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Darlington School's Online Student News Source


Darlington School's Online Student News Source


Darlington School's Online Student News Source


Jamila Wood

Jamila Wood, Video Editor

Jamila Wood is currently Video Editor during her second year on the Darlingtonian staff. Her previous year she contributed as a reporter doing interviews and posting on the social media, mainly Snapchat. During her free time she is an aspiring model. She has an Instagram account that showcases her modeling which has gained over 300 followers in two months.  

All content by Jamila Wood

Senior Memories

May 10, 2018

Some of our Darbabies are sharing their favorite memories from their days at the Lower School before they walk across the stage.

Senior Goodbye

May 8, 2018

Senior Goodbye

May 8, 2018

As the school year is coming to an end, our Seniors have a few last words to say before they walk across the stage soon.

Julia Holmes 18: A Daily Surprise

Julia Holmes ’18: A Daily Surprise

March 15, 2018

At a young age, senior Julia Holmes moved from her hometown Richmond, Virginia, and was welcomed to many dorm students in Thornwood house.   “I really didn’t know what was going on. I didn’t...

Camden Hawkins 18: Self Reflection

Camden Hawkins ’18: Self Reflection

March 9, 2018

Senior Camden Hawkins has had many experiences and went through many transitions with her personal growth and reflection.   “I definitely got to be more open about myself and I got learn...

Josi McKibben 18: Adjustment

Josi McKibben ’18: Adjustment

March 6, 2018

Senior Josi McKibben described her last two years of high school as “different” due to the experiences that have changed her outlook on school and pushed her personal boundaries.     “I...

Regester RUMPUS Celebration

Regester RUMPUS Celebration

February 14, 2018

After their RUMPUS win, Regester gathered to celebrate their victory with food and signing posters.   “It’s really good to get together with all my friends in Regester house and celebrate...

Darpool Karaoke

February 13, 2018

As Valentine's Day approaches, let the Darlingtones share their love of singing with you.

RUMPUS Preview

January 11, 2018

Caroline Cordell 18: Bittersweet

Caroline Cordell ’18: Bittersweet

December 15, 2017

Caroline Cordell has spent her entire life here in the Darlington community, and it is sadly coming to an end.   “It’s exciting because I get to finally be in an environment where I don’t...

Stacy Chen 18: Unexpected

Stacy Chen ’18: Unexpected

December 11, 2017

Stacy Chen embraced her personal change as it led to her arrival at Darlington in eighth grade.   “I moved from the state of Illinois to Georgia because Illinois was too cold. My parents...

Jack Albertson 18: Comedic Growth

Jack Albertson ’18: Comedic Growth

November 17, 2017

Jack Albertson joined the Darlington community his fifth grade year and has shared his growth with his fellow peers effortlessly.   “Well, I came to Darlington in like the fifth grade from...

Real Women, Real Purpose

Real Women, Real Purpose

November 15, 2017

Real Women Real Purpose a  speaking series that was created by Dean of Students Dana Peek where influential women share their life experiences.   “Late in the semester, several of the female...

Senior Retreat: Class of 18

Senior Retreat: Class of ’18

November 8, 2017

The Class of 2018 took a break from classes at Camp Skyline on Oct. 21 to Oct. 22. Seniors were placed in groups with people that they did not interact with daily.   “At first like going...

Cross Country Goes to State

November 3, 2017

As Cross Country heads to State watch this video to see what made their season great.

Real Women Real Purpose

Real Women Real Purpose

October 26, 2017

Real Women Real Purpose a  speaking series that was created by Dean of Students Dana Peek where influential women share their life experiences.   “Late in the semester, several of the female...

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

September 30, 2017

Every year from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, Americans celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and all that Hispanic culture has contributed to America. This year, IMPACT worked to celebrate Hispanic culture with...

Upper School students line up to sign the Honor Book in the Morris Chapel on Sept. 8

The Honor Code

September 22, 2017

At the beginning of every year, new students and faculty are required to sign the honor book, pledging to follow the honor code. The Honor Code was founded by students in 1915, and to this day, the pledge...

David Hagler (’18): Living in the Moment

August 28, 2017

Senior David Hagler has learned many valuable life lessons in his time at Darlington and hopes to continue learning new lessons throughout his senior year. Hagler has been at Darlington since he was...

Teacher Appreciation Day

May 16, 2017

Thanks so much to all of the teachers for all that you do both inside and outside of the classroom.

Dar Reacts: New Student Body President

April 26, 2017

On April 25, the results of the 2017-2018 Student Body President Election were announced. In a closely contested race, junior David Hagler won 102 votes and Sam Tackeberry won 98 votes. Click here to...

Student Body President Candidates

April 21, 2017

Here are your candidates for 2017-2018 Student Body President.

Light the Lake 2017

April 3, 2017

March 31, 2017, marked the 9th annual Light the Lake, one of the school's favorite traditions defined by its fun activities, luminaries and balloon release. This year, Light the Lake was put on...

Thornwood celebrates their DarFeud win

[Photo] RUMPUS 2017: DarFeud

January 15, 2017

Thornwood celebrates their DarFeud win

RUMPUS 2017: Relay

January 14, 2017

  On the second day  of Rumpus 2017, Relay took place in the cove on a Saturday morning.  Many dorms were fueled with energy and attacking many challenges on campus. The Relay activities...

Cooper cheers their team to a victory.

[Photo] RUMPUS 2017: Dodgeball

January 14, 2017

Cooper cheers their team to a victory.

[Video] RUMPUS 2017: Fear Factor

January 13, 2017

On day one of Rumpus 2017, Fear Factor was on the Chapel Lawn. Fear Factor consists of eating either something very gross or a whole lot of something. Each person on the team must complete...

Chance the Rapper: Coloring Book Review

Chance the Rapper: Coloring Book Review

December 16, 2016

Chance the Rapper’s third mixtape, "Coloring Book," has many clips of well-known gospel tunes and a noticeable hip-hop beat. In the gospel tunes, you can hear his background of being raised in the church....

Carson Barnes 17: Transition to Leadership

Carson Barnes ’17: Transition to Leadership

December 15, 2016

Senior Carson Barnes has had a huge transition from introvert to Student Body President. Throughout his time at Darlington, he’s been involved in many activities that helped create this change. “I...

Miju Obanikoro 17: Branching Out

Miju Obanikoro ’17: Branching Out

December 14, 2016

Senior Miju Obanikoro is on stage every winter showing off her many talents. She is running on the campus with the cross country team or showing off her top speed on the track in the spring. “My years...

Sam Ding next to his favorite photo. Photo by Trang Khuc.

The China Untold

November 16, 2016

This past summer, junior Sam Ding went to his hometown of Kunming, in the Yunnan providence. While he was there, he snapped several photos that portray the life of the Zehei Township village. "This...

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