PTO Blog

Gift wrap pick up – November 17 ONLY

The items sold during our gift wrap fundraiser will be available for pick-up on Friday, November 17th. We are offering two time slots: from 8am to 9am, or 3:30pm to 5pm. This will be the ONLY date and time scheduled for pick up. Please plan accordingly....

Shutterfly/TinyPrints Holiday Cards

We know some of you have started to think about ordering your holiday cards. Please consider using Shutterfly/TinyPrints. They will donate 13% of your total to the Holmes PTO when you order using this link: http://holmesfundraising.shutterflystorefront.com/....

Coffee with the principal – December 1st

Mark your calendars for our second "Coffee with the Principal" on Friday, December 1 at 9:15 am. This is an informal way to ask questions of Mrs. Bleakley and learn more about what's happening at Holmes. Younger children are welcome to attend....

Seminar: Understanding Support Services

A panel of educators and administrators will: * provide an overview of SRBI, 504 and special education services * outline roles and responsibilities of school team and administrators * explain assessment tools, including AIMSWEB * describe social/emotional student support November 16, 9:30am to 10:30am, Middlesex Middle School Library Media Center...

Library/Makerspace parent volunteers

The Darien Public Schools is looking for 6-8 parent volunteers with a willingness to research and learn what the 21st-century library/media center in a school should look like (Pre K-12). This person should be able to meet 1-2 times per month, starting in November/December and running through May. Meetings will...

Volunteers Still Needed!

The Holmes School book inventory project continues! We are looking for more volunteers as we finish labeling the books in the PLC room. Please sign up here....

Holmes Night with the CT Whale Hockey

Grab your hockey players and come watch the CT Whale, part of the National Women's Hockey League, on Saturday, November 11 at 7pm at Terry Connors Rink in Stamford. Tickets are $16.50 and can be purchased through Marine Devillers (devillersmarine@gmail.com). Tickets will be held at the box office for you...

Nov. 14 – Holmes Turkey Drive

Mark your calendars- Holmes School Turkey Drive Tuesday, November 14 8-9:30 am. Click here for a coupon be used at Palmers. Head to Palmers to purchase a turkey and Palmers will drop it off for you at Holmes School on Tuesday November 14. Or, you can purchase a turkey at...

K-12 Art Show at Upper Crust

The Art Department is excited to invite you to our third annual K-12 Art show at Upper Crust Bagel Company. The opening is on Thursday, November 2 from 4-6 pm. There will be over 70 pieces on display. The show will be up through January. The following students from Holmes...

Kids Care: Getting ready for our 2017 Turkey Drive!

Please join Kids Care for our next meeting on Friday, November 3rd from 3:30-4:30 in the Common Room. Learn about this year's Holmes School Turkey Drive and help make posters to advertise this great event! RSVP to alisonfirg@yahoo.com by Wednesday, November 1st. Mark your calendars- Holmes School Turkey Drive Tuesday,...
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