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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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Get to Know: Jill Babb
Communications | Jennifer Collins, July 1, 2018
Jill Babb has been head of Cooper House, the first-year girls' house, for seven years. How well do you know Jill? Let's get to know her better in this installment of our "Get to Know" series!

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6 Things You’ll Get to Do in the Dominican Republic this Fall
Upper School | Reid Owens, June 20, 2018
Are you looking for a unique cultural experience that combines both exploration and service to others? Consider coming with me to the Dominican Republic during Thanksgiving Break for a nine day community service and cultural immersion trip.

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Learning About the Rise of Islamic Politics in Turkey
Academic Administration | Jon Wagshul, June 4, 2018
Since arriving at Darlington in 2016, I’ve had the wonderful opportunity to join the Atlanta Council on International Relations and I’ve just returned from a presentation on “The Rise of Islamic Politics in Turkey” by Dr. Mona Tajali.

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