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New Donor Spotlight: Martha and Adam Karmali
PK-8 | Julia Thomas,January 28, 2022
Hear from Dr. and Mrs. Karmali about their journey to Darlington and why they support The Darlington Fund.
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Congratulations to the Winners of the Darlington Technology Competition!
Upper School | Beth Wardlaw,January 21, 2022
Darlington students in grades 3-12 participated in Darlington's 6th Annual Technology Competition, showcasing a wide variety of projects that highlighted their skills in animation, 3D modeling, project programming, video production, digital photography, and everything in between. The competition once again was held virtually.
Read More
Darlington Connects: Way to Go, Tiger!
Upper School | Becca Wood,January 21, 2022
The Darlington Connects program continues to engage with our community by highlighting the accomplishments of our community through social media, blogs, and podcasts. We are excited to introduce our “Way to Go, Tiger!” series, and we encourage you to follow along and share your own accomplishments with us.
Read More
Senior Ventures Spotlight: Clara Graham
Upper School | Clara Graham,January 20, 2022
My Senior Ventures project involves teaching dance classes at Rome Civic Ballet.
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Senior Ventures Spotlight: Doris Kang
Upper School | Doris Kang,January 13, 2022
I had the opportunity to teach our fifth-grade students about my language and culture.
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Upper School COVID-19 Update
Upper School | Chad Woods,January 4, 2022
I am writing to share with you a few changes that relate to COVID-19 and some changes we are making for the first few weeks of the semester.
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COVID-19 Policy Updates for Return to School
Upper School | Tannika King,January 2, 2022
I am writing to provide some updates to our COVID-related policies as we begin to prepare forour students' return to school on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022.
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Introducing the Darlington School Leadership Institute
Upper School | Brent Bell,December 6, 2021
Every day, I become more and more convinced that our society will ask for a different level of leadership and engagement from our children as they move into adulthood. The Darlington School Leadership Institute (DSLI) is a new program that will engage all of our students in grades 7 through 12 in the principles of individual leadership development so they are well prepared to be confident contributors to our world needs.
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Remembering Life Trustee Harold Storey
Upper School | Brent Bell,December 1, 2021
It is with sadness, and also a grateful heart, that we share news of the passing of Darlington School Life Trustee Harold Storey. Harold lived a remarkable life and truly got the most of his 99 years on earth. Like so many others, Darlington was fortunate that he shared his wisdom, candor, humor, kindness and vision with us. 
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Inkslinger wins All-Georgia
Upper School | Katie Merritt,November 17, 2021
The Inkslinger literary magazine received a superior rating and earned All-Georgia Honors from the Georgia Scholastic Press Association at UGA for the 2021 Inkslinger "A Different Frame of Mind."
Read More
Darlington Connects: Tiffany (Payne) Horton (’02)
Upper School | Izzy Hortman,November 9, 2021
We're excited to connect with our alumni through our Darlington Connects series. Today we hear from Tiffany (Payne) Horton ('02). The company she works for, High Voltage Prints, has just printed all the official T-shirts for World Series Championship-winning Atlanta Braves!
Read More
Purple Tie Silent Auction Live Now!
Upper School | Julie Lucas,November 9, 2021
Can’t come to Purple Tie this Friday? Don’t worry, you can still bid on our silent auction online and win! The Purple Tie proceeds go to support goes to support all of our Darlington parent booster clubs.
Read More
“Hamilton” Traveling Museum Exhibit
Upper School | Leigh Hadaway,November 1, 2021
During the month of October, "Alexander Hamilton: Immigrant, Patriot, Visionary," a traveling museum exhibit, was on display in the McCallie-Kennedy library courtesy of the Gilder-Lehrman Institute of American History.
Read More
Senior Ventures Spotlight: William Feng
Upper School | William Feng,October 28, 2021
William Feng's Senior Ventures project combines his passion for history and film.
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Make Plans to Attend the Purple Tie Tiger Tailgate!
