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National Honor Society Applications

Grades > 9-12

2020 National Honor Society Membership Form

The Darlington School Chapter of the National Honor Society accepts applications once a year from students who have attended Darlington for a minimum of one semester, who have at least sophomore status, and who have a minimum overall GPA of 87.5. Candidates must have also held one or more major leadership roles and have been involved in two or more service activities per year. Please complete the application by 5:00 pm on December 23rd. You will receive a confirmation email when you have correctly submitted the form. Each applicant is assigned a number, and a panel of faculty selected by the Upper School Director will meet in January to select those applicants who are most outstanding in the areas of scholarship, leadership, service, and character. All applicants will be notified the first week of February. Induction follows on March 21st. Please check your Darlington email and fill out the form if you are interested in applying.  You may contact Mr. Inman if you have any questions.

Submitted by:Brian Inman - Faculty
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Holiday Hoops

Grades > Pre-K to 12

Saturday, 12-14 at 5:30, during the Varsity Boys Basketball Game Darlington Athletics will host "Holiday Hoops".  

SILENT NIGHT - Everyone for Darlington will remain silent until they score their 6th point.  When Darlington scores their 6th point the crowd goes wild!

Santa Claus will be present!

Ugly Sweater Contest!!

Open House in the Yancey for all Faculty and Staff - Food and Drinks

There will be Christmas Music, Holiday Festivities, etc. 

Come out and Support you Darlington Tigers!!

Submitted by:Nathan West - Faculty
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ATTENTION JUNIORS - Class Ring Delivery 12/11

Grades > 9-12

Class Ring Orders will be delivered to campus on Wednesday, December 11th during Lunch periods in the Dining Hall.  Please be prepared to pay the balance owed in order to pick up the ring!  This will be the only delivery day offered.

Submitted by:Denise Evans - Faculty
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Barnes and Noble Book Fair Information

Grades > Pre-K to 12

Please come and enjoy shopping at the Barnes and Noble Book Fair this Friday, December 13 and Saturday, December 14.  Purchases made will support Darlington School. You may also purchase online with Darlington code #12546198 and receive credit as well.

All students that attend will receive a Tiger Ticket- good for a Tiger Day of your choice! See Mrs. Jones or Mrs. Pieroni at the gift wrap table to get your ticket.

The schedule of activities/entertainment lead by students and teachers are as follows:

Friday, Dec. 13th

4:00- Deaton Darlings sing 

4:30- Mrs. Jordan 

5:00- Mrs. Peer 

5:30- Reindeer Craft and Story with Ms. Ward & Mrs. Rogers

6:00- Star ornament with Mrs. Fine & Ms. Cline  

6:30- Poinsettia craft with Mrs. Baldwin & Mrs. Boling  

7:00- Mr. Beckman

7:30- Mrs.  Massey


Saturday, Dec. 14th

9:00- Lamb ornament and story with Ms. Caldwell

9:30-Christmas slime with Mrs. Greene

10:00-Learn a song  in sign language with Mrs. Z

10:30- Mrs. Smith

11:00- Mrs. Kopp 

*All weekend- Featuring books by RA Anderson- Stop by and get signed copies of her new book series!

Submitted by:Wendy Payne - Faculty
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Cookies, Cocoa and Christmas Cheer at Thatcher Hall

Grades > Pre-K to 8

Need help with picking out the right gift?

Not sure what kids are reading these days?

Come join us in the library at Thatcher Hall on Tuesday, December 10th from 8:00-9:00 a.m. for some coffee, cocoa, cookies, and a program on finding the just-right books for your student at the Barnes and Noble Book Fair.

See attached flier for more details.

Angel Express Donations Needed

Grades > Pre-K to 8

Darlington has supported the Angel Express project for many years. It is a program that helps needy families in the Rome area during the Christmas season. Some of the items needed are; gently used toys, bikes, riding toys, wagons, dolls and dollhouses, puzzles, toy cars and trucks, games and sports equipment.

They can also use teen accessories such as purses, jewelry, warm coats, scarves/ hats, and warm winter clothes. We will be collecting items from Tuesday, December 3 - Friday, December 13 at Thatcher Hall.

Please clean out your playrooms and closets and help a family in need.


Grades > 9-12

As we near the end of the year, we are notifying students that all library books are due back no later than 3:20 pm Friday, Dec 13. Exceptions will only be made with a conversation with Mrs. Jacobs or Mrs. Holmes.

If the item(s) is not returned by 12/13 at 3:20, please understand that your student account will be charged the replacement cost of the book. We don't enjoy charging students, so we're hoping that through this communication, you will return the item by the due date and avoid late charges.

Pre-K to 8 Holiday Concert Information

Grades > Pre-K to 8

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from the Fine Arts department at Thatcher Hall! We would like to invite you to our Pre-K to 8 Holiday Festival Program on Friday, Dec. 13, at 9 a.m. in the Huffman Athletic Center's Van Es Arena. Coffee and light pastries will be provided for parents and guests in the Johnson Field House after drop off until the start of the performance.

Students and teachers are excited to present this program of holiday music and entertainment. This program will feature a variety of performances from students in Pre-K to 8. Student artwork will also be on display in the lobby areas and can be taken home after the program.

Below is some important information regarding the event:

Refreshments: All parents are invited to join us for coffee and light refreshments during the time between drop-off and show time in the Johnson Field House.

Dress: Pre-K to 2 students should wear dress or Christmas attire that can include khaki bottom. 3 to 8 students should wear Christmas or festive tops with khaki bottom, skirt or pants, for this school day. Students should not wear jeans or T-shirts with graphics.

Dismissal for Pre-K to 8: At the conclusion of the program all students will join their teachers for walking back over to Thatcher Hall for the remainder of the school day.

We are very excited about this special holiday event that showcases over 300 students and their artistic endeavors!

Buy Tickets to See the Harlem Globetrotters at Darlington on March 16

Grades > Pre-K to 12

The world-famous Harlem Globetrotters will bring their new “Pushing the Limits” World Tour to Darlington School’s Huffman Center on Monday, March 16, 2020, at 7 p.m. Tickets are now on sale at harlemglobetrotters.com.  

New to this year’s tour, and never been done before:

  • Holders of 21 current world records, the Globetrotters will attempt a new world record live at each game on tour this year, hoping to add to their list of impressive accolades and innovations.
  • In many markets, the Globetrotters will also perform their legendary pre-game “Magic Circle” ball handling warmups in the dark, using a glow in the dark Baden basketball to provide the illumination.
  • The Globetrotters will celebrate their fans by introducing “The Fifth Quarter,” a free interactive post-game autograph session where fans will have the opportunity to meet the Globetrotters stars up close and personal.

Today's Calendar
Boys M.S. Swim/Dive vs Calhoun
Calhoun High School
Girls M.S. Swim/Dive vs Calhoun
Calhoun High School
8–9 am
Holiday Help with the Librarians
Joanne G. Yancey Library
4:30–6 pm
Boys J.V. Basketball vs Christian Heritage
Christian Heritage School
6–7:30 pm
Girls Varsity Basketball vs Christian Heritage
Christian Heritage School
7:30–9 pm
Boys Varsity Basketball vs Christian Heritage
Christian Heritage School
Regester:  B. Nolin
Thornwood:  S. Bradshaw
Cooper:  L. Hadaway
Summerbell:  D. Harvey
Moser:  A. Cypress
Neville:  C. Allen
Library:  K. Merritt
AOD:  T. Inman