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Darlington School's Online Student News Source

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Trang Khuc

Trang Khuc, Staff Writer

Trang Khuc is a international student from Vietnam and this is her second year as a staff writer for the Darlingtonian. She enjoys photography, videography and usually spends time on making videos involving school events, traveling or food and sends it to her friends. Trang also participates in the annual Fall Play, Winter Musical and she is part of the girls J.V Lacrosse Team.

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E.L. Wright Awards

E.L. Wright Awards

May 16, 2018

This year E.L. Wright Awards honor 43 students with the highest GPA in given courses.   Students have a chance to look back at their challenging school year, especially seniors when their...

Senior Class Project

Senior Class Project

May 4, 2018

The senior class Community Service Project was to help clean up a local watershed in support of the National Volunteer Month and the local Renew Our Rivers Event. After a meeting about the project, the...

Confluence Rome

Confluence Rome

April 27, 2018

Confluence Rome is an event organized in partnership with Rome's Chamber of Commerce to inspire and motivate business leaders, technologists, educators, entrepreneurs and students. Darlington’s Robotics...

Emily Edwards 18

Emily Edwards ’18

March 14, 2018

Senior Emily Edwards is ready to finish off her successful journey at Darlington and move on to a next chapter in her life.   Starting off as a cross country and track runner in her freshman...

The Addams Family Tech Week

The Addams Family Tech Week

March 2, 2018

On Feb. 16-18, the winter musical “The Addams Family: A New Musical” will be presented at the Rome City Auditorium. To prepare for the show, the production company goes through a technical week starting...

[Video] Country Spotlight: Lithuania

February 1, 2018

    As International Fair on Feb. 2 approach, junior Ieva Taraskeviciute shares story about her country: Lithuania.

Junior Roth Wilcox (Moser) and the “Dream Team” react to their fallen pin. The “Dream Team” played and lost their first match against Cooper and Summerbell.

[Photo] RUMPUS 18: Dodgeball

January 13, 2018

Junior Roth Wilcox (Moser) and the “Dream Team” react to their fallen pin. The “Dream Team” played and lost their first match against Cooper and Summerbell.

Senior Rainey Scarborough gulping the hot dog as junior Marissa Joseph cheering her up.

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Senior Rainey Scarborough gulping the hot dog as junior Marissa Joseph cheering her up.

Junior Harsh Patel frowns as he swallow the Purple Cow

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Junior Harsh Patel frowns as he swallow the Purple Cow

Senior Bryson Collier has a mouth full of marshmallows for the Chubby Bunny Challenge.

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Senior Bryson Collier has a mouth full of marshmallows for the Chubby Bunny Challenge.

Junior Ted Gardner makes a cup of lemonade and drinks it to finish the challenge.

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Junior Ted Gardner makes a cup of lemonade and drinks it to finish the challenge.

Senior Julia Holmes made a great start for Thornwood House at the starting line.

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Senior Julia Holmes made a great start for Thornwood House at the starting line.

Regester House cheers for their house at the Cove.

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Regester House cheers for their house at the Cove.

[Video] RUMPUS 2018: Fear Factor

January 12, 2018

The 11th annual RUMPUS began with Fear Factor and Hunger Games, which consist of eating either something gross or a large quantity of regular food. Each person on...

Big-Little Christmas Dinner

Big-Little Christmas Dinner

December 14, 2017

Students from the Girls’ Houses celebrated with a Christmas party at Mellow Mushroom. They enjoyed pizza and some small activities, such as coloring, drawing and a secret Santa gift exchange.   “It...

Cons of iPeriods

December 8, 2017

IPeriod was designated to be a time when students and faculty could engage in and explore other subjects that they are passionate about beside school work. Every Upper School student will participate in...

Regester Christmas Celebration

Regester Christmas Celebration

December 8, 2017

Students from Regester House gathered to decorate their dorm and celebrate Christmas. They painted ornaments, talked to each other and had hot chocolate along with some desserts. Festivities included singing...

Long Nguyen 18: A New Beginning

Long Nguyen ’18: A New Beginning

November 13, 2017

From the classrooms to the theater stage, senior Long Nguyen sets his goal to be a better version of himself this year by focusing all his effort in everything he does.   Nguyen starts off the...

Halloween Costume Contest

Halloween Costume Contest

November 7, 2017

On Tuesday Oct. 31, the Upper School students and faculty celebrated Halloween with the Costume Contest in the Cove. After a hard process of evaluation, the judges made the final decision and announced...

Cross Country Goes to State

November 3, 2017

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

A group with Finding Nemo theme costume.

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A group with "Finding Nemo" theme costume.

Sophomore Kaaliyah Potts-Heard and Veeka Malanchuk posed with their costume while waiting for the judges.

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Sophomore Kaaliyah Potts-Heard and Veeka Malanchuk posed with their costume while waiting for the judges.

Senior Emily Taylor and Abigail Smith with fight club theme costumes.

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Senior Emily Taylor and Abigail Smith with fight club theme costumes.

The seniors lined up in front of the judges for evaluation.

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The seniors lined up in front of the judges for evaluation.

Sophomore Lauren Rollins and Abigail Yerke dressed up as Hickory the Tin Man and Zeke the Cowardly Lion from The Wizard of Oz

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Sophomore Lauren Rollins and Abigail Yerke dressed up as Hickory the Tin Man and Zeke the Cowardly Lion from "The Wizard of Oz"

Ladies Team USA Soccer Players won the Best Group Costume.

