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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

Kasey Barnett

Kasey Barnett, Editor-in-Chief

Kasey Barnett is a senior at Darlington in her third year on the Darlingtonian, previously serving as Sports Editor, and now Co-Editor-in-Chief. She is involved in the Soccer Academy. She is a big fan of the Duke Blue Devils. Kasey’s grades are an important aspect of her life, and her favorite classes are English and math. She enjoys listening to music and watching Netflix in her free time.

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Swimming to State

February 20, 2020

The varsity boys swim team earned a spot in the State Preliminaries for three different races: the 200-yard freestyle relay, the 100-yard butterfly, and the 100-yard backstroke.  The relay team was...

Football vs. North Cobb Christian

Football vs. North Cobb Christian

November 19, 2019

The Tigers faced the North Cobb Christian Eagles in their final regular season game on Friday, Nov. 1. The Tigers kicked off against the Eagles to begin the game on defense. An unsuccessful drive for...

Cross Country Area Meet

Cross Country Area Meet

November 5, 2019

The Cross Country Team raced in the area meet on Oct. 24 at Darlington.  Cross country poses both mental and physical challenges.  “This season I’ve gained the ability to know how hard I can...

Karsons Brave New Walk

Karson’s Brave New Walk

October 28, 2019

Among the numerous homecoming and alumni celebrations, the Darlington community also celebrated the return to campus of senior Karson Swiger for the first time since August 30.  Swiger was involved...

Varsity Football vs. Mount Zion

Varsity Football vs. Mount Zion

October 4, 2019

The Tigers faced the Gordon Lee Trojans in the first region game of the season with a three game winning streak on Friday, Sept. 20. The Trojans received the opening kickoff, but a fumble deep in their...

My Experience at the Georgia Governor Honors Program

My Experience at the Georgia Governor Honor’s Program

September 18, 2019

Following the short drive to Berry College’s campus, I was filled with excitement and nervousness. I was about to spend four weeks in a college dorm surrounded by 650 other students that I had never...

Welcome to the Hub

Welcome to the Hub

September 18, 2019

Darlington’s Upper School Library is popular during school-wide breaks and free periods, but it often becomes crowded. This year, Librarians Melinda Holmes and Michael Jacobs have decided to make the...

Anthony Dias 19: A Change of Scenery

Anthony Dias ’19: A Change of Scenery

May 5, 2019

Senior Anthony Dias faced more than a change in scenery in his journey from an island to Rome, Georgia. Dias grew up in the Bahamas, and he joined the Darlington community in 2015. “My life before...

Cam Watson Signs With Presbyterian College

Cam Watson Signs With Presbyterian College

April 4, 2019

Senior Cam Watson signed to continue his football career at Presbyterian College on Friday, March 29. Presbyterian College is a liberal arts school located in Clinton, South Carolina. PC is an NCAA...

Ted Gardner 19: On Island Time

Ted Gardner ’19: On Island Time

February 20, 2019

Senior Ted Gardner arrived at Darlington in 2015 for the start of his freshman year. Being from the Bahamas, the journey to Rome, Georgia involved a lot of changes. “My biggest challenge was leaving...

Winter Musical: Fiddler on the Roof

Winter Musical: Fiddler on the Roof

February 15, 2019

The Fine Arts Department will be showcasing their winter musical Fiddler on the Roof this weekend. Showtimes will be at 7:30 p.m. for Feb. 15 and 16 and at 2:30 p.m. on the 17. Tickets will be sold up...

Freshman Patrick Shelley goes up for the shot.

RUMPUS 2019: Another RUMPUS Win for The Tigers

January 25, 2019

The varsity boys basketball team faced the Gordon Lee Trojans on Friday, Jan. 18 in their ninth region game of the year.   The Tigers won the tip and quick layups for both teams kept the score...

Santa for Seniors

Santa for Seniors

December 19, 2018

As Christmas time rolls around, people sometimes become caught up in holiday cheer and forget that not everyone gets to experience the love and family connections that the winter months bring. This year,...

The Grinch Delivers New Holiday Cheer

‘The Grinch’ Delivers New Holiday Cheer

November 12, 2018

The Grinch, directed by Yarrow Cheney and Scott Mosier, is the most recent remake of Dr. Seuss's children story How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Narrated by Pharrell Williams using the text from the...

Cam Watson 19: Kickin It Out

Cam Watson ’19: Kickin’ It Out

November 6, 2018

Senior Cam Watson faced a big change in coming to Darlington. Growing up in Fayetteville, North Carolina, Watson arrived in small-town Rome, Georgia for the start of his junior year. “In Fayetteville,...

Darlington v. North Cobb Christian

Darlington v. North Cobb Christian

October 30, 2018

The Tigers faced the North Cobb Christian Eagles on Friday, Oct. 26 in their last regular season conference game. Going into the game, Darlington and North Cobb had the same record at 7-1, both with...

Kasais the Guy

Kasai’s the Guy

October 29, 2018

Over the summer, Darlington acquired a new Floyd Athletic Trainer to assist throughout the 2018-19 school year. Brent Kasai, a 26 year old from Greensboro, North Carolina who attended East Forsyth High...

Darlington v. Christian Heritage

Darlington v. Christian Heritage

October 2, 2018

The #10 ranked Tigers faced the #1 ranked Christian Heritage Lions on Friday, Sept. 28 in hopes of bouncing back from a loss against Mt. Zion. Darlington kicked off to the Lions to start the game,...

Darlington v. Gordon Lee

Darlington v. Gordon Lee

September 18, 2018

The Tigers faced the Gordon Lee Trojans with the energy of a three game winning streak on their minds on Friday, Sept. 14. Darlington started off slowly, with an unsuccessful first drive that forced...

Darlington v. Christian Heritage

Darlington v. Christian Heritage

February 5, 2018

The varsity boys basketball team faced the Christian Heritage Lions on Monday, Jan. 29.   Christian Heritage won the tip, winning the first bucket of the game off of a layup to make the score...

The Littlest Tree: Kindergarten Play

The Littlest Tree: Kindergarten Play

December 15, 2017

The Kindergarten students performed the play “The Littlest Christmas Tree” for the Upper School in the Morris Chapel on Dec. 14.   The play told the story of three fir trees, but the smallest...

Darlington Tigers v. Cedartown Bulldogs

Darlington Tigers v. Cedartown Bulldogs

December 5, 2017

The boys varsity basketball team faced the Cedartown Bulldogs on Saturday, Dec. 2 following a win against First Presbyterian Day School the night before.   The Tigers came out strong, leading...

Darlington v. Mount de Sales Cavaliers

Darlington v. Mount de Sales Cavaliers

November 15, 2017

The varsity football team took on the Mount de Sales Cavaliers in the first round of the state playoffs on Friday, Nov. 10.   At the end of the first quarter, both teams remained scoreless...

Big - Little Dorm Activities

Big – Little Dorm Activities

October 23, 2017

The Cooper, Regester and Thornwood girls got together for a bonding activity on Sept. 26 in which the upperclassmen, the “bigs”, chose lower classmen, the “littles”, to take under their wings....

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