PTO Blog

Darien Environmental Group – Every Drop Counts

Darien Environmental Group (DEG) is kicking off the New Year with EVERY DROP COUNTS! Darien Environmental Group has been providing environmental programs to the Darien Elementary schools for the past 30 years. This year we are excited to launch Every Drop Counts, a program to discuss the importance of conserving...

H-Factor Talent Show – March 1st

The annual Holmes School talent show will take place on Sunday, March 1st from 3-5pm. All students in grades 3-5 who are interested in participating should fill out the application form (click here) and return to the school office no later than Friday, January 24th. Tryouts will be held after...

Save the date: Bingo Night – Jan. 24

Our annual Bingo Night will be held Friday, January 24. This is the 5th Grade’s last fundraiser and proceeds from this fun night will be used for their end-of-year celebration, “Moving Up” ceremony, and class gift to Holmes School. All ticket sales will be done via AtoZ connect. Look for more...

Keep Clipping and Scanning BoxTops!

Remember to clip and collect any BoxTop labels you might find on your household items. We will be doing our 2nd collection in February 2020. Also, don’t forget to scan your store receipts to earn money for our school in the meantime.  Check out this flyer if you need a...

Update: Enrichment & Fundraising at Holmes

The children have enjoyed a fun and enriching Fall at Holmes School! In October– K-5 experienced a cultural program from Cascada de Flores– DHS STEM students engaged with 3rd and 5th graders– Author Aaron Reynolds inspired our K, 1st and 2nd graders– High Touch Hi Tech had lively discussion and...

Coffee with the Principals – Jan. 10

Please join us on Friday, January 10 at 9:30am in the common room for the next Coffee with the Principals. Bring all your questions for this casual Q&A. Coffee and munchkins will be served and siblings are welcome....

Lost & Found

With cold weather and vacation week quickly approaching, please remind your children to check out the Lost and Found for all those missing mittens!...

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 8% of your total order....

Directory Update

The printed directories were distributed the week of November 11. As a reminder, the online directory can be accessed via AtoZ’s mobile app. If you are having any issues using the online directory or mobile app, please contact Megan Kilcourse (megan.kilcourse@gmail.com). The directory team appreciates everyone’s patience!...

Darien After School Registration – Winter Session

Darien After School Winter Sign-Ups Holmes WINTER ENRICHMENT with Darien After School is HERE! Registration Opens at NOON on MONDAY 11/4Join the FUN for Math, Art, Sports, Cheer, STEAM, Sports and so much more!Session runs Monday-Friday, 1/6-4/3.Classes are at Holmes School, right after school, until 4:30pmAdditional Details and to Register...