PTO Blog

Welcome Back to School from the PTO!

Welcome Back to School from the PTO! Welcome Back to Holmes!!! The PTO has been busy all summer preparing some great events for the 2014/2015 School year and are excited to get started. We look forward to seeing everyone throughout the year. Please look at the Calendar of Events because...

Fundraising with Shopping Programs

Help Raise $$ for Holmes With Everyday Shopping! Most parents spend plenty of money at Stop & Shop, Amazon and/or Target.  Please take 5 minutes to register your account in order to have a percentage of your sale go directly to Holmes. The money earned pays for the many specials...

Class Coffees this week

Parent Coffees Coming Up Come reconnect with old friends to hear about the new school year at the Parent Coffees this week! All coffees will be from 9:15 – 10:15am in the Common Room. The dates are below: Grades 4 and 5: Wednesday, 8/27 Grades 2 and 3: Thursday, 8/28...

The H-Factor

Get Your Act Together!! The H-Factor 2014 will take place March 29th from 4-6pm at the Darien High School. Tryouts will take place March 4th and 5th at Holmes School. Application process open to Grades 3-5. All applicants must be students of Holmes School. Application Form and Guidelines are attached....

Holmes After School Program

Holmes After School Program Registration is now OPEN! There is a wide variety of classes for Holmes students this Fall–cooking, arts and crafts, sports, theater–many of which are taught by Holmes teachers.  Register online, or download the form from our site and mail it to us (no forms to school,...

Math Presentation Notes

We thank  Stephanie Furman, Mathematics Program Coordinator of the Darien Public Schools for her presentation on “Pi Day” (3.14).  Among other topics, we  learned about the important balance between conceptual understanding and procedural skill in solving mathematical problems, as accuracy extends beyond simply getting the correct answer! Please find attached her presentation...

The H Factor: Talent Show Application Deadline

Boys and girls, 3rd grade through 5th, get your talent ready for Holmes School’s very own talent show, the H Factor! Put a 2-minute program together for March 9th (tryouts on February 26 and 27!) and show your school your talent! Piano virtuosos, dance groups, singing or stand up comedian,...

From the Principal

Dear Parents, We are excited to share that beginning after our February break, there will be a new and improved main entrance at Holmes School! This new entrance will be through the double doors located in the middle of the main building, adjacent to the main office. Work will be...

Winter After School Extras

After School Extras: The following After School Extras are offered for Winter 2012/2013. Kempo Martial Arts, Mondays: Grades K-5; Holmes Chess Club: All levels are welcome, Tuesdays: Grade K-5 Overtime Athletics Sports Spectacular, Tuesday: Grades K-2 Overtime Athletics Sports Spectacular, Thursdays: Grades 3-5 Overtime Athletics Basketball & Kickball, Fridays: Grades...

Cranium Challenge for 3rd and 4th Grade

Cranium Challenge for 3rd and 4th Grade Melissa Tate will teach Cranium Challenge to 3rd and 4th graders for a six-week session on Friday mornings! Cranium Challenge for 3rd and 4th graders will begin this Friday morning, Nov 9 and run for 6 weeks through Dec 21 (no class Nov 23). If you...