Upper School | Becca Wood,October 26, 2021
The Purple Tie Volunteer Team is planning a Purple Tie Tiger Tailgate on Friday Nov. 12 at 6:30 p.m. in the Huffman Athletic Center. Be sure to get your tickets!
Read More
Technology & The Humanities
Upper School | Leigh Hadaway,October 26, 2021
Technology in the classroom is often discussed around the fields of math and science. The humanities often get lost in this conversation of technology integration, but using technology in humanities classrooms, especially a history classroom, is essential to making historical information accessible and engaging, and allowing students to see concepts visually and spatially.
Read More
Senior Ventures Spotlight: Zoe Rahn
Upper School | Zoe Rahn,October 19, 2021
My senior ventures project investigates how the environment, Covid-19, and other factors affect mental illnesses in girls and what their brains look like when affected.
Read More
Face Covering Policy Update
Upper School | Tannika King,October 15, 2021
At this time, Darlington is returning to our start of the school year policies in regards to face coverings. All students and faculty/staff, Pre-K to 12, must bring a face covering to school. There will be significant opportunities for students to be mask-free during the school day if they so choose. At the same time, we will continue to fully support the adults and students in our school community who choose to wear a mask and strongly encourage mask wearing for anyone whose immune system may be compromised. 
Read More
Senior Ventures Spotlight: Clara Graham
Curriculum Connections | Clara Graham,October 14, 2021
For my Senior Ventures project, I am working with and helping special needs children. Last February through May, I helped with a special needs dance class and fell in love with it, and I quickly found out it was something I was passionate about.
Read More
Senior Ventures Spotlight: Haley Oakes
Upper School | Haley Oakes,October 11, 2021
For my Senior Ventures project, I will be raising awareness for the benefits of adopting older and adult dogs as well as helping the older and adult dogs at Hootie's Haven Animal Rescue get adopted. Additionally, I will research to find the answer to the question "What makes one dog more appealing than another?"
Read More
New Donor Spotlight: Martha and Adam Karmali
PK-8 | Julia Thomas,January 28, 2022
Hear from Dr. and Mrs. Karmali about their journey to Darlington and why they support The Darlington Fund.
Read More
Congratulations to the Winners of the Darlington Technology Competition!
Upper School | Beth Wardlaw,January 21, 2022
Darlington students in grades 3-12 participated in Darlington's 6th Annual Technology Competition, showcasing a wide variety of projects that highlighted their skills in animation, 3D modeling, project programming, video production, digital photography, and everything in between. The competition once again was held virtually.
Read More
Darlington Connects: Way to Go, Tiger!
Upper School | Becca Wood,January 21, 2022
The Darlington Connects program continues to engage with our community by highlighting the accomplishments of our community through social media, blogs, and podcasts. We are excited to introduce our “Way to Go, Tiger!” series, and we encourage you to follow along and share your own accomplishments with us.
Read More
Senior Ventures Spotlight: Clara Graham
Upper School | Clara Graham,January 20, 2022
My Senior Ventures project involves teaching dance classes at Rome Civic Ballet.
Read More
Senior Ventures Spotlight: Doris Kang
Upper School | Doris Kang,January 13, 2022
I had the opportunity to teach our fifth-grade students about my language and culture.
Read More
Upper School COVID-19 Update
Upper School | Chad Woods,January 4, 2022
I am writing to share with you a few changes that relate to COVID-19 and some changes we are making for the first few weeks of the semester.
Read More
COVID-19 Policy Updates for Return to School
Upper School | Tannika King,January 2, 2022
I am writing to provide some updates to our COVID-related policies as we begin to prepare forour students' return to school on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022.
Read More
Introducing the Darlington School Leadership Institute
Upper School | Brent Bell,December 6, 2021
Every day, I become more and more convinced that our society will ask for a different level of leadership and engagement from our children as they move into adulthood. The Darlington School Leadership Institute (DSLI) is a new program that will engage all of our students in grades 7 through 12 in the principles of individual leadership development so they are well prepared to be confident contributors to our world needs.
