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Matthew McConnell

Matthew McConnell, Social Media Editor

Matthew has been at Darlington since 2010. He enjoys studying global issues and photographing sports. He covers all sporting events with his camera to try and get the best shot that displays the emotions from each game.

All content by Matthew McConnell

[Video] TEDx: How Our Tuition is Spent

February 28, 2017

Students and parents alike often wonder how tuition dollars are spent. Headmaster Brent Bell offers his insight into the process of maintaining a school like ours and the role tuition money plays in both...

The Brotherhood | Episode 1 | “Joining The Club”

February 24, 2017

The Brotherhood is a documentary series filmed from "within the huddle"  following players as they go through the season. Episode 1 follows football's first year kicker and punter Krisztian Sandor.

[Video] RUMPUS 2017: Lip Sync

January 26, 2017

On the second day of Rumpus 2017, Lip Sync began at 7:30 p.m. in the Van Es Arena.  After weeks of practice, each house was given the opportunity to present one large and one small group performance...

Standing proud, Moser participants come together after their win.

[Photo] RUMPUS 2017: Gauntlet

January 15, 2017

Standing proud, Moser participants come together after their win.

Holidays Around The World

December 2, 2016

We have officially entered the holiday season and now have the chance to celebrate in countless ways. Here are a few holiday traditions explained by students from several different cultures.

[Video] Lip Dub | Justin Bieber- “Sorry”

November 15, 2016

Students and faculty lip-sync the popular "Sorry" by Justin Bieber. Our entire community enjoys dancing and singing around campus for a few days in the production of our latest lip sync.

Dar Reacts: Presidential Election 2016

[Video] Dar Reacts: Presidential Election 2016

November 14, 2016

The 2016 Presidential Election has sparked conversation all around campus. Students have had mixed emotions about the results of the election, causing a lot of diversity of thought. “People...

[Video] Up the Etowah | Crew 2016

November 14, 2016

Our short film following the crew team as they wrap up their 2016 fall season.

Members of the Rome Democrat Party are energized by this years election. They held a 7-day series of rallies on Broad Street in hopes of affecting voter turn out and choice.

[Video] Rome Democratic Party Rally

November 7, 2016

With election season coming to a close, the Rome Democratic Party held a rally on Broad Street from Saturday, Oct. 29, to Tuesday, Nov. 4. Jeremy Salter, a democrat running for district attorney,...

Members of the Rome Democrat Party are energized by this years election. They held a 7-day series of rallies on Broad Street in hopes of affecting voter turn out and choice.

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Members of the Rome Democrat Party are energized by this year's election. They held a 7-day series of rallies on Broad Street in hopes of affecting voter turn out and choice.

Members of the Rome Democrat Party are energized by this years election. They held a 7-day series of rallies on Broad Street in hopes of affecting voter turn out and choice.

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Members of the Rome Democrat Party are energized by this year's election. They held a 7-day series of rallies on Broad Street in hopes of affecting voter turn out and choice.

Members of the Rome Democrat Party are energized by this years election. They held a 7-day series of rallies on Broad Street in hopes of affecting voter turn out and choice.

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Members of the Rome Democrat Party are energized by this year's election. They held a 7-day series of rallies on Broad Street in hopes of affecting voter turn out and choice.

Members of the Rome Democrat Party are energized by this years election. They held a 7-day series of rallies on Broad Street in hopes of affecting voter turn out and choice.

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Members of the Rome Democrat Party are energized by this year's election. They held a 7-day series of rallies on Broad Street in hopes of affecting voter turn out and choice.

Members of the Rome Democrat Party are energized by this years election. They held a 7-day series of rallies on Broad Street in hopes of affecting voter turn out and choice.

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Members of the Rome Democrat Party are energized by this year's election. They held a 7-day series of rallies on Broad Street in hopes of affecting voter turn out and choice.

[Video] Senior Retreat

October 20, 2016

For over a decade now, senior retreat has been seen as one of the most anticipated events of senior year. On Tuesday, Oct. 18, members of the Class of 2017 left campus at 6:30 p.m. and had the chance to...

[Video] Bleacher Creatures | Red White and Blue |

September 23, 2016

The Darlington student body comes together to support the Tigers on Friday nights.

[Video] Awakening | Darlington Summer Football Digital Short

September 5, 2016

The long awaited digital short Awakening, which follows the football team during the summer through their time in the weight room and onto the field.

[Video] Awakening Trailer

August 30, 2016

A sneak peek of our upcoming short Awakening, which follows the football team through their summer practices.

Walking the Talk

Walking the Talk

August 19, 2016

On June 1, 2016, Mario Lemafa and Sia Figiel began their walk across the country at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., as an homage to western Samoa's independence, which was won on the same...

[Video] Tigers Prepped for Playoffs

April 28, 2016

The Tigers are prepped for their four games against Lovett on Friday, April 29. All games are the first round of state playoffs, hosted at Darlington. Varsity Baseball - 2 p.m. Girls' Varsity Soccer...

