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Holmes Yearbooks on Sale Now!

2016-2017 Holmes Yearbooks are on sale now! Ordering your child’s yearbook is as easy as 1-2-3: 1) Go to www.memorybook.com/parentpay. 2) Enter pay code 82223 and click next. 3) Buy a yearbook for $21.00. After April 5th, the price per book will increase to $24.00. Final order date is April 7th. For scholarship orders, please contact Mrs. Conetta in the office. Questions?...

Pre-Pay Forms due today (3/24) for Book Fair!

A reminder that Pre-Pay forms for the Holmes School book fair are due today (3/24). The book fair will take place on Wednesday March 29th through Friday March 31st in the gym. The hours are: Wednesday: 8:30 am-4:00 pm (note that the fair will be open even though that afternoon is an early dismissal!),...

Coffee with the Principal – Friday, March 17

Please join Paula Bleakley on Friday, March 17 at 9:15am for a casual conversation about the happenings at Holmes and throughout the district. There is no set agenda; please come and ask whatever questions you may have! Coffee will be served, and younger siblings are welcome to attend....

Literary Magazine seeks parent volunteers

The Literary Magazine Coordinators are looking for parent volunteers to help put together the 2017 Literary Magazine.  We are looking for 2 volunteers per class to type out the literary submissions from your class. If you can assist, please let us know.  There will be an organizational meeting on Tuesday, March 14th at 3:30...

Biscuit author is coming to Holmes!

Alyssa Satin Capucilli, the award-winning author of the Biscuit and Katy Duck series, and most recently the picture book, Tulip and Rex Write a Story, will visit with grades K, 1 and 2 on March 20. The only way to receive a signed copy of a book on the day of Ms. Capucilli’s visit is to return the book...

H Factor is this Saturday!

Holmes School’s annual talent show, the “H Factor,” will be Saturday, February 25 from 3-5pm at the high school. Please come support the third, fourth and fifth graders who have worked hard to prepare some terrific acts for us. It is one of Holmes’ best days, and you don’t want to miss it! Tickets will...

Box Tops due Friday, Feb 24th

It’s that time! The final Box Tops collection for this school year will be on Friday, February 24th. Last year, we raised $1,500 for Holmes School and with your help, we can raise even more! The class with the most Box Tops earns an EXTRA RECESS so remember to bring them...

SOUPer Bowl of Caring is this week! (1/30-2/3)

Our soup and cracker drive to benefit Person-to-Person is this week!  Each class will represent one of the Super Bowl teams – New England Patriots vs Atlanta Falcons. The whole school will have a friendly competition to see which “team” can donate the most soup and crackers for the drive.  The winning team...

YOU BE THE REPORTER!

Following a successful initiative last year, The International Cultures Committee would like to invite once again every Holmes student in grades K – 5 to participate in an optional, at-home creative project that explores, with a classmate, the concept of culture.  Students participating in this optional, extra-curricular project will select one...

“Souper Bowl” of Caring

Please join us for our next Kids Care Club meeting, Souper Bowl of Caring on Friday, January 27th 3:30-4:30 in the Common Room. We will be making posters for our soup and cracker drive for Person-to-Person (P2P) which will run Monday, January 30- February 3rd. Each class will be divided into one of the two Super...