PTO Blog

Direct Appeal Fundraiser

Direct appeal brochures were sent home this week in your child's backpack. Please consider contributing to help the PTO continue to support our children's field trips, enrichment, classroom supplies and our teacher appreciation efforts. Simply click here. Without these funds, many of the exciting events and special days would not...

Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast & Social Media Safety Presentation

We are grateful for our volunteers! All parents are invited to our annual Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast and final General PTO meeting on Thursday, June 1st at 8:45am in the Common Room. Younger siblings are welcome. Immediately following breakfast, Detective James Palmieri of the Darien Police Department will give a presentation on social media safety and...

School Supplies for Next Year

If you choose to purchase school supplies through the PTO program please follow these ordering instructions. The website is www.SuppliestoPlease.com, click on "parents login" and enter username: Holmes/password: hs2017 (case sensitive). Prices and supply lists can be found on the site. All students are required to have a homework folder.  Students...

Earth Week Schedule including Garbage Art & Fashion Show

Please see schedule for Earth Week! WEDNESDAY - APRIL 19: E is for Earth Week. Kick off Earth Week with Trash Free Wednesday. Pack a trash-free lunch and shoot for zero waste at school and home! THURSDAY - APRIL 20: A is Action. Celebrate Earth Day by taking action to...

Book Fair Family Night on Thursday, 3/30

Please join us at an early opening on Family Night at the Holmes Book Fair!  All families are welcome to arrive 30 minutes early (5:00) and enjoy a quieter time to shop.  Pizza and a bake sale will be offered by the fifth grade committee starting at 5:30 pm.   Also,...

Holmes Yearbooks on Sale Now!

2016-2017 Holmes Yearbooks are on sale now! Ordering your child's yearbook is as easy as 1-2-3: 1) Go to www.memorybook.com/parentpay. 2) Enter pay code 82223 and click next. 3) Buy a yearbook for $21.00. After April 5th, the price per book will increase to $24.00. Final order date is April 7th. For scholarship orders, please contact Mrs. Conetta in the office. Questions?...

Pre-Pay Forms due today (3/24) for Book Fair!

A reminder that Pre-Pay forms for the Holmes School book fair are due today (3/24). The book fair will take place on Wednesday March 29th through Friday March 31st in the gym. The hours are: Wednesday: 8:30 am-4:00 pm (note that the fair will be open even though that afternoon is an early dismissal!),...

Coffee with the Principal – Friday, March 17

Please join Paula Bleakley on Friday, March 17 at 9:15am for a casual conversation about the happenings at Holmes and throughout the district. There is no set agenda; please come and ask whatever questions you may have! Coffee will be served, and younger siblings are welcome to attend....

Literary Magazine seeks parent volunteers

The Literary Magazine Coordinators are looking for parent volunteers to help put together the 2017 Literary Magazine.  We are looking for 2 volunteers per class to type out the literary submissions from your class. If you can assist, please let us know.  There will be an organizational meeting on Tuesday, March 14th at 3:30...

Biscuit author is coming to Holmes!

Alyssa Satin Capucilli, the award-winning author of the Biscuit and Katy Duck series, and most recently the picture book, Tulip and Rex Write a Story, will visit with grades K, 1 and 2 on March 20. The only way to receive a signed copy of a book on the day of Ms. Capucilli's visit is to return the book...
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