PTO Blog

Box Top Collection

Second & Final Box Top Collection for this school year is here! Fill any baggy or envelope with cut Box Tops and return them to school with your teacher’s name clearly labeled.  All Box Tops are due by Tuesday, February 12th. The Box Top fundraiser helps us earn extra funds...

Kids Care Souper Bowl 2019!

The Souper Bowl will run from Monday, January 28-Friday, February 1. During that week, we will be collecting canned or boxed soup and crackers to donate to the Person 2 Person Food Pantry. Holmes School classes will be divided into this year’s Super Bowl teams- Rams and Patriots. The winning...

Author Alan Katz visits Holmes!

On January 31, K-2nd grade students will have a presentation by author, Alan Katz. If you wish to purchase books to be autographed to your child, or as a gift to someone else, please fill out this form indicating the number of each book you would like and how the...

Board of Ed Public Hearing on Proposed 2019-20 School Budget: Tues. 1/29, 7pm

The Superintendent has proposed a budget for the 2019-20 school year, which includes adding an additional psychologist to each elementary school, and an additional guidance counselor to MMS. These hires would help to implement a robust social/emotional curriculum, and expand mental health services for all students. The budget also includes...

Sound Tigers Family Night – January 26

Please save-the-date for Holmes School Family Night at the Bridgeport Sound Tigers game on Saturday, January 26th at 7:00 pm. Come out for a fun night of Sound Tigers hockey with fellow Holmes families. See the chorus from Holmes and other Darien Elementary Schools perform God Bless America at the...

Coffee with the Principals – January 11th

Please join us on Friday, January 11 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....

Special Education Information for Parents

The Special Education Administration recently gave a presentation to the Board of Education about Special Education services, programs and statistics for the District. If interested, watch the presentation (at beginning) and the Board-level discussion here, and/or view a PDF of the material here. As always, if you have questions, comments...

Holmes School Weather Station

As part of his Eagle Scout Project, local Boy Scout Sebastian Mengwall designed and built a weather station for each of the Darien Elementary Schools. Sebastian recently completed the installation at Holmes by the garden and is now working on a website that outlines the functions and details of the...

Darien After School Winter Classes

Registration for Darien After School Winter Classes is OPEN! Join us this Winter for a wonderland of fun before and after school at Holmes! For details and to register: www.darienafterschool.com/Holmes.html. Questions/Comments? info@darienafterschool.com / 888.212.3837...