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Ladies Team USA Soccer Players won the Best Group Costume.

Out of the Frying Pan

Out of the Frying Pan

October 27, 2017

On Oct. 27-29, the theatre department will present this year's Fall Play, “Out of the Frying Pan” by Francis Swann, in the Zelle Black Box Theatre. After three months of rehearsal, the actors, staff...

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...

Goodbye Mr. Murray!

May 16, 2017

Take a look at this video where Mr. Murray shares about his memorable moments during his career at Darlington.

[Video] Goodbye Mrs. Barnes!

May 8, 2017

Faculty Reba Barnes is retiring after 21 years with a lot of contributions to Darlington community. Take a look at this video where Mrs. Barnes shares about her experiences throughout all these years.

[Video] Light The Lake 2017 Recap

April 12, 2017

Here is a short video captures all Light The Lake 2017 moments.

Lisa Van Susteren 17: Embrace the Experiences

Lisa Van Susteren ’17: Embrace the Experiences

April 10, 2017

Senior Lisa Van Susteren is ready to rock her last year of high school and she is looking forward to all upcoming experiences. "What I look most forward to is being head prefect of Thornwood, as well...

[Video] Know Thy Neighbor: Station 2 – Rome Floyd County Fire Department

March 23, 2017

Firefighters at Station 2 - Rome Floyd County Fire Department share about their daily routine at the station, what they encounter and the struggles that they have to face in their job.

[Video] TigerChef: 2-Ingredient Nutella Brownies

February 3, 2017

Here's a video that will satisfy all Nutella lovers out there. Watch and learn this simple 2-ingredient Nutella Brownies recipe.

Thornwood girls getting ready for Gauntlet.

[Photo] RUMPUS 2017: Gauntlet

January 15, 2017

Thornwood girls getting ready for Gauntlet.

Cooper cheering their team to victory.

[Photo] RUMPUS 2017: Relay

January 14, 2017

Cooper cheering their team to victory.

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

[Photo] RUMPUS 2017: Dodgeball

January 14, 2017

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

TigerChef: Caramel Candy

December 15, 2016

Here's a video to help satisfy your sweet tooth. Watch and learn this simple caramel candy recipe.

Huy Hoang works with his friend in Robotics.

Huy Hoang ’17: Moving On

December 8, 2016

Senior Huy Hoang is on the way to achieve his goal by focusing on his plan for this year. Even though Darlington has given to him many memorable moments, Hoang is ready for college. "I have decided...

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...

TigerChef: Oreo Truffles

November 2, 2016

In the mood for a sweet treat? Here is a quick video on how to make delicious oreo truffles.

Arsenic & Old Lace Preview

October 27, 2016

A preview about the upcoming play "Arsenic & Old Lace" presented by the Darlington Players and the Fine Arts Department. Be at the Zelle Black Box Theatre to support their play on: Friday, Oct.28...

Senior Fifi Tran relaxing on The Quad.

Fifi Tran ’17: Ready for The New Chapter

October 6, 2016

Senior Fifi Tran is ready to rock this year with a new lease on life. "I spend the first two years of my high school playing tennis and did community service because I was forced to do two after school...

Varsity Football Gallery

Varsity Football Gallery

September 15, 2016

On Friday, Sept. 9, the varsity football team won 28-14 over Heard County in their first home game. The Tiger's next game will be held at Gordon Lee High School this Saturday. Our varsity football team...

Tigerfest

Tigerfest

September 13, 2016

On Friday, Sept. 9, the Darlington community enjoyed Tigerfest on the Quad.      

The opportunity to fill a free period with candy is more than exciting. Students from all grades gathered in the Cove to participate in Casino Day.

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The opportunity to fill a free period with candy is more than exciting. Students from all grades gathered in the Cove to participate in Casino Day.

Winning a game during Casino Day requires the study of peers and cards. Sophomores Kacey Kemp and Roth Wilcox intently participated in Casino Day activities.

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Winning a game during Casino Day requires the study of peers and cards. Sophomores Kacey Kemp and Roth Wilcox intently participated in Casino Day activities.

The opportunity to fill a free period with candy is more than exciting. Students from all grades gathered in the Cove to participate in Casino Day.

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The opportunity to fill a free period with candy is more than exciting. Students from all grades gathered in the Cove to participate in Casino Day.

The opportunity to fill a free period with candy is more than exciting. Students from all grades gathered in the Cove to participate in Casino Day.

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The opportunity to fill a free period with candy is more than exciting. Students from all grades gathered in the Cove to participate in Casino Day.

The opportunity to fill a free period with candy is more than exciting. Students from all grades gathered in the Cove to participate in Casino Day.

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The opportunity to fill a free period with candy is more than exciting. Students from all grades gathered in the Cove to participate in Casino Day.

In order to win, you have to keep your eyes on the prize (or candy). Sophomore Ted Garner studied the moves of his opponents at Casino Day.

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In order to win, you have to keep your eyes on the prize (or candy). Sophomore Ted Garner studied the moves of his opponents at Casino Day.

Casino Day requires a certain sense of humor. Senior Emily Webster is all laughs as she appropriately held a joker playing card.

[Photo] Casino Day in the Cove

September 8, 2016

Casino Day requires a certain sense of humor. Senior Emily Webster is all laughs as she appropriately held a joker playing card.

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