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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

Marissa Joseph

Marissa Joseph, Editor-in-Chief

Marissa is currently Editor-in-Chief of the Darlingtonian, and this is her third year working with the publication. She is currently a senior boarding student from Acworth, Georgia in her third year at Darlington. She is currently an active participant on Darlington’s crew team, Young Democrats Club, Model UN team, and IMPACT Club.  

All content by Marissa Joseph
Scoring a Deal for the Future: DSSA Academy Signing

Scoring a Deal for the Future: DSSA Academy Signing

March 30, 2019

On Wed. March 6th, the Darlington Soccer Academy signed 9 players to play at the next level. The players have been working vigorously on the field and throughout the recruitment process to secure a spot...

Aaryn Ijames 19: Living With Passion

Aaryn Ijames ’19: Living With Passion

February 20, 2019

Senior Aaryn Ijames is a servant leader, member of IMPACT Club, and frequent iPeriod sponsor; however, it is her time on the stage she most cherishes. “My favorite extracurricular activity has definitely...

Freshman Patrick Shelley goes up for the shot.

[Photo] RUMPUS 2019: Another RUMPUS Win for The Tigers

January 25, 2019

Freshman Patrick Shelley goes up for the shot.

Junior Kia Stocks (Regester) throws up teammate Tenniya Martin.

RUMPUS 2019: Hunger Games/Fear Factor

January 18, 2019

The 13th annual RUMPUS began with Fear Factor and Hunger Games. The rules of Fear Factor and Hunger Game consist of eating unusual and grotesque food or a large quantity of regular food. Houses aim to...

Why We Should Not Lower the Voting Age

November 2, 2018

With the approaching midterm elections, a recent increase in polarization has generated a large increase in voter turnout. In Georgia and Texas, citizens ages 18-29 have increased their early vote rate...

The Debate of the Ages

The Debate of the Ages

November 2, 2018

Loco for Coco

Loco for Coco

October 31, 2018

IMPACT and the Spanish Club gathered in the cinema room Monday, Oct. 15 to view the hit Disney movie, ‘Coco’, in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. “I think that watching the movie was a...

Bigs Glow Closer With Their Littles

Bigs Glow Closer With Their Littles

September 28, 2018

The Big-Little Sisters gathered to find their matches on Friday, Sept. 20 with a party and games on the chapel lawn. The festivities included glow in the dark badminton and smores making. “We’re...

The War on JUUL: Administration Cracks Down on Vaping

The War on JUUL: Administration Cracks Down on Vaping

September 20, 2018

 The sweet smell of Fruit Loops wafting through the atmosphere is one all too familiar for many high school and middle school students due to increased popularity of vaporizers and e-cigarettes among...

Senior Service Hours

Senior Service Hours

February 13, 2018

Spring is the season of new beginnings, allergies and senior privileges; however, this spring, the Class of 2018 is struggling to meet their service requirement in order to obtain their privileges.   “We...

Senior Caroline Cordell stacks cups in a pyramid for Thornwood.

RUMPUS 2018: Gauntlet

February 3, 2018

Day three of RUMPUS began with the Gauntlet, which took place across the Huffman Athletic Facilities. The gauntlet teams from each house were divided into two teams, each taking turns completing athletic...

Luke DeWeese, Neil Young, Alec Patterson, Charlie Reed, Parker Christina, Patrick Shealy, Lawson Brown, and Andy Brunt (Summerbell) cheer during the Minute to Win 
It halftime challenge. Summerbell placed 1st in Minute to Win It.

Rumpus 2018: Basketball Game

January 13, 2018

The boys varsity basketball team faced the North Cobb Christian Eagles on Friday, Dec. 12 in the RUMPUS game. The Eagles began the game strong, leading the Tigers 6-0 after a three-pointer and an and-one...

Honor Speaker: Justice Britt C. Grant

Honor Speaker: Justice Britt C. Grant

December 12, 2017

The Honor Speakers series brings distinguished guests to address the student body in chapel. On Dec. 5. 2017, students heard from Georgia Supreme Court Justice Britt C. Grant. Justice Grant spoke on her...

AMPing Up Your Grades: The Academic Mentorship Program

AMPing Up Your Grades: The Academic Mentorship Program

November 6, 2017

Students search far and wide for academic tutors, some even travelling all the way to Atlanta, while unaware of a resource at their disposal right in their dorms: the Academic Mentorship Program. AMP is...

NFL Kneeling

NFL Kneeling

October 20, 2017

Senior Lexsy Lutgert thinks about what is next for her community.

Wondering What’s Next: Hurricane Irma Hits Close To Home

September 21, 2017

For many in Rome, the excitement of two days off due to the possibility of Hurricane Irma’s landfall was simply just that: excitement; however, for seniors Billy Biscoe and Lexsy Lutgert, Irma’s aftermath...

Nurse Kim Hawkins sits at her desk in the health center.

[Photo] New Year, Same Sickness

January 26, 2017

Nurse Kim Hawkins sits at her desk in the health center.

Summerbell share their victory with Cooper by lifting up their mascot.

RUMPUS 2017: Dodgeball

January 14, 2017

On day one of RUMPUS, a energetic game of Dodgeball took place in the Van Es Arena.   Brother and sister houses (Thornwood and Neville, Regester and Moser, Cooper and Summerbell) competed...

The ladies of Regester sit and watch the game intensely.

RUMPUS 2017: Basketball Games

January 14, 2017

On day one of Rumpus 2017, the boys' and girls' basketball teams played in the Van Es. Both the girls' and boys' basketball teams beat Bowdon High School. All six houses showed up to support...

2017 Rumpus Theme Reveal

January 9, 2017

On Jan. 9, students gathered for assembly in the Chapel and watched the leaders of Thornwood, Moser, Neville, Summerbell, Cooper, and Regester reveal each house's 2017 Rumpus theme. Cooper saved the day...

Junior Stacy Chen shows off her uniform pants.

Triumph for the Trousers

December 9, 2016

It is now December, the temperature is dropping, the Starbucks lattes are brewing, and it's time to stop being childish. You know it’s cold, I know it’s cold, and we both know those tube socks and...

Calling All Students of Color: We Hear You

Calling All Students of Color: We Hear You

November 8, 2016

Year after year, admissions goes into overdrive in an attempt to bring in students from every end of the earth and a variety of ethnic backgrounds. Each individual culture present in the student body comes...

Senior Mohammed Al-Asfour enjoying some free time in the cove with friends.

Mohammed Al-Asfour ’17: Ready For a Limitless Future

October 3, 2016

With an open mind going into the college admission process, senior Mohammed Al-Asfour is eager to explore the endless possibilities for his future. He is appreciative of the memories made at Darlington...

Kanye West on stage at his show in Atlanta

Saint Pablo Tour Review

September 19, 2016

The Bible says that we will never know the day that Jesus is to return to the earth and come for his followers; however Yeezus graced Atlanta with his presence and came for his followers on Monday. Atlanta...

An Open Letter to the National Socialist Movement

An Open Letter to the National Socialist Movement

April 30, 2016

On the day of the "Turn Your Back on Hate" silent protest, there were violent clashes between protesters, police and neo-Nazi groups in Stone Mountain, Ga. The approach of the protesters at Stone Mountain...

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