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Coffee with the Principal – Tomorrow!

Please come to the third “Coffee with the Principal” this Friday at 9:15am in the common room. Joanne Vordran, Special Education and Student Service Facilitator, will join Paula for this casual question and answer session with a focus on special education. Please bring all your special education questions as well...

Paws for Books – the Book Fair is coming!

Raise your paw if you love a good Book Fair! Our Holmes School 2018 spring Scholastic Book Fair will get your tail wagging. Please join us: Wednesday March 21st 8:30am – 4:00pm Thursday March 22nd 8:30am – 4:00pm Friday March 23rd 8:30am – 12:00pm We will have an early opening...

Let Me Run!

We are thrilled to be offering Let Me Run at Holmes again this Spring!! Let Me Run is a before school program that combines life lessons with the love of being active. The trained coaches (all Holmes parents!) combine exercise with fun activities and lessons to help boys learn teamwork,...

Spring in to After School with Darien After School!

Kids on Stage, Piano Keyboarding, Holmes Bloggers, Hawkes Cheer Club, Gauntlet Games, PopStar Performers, Blast off Math, Moving up to Middle School and more! To see classes and descriptions, go to www.darienafterschool.com. Registration Opens 3/14 at 10am....

Volunteer for the Holmes School Literary Magazine

We are seeking volunteers to help with the typing and formatting of the 2017-18 edition of the Holmes Literary Magazine. If you have the time and inclination to support student writing at Holmes please click on and complete this brief survey. Teachers will be submitting the writing folders to faculty...

Coffee with the Principal

Mark your calendars for the third “Coffee with the Principal” on Friday, March 16 at 9:15am in the Common Room. This coffee will focus on special education, though any general questions and topics are also welcome. Coffee and munchkins will be served. Siblings welcome!...

Support Holmes BOE budget items!

On Tuesday, 2/13, the Board of Education voted to approve a budget of $98,122,266 for the 2018/19 school year. This budget represents an increase of 2.34% from the current year. The board and district administration reviewed many potential areas for expense reduction and in the end cut $607,207 from the...

Paws for Books – the Book Fair is Coming!

Raise your paw if you love a good book fair! Our Holmes School 2018 spring Scholastic Book Fair will get your tail wagging. Please join us: – Wednesday March 21st 8:30am – 4:00pm – Thursday March 22nd 8:30am to 4:00pm – Friday March 23rd 8:30am-12:00pm We will also have a...

H-Factor! This Sunday!

This Sunday, March 4 at 3pm come see “The Greatest Talent Show on Earth” in the Darien High School Auditorium. We have some terrific performances in store from members of our third, fourth and fifth grades. The H Factor is a wonderful event for our entire school community. You don’t...
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