Darlington School: Private Boarding School in Georgia
Darlington School: Private Boarding School in Rome, GA
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Julie Fine

Former Faculty

May 2010 to July 2024

Previous Background
Julie has taught at Darlington since 2010 and currently serves as a fifth-grade teacher. She holds a B.A. in English from Berry College and an M.Ed. with Certification in Secondary English Education from the University of Georgia. She and her husband Derek, director of information technology, have three children, Adelyn (’31), Harrison (’34) and Lily (’34).

Homeroom - 5th
Literacy - 5th Grade
Social Studies - 5th Grade
College Education
B.A. Berry College
M.Ed. University of Georgia

3rd-5th Grade Exploratory: Celebrating Chinese New Year

January 28, 2022
Third, fourth and fifth grade students spend their exploratory time learning about the history of Chinese New Year and making paper lanterns to celebrate the Year of the Tiger.

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Podcast Episode 10: A Look Into Skills-Based Curriculum & Active Learning

June 3, 2021
Welcome to Episode 10 of The Darlington Podcast! In this episode, Stefan Eady, assistant head of school for academic affairs, chats with Julie Fine and Michael Natarella about Darlington's skills-based curriculum and the importance of active learning as part of Darlington's Cycle of Learning. 

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Fine presents at Rome Rotary meeting

December 19, 2018
Fifth grade teacher Julie Fine recently had the opportunity to share a presentation titled "The Neuroscience of Reading" at the weekly Rome Rotary Club meeting.

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Keep Your Head Up!

Academic Administration | Julie Fine , October 23, 2017
In this busy world that's full of distractions, it's easy to lose focus of the things that are important. Fifth-graders focus on four phrases Mr. Bell coined to help us remember to make the most of every moment: arrive, connect, press on, and keep your head up.

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Fine to serve on accreditation team

March 16, 2017
Julie Fine, fifth-grade teacher, has been asked to be a member of the SAIS accreditation team that will visit First Baptist School of Charleston, S.C., this month.

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Professional Development Spotlight: Apple Vanguard Training

Information Technology | Rebekah Kinney, September 28, 2016
Ten faculty members will earn their Apple Vanguard Certifications during the 2016-17 school year.

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The Power of Sharing...Book Suggestions!

Library Services | Kimberly Perkins, March 31, 2016
There is something special about having an opportunity to discuss and enjoy a shared reading experience with someone we care about and admire. We are drawn to books for different reasons, but a primary one comes via the recommendations by those we respect.

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5th Grade Showers the Fine Twins

September 30, 2015
The fifth grade had a baby shower for Mrs. Fine, who will soon be having twins. The students enjoyed showering the Fines with fun gifts, diapers, and wipes.

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Fine named new technology support specialist

July 16, 2015
Derek Fine has joined Darlington School as technology support specialist, effective July 1. Fine will work under the guidance of the I.T. Office assisting members of the Darlington Community with various school-issued devices.

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5th Grade & the Twins Big Reveal

May 21, 2015
The fifth-grade students came to school on the last day dressed in their prediction for the Fines' twins. Some wore all pink, some wore all blue, and some wore both pink and blue.

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