PTO Blog

Fall Fundraiser Party Update: Volunteers and Donations Needed!

Fall fundraiser planning is underway and more details are to come soon! In the meantime, we are looking for volunteers for all aspects of planning-there are many ways to get involved to make this fundraiser successful! Remember, the funds raised from this event will be used for field trips and...

Fundraising: Direct Appeal

Direct Appeal brochures were sent home last 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 the “Donate” button on this site (www.holmespto.com). Without these funds, many of the exciting...

Back to School Picnic – this Friday

The annual Back to School Picnic will be held on Friday, September 14 from 5:00-6:30pm on the playground. RSVPs are due today by the end of the school day. Click here for the form. $7 per person or $30 per family, $20 per person at the door. See you there!...

Save the Date – General PTO Meeting

Please save the evening of Wednesday, October 3rd @ 7pm for the first general PTO meeting of the year. Interim Superintendent Dr. Elliott Landon will join us for an informal Q&A session in the common room....

2018 – 2019 Holmes School Directory

Missed the PRE-SALE for directories at the Open House? We are still taking pre-orders! Please fill out the attached form and send it in to the school office with a check payable to “Holmes PTO” for $15. Write “Attn: School Directory” on the envelope. You will receive a set (1...

SEPAC

The Darien Special Education Parent Advisory Committee (SEPAC) is an independent organization of parent volunteers committed to open communication and effective collaboration between the families of our community and the Darien Public Schools. For more information, to receive emails about events, or to become involved, please email at dariensepac@gmail.com and/or...

Gift Wrap Fundraising Campaign

Please help Holmes School reach our goal of $5,000, which the PTO uses to do so many wonderful things for the school. Students will be coming home with their selling packets today. We will be wrapping up on September 21st so be sure to send complete envelopes back to office...

Summer Update from Holmes PTO

Summer greetings to Holmes families! Please note these important dates in August, September and October: Thursday, August 30 – First full day of school for grades 1-5; Kindergarten students come with parents for a one-hour visit in their classroom (last names A-M from 9:30-10:30am, N-Z from 10:45-11:45am) Friday, August 31...

Lost and Found

As the school year winds down, please be sure that you check the lost and found for any misplaced clothing or other items. We will be donating everything left over to Person to Person on Wednesday, June 20....

Middlesex Middle School Directory – Attention 5th Grade Parents

Attention 5th Grade Parents/Guardians! The Middlesex Middle School Parent Association is collecting your family’s data for use in the 2018-19 MMS Directory and the MPA, our weekly email newsletter. You recently received an email from MMS Principal Somers about this process. As Darien Public Schools does not share its student...