PTO Blog

Special Education Information for Parents

The Special Education Administration recently gave a presentation to the Board of Education about Special Education services, programs and statistics for the District. If interested, watch the presentation (at beginning) and the Board-level discussion here, and/or view a PDF of the material here. As always, if you have questions, comments...

Sound Tigers Family Night – January 26

Please save-the-date for Holmes School Family Night at the Bridgeport Sound Tigers game on Saturday, January 26th at 7:00 pm. Come out for a fun night of Sound Tigers hockey with fellow Holmes families. See the chorus from Holmes and other Darien Elementary Schools perform God Bless America at the...

Holmes School Weather Station

As part of his Eagle Scout Project, local Boy Scout Sebastian Mengwall designed and built a weather station for each of the Darien Elementary Schools. Sebastian recently completed the installation at Holmes by the garden and is now working on a website that outlines the functions and details of the...

Darien After School Winter Classes

Registration for Darien After School Winter Classes is OPEN! Join us this Winter for a wonderland of fun before and after school at Holmes! For details and to register: www.darienafterschool.com/Holmes.html. Questions/Comments? info@darienafterschool.com / 888.212.3837...

Holiday Card Fundraiser

Ordering family photos or holiday cards? When ordering from Tiny Prints or Shutterfly, please use this link http://holmesfundraising.shutterflystorefront.com/. The Holmes School PTO will receive 13% of your total order....

Darien Public School Art Show K-12 @UCBC

Please come view Holmes students’ artwork at the Darien Public Schools K-12 Art show at Upper Crust Bakery & Cafe (UCBC) at 980 Boston Post Road. Students are: Madeline Girande, 1st grade; Scarlett Knupp, 2nd grade; Avantika Jain, 3rd grade; Aiden Younessian, 4th grade; Tommy Galligan, 5th grade....

Environmental Lunch Helpers

This year on Trash Free Tuesdays we will be focusing on REDUCING STRAWS and their impact on our environment and our marine life. We partnered with Ocean Conservancy to make a promise to SKIP the STRAW. Please go to the Darien Environmental Group website and click the caption “SKIP THE...

Kids Care Club Turkey Drive 11/13

The Turkey Drive will be Tuesday, November 13th from 8:15-8:45. Families can drop frozen turkeys off that morning or we have once again partnered with Palmer’s. Turkeys can be purchased at Palmer’s through 11/12. Just use the attached coupon or mention Holmes School Turkey Drive at checkout. All turkeys will...

Veteran’s Day Show on Nov. 9

Invite a veteran to bring to the Veteran’s Day show on Nov. 9. If you know a veteran who is friends or family to Holmes, invite them to attend our Veteran’s Day program. Your child will attend the program with them and present them with a small American flag during...

Holmes Fall Fundraiser Party, Friday, 11/16

We are excited to announce that our Fall Fundraiser Party will be held on Friday, November 16 at Country Club of Darien. Celebrate the fall season with old and new friends, great food and cheer to support our wonderful Holmes children. You won’t want to miss our silent auction including...