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Episode 42: A Look Into Upper School Robotics
January 27, 2022
In this episode, Science Department Chairman Owen Kinney talks with sophomore Charlie May about Darlington's Upper School robotics program. The team, known as the DarBots, reacently finished in first place at a FIRST Tech Challenge tournament, which qualifies them to move on to the state competition. 
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Episode 41: A Chat with Ali Kayahan (’14)
January 20, 2022
In this Darlington Connects episode, host Avery Cypress ('14, LD '20) of the Admission Office connects with former classmate Ali Kayahan ('14) during a recent trip to Ali's home in Istanbul, Turkey. Ali shares his Darlington story, talks about his college experience and career path, and provides valuable advice for young entrepreneurs.
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Episode 40: A Preview of the Winter Musical “My Fair Lady”
January 13, 2022
In this episode, Theater Director Shelley Daniel talks with Choral Director Alex Johnson and seniors Kathryn Davidson and Grayson Davis about The Darlington Players' upcoming winter musical, "My Fair Lady." The show is slated for Feb. 25-27 at the Rome City Auditorium, featuring 24 students involved in the cast and crew.  
Listen
Episode 39: Tips for Success in the 2nd Semester of Upper School
January 6, 2022
In this episode, host Matt Peer, director of enrollment management, and his guests share tips related to academic wellness, emotional wellness, and college preparation as students begin the second semester.
Listen
Episode 38: Year in Review
December 30, 2021
In this episode, Head of School Brent Bell reflects on 2021 with Stefan Eady, assistant head of school for academic affairs, and Division Directors Chad Woods and Hope Jones. What was Mr. Bell's favorite fine arts performance of the year? Which football game is Mr. Woods still talking about? What soundtrack does Mrs. Jones think best describes 2021? What are Mr. Eady's book and podcast recommendations for 2022? Find out right here! 
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Episode 37: A Chat with Jordan Beck (’14)
December 23, 2021
In this Darlington Connects episode, host Carson Raymond, Darlington's director of major gifts, connects with Jordan Beck ('14), chief operating officer at Rome, Ga.-based Heritage Sleep Concepts. Jordan has served in his current role since 2021, but has been with the business since 2018.
Listen
Podcast Episode 36: A Chat with Megan Ware (’09)
December 16, 2021
In this episode, Julia (Douglas) Thomas ('07, LD '15), director of annual giving, chats with Megan Ware ('09), executive pastry chef for three local restaurants, about her Darlington experience; her career, including a recent appearance on the Food Network; and the school's Darlington Connects program.
Listen
Podcast Episode 35: Holidays Around the World
December 9, 2021
In this episode, Tara Inman, dean of students for global education, talks with Fred Igbinedion of Nigeria, Doris Kang of China, Emilia Tscherne of Austria and Roy Berglund of Finland about holiday traditions in their home countries as we prepare for Christmas here in the United States. 
Listen
Podcast Episode 34: Winter Sports Preview
December 2, 2021
In this episode, Head of School Brent Bell talks with varsity coaches Leigh Hadaway (swimming), Mark Tunnell (girls' basketball) and Nathan West (boys' basketball) about the winter athletic season at Darlington. 
Listen
Podcast Episode 33: Distinguished Alumnus Dr. Frank Stegall (’62)
November 25, 2021
As we think about the things we are most grateful for this Thanksgiving Day, we want to share the address Dr. Frank Stegall ('62) gave during Alumni Weekend after receiving the 2021 Distinguished Alumnus Award. In it, he shares some of his favorite memories as well as the life lessons he is most grateful for learning during his time at Darlington.
Listen
Podcast Episode 32: The Power of Play
November 18, 2021
In this episode, host Stefan Eady, assistant head of school for academic resources, talks with Pre-K to 8 Director Hope Jones about the power of play and, specifically, why play is a critical part of a child's learning and skill development process. 
Listen
Podcast Episode 31: A Chat with Sam Moss (’63)
November 4, 2021
In this Darlington Connects episode, host Julie Lucas ('97), Darlington's chief advancement officer, talks with longtime Dean of College Guidance Sam Moss ('63) about his time at Darlington as a student, his career path, and his upcoming retirement after 40 years of service to Darlington and 55 years in independent school education.
Listen
Podcast Episode 30: A Look Into the Music Industry
October 28, 2021
In this Darlington Connects episode, host Carson Raymond, Darlington's director of major gifts, connects student musician Elliot Luitwieler ('22) with Hannah (Montgomery) Bay-Schuck ('10), an executive A&R in Los Angeles. 
