PTO Blog

Call for PTO Volunteers!

Looking for a good way to get involved, meet people, have fun and make a difference at Holmes School? The Holmes School PTO is always looking for volunteers. We are currently in the process of filling positions for next year’s PTO slate and there is something for everyone.  If you...

Child Care at Holmes School Starting Fall 2020

NEW Child Care at Holmes School – Starting Fall 2020 – Extended Hours Every School Day – Before and After School Join our email list and take our survey: Darien After School Extended Child Care Needs Assessment Survey Questions/ Comments – info@darienafterschool.com / 888.212.3837...

Darien Human Services: Help for those in need

During these challenging times, Darien Human Services would like to reassure residents that we are available to assist those in need. Please call 203-656-7328 or email Ali Ramsteck, Director, aramsteck@darienct.gov. We continue to maintain contact with vulnerable or frail seniors on our Emergency Call List. If you would like to...

School Supplies — Order by June 24th

SCHOOL SUPPLIES FOR NEXT YEAR NOW ON SALE!!! SOME ITEMS ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL STUDENTS (read on).  If you choose to purchase school supplies through the PTO program, please follow the ordering instructions.  The website is www.SuppliestoPlease.com, click on “parents login” and enter username: Holmes/password: hs2020 (case sensitive).  Prices and supply...

Attn 5th Grade Parents: MMS School Supplies

Order online now for next year until June 12th. A portion of the proceeds benefits MMS. More information in the attached FLYER. Any questions please email Evie Smaldon at Evelyn.Smaldon@gmail.com To order: WEBSITE:  https://suppliestoplease.com/USERNAME:  MiddlePASSWORD:  mms2020 (case-sensitive)...

Girls on the Run

Holmes will once again be running the Girls on the Run program this Spring. Girls in grades 3-5 are welcome!! Registration opens March 2, 2020. Please see attached flyer for more information. Questions please contact Meaghan Nolan washekme@gmail.com....

Buy Tix For Holmes Yankee Game – May 24

Join us for a great Holmes Elementary family outing on Sunday, May 24th to see a NY Yankees game (gametime 1:05pm)! This is your opportunity to buy your discounted tickets for whole family! The price includes the choice of 1 hot dog or 1 order of chicken tenders, as well...

Holmes Annual Fundraising Party – March 14th

You can now buy your tickets for Holmes PTO’s Annual Fundraising Party on Saturday, March 14 at the Country Club of Darien! Please join us for great food, drinks, and a fun night out! Please use the link below to buy your tickets. http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07egwx7cm3b48ef155&llr=pczqiybab We rely on Holmes families to...

It’s that time of year…aaachoo!

A note from the school nurse: As you are aware, this time of year we often see a spike in various illnesses including strep throat, colds, gastrointestinal illnesses and influenza. To best promote a healthy school environment, we would like to remind you of the following: Wash hands frequently and...

Darien Environmental Group – Every Drop Counts

Darien Environmental Group (DEG) is kicking off the New Year with EVERY DROP COUNTS! Darien Environmental Group has been providing environmental programs to the Darien Elementary schools for the past 30 years. This year we are excited to launch Every Drop Counts, a program to discuss the importance of conserving...