PTO Blog

Happy Summer!

As the school year comes to a close next week, the PTO wishes all Holmes families and students a happy and healthy summer!  And, congratulations to our 5th graders moving on to middle school!  We will miss you and wish you all the best....

Darien Library Summer Reading Lists

School’s almost out…but reading is always ‘in’. Check out the reading lists from the Darien Library to keep your student enthralled all summer long. Lists include: Kindergarten-1, 2nd-3rd grade and 4th-5th grade....

Attention 5th grade parents

MMS SCHOOL SUPPLIES – ORDER ONLINE NOW for next year until June 12th. A portion of the proceeds benefits MMS.  Go to www.educationalproducts.com/shoppacks and ENTER CODE: MID003. Any questions please email Courtney Haidinger at chaidinger@optonline.net....

Sign up to be a room parent!

If you are interested in being a room parent for the 2019-2020 school year, please fill out this form. Once class lists are distributed at the beginning of the school year, we will begin the process of assigning (2) room parents to each class. If there are multiple people who...

Introduction to Strings – 2nd graders

All second graders and their parents are invited to attend the Darien String Program’s INTRODUCTION TO STRINGS on Wednesday, June 5 at 7pm at Middlesex Middle School Auditorium. This evening program will introduce the violin, viola and cello to interested incoming third graders. Parents will receive information on the in-school...

A Better Chance Volunteer Opportunity

National program A Better Chance in Darien (ABC) helps to recruit academically motivated students of color from urban areas and place them in high schools around the country. Local non-profit ABC in Darien is in its 37th year and has been able to graduate 48 girls from the Darien High...

SCHOOL SUPPLIES FOR NEXT YEAR ARE NOW ON SALE – ORDER BY JUNE 26TH

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: hs2019 (case sensitive).  Prices and supply lists can be found on the site.  All students are required to have a homework folder. ...

Order Your Holmes School Yearbook!

Order your 2018-19 Holmes School Yearbook Online Today! Step 1:  Click here Step 2:  Enter your school code 971121 then click “Go to your school account log in” Step 3: Click on the link below your school name Step 4: Register as a “new user” Step 5:  Purchase a “Standard...

2019 Scholastic Book Fair

It’s that time of year again! Mark your calendar for this year’s “Dino-Mite” themed Holmes School Scholastic Book Fair March 27th – March 29th from 8:30-4:00 in the Holmes school gym. Tuesday March 26th from 6:00pm – 8:00pm will be a fun-filled Family Night!!  There will be an early opening...