Listen
Podcast Episode 29: Tech Integration - Student Perspectives
October 21, 2021
In this episode, Technology Integration Coordinator Beth Wardlaw talks with junior Anaya Desai, senior Mason Wu and sophomore Tommy Cowan about the impact technology has had on their unique Darlington experiences.
Listen
Podcast Episode 28: A Look Into Pre-K & Kindergarten
October 14, 2021
In this episode, Pre-K to 8 Director Hopes Jones talks with Pre-K teacher Beth Smith ('87, LD '12) and Kindergarten teacher Jody Deaton about what a skills-based curriculum and active learning look like for our youngest students.
Listen
Podcast Episode 27: Organization & Study Tips From the Learning Center
October 7, 2021
Scott Greene, director of the Teaching & Learning Center, talks with Learning Specialists Justin Bruce and Kristen Bell about their work. Together, they share some of the organization, time management, and study strategies they use to help students who have executive function issues to be successful at Darlington and beyond.
Listen
Podcast Episode 26: A Look Into Darlington Connects
September 30, 2021
Welcome to Episode 26 of The Darlington Podcast! In this episode, guest host Bob Berry ('64) chats with members of the advancement team Julie Lucas ('97), Carson Raymond, and Becca Wood, about the Darlington Connects program.
Listen
Podcast Episode 25: A Look Into Technology Integration
September 23, 2021
Welcome to Episode 25 of The Darlington Podcast! In this episode, learn more about how technology is integrated into Darlington's curriculum and what that looks like for students of all ages.
Listen
Podcast Episode 24: A Look Into College Guidance
September 16, 2021
Welcome to Episode 24 of The Darlington Podcast! In this episode you'll hear about Darlington's approach to college guidance.
Listen
Podcast Episode 23: A Look Into “Honor Above Everything”
September 8, 2021
Welcome to Episode 23 of The Darlington Podcast! In this episode, Head of School Brent Bell talks with Mary Mac Pittman ('22) and Ward Jennings ('29), two students who shared their thoughts on Darlington’s Honor Code with the student body at this year’s Opening Convocation ceremony.
Listen
Episode 42: A Look Into Upper School Robotics
January 27, 2022
In this episode, Science Department Chairman Owen Kinney talks with sophomore Charlie May about Darlington's Upper School robotics program. The team, known as the DarBots, reacently finished in first place at a FIRST Tech Challenge tournament, which qualifies them to move on to the state competition. 
Listen
Episode 41: A Chat with Ali Kayahan (’14)
January 20, 2022
In this Darlington Connects episode, host Avery Cypress ('14, LD '20) of the Admission Office connects with former classmate Ali Kayahan ('14) during a recent trip to Ali's home in Istanbul, Turkey. Ali shares his Darlington story, talks about his college experience and career path, and provides valuable advice for young entrepreneurs.
Listen
Episode 40: A Preview of the Winter Musical “My Fair Lady”
January 13, 2022
In this episode, Theater Director Shelley Daniel talks with Choral Director Alex Johnson and seniors Kathryn Davidson and Grayson Davis about The Darlington Players' upcoming winter musical, "My Fair Lady." The show is slated for Feb. 25-27 at the Rome City Auditorium, featuring 24 students involved in the cast and crew.  
Listen
Episode 39: Tips for Success in the 2nd Semester of Upper School
January 6, 2022
In this episode, host Matt Peer, director of enrollment management, and his guests share tips related to academic wellness, emotional wellness, and college preparation as students begin the second semester.
Listen
Episode 38: Year in Review
December 30, 2021
In this episode, Head of School Brent Bell reflects on 2021 with Stefan Eady, assistant head of school for academic affairs, and Division Directors Chad Woods and Hope Jones. What was Mr. Bell's favorite fine arts performance of the year? Which football game is Mr. Woods still talking about? What soundtrack does Mrs. Jones think best describes 2021? What are Mr. Eady's book and podcast recommendations for 2022? Find out right here! 
Listen
Episode 37: A Chat with Jordan Beck (’14)
December 23, 2021
In this Darlington Connects episode, host Carson Raymond, Darlington's director of major gifts, connects with Jordan Beck ('14), chief operating officer at Rome, Ga.-based Heritage Sleep Concepts. Jordan has served in his current role since 2021, but has been with the business since 2018.
