PTO Blog

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...

Calling all 4th Graders in Darien

Save the Date for the annual 4th GRADE DEPOT PARTY! When: Wednesday, May 30th, Rain date: June 1st What time: 4 – 5:30pm Where: Darien Depot What: Face painting, DJ with games, foosball, foursquare and social time with all your Darien friends. Pizza, Popsicles and drinks included Price: $20 Experience:...

Upcoming: General PTO Meeting

On Monday, April 16 at 9:15am join Paula Bleakley, Joanne Vorndran (Holmes SESS Facilitator) and Melissa Labrosciano (SRBI Specialist) for an informational PTO meeting focused on the Continuum of Support Services available to students at Holmes School. Coffee and munchkins will be served, and younger siblings are welcome to attend....

Upcoming calendar of events

Be in the know with the latest calendar of events! March 20-23 Early Dismissal (Parent Teacher Conferences) 21-23 Book Fair 23 Book Fair Family Night, 5:30pm 30 No School April 9-13 April Break – NO SCHOOL...

Holmes School Yearbooks

Order your 2017- 2018 Holmes School Yearbook Online Today! Step 1: Visit www.online-pay.memorybook.com/parent Step 2: Enter your pay code 86889 and click next. Step 3: Buy a yearbook for $21 from 3/19- 3/31, and $24 from 4/1- 4/6. If you have any questions, please contact: Suzanne Mueller at mikesuz1@aol.com or...

Girls On The Run – additional group

There has been such a huge demand for Girls On The Run so we will be starting a second group this Spring! This program will meet twice weekly (Tues/Thursdays 7:45-8:45 am) and will begin on March 27th. Registration is open now, feel free to visit http://girlsontherunffldcty.org/ to learn more and...

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle at Holmes Lunch

Good-bye Ziploc bags, hello reusable containers… Help kids understand what should be recycled by sending/encouraging trash-free lunches (sandwich wrappers instead of plastic bags, water bottles instead of juice boxes, cloth napkins, etc.) — especially on Trash-Free Thursdays — or come in to assist at lunch! Sign up for a lunch...

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,...
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