PTO Blog

Holmes Social – Oct. 25th

We hope you can join us for our `Fall Social Event` held on Friday, October 25th at Louie`s Darien!  Spend a relaxing evening with fellow Holmes parents over drinks and Hors d`Oeuvres. Register here for a fun night!...

Author Visit to Holmes – Oct. 23

On October 23, Aaron Reynolds, New York Times best-selling author who has written many highly acclaimed books for kids, including Nerdy Birdy, DUDE!, Creepy Pair of Underwear, Caveboy Dave, and the Caldecott Honor-winning Creepy Carrots will be visiting K-2 students at Holmes!...

Save the Date – General PTO Meeting

Please save the evening of Thursday, September 26 at 7pm for the first general PTO meeting of the year. Superintendent Dr. Alan Addley will join us for an informal Q&A session in the common room....

2019 Scholastic Book Fair – an “Arctic Adventure!”

It’s that time of year again! Mark your calendar for this year’s “Scholastic Arctic Adventure Book Fair,” Wednesday, October 2nd – Friday, October 4th from 8:30am – 4:00pm (Friday 8:30am – 12:00pm) in the Holmes school gym. Thursday October 3rd from 6:00 – 8:00pm will be a fun-filled Family Night!...

Holmes Family Photo Weekend – Sept. 21 & 22

We are very excited to once again offer the Holmes Community an opportunity to have their family photos taken this fall. We are pleased to announce our new photographer Kristin Wood. Kristin is a local photographer and will be offering 10-minute individual family sessions at Waveny Park on Saturday and...

Holmes 6th Walk-A-Thon – September 20th

Be on the lookout this week for pledge forms. We have exceeded our goal of $12,000 for the last few years, help us keep the streak alive!  We look forward to another terrific fundraiser, please return pledge forms by September 20th.  All are welcome to come to join the walk. ...

Let Me Run at Holmes School this Fall

We are so thrilled to be offering Let Me Run at Holmes School this Fall. Let Me Run is a before school running program for boys that combines fun life lessons while training for a 5K race. The boys meet twice a week for 7 weeks to participate in activities...

SEPAC Presentation – Sept. 10

SEPAC Presentation: The Myth of Normalcy: Empowering Students with Learning Differences – Sept. 10 On Tuesday, September 10, parents and students are invited to attend a presentation by a nationally acclaimed author, Jonathan Mooney. Hosted by Darien SEPAC and Darien Library, Mooney is the author of three books, the most recent, “Normal Sucks:...

Back to School: Key Dates in August & September

Summer greetings to Holmes families! Please note these important dates in August & September: Thursday, August 29 – First Full Day of School for Grades 1-5, Kindergarten students come with parents for a one-hour visit in their classroom (Last names A-M from 9:30-10:30; N-Z from 10:45-11:45) Friday, August 30 – First Full Day...