PTO Blog

Coffee with Principal – Thursday, Dec 1st

Parents are invited to our monthly Coffee with the Principal on Thursday, December 1 at 9:15 am in the Common Room. This is a short, informal meeting where parents can “drop in” and chat with Mrs. Bleakley about educational topics related to Holmes School. Meet in the Common Room from 9:15-10:00 am....

Please support our Turkey Drive!

Kids Care Club and Student Council are having their Annual Turkey Drive for the Foodbank of Lower Fairfield next Thursday, November 17th 8:00-9:30am. Please support their efforts by donating a turkey to help them reach their goal of 150 turkeys. Attached is the coupon from Palmers to make it even easier. They will...

Getting Ready for our Annual Turkey Drive!

The Holmes Kids Care Club is busy preparing for our annual Turkey Drive to be held on Thursday, November 17th, 8:00-9:30am.  They met last Friday to make posters to hang up around the school to advertise the Turkey Drive and to learn more about ways to help others during the holiday season (see...

Veterans Day Submissions Due Nov 7th

Please help us honor Veterans who are part of the Holmes School family on November 11th at 9:30 am in the Common Room.  We welcome any veterans who are friends or family of Holmes School students to attend the program.  If you know of a Veteran who would like to attend please...

Kids Care Club Meeting Nov 4th

Please join us for our first Kids Care Club meeting this year on Friday, November 4th 3:30-4:30 in the Common Room. We will be making posters and talking about the turkey drive and how we can help others this holiday season. Please RSVP to Rosemary Jordan if your child can attend the meeting. Our...

Pink Power Day this Friday!

The Holmes School Student Council is hosting Pink Power Day this Friday, October 28!  For this school spirit day and fundraiser we are encouraging students to wear pink and bring in $1.00 (or more if you so desire) for the American Cancer Society. Classroom teachers will be collecting donations.  Thanks...

Reminder: 10/26 PTO Meeting on Literacy & Social Studies Curriculum

The second general PTO meeting of the year will be held this Wednesday, October 26 at 9:15 a.m. Cory Gillette, Darien’s Program Director for Elementary Literacy & Social Studies, will be with us to talk about Darien’s curriculum and answer any questions from parents about literacy or social studies. Cory...

Literacy & Social Studies Curriculum @10/26 PTO Meeting

The second general PTO meeting of the year will be held Wednesday, October 26 at 9:15 a.m. Cory Gillette, Darien’s Program Director for Elementary Literacy & Social Studies, will be with us to talk about Darien’s curriculum and answer any questions from parents about literacy or social studies. Cory is very...

Win Extra Recess! Box Tops due Oct 14

Box Tops are an easy way to earn cash for Holmes School.  The first Box Tops collection for this school year will be on Friday, October 14th. The class with the most Box Tops earns an EXTRA RECESS so remember to bring them to your teacher by October 14th!...

Meeting with Dr. Brenner tonight (Oct. 10) @7pm

In case you missed the emails, all Holmes School parents are invited to attend tonight’s PTO meeting (7pm) with Dr. Brenner, Superintendent of Darien Public Schools.  Prior to this meeting, there will be a special parent presentation at 6:15pm about our district’s 1-to-1 Technology initiative in Grades 4 and 5....
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