PTO Blog

Annual Wrapping Paper Fundraiser

We’re closing in on the final days of our annual Wrapping Paper Fundraiser!  The deadline has been extended to Monday, October 5th for all orders!  Part of proceeds go to Holmes School so don’t forget to check out the latest assortment of gift wraps and housewares from Charleston Wrap.  Return the top...

Check out our Garden!

Our garden volunteers and students have been busy tending our Holmes School Garden and are seeing some wonderful results!  Check out these pictures!  ...

Walk-a-Thon Friday, Sept 25

11-11:30 4th 12:15-12:45 K 12:45-1:15 3rd 1:15-1:45 1st 2:10-2:40 2nd 2:45-3:15 5th Don’t forget to hand in your blue pledge envelopes!...

School Picture Day on Wednesday, Sept 9

Life Touch will be here on Wednesday, September 9.  Life Touch flyers were distributed to students during the first week of school.  If you decide to order after September 9, please follow the enclosed instructions.  Retakes will be on Wednesday, October 28, 2015. Options for late order envelopes turned in:  Within...

PTO Meeting with Dr. Brenner on Thurs, Sept 10

Please join us on Thursday, September 10 at 7:00 pm in the Common Room for our first PTO meeting and the opportunity to listen to and meet with our new Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Dan Brenner....

District-Wide Child Safety Parent Presentation on 9/11

Parents are invited to attend a district-wide information session on child safety programs on Friday 9/11/15 from 9:30-10:30 am in the BOE Conference Hall (35 Leroy Ave.).  All Darien elementary schools will continue to participate in child safety programs conducted by Kids in Crisis (1, 3, 5 gr) & The Center for Sexual Assault Crisis...

Welcome

On behalf of the PTO (Parent Teacher Organization) welcome to the Holmes School Family! We look forward to another great year together. Our main objective is to provide parents with the opportunity to connect with Holmes faculty while building a warm, inclusive and strong school community. We accomplish this in...

Direct Appeal from Fundraising

Direct appeal brochures have recently arrived in your mailboxes.  Please consider contributing to help with the many PTO costs that include field trips, classroom supplies and staff appreciation by donating via PayPal.  Without these funds, many of the exciting events and special days would not be able to take place.  We...

Class Coffees

All Coffees are held in the Holmes School Common Room. Grades 3, 4 and 5: Thurs, September 3rd, 9:15-10:15 Grades K, 1 and 2: Tues, September 8th, 9:15-10:15...

Walk-a-Thon Announcement

Mark your calendar for this year’s fall fundraising event! Friday, September 25th during the school day. (Rain Date 9/28) Pledge envelopes and information will be sent home the first week of school....