PTO Blog

Transition to Kindergarten for Children with IEPs

Please join the Darien Public Schools Special Education & Student Services Department in an information session on “Transition to Kindergarten” for children with Individualized Education Programs (IEPs). We will provide an overview of the continuum of special education and related services, as well as key staff involved in your child’s...

Coffee with the Principals – Friday, April 5 at 9:15am

Please join us on Friday, April 5 at 9:15am in the common room for the next Coffee with the Principals as well as Joanne Vorndran, Special Education & Student Services (SESS) Facilitator. Bring all your questions for this casual Q&A. Coffee and munchkins will be served and siblings are welcome....

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...

Holmes PTO Call for 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...

Come One, Come All to the H-Factor!

Holmes School’s annual talent show, the H-Factor, is on Sunday, March 3rd from 3-5pm at the Darien High School auditorium. Please bring your school spirit and come support your classmates as they show off their talents on stage. The H-Factor is a favorite event for the Holmes School community. You...

Forced School Regionalization

There are currently three bill proposals in Hartford that discuss “forced regionalization” of Connecticut’s public schools. If passed, these bills could force school districts in our state, including Darien, to consolidate with other districts and share administrative staff, resources and other costs. Learn more about these bills and how you...

Second Grade Share Date Change

Please note the Second Grade Share has been re-scheduled from February 7th to April 10th at 9:30 am.  Please mark your calendars accordingly! ...