PTO Blog

Welcome Back Guest Speaker & Breakfast for Teachers

Support the Reiss Fund’s Welcome Back Guest Speaker and Breakfast for Teachers! Everyday our teachers engage, enrich and encourage our students to reach their fullest potential. What better way to show our appreciation than with a special Welcome Back to School breakfast and inspirational speaker when they return in August?...

Field Days!

Field Day will be here soon! Save the dates and times below to come cheer on the students. Kindergarten and First Grade: Wednesday, May 23 from 9:30-11:00am Second and Third Grade: Thursday, May 24 from 1-3pm Fourth and Fifth Grade: Wednesday, May 23 from 1-3pm Rain dates Friday, May 25...

Final General PTO Meeting & Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast

All parents are invited to our annual Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast and final General PTO meeting on Thursday, June 1st, beginning at 8:45am in the Common Room. Siblings are welcome. Immediately following our brief PTO meeting, trained members of Post 53 will guide attendees through the basics of administering CPR, including...

Holmes Literary Magazine

Students have worked hard on their writing submissions and drawings for the Holmes School Literary Magazine. Make sure to order a copy of this wonderful keepsake! Each book is $5. You can order online using the form shared here and send payment to school with your child. Checks should be...

Summer Reading Lists Available

The Darien Library Summer Reading Lists are available for grades K-1, grades 2-3, and grades 4-5. The Darien Librarians will be visiting Holmes School on Wednesday, May 9 and Thursday, May 10. They will circulate copies of the lists to each student when they visit....

Box Tops Are Due by May 11!

It is time to bring in all of the Box Tops that you have collected. The class who submits the most will win an extra recess! Please bring them in to your teacher by MAY 11TH!...

Holmes School Makerspace

Holmes School will be launching a Makerspace in the library this May!! What is a Makerspace you ask? The definition of a Makerspace is a place in which people with shared interests can gather to work on projects while sharing ideas, equipment, and knowledge. It is a gathering place for...

EARTH WEEK – THIS WEEK!!!

EARTH WEEK REMINDERS, DATES & DEADLINES! DAILY LIST OF ACTIVITIES: April 23rd – Garbage Art & Fashion Entries Begin DEADLINE is WED., April 25th. (Bring Art into Common Room after Morning Recess) April 24th – SCHOOL SPIRIT DAY (Wear your school spirit clothing) & Building School Mascot Out of Plastic...

Kids Care – April 27th

Please join us for our last Kids Care of the year! When: Friday, April 27th Time: 3:30 – 4:30 pm Where: Common Room Come decorate planters/pots and make cards to give as presents for seniors in Darien. Gina Blum, Executive Director from At Home In Darien, is our guest speaker...
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