PTO Blog

Holiday Card Fundraiser

Ordering family photos or holiday cards? When ordering from Tiny Prints or Shutterfly, please use this link http://holmesfundraising.shutterflystorefront.com/. The Holmes School PTO will receive 13% of your total order....

Darien Public School Art Show K-12 @UCBC

Please come view Holmes students’ artwork at the Darien Public Schools K-12 Art show at Upper Crust Bakery & Cafe (UCBC) at 980 Boston Post Road. Students are: Madeline Girande, 1st grade; Scarlett Knupp, 2nd grade; Avantika Jain, 3rd grade; Aiden Younessian, 4th grade; Tommy Galligan, 5th grade....

Environmental Lunch Helpers

This year on Trash Free Tuesdays we will be focusing on REDUCING STRAWS and their impact on our environment and our marine life. We partnered with Ocean Conservancy to make a promise to SKIP the STRAW. Please go to the Darien Environmental Group website and click the caption “SKIP THE...

Kids Care Club Turkey Drive 11/13

The Turkey Drive will be Tuesday, November 13th from 8:15-8:45. Families can drop frozen turkeys off that morning or we have once again partnered with Palmer’s. Turkeys can be purchased at Palmer’s through 11/12. Just use the attached coupon or mention Holmes School Turkey Drive at checkout. All turkeys will...

Veteran’s Day Show on Nov. 9

Invite a veteran to bring to the Veteran’s Day show on Nov. 9. If you know a veteran who is friends or family to Holmes, invite them to attend our Veteran’s Day program. Your child will attend the program with them and present them with a small American flag during...

Holmes Fall Fundraiser Party, Friday, 11/16

We are excited to announce that our Fall Fundraiser Party will be held on Friday, November 16 at Country Club of Darien. Celebrate the fall season with old and new friends, great food and cheer to support our wonderful Holmes children. You won’t want to miss our silent auction including...

Special PTO Presentation

Special PTO presentation for parents of Grade 4 & 5: Mrs. Bleakley and Mr. Harvey will review the SBAC scores on Monday, October 29 from 9:15-10:15AM in the Common Room....

Environmental Co-Chair Needed

Requirements: care about the environment, and be willing to learn about recycling, plastic pollution and local environmental issues. This year’s campaign is called SKIP THE STRAW. Co-Chair responsibilities include: help coordinating parent volunteers to assist with recycling at lunchtime for Trash-Free Tuesdays, communicating this year’s theme during lunch, assisting with...

Photo Submission Reminder

If you have pictures from Holmes events that you would like published in any of the Darien newspapers, please send them to the PR team: Sarah Lubeley (sarahorum@hotmail.com) or Isa Rizo Garcia (isarizo@gmail.com). They will obtain the proper media clearance/approvals from the office....

It’s Box Top Collection Time Again

Start collecting your Box Tops and be on the look out for collection bags to be sent home soon! Fill the bags with cut Box Tops and return them back to school for the first collection on October 15th. Box Tops help us earn extra funds for our school and...