PTO Blog

Veteran’s Day at Holmes on November 10th

The fifth grade class will be honoring Veterans with a patriotic concert on Friday, November 10th at 9:30 am in the Common Room. If you know a Veteran you would like your child to honor in the flag ceremony on November 10th please click GOOGLE FORM SIGN UP HERE to...

Box Top collection due October 20

Box Top collection bags will be sent home this week.  Fill them up and return them to school on October 20th for our first collection.  Last year we earned over $1,000.00 for Holmes School!!  Let’s see if we can earn even more this year!!  The class who submits the most Box Tops on October 20th will...

UNICEF Trick-or-Treat program

It’s that time of year again…the little orange UNICEF boxes will be coming your way in just a few weeks. Please save your spare change to support UNICEF’s important work. For almost 70 years UNICEF’s Trick-or-Treat program has been raising funds to help children and families all around the world. UNICEF has been providing medicine, better...

Direct Appeal Fundraiser

Direct appeal brochures were sent home this week in your child’s backpack. Please consider contributing to help the PTO continue to support our children’s field trips, enrichment, classroom supplies and our teacher appreciation efforts. Simply click here. Without these funds, many of the exciting events and special days would not...

Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast & Social Media Safety Presentation

We are grateful for our volunteers! All parents are invited to our annual Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast and final General PTO meeting on Thursday, June 1st at 8:45am in the Common Room. Younger siblings are welcome. Immediately following breakfast, Detective James Palmieri of the Darien Police Department will give a presentation on social media safety and...

School Supplies for Next Year

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: hs2017 (case sensitive). Prices and supply lists can be found on the site. All students are required to have a homework folder.  Students...

Earth Week Schedule including Garbage Art & Fashion Show

Please see schedule for Earth Week! WEDNESDAY – APRIL 19: E is for Earth Week. Kick off Earth Week with Trash Free Wednesday. Pack a trash-free lunch and shoot for zero waste at school and home! THURSDAY – APRIL 20: A is Action. Celebrate Earth Day by taking action to...

Book Fair Family Night on Thursday, 3/30

Please join us at an early opening on Family Night at the Holmes Book Fair!  All families are welcome to arrive 30 minutes early (5:00) and enjoy a quieter time to shop.  Pizza and a bake sale will be offered by the fifth grade committee starting at 5:30 pm.   Also,...

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?...