Senior Speech: Luke Johnson

[Video] Senior Speech: Luke Johnson

February 22, 2016

Click above to check out our ThingLink, an interactive look at senior Luke Johnson’s speech in assembly on Feb. 22, 2016

DLow – Bet You Can’t Do It Like Me Challenge

February 11, 2016

Check out our version of the "Bet You Can't Do It Like Me Challenge"!

[Video] Snow Daze

February 9, 2016

Give your neck a break from turning to look out of the window every 30 seconds, and check out our coverage of this snowy day!  

Senior Speech: Emily Robertson

[Video] Senior Speech: Emily Robertson

January 25, 2016

Click above to check out our ThingLink, an interactive look at senior Emily Robertson's speech in assembly on Jan. 25, 2016. Hi, friends! I’m really excited because for the next several minutes,...

Regester

[Photo] #RUMPUS2016: Lip Sync

January 16, 2016

Regester

Sarah Flanniken eats the Roaring Tiger burger for Thornwood.

[Photo] #RUMPUS2016: HUNGER GAMES

January 15, 2016

Sarah Flanniken eats the "Roaring Tiger" burger for Thornwood.

[Video] RUMPUS Theme Announcements

January 11, 2016

RUMPUS 2016 Themes: SUMMERBELL - Greasers COOPER - Egyptians MOSER - Moser League Baseball REGESTER - Tourists NEVILLE - N.W.A. (Neville With Attitude) THORNWOOD - 101 Dalmatians

Senior Speech: Ethan Pender

[Video] Senior Speech: Ethan Pender

January 5, 2016

Click above to check out our ThingLink, an interactive look at senior Ethan Pender’s speech in assembly on Jan. 5, 2016. After 14 years at this school, never have I felt the rapid approach of time...

Senior Speech: Dylan Paracka

[Video] Senior Speech: Dylan Paracka

November 17, 2015

Click above to check out our ThingLink, an interactive look at senior Dylan Paracka’s speech in assembly on Nov. 16, 2015. When I started thinking about this speech, I had no idea what to write....

[Video] Let’s Go To Work – Tigers Hyped for State Playoffs

November 10, 2015

Credits: Director: Matthew McConnell Producer: Ethan Pender, Emily Orr Cameras: Anna Claire Atha, Annabelle Braden, Georgi McCauley, Farrin Mumpower, Braxton Ballard, Matthew McConnell Editing: Georgi...

Homecoming Fireworks Show

October 27, 2015

The full nine minute fireworks display from Friday's homecoming game against Armuchee.    

Abby Cantrell

[Video] Senior Speech: Abby Cantrell

October 26, 2015

Click above to check out our ThingLink, an interactive look at senior Abby Cantrell’s speech in assembly on Oct. 26, 2015. Courage is defined as a quality of spirit that enables you to face danger,...

[Video] Darlingtonian Political Debate: Sami dePass & Charlie Shorey

October 16, 2015

The Darlingtonian hosted a political debate between Gender Equality Club Co-Founder Sami dePass and Young Republicans President Charlie Shorey on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015. The data resulted from a poll...

Shelby Cline

[Video] Senior Speech: Shelby Cline

October 12, 2015

Click above to check out our ThingLink, an interactive look at senior Shelby Cline’s speech in assembly on Oct. 12, 2015. I’m going to try and keep this short since I know you all have places...

Will Robertson

[Video] Senior Speech: Will Robertson

October 5, 2015

Click above to check out our ThingLink, an interactive look at senior Will Robertson’s speech in assembly on Oct. 5, 2015.   I’ve been sitting with a lot of you for the past 3 years,...

Senior Speech: Sami dePass

Senior Speech: Sami dePass

September 21, 2015

Click above to check out our ThingLink, an interactive look at senior Sami dePass’ speech in assembly on Sept. 21, 2015. “What starts here changes the World.” The University of Texas at Austin’s...

Daniel Morris speaks at assembly.

Senior Speech: Daniel Morris

September 14, 2015

Click above to check out our ThinkLink, an interactive look at senior Daniel Morris' speech in assembly on Sept. 14, 2015.

Seniors and the ELA observe Convocation.

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Seniors and the ELA observe Convocation.

Sam Moss speaks.

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Sam Moss speaks.

Mrs. Zazzaro joins in the standing ovation for the Facilities Services Team.

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Mrs. Zazzaro joins in the standing ovation for the Facilities Services Team.

Jake Walker, Jay Shadday, and Tanner Berry begin a standing ovation for the Facilities Services Team.

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Jake Walker, Jay Shadday, and Tanner Berry begin a standing ovation for the Facilities Services Team.

Softball Vs Trion

Softball Vs Trion

August 14, 2015

The girls softball team lost 6-0 to Trion Wednesday afternoon for their home opener. Their next game is 5pm on Monday, August 17th at Armuchee.  

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