PTO Blog

Sign up to be a room parent!

If you are interested in being a room parent for the 2018-2019 school year, please fill out the attached form. Once class lists are distributed at the beginning of the school year, we will begin the process of assigning (2) room parents to each class. If there are multiple people...

Intro to Darien Band Night – June 7, 7pm

The Music Department of the Darien Public Schools is pleased to announce an exciting opportunity for all current third and fourth grade students to be a part of our award winning Darien Band program. All current third and fourth grade students in the Darien Public Schools who wish to begin...

Intro to Strings Night – June 6, 7pm

The Music Department would like to announce the opportunity for all students entering grade three in the fall of 2018 to register to play a string instrument in the Darien Public Schools String program. The registration evening, otherwise known as “Introduction to Strings Night” will take place on June 6,...

School Lunch Accounts

As of Thursday, June 4, 2018, please make sure your child has enough funds to purchase lunch for the remainder of the school year in their respective accounts or send cash to purchase lunch. Accounts will not be debited to negative balances from 6/04/2018 – 6/21/2018. Please read the attached...

5th Grade Depot Party!

Calling All 5th Graders! 5th Grade Depot Party is Wednesday, June 6 from 4pm to 5:30pm (June 7th rain date) All Darien 5th graders are invited. Drop off event, $20pp includes pizza, popsicle, DJ and photo booth. Kids may want to bring extra cash for the snack bar, but not...

4th Grade Depot Party!

All 4th Graders in Darien are welcome to attend 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...

Welcome Back Guest Speaker & Breakfast for Teachers

Support the Reiss Fund’s Welcome Back Guest Speaker and Breakfast for Teachers! Everyday our teachers engage, enrich and encourage our students to reach their fullest potential. What better way to show our appreciation than with a special Welcome Back to School breakfast and inspirational speaker when they return in August?...

Field Days!

Field Day will be here soon! Save the dates and times below to come cheer on the students. Kindergarten and First Grade: Wednesday, May 23 from 9:30-11:00am Second and Third Grade: Thursday, May 24 from 1-3pm Fourth and Fifth Grade: Wednesday, May 23 from 1-3pm Rain dates Friday, May 25...

Final General PTO Meeting & Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast

All parents are invited to our annual Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast and final General PTO meeting on Thursday, June 1st, beginning at 8:45am in the Common Room. Siblings are welcome. Immediately following our brief PTO meeting, trained members of Post 53 will guide attendees through the basics of administering CPR, including...

Holmes Literary Magazine

Students have worked hard on their writing submissions and drawings for the Holmes School Literary Magazine. Make sure to order a copy of this wonderful keepsake! Each book is $