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Read Across March Competition

Grades > Pre-K to 8

Are you ready to book it?! March 2nd, Read Across America Day, it may be only one day, but we are going to keep the party rolling on. We are going to kick off March with a reading challenge! Students will keep track of their pages read (picture, chapter, ebook, magazine!) and whoever in the grades has the most pages read gets a WONDERFUL prize. There will also be prizes for 2nd and 3rd place. There will be winners in Pre-K-2, 3rd-5th, and 6-8th. The contest ends on March 31st.

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Submitted by:Kaitlin Ward - Faculty
Display 3/3/2021-3/31/2021

College Signing

Grades > 9-12

Please make plans to celebrate our upcoming college signing. The signing will be in the Cove and will start at 10:00 am:

3/9/21 - Tuesday - Jenna Harrison - Franklin & Marshall College - tennis

Go Tigers!

Submitted by:Ivy (Goodloe) Brewer - Faculty
Display 3/2/2021-3/10/2021

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. This is for rising 9th-12th grade students. 

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 Wednesday, March 17 from 10:15-11:00 AM, link is here. The other virtual meeting offered is Thursday, March 18 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. 

**Please, make note that these meeting dates and times are different than originally scheduled. 

Submitted by:Wendy Payne - Faculty
Display 3/1/2021-3/21/2021


Football Meeting

Grades > 9-12

There is a meeting for all those interested in coming out for spring football in the Van Es Arena Wednesday, March 3 during office hours.  This includes all returning players who played last year.

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
Boys Varsity Lacrosse vs North Springs
North Springs High School
4:30–6 am
Boys J.V. Baseball vs Calhoun
Darlington School
7:30–8:30 am
Division Faculty Meetings
Noon–1 pm
Alumni Council Meeting
4–5:30 pm
Boys Varsity Tennis vs King's Ridge
Manor Golf and Country Club
4–5:30 pm
Girls Varsity Tennis vs Kings Ridge
Manor Golf and Country Club
4:15–5:45 pm
Girls M.S. Soccer vs Cedartown
Darlington School
4:30–6:30 pm
Boys J.V. Baseball vs Chattooga JV
Darlington School
5:30–7 pm
Boys M.S. Soccer vs Cedartown
Darlington School
5:30–7 pm
Girls Varsity Soccer vs Adairsville
Darlington School
7:30–9 pm
Boys Varsity Soccer vs Adairsville
Darlington School
Regester:  S. Mull
Thornwood:  C. Allen
Summerbell:  M. Boling
Moser:  D. Hamil
Neville:  T. Mathis
Persons:   (ROC D. Harvey)
Library:  M. Holmes
AOD:  H. Jones