PTO Blog

Council of Darien School Parents

Council of Darien School Parents (CDSP): “DID YOU KNOW” SERIES The Darien Public Schools Budget Season is upon us. To view the Superintendent’s Proposed Budget for 2018/19 click here. Once you are on the page click on 2018/19 Budget Year Documents to see the proposed budget and any meeting handouts...

Girls on the Run

Girls On The Run will be returning to Holmes School this spring! This program will meet twice weekly (Mon/Fri 7:45-8:50am)) and will begin on March 19. Registration will begin on February 18, 2018 at noon. Space is limited to 15 girls and will include grades 3-5. This program does conflict...

Last Call for H Factor Ads

Support your Friends & Family at H Factor! We are once again offering family and friends the opportunity to buy ads in this year’s H Factor program to support their talent show participant! Ads should be appropriate for an elementary school audience. All ads will be black and white. Prices:...

Souper Bowl Update

Congratulations to the Patriots – the 2018 Kids Care Souper Bowl winning team with 464 donated items! The Eagles were very close behind with 430 items. Thank you Holmes School for your generosity and support of this great cause. This year’s Souper Bowl was a huge success! We donated nearly...

Darien Young Composers Concert

The Music Department of the Darien Public Schools would like to announce the 17th annual Darien Young Composers Concert. This special concert program will be held on Wednesday, April 4 at 6:30 p.m. for grades K-5 and at 7:30 p.m. for grades 6-12 in the Darien High School auditorium and...

Parent Orientation at MMS

We are hosting the Parent Orientation at MMS on February 12 at 6:00pm. This will be for the 5th grade parents who have students transitioning to 6th grade in the Fall. The meeting will take place in the Auditorium and is for parents only....

Get Your Act Together for H Factor!

The annual Holmes School talent show will take place on Sunday, March 4th from 3-5pm!! All students in grades 3-5 who are interested in participating should fill out the attached application and return to the school office no later than Friday, January 19th. Tryouts will be held after school on...

Help Holmes Students Recycle at Lunch!

Sign up to assist at lunch with helping kids understand what should be recycled, and with encouraging trash-free lunches (reusable containers/sandwich wrappers instead of plastic bags, water bottles instead of juice boxes, cloth napkins, etc.), especially on Trash-Free Thursdays. Sign up for a lunch shift here or contact Laura Pesce-Gray,...

Anxiety & stress in children

Presentation this Friday The Holmes School PTO is excited to welcome Dr. Chris Bogart, Executive Director of the Southfield Center for Development, to Holmes to discuss childhood anxiety and stress. Dr. Bogart will define exactly what stress and anxiety are, identify risk factors, provide concrete ways we can help our...
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