Read More
Remembering Life Trustee Harold Storey
Upper School | Brent Bell,December 1, 2021
It is with sadness, and also a grateful heart, that we share news of the passing of Darlington School Life Trustee Harold Storey. Harold lived a remarkable life and truly got the most of his 99 years on earth. Like so many others, Darlington was fortunate that he shared his wisdom, candor, humor, kindness and vision with us. 
Read More
Inkslinger wins All-Georgia
Upper School | Katie Merritt,November 17, 2021
The Inkslinger literary magazine received a superior rating and earned All-Georgia Honors from the Georgia Scholastic Press Association at UGA for the 2021 Inkslinger "A Different Frame of Mind."
Read More
Darlington Connects: Tiffany (Payne) Horton (’02)
Upper School | Izzy Hortman,November 9, 2021
We're excited to connect with our alumni through our Darlington Connects series. Today we hear from Tiffany (Payne) Horton ('02). The company she works for, High Voltage Prints, has just printed all the official T-shirts for World Series Championship-winning Atlanta Braves!
Read More
Purple Tie Silent Auction Live Now!
Upper School | Julie Lucas,November 9, 2021
Can’t come to Purple Tie this Friday? Don’t worry, you can still bid on our silent auction online and win! The Purple Tie proceeds go to support goes to support all of our Darlington parent booster clubs.
Read More
“Hamilton” Traveling Museum Exhibit
Upper School | Leigh Hadaway,November 1, 2021
During the month of October, "Alexander Hamilton: Immigrant, Patriot, Visionary," a traveling museum exhibit, was on display in the McCallie-Kennedy library courtesy of the Gilder-Lehrman Institute of American History.
Read More
Senior Ventures Spotlight: William Feng
Upper School | William Feng,October 28, 2021
William Feng's Senior Ventures project combines his passion for history and film.
Read More
Make Plans to Attend the Purple Tie Tiger Tailgate!
Upper School | Becca Wood,October 26, 2021
The Purple Tie Volunteer Team is planning a Purple Tie Tiger Tailgate on Friday Nov. 12 at 6:30 p.m. in the Huffman Athletic Center. Be sure to get your tickets!
Read More
Technology & The Humanities
Upper School | Leigh Hadaway,October 26, 2021
Technology in the classroom is often discussed around the fields of math and science. The humanities often get lost in this conversation of technology integration, but using technology in humanities classrooms, especially a history classroom, is essential to making historical information accessible and engaging, and allowing students to see concepts visually and spatially.
Read More
Senior Ventures Spotlight: Zoe Rahn
Upper School | Zoe Rahn,October 19, 2021
My senior ventures project investigates how the environment, Covid-19, and other factors affect mental illnesses in girls and what their brains look like when affected.
Read More
Face Covering Policy Update
Upper School | Tannika King,October 15, 2021
At this time, Darlington is returning to our start of the school year policies in regards to face coverings. All students and faculty/staff, Pre-K to 12, must bring a face covering to school. There will be significant opportunities for students to be mask-free during the school day if they so choose. At the same time, we will continue to fully support the adults and students in our school community who choose to wear a mask and strongly encourage mask wearing for anyone whose immune system may be compromised. 
Read More
Senior Ventures Spotlight: Clara Graham
Curriculum Connections | Clara Graham,October 14, 2021
For my Senior Ventures project, I am working with and helping special needs children. Last February through May, I helped with a special needs dance class and fell in love with it, and I quickly found out it was something I was passionate about.
Read More
Senior Ventures Spotlight: Haley Oakes
Upper School | Haley Oakes,October 11, 2021
For my Senior Ventures project, I will be raising awareness for the benefits of adopting older and adult dogs as well as helping the older and adult dogs at Hootie's Haven Animal Rescue get adopted. Additionally, I will research to find the answer to the question "What makes one dog more appealing than another?"
Read More