Listen
Podcast Episode 36: A Chat with Megan Ware (’09)
December 16, 2021
In this episode, Julia (Douglas) Thomas ('07, LD '15), director of annual giving, chats with Megan Ware ('09), executive pastry chef for three local restaurants, about her Darlington experience; her career, including a recent appearance on the Food Network; and the school's Darlington Connects program.
Listen
Podcast Episode 35: Holidays Around the World
December 9, 2021
In this episode, Tara Inman, dean of students for global education, talks with Fred Igbinedion of Nigeria, Doris Kang of China, Emilia Tscherne of Austria and Roy Berglund of Finland about holiday traditions in their home countries as we prepare for Christmas here in the United States. 
Listen
Podcast Episode 34: Winter Sports Preview
December 2, 2021
In this episode, Head of School Brent Bell talks with varsity coaches Leigh Hadaway (swimming), Mark Tunnell (girls' basketball) and Nathan West (boys' basketball) about the winter athletic season at Darlington. 
Listen
Podcast Episode 33: Distinguished Alumnus Dr. Frank Stegall (’62)
November 25, 2021
As we think about the things we are most grateful for this Thanksgiving Day, we want to share the address Dr. Frank Stegall ('62) gave during Alumni Weekend after receiving the 2021 Distinguished Alumnus Award. In it, he shares some of his favorite memories as well as the life lessons he is most grateful for learning during his time at Darlington.
Listen
Podcast Episode 32: The Power of Play
November 18, 2021
In this episode, host Stefan Eady, assistant head of school for academic resources, talks with Pre-K to 8 Director Hope Jones about the power of play and, specifically, why play is a critical part of a child's learning and skill development process. 
Listen
Podcast Episode 31: A Chat with Sam Moss (’63)
November 4, 2021
In this Darlington Connects episode, host Julie Lucas ('97), Darlington's chief advancement officer, talks with longtime Dean of College Guidance Sam Moss ('63) about his time at Darlington as a student, his career path, and his upcoming retirement after 40 years of service to Darlington and 55 years in independent school education.
Listen
Podcast Episode 30: A Look Into the Music Industry
October 28, 2021
In this Darlington Connects episode, host Carson Raymond, Darlington's director of major gifts, connects student musician Elliot Luitwieler ('22) with Hannah (Montgomery) Bay-Schuck ('10), an executive A&R in Los Angeles. 
Listen
Podcast Episode 29: Tech Integration - Student Perspectives
October 21, 2021
In this episode, Technology Integration Coordinator Beth Wardlaw talks with junior Anaya Desai, senior Mason Wu and sophomore Tommy Cowan about the impact technology has had on their unique Darlington experiences.
Listen
Podcast Episode 28: A Look Into Pre-K & Kindergarten
October 14, 2021
In this episode, Pre-K to 8 Director Hopes Jones talks with Pre-K teacher Beth Smith ('87, LD '12) and Kindergarten teacher Jody Deaton about what a skills-based curriculum and active learning look like for our youngest students.
Listen
Podcast Episode 27: Organization & Study Tips From the Learning Center
October 7, 2021
Scott Greene, director of the Teaching & Learning Center, talks with Learning Specialists Justin Bruce and Kristen Bell about their work. Together, they share some of the organization, time management, and study strategies they use to help students who have executive function issues to be successful at Darlington and beyond.
Listen
Podcast Episode 26: A Look Into Darlington Connects
September 30, 2021
Welcome to Episode 26 of The Darlington Podcast! In this episode, guest host Bob Berry ('64) chats with members of the advancement team Julie Lucas ('97), Carson Raymond, and Becca Wood, about the Darlington Connects program.
Listen
Podcast Episode 25: A Look Into Technology Integration
September 23, 2021
Welcome to Episode 25 of The Darlington Podcast! In this episode, learn more about how technology is integrated into Darlington's curriculum and what that looks like for students of all ages.
Listen
Podcast Episode 24: A Look Into College Guidance
September 16, 2021
Welcome to Episode 24 of The Darlington Podcast! In this episode you'll hear about Darlington's approach to college guidance.
Listen
Podcast Episode 23: A Look Into “Honor Above Everything”
September 8, 2021
Welcome to Episode 23 of The Darlington Podcast! In this episode, Head of School Brent Bell talks with Mary Mac Pittman ('22) and Ward Jennings ('29), two students who shared their thoughts on Darlington’s Honor Code with the student body at this year’s Opening Convocation ceremony.
Listen