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  • Columbus Day (school closed) Monday, October 11
  • PSAT Administration Wednesday, October 13, 8 a.m. – Noon Required of students grades 9–11; Seniors may take the school day SAT. Conference Day Pre-K to 8 (no classes)
  • Alumni Weekend Friday, October 15, through Sunday, October 17
Darlington School's Online Student News Source

Darlingtonian

Darlington School's Online Student News Source

Darlingtonian

Darlington School's Online Student News Source

Darlingtonian

Alexander Greene

Alexander Greene, Managing Editor

Senior Alexander Greene is one of the Managing Editors for the Darlingtonian. This is his third year on the Darlingtonian staff, but he has over six years of experience being a staff writer on multiple newsrooms. Also, he is the Editor-in-Chief of the literary magazine, Inkslinger and the Business/Content Manager for the Jabberwokk. Alexander has been nationally recognized as the Georgia representative at the 2019 Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference along with being selected as a member of the 2019-20 Georgia Scholastic Press Association's Student Advisory Board. Alexander is involved with the swim team. He hopes to pursue Public Relations in college. 

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Holiday Plant Sale

Holiday Plant Sale

December 19, 2019

Senior Lucy Bearden, leader of the DarFarm recently organized a succulent plant sale for the holiday season.  “So my Senior Ventures project kind of led me in the direction to have a plant sale,”...

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Junior Participates in the Global Climate Strike

October 4, 2019

On September 27, there was a Global Climate Strike to protest the current state of Climate Change. Junior Ashlyn Woods was involved with a youth climate strike at the Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta hosted...

Cum Laude Society 2019

Cum Laude Society 2019

April 30, 2019

On Thursday, April 25 in the Morris Chapel, 24 students, and one faculty member were inducted into the Darlington Chapter of the Cum Laude Society. A select amount of seniors are inducted into the...

Junior Selected as Finalist for the Georgia Governors Honors Program

Junior Selected as Finalist for the Georgia Governor’s Honors Program

April 28, 2019

Junior Kasey Barnett was selected among a small percentage of high school students to participate in the Georgia Governor Honors Program held at Berry College this summer. “I kind of knew about it...

Light the Lake 2019

Light the Lake 2019

April 4, 2019

The 11th annual Light the Lake was hosted by the Community Service Leadership Team on March 30. There were a lot of student performances which served as the entertainment. “Performing at Light...

Grace Wagshul 19: Kickin It Upstate

Grace Wagshul ’19: Kickin’ It Upstate

February 28, 2019

Senior Grace Wagshul has made many stops throughout her schooling career but does not let the constant change stop her from becoming involved and engaged in the community. “By moving around a lot,...

Maddie Knight 19: Overcoming Obstacles

Maddie Knight ’19: Overcoming Obstacles

February 6, 2019

Senior Maddie Knight has fought many challenges throughout her life, but those challenges haven’t slowed her down. “On January 1, 2017, I was in a skiing accident. I had a very promising softball...

Why We Should Lower the Voting Age

November 2, 2018

Following the wake of the events that took place at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida last February, student activists have been urging teens to take a stand and make their voice...

The Debate of the Ages

The Debate of the Ages

November 2, 2018

Nigerian Independence Day

Nigerian Independence Day

October 30, 2018

Students from Nigeria spoke at Chapel on Oct. 18 about Nigerian Independence Day and their culture. “We decided to do the chapel, to educate the general student body during our independence day,”...

Falling for a Break

Falling for a Break

October 11, 2018

A majority of U.S. schools, both public and private have a fall break. Darlington, on the other hand does not, which leaves students questioning as to why we don’t have a fall break. “As a school,...

Snap Goes the Camera

Snap Goes the Camera

October 1, 2018

Student photographers in the Photography classes had a challenge aimed their way: they had to take every portrait in the school this year, something that was previously done by a professional company....

Gearing Up for Boys Life

Gearing Up for Boys Life

September 18, 2018

As the new school year begins some organizations are changing to fit new themes and ideas. One of these programs is Boys Life. Boys Life is a program for the residential and day boys where they discuss...

iPeriod: Classroom Helper

iPeriod: Classroom Helper

May 22, 2018

iPeriods are a time for students to discover topics outside of the classroom every week. There are many different options for iPeriods, but one option I chose during the third term was Classroom Helper....

