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Alumni Spotlight: Michael McAlpin (’94)
Alumni | Vicki Vincent, November 9, 2018
Alumni Spotlight is an ongoing blog series that features interviews with a variety of Darlington alumni about their careers and the impact their Darlington experience had on their lives. This week, I am excited to share a Q&A with Michael McAlpin ('94).

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Alumni Weekend: Reflections from a Class Agent’s 50th Reunion
Alumni | Becca Wood, November 8, 2018
The Darlington & Thornwood Class of ‘68 celebrated their 50th reunion during Alumni Weekend this year. David Muschamp ('68) shares his thoughts on Alumni Weekend and the Class of ‘68 50th reunion.

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Senior Night: Join us tonight in thanking our seniors!
Upper School | Eddie Guth, November 2, 2018
Tonight is a special night at Chris Hunter Stadium as we take time to honor our seniors, and I hope you can attend. We will recognize seniors participating in all of our fall sports as our varsity football team faces Whitefield Academy with kickoff at 7:30 p.m.

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Senior Retreat Means Reality Beyond the Screens
Upper School | Alicia Raymond, October 26, 2018
Here are my reflections from the Senior Retreat, which was amazing. No, seniors who weren’t best of friends before the retreat became automatic besties and no, the Senior Retreat didn’t reveal the answers to a complicated 18-year-old life’s problems. But for 24 hours, I saw students interact with each other.  I saw students with smiles that I don’t normally see during dorm duty. The Senior Retreat allowed the seniors to come together as a grade away from tests, away from scores, away from demerits, to just be.

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Darlington Magazine Coming Soon
Curriculum Connections | Tannika King, October 25, 2018
Keep an eye out for the fall 2018 edition of Darlington Magazine, which will arrive in mailboxes soon.

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The 12 Days of Arts
Fine Arts | Kim Tunnell, September 27, 2018
Darlington’s annual Fall for the Arts is just around the corner and this year we will celebrate the arts during the first 12 days of October. The festivities will culminate with a celebration at our annual festival on Friday, Oct. 12.

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Celebrating Banned Books Week
Library Services | Michael Jacobs, September 24, 2018
Celebrating Banned Books Week with words and art from author Neil Gaiman and illustrator Chris Riddell.

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It’s Time to Kick off the Darlington Fund!
Advancement | Julia Douglas, September 18, 2018
The swans had so much fun that they’re back again! That means it’s time for The Darlington Fund to kick off for the 2018-2019 school year!

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“I go where the brush takes me.”
Fine Arts | Jenna Black, August 30, 2018
It's always inspiring to hear words of wisdom from an art class full of 21 eighth-graders.

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Let’s Meet: Karen Calvert
Communications | Jennifer Collins, August 22, 2018
Each fall we welcome a few new faces to the Darlington Community and we're thrilled to introduce you to Karen Calvert, head of Thornwood House.

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Primary Grades Art: More Than a Dot
Fine Arts | Susan Mann, August 22, 2018
My pre-K through first-grade art students learned an important lesson in art class on the first day of school.

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Let’s Meet: Jennifer Rundles
Communications | Jennifer Collins, August 16, 2018
Each fall we welcome a few new faces to the Darlington Community and we’re thrilled to introduce you to Jennifer Rundles, associate dean of student life and Upper School science teacher.

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Let’s Meet: Matt Enderle
Communications | Jennifer Collins, August 7, 2018
Each fall we welcome a few new faces to the Darlington Community and we’re thrilled to introduce you to Matt Enderle, Upper School math teacher.

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Alumni Spotlight: Jonathan Gilreath-Harvey (’07)
Alumni | Vicki Vincent, August 3, 2018
Alumni Spotlight is an ongoing blog series that features interviews with a variety of Darlington alumni about their careers and the impact their Darlington experience had on their lives. This week, I am excited to share a Q&A with Jonathan Gilreath-Harvey ('07).

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Thank You, Purple Tie!
Fine Arts | Kim Tunnell, August 2, 2018
Fine Arts says thank you to Purple Tie for all of the many ways that it supports our students and programs each year!

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Professional Development Spotlight: The “Not to Do List”
Academic Administration | Rebekah Kinney, August 2, 2018
Personally, I thrive with a “To Do” list. Daily, I create a new list and strive to complete a task so I can make a check mark. This summer, I learned about the importance of also making a "Not to Do List."

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Professional Development Spotlight: Fail Fast, Learn Quickly
Academic Administration | Beth Wardlaw, August 1, 2018
I had the pleasure of attending STL in the ATL this past week and was able to connect with so many incredible people from all over the country, all passionate about the same thing: building a better educational experience for our students.

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Get to Know: Kim Bell
Communications | Jennifer Collins, July 26, 2018
Kim Bell has been head of Regester House and community service coordinator for the past year. Just how well do you know Kim? Let's get to know her better in this installment of our "Get to Know" series.

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My Reflections on the Governor’s Honors Program
Student Life | Marissa Joseph, July 23, 2018
When I arrived on Berry College's campus and unloaded my bags on the first day of Governor’s Honors Program, I had no idea of the magic that awaited me in the following four weeks, starting with placing the orange GHP lanyard around my neck.

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Get to Know: Randy Smith
Communications | Jennifer Collins, July 16, 2018
Randy Smith has been a part of the Darlington Community for 18 years and is about to begin his second year as head of Summerbell House. Just how well do you know Coach Smith? Let's get to know him better in this installment of our "Get to Know" series!

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