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New Announcements

Floyd County Board of Education Drivers Ed Summer Class is back!

Grades > 9-12

The Floyd County Board of Education WILL offer Drivers Education this summer for the first two weeks in June. Students may choose week 1 or week 2.  Attached is the information letter and registration form. Please read the information letter carefully. If you are interested in taking the class, please bring your completed registration form and check (or cash) made out to FCBOE to the Student Life Office. Please contact Denise Evans in the Student Life Office if you have any questions.

Submitted by:Denise Evans - Faculty
Display 4/13/2021-4/30/2021

RUMPUS 2021 Daily Schedule of Activities

Grades > 9-12

Below is the schedule for RUMPUS week.  We will have an event each day either in the afternoon or during the morning community time.  The online rotating schedule is being updated for the change in the schedule for the week.  (Parents attending Lip Sync will need to wear a mask and social distance.)

RUMPUS Week Daily Schedule


Monday, 4/12

Tuesday, 4/13

Wednesday, 4/14

Thursday, 4/15

Friday, 4/16

8:00 - 9:10






9:15 - 9:40

Rumpus Game Day


Dar Trivia

Class of ‘53 Speaker


9:50 - 11:00

Period 6th





11:10 - 12:50

Lunch 1 - 11:10 to 11:40

Lunch 2 - 12:20 - 12:50






12:55 - 2:10






2:30 - 3:30


Tricycle Race/Iron Chef (During baseball game)

work on lip sync in afternoon

Hunger Games

Lip Sync (8:30pm)

Submitted by:Denise Evans - Faculty
Display 4/12/2021-4/16/2021

Calling All Parents of Juniors!

Grades > 9-12

Prom is THIS SATURDAY, April 17th!

The prom team will begin working on Wednesday, April 14th - Friday, April 16th from 9:00-2:00 in the Pavilion at Thatcher Hall decorating for the upcoming prom.  If you are interested in helping, we would love to have you come and volunteer any time that you are available.  

If you cannot help Wednesday - Friday,  please consider helping on Sunday, April 18th beginning at 2:00p.m. with the cleanup.  We will work until it is complete. 

Thank you in advance for your help!  

Leigh Ann Lundy

Tiger Pride President/Prom Team Chair

Submitted by:Denise Evans - Faculty
Display 4/12/2021-4/17/2021

Read-a-Thon Tiger Days

Grades > Pre-K to 8

During the month of March, several students decided to participate in the Joanne G. Yancey Read-a-thon. Students who read the most pages received Amazon gift cards while the grades that read the most pages all together won a Tiger Day on Tuesday, April 13th. Those grades are kindergarten, 5th grade, and 6th grade. Winners from the read-a-thon are as follows:

Pre-K-2nd Winners

1. Colt Griesbach

2. Charlie Banks Daniel

3. Nicolas Buscato

3rd-5th Grade Winners

1. Olivia Crane - 4, 369 pages

2. Callie Eady - 2,834 pages

3. Ivey Dunn - 2,808

6th-8th Grade Winners

1. Isha Garg - 3,201 pages

2. Colten Momon - 1,270 pages

3. Camille Lawson - 1,003 pages

Keep up the reading guys! Your librarians are proud of you.


Submitted by:Kaitlin Ward - Faculty
Display 4/12/2021-4/13/2021

ACT Testing Information for 4/17

Grades > 9-12

For those students taking the ACT this Saturday, April 17, plan to arrive by 7:45 A.M. at the side door of Thatcher Hall. Testing will begin promptly at 8:00 A.M. Bring the following items with you:

  • Admission Ticket
  • Acceptable ID
  • Calculator
  • Two #2 Pencils
  • Masks required

Email Wendy Payne with questions. 

Submitted by:Wendy Payne - Faculty
Display 4/12/2021-4/17/2021


Oratorical Contest for High School Seniors

Grades > 9-12

The 100 Black Men of Rome and the MLK Commission are sponsoring an oratorical contest for high school seniors. The deadline to register to participate is April 16 and the contest will take place on May 8 at 11 a.m. There are cash prizes for the top three winners. Please see information at the links below. If you have questions or want to register, please contact pwilliams@rcs.rome.ga.us.


Prom Information Regarding Guest and COVID-19 Guidelines

Grades > 9-12

Students can purchase Prom tickets.


Ticket Purchase ends Thursday, April 15 at 5:00 pm

All attendees must have a negative COVID-19 test that is taken no more than 72 hours prior to the event. Attendees can also present a COVID-19 vaccine card instead of taking a test if they have completed the vaccine process.  A copy of the test results/vaccine card must be submitted prior to the senior lead out.  If an attendee does not have a negative test/vaccine card prior to arriving on campus they will not be allowed to participate in the senior lead out or any other prom-related activities.  Test results/vaccine card copy can be emailed to Ms. Rundles prior to the day of the event.

All attendees will have a temperature check upon check-in for the senior lead out and/or entering into the prom location.  Social distancing, the use of face mask when social distancing isn't possible, and the use of hand sanitizers will be encouraged throughout the event.

If a student is bringing someone that is not a current Darlington student they will need to have the Guest Permission Form completed prior to the purchase of tickets.   Click here for the form. Guest are also required to present a negative COVID-19 test result or vaccine card to attend.


Lifeguard Certification Course for Upper School Students

Grades > 9-12

Darlington School will be hosting a three-day blended learning certification course in Lifeguarding, CPR and AED. Students must be *strong swimmers, pass the online test (sent out two weeks before in-person sessions) and pay the $250 fee (make checks out to Darlington School).

* ”Strong Swimmers”- MUST be able to swim 300 yards with no assistance, remove a weight from the deep end, and tread water for two minutes using legs only.

The in-person dates are as follows...

April 30- 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. (Huffman Center classroom)

May 1- 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (in the pool)

May 2- 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (in the pool)

At this current time, we are capping the class at 12 students and will take a waiting list once we reach the cap. 

Students can reserve their spot by emailing Mr. Eberhart at ceberhart@darlingtonschool.org and paying the fee. Checks can be brought to the Darlington Post Office and will be put in Mr. Eberhart’s mailbox.

Thank you and let me know if you have any questions.



Jr/Sr Prom Information, Tickets and T-Shirt Sales

Grades > 9-12

Attention Juniors and Seniors!!! Prom tickets and T-Shirts are now on sale! Please click this link for the order form. The last day to order T-Shirts will be Monday, March 15, and the last day to order tickets will be Thursday, April 15. 

"Under The Stars," Darlington's Junior/Senior Prom, will be held April 17, 2021, at the Morgan Pavilion on the Thatcher Hall campus of Darlington School. (See attached link of the Prom invitation.)

Senior Lead Out is at 8 p.m. at the Johnson-Drummond Amphitheatre at Thatcher Hall (seniors will line up at 7:30 p.m. in Thatcher's Dining Hall). Parents are welcome to attend, observing COVID guidelines. Parents are then invited to a reception after the Lead Out hosted by Mr. Sam Moss at his campus residence.

Juniors and Seniors will receive more information via email about Prom details, bringing a guest from another school, and COVID guidelines.

Senior Events for the Class of 2021

Grades > 9-12

Here is the information regarding the senior events for the class of 2021. We are in the process of evaluating the locations for COVID safety. We will update this announcement as we have more information. 


SATURDAY, APRIL 17, Jr/Sr Prom - Morgan Pavillion, Thatcher Hall 

Tickets & T-Shirts sales:  https://www.darlingtonschool.org/arts/orderform/15

Senior Lead Out - 8:00 p.m. Johnson-Drummond Amphitheater behind Thatcher Hall (Seniors line up at 7:30 p.m. in Thatcher's Dining Hall )

Parent Reception immediately following the Lead Out, Location: TBD, hosted by Mr. Sam Moss ‘63

THURSDAY, April 29

E.L. Wright Academic Awards Assembly – Location: TBD 9:15 a.m.

MONDAY-FRIDAY – MAY 3 - 14 (weekdays only), AP Exams

AP Exams (see online calendar for specific exam dates and times)

FRIDAY - MAY 7, Breakfast for Senior GHSA Athletes (including cheer)

7:30 a.m. - 8:15 a.m., Location: Yancey Patio at Huffman Center

FRIDAY – MAY 7, Mandatory Graduation Rehearsals

Graduation Rehearsal, Darlington Campus – chapel lawn, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Exemptions announced and college information wrap-up. Attendance for all seniors at rehearsals is required.

MONDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY – MAY 10, 11, 12, Location: TBD, Senior Exams

Morning Exams - 8:15 a.m.; Afternoon Exams - 1:00 p.m.

May 10 (8:15-History, 1:00-English)

May 11 (8:15-Science, 1:00-World Languages)

May 12 (8:15-Math/Technology, 1:00-Fine Arts)

TUESDAY, MAY 11 - Senior Picnic

5:30 p.m.

Location: the home of: TBD (rain location: TBD)

Casual Dress, those who wish to swim in the pool, bring a suit and towel.

Transportation provided for boarding students - details to follow.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 12 – Senior Show

Location: The Cove (rain location: Morgan Pavillion), 7:00 p.m.

FRIDAY - MAY 14 – Honors Day Program

Honors Day, Location TBD, 1:30 p.m.

FRIDAY, MAY 14 - Baccalaureate Service - Reception

Baccalaureate Service, Location: TBD, 7:00 p.m.

Speaker: TBD

Seniors arrive at 6:40 p.m. - line up on Zelle Patio (rain location: TBD)

Baccalaureate Reception hosted by US Tiger PRIDE, 8:00 p.m., Zelle Patio (rain or shine)

SATURDAY - MAY 15 - Commencement

Commencement, Darlington Campus, Chapel Lawn, 9:30 a.m. (rain location: TBD)

Speaker: TBD

Photographer will take group photos on the library steps beginning at 8:00 a.m.

Groups will include an entire class photo, international students, 4-year boarding, PK-12 Students, etc.

Seniors line up at 9:00 a.m. on the pathway to Home on the Hill.


BOYS: Blue Blazer w/Darlington Crest/Khaki Slacks / Blue Blazer w/Darlington Crest/Gray Slacks

White Shirt/Tie/Bowtie / White Shirt/Darlington new Purple Senior Tie or Bowtie

Socks/Dark Shoes / Socks/Dark Shoes

GIRLS: Church Dress / White Dress (off-white dresses strongly discouraged), white or nude shoes

SATURDAY – MAY 15 – Boarding Student Luncheon

Luncheon for senior boarding students, their families, and their guests, Location: TBD, immediately following Commencement.

More information will be sent via email to boarding families of seniors in April.

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



Probe College Fair:

Monday, March 8 and Tuesday, March 9


Today's Calendar
Boys Varsity Golf vs Lafayette
LaFayette Golf Course
Boys Varsity Tennis vs Region Tournament
Girls Varsity Golf vs Lafayette
LaFayette Golf Course
Girls Varsity Tennis vs Region Tournament
2:30–3 pm
RUMPUS Tricycle Race
Trippeer Parking Lot
2:30–5 pm
RUMPUS Iron Chef
Baseball Field Tailgate
4–6 pm
Boys M.S. Golf vs Cedartown
Cedar Valley Golf Course
4–6 pm
Boys Varsity Baseball vs Christian Heritage
Darlington School
4–6 pm
Girls M.S. Golf vs Cedartown
Cedar Valley Golf Course
5:30–7 pm
Boys Varsity Lacrosse vs Holy Innocents
Holy Innocents'
7:30–9 pm
Boys M.S. Baseball vs Wolves
North Floyd
Regester:  B. Nolin
Thornwood:  M. Jacobs
Summerbell:  B. Wardlaw
Moser:  J. Cox
Neville:  K. Luitwieler
Persons:   (ROC M. Boling)
Library:  D. Harvey
AOD:  T. Inman