New Uniforms

New Uniforms

May 8, 2018

With the end of the 2017-2018 school year approaching, current students saw a change to their uniforms for the upcoming year.   The chapel day dress for Thursdays is getting a major change...

A Silent Dinner

A Silent Dinner

April 23, 2018

I was born deaf, which means I have faced struggles throughout my life, but one of my biggest struggles has been solved, hearing. I am fortunate to be able to have the technology that is available today...

Galapagos Islands

Galapagos Islands

April 13, 2018

In the fall, Owen Kinney, Science Department Chair, announced that there would be an opportunity for students to travel to Ecuador and explore the Galapagos Islands over Spring Break.   Twenty-two...

Light The Lake 2018

Light The Lake 2018

March 22, 2018

To honor people affected by cancer, Light the Lake was an event held by the lake to honor these individuals.   Light the Lake is an annual event that recognizes all of those who have been affected...

New Courses 2018-2019

New Courses 2018-2019

March 15, 2018

Each year, courses get added and removed due to lack of popularity or an overwhelming demand for specific classes. This year there are three new courses for the 2018-19 school year.   A new...

Anabelle Scarborough 18: Looking Into The Future

Anabelle Scarborough ’18: Looking Into The Future

March 5, 2018

Anabelle Scarborough has taken her passions for art and embraced them throughout her high school career.   Coming to Darlington and living on campus, Scarborough reflects on some of her favorite...

Phone Free Friday

Phone Free Friday

March 2, 2018

Phones are said to be a distraction among teens in classrooms. Scientists claim that having a phone disconnects us from being in the present, leading to a lack of communication among others.   The...

Country Spotlight: Turkey and Thailand

Country Spotlight: Turkey and Thailand

February 22, 2018

With such a diverse community, students from all over participated in the annual International Fair.  Countries such as Russia, Vietnam, Finland and Venezuela made up the fair.   Sarp Kocabagli,...

Rainey Scarborough 18: Dancing Through Life

Rainey Scarborough ’18: Dancing Through Life

February 13, 2018

During senior Rainey Scarborough’s four years, she has been heavily involved in performing arts and programs that Darlington has to offer.   Being at Darlington since the ninth grade, Scarborough...

Senior Long Nguyen walks across chairs during Summerbells routine.

RUMPUS 2018: Lip Sync

February 3, 2018

Make Up Days

Make Up Days

January 29, 2018

There has been a rumor floating around campus that the potential to make up school days that Hurricane Irma and the hazardous winter weather caused was true.   Director of Upper School, Matthew...

Pros of iPeriods

December 8, 2017

A majority of U.S. schools have extracurriculars, but most of them take place after school or as a class. At Darlington, iPeriods are incorporated into the daily schedule taking place as 50 minute blocks....

Christmas Preview

Christmas Preview

December 7, 2017

With the break approaching and the stress of exams happening, Darlington has a variety of events to get students and the community into the holiday spirit.   The season started off with a festive...

Rand Smith 18: Taking a Chance

Rand Smith ’18: Taking a Chance

November 16, 2017

Senior Rand Smith has been on the Darlington campus for fifteen years. When he graduates in the spring, he will be leaving everything he’s ever known, but he has advice for the younger students. Serving...

Dars Tech Competition

Dar’s Tech Competition

November 9, 2017

Technology plays a large role in the modern society, and Darlington is proud to embrace the creative uses for technology by hosting a Technology Competition on Nov. 6.   The tech competition...

Fall for the Arts

Fall for the Arts

October 19, 2017

     After a short but busy week with the PSATs, two days of classes and Homecoming Spirit Week, the entire Darlington community came together to celebrate the artistic talent that our school has to...

Annabelle: Creation Review

Annabelle: Creation Review

October 16, 2017

     When The Conjuring hit theaters in July of 2013, fans were alarmed by the doll, Annabelle. Annabelle is a porcelain doll in the movies, but in real life, she is a typical Raggedy Ann doll. The...

Chef Jet Tila

Chef Jet Tila

October 5, 2017

Chef Jet Tila, a celebrity judge from Cutthroat Kitchen, Cooks Vs. Cons, Chopped and more visited our school thanks to our dining services, Flik Independent School Dining. Tila performed a live demonstration...

Hurricane Harvey Relief

Hurricane Harvey Relief

September 20, 2017

When senior Tigger Frix heard about the impact that Hurricane Harvey had on Houston, he jumped into action, thinking about how he and the Darlington community could help. Frix is a part of the Design...

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