell High School
4:30–6:30 pm
Boys J.V. Baseball vs Calhoun JV
Darlington School
5:30–7 pm
Boys M.S. Baseball vs Blue Devils
North Floyd
Regester:  L. Hadaway
Thornwood:  C. Caldwell
Summerbell:  S. Clark
Moser:  J. Zazzaro
Neville:  C. Cryer
Persons:   (ROC L. Hadaway)
Library:  D. Harvey
AOD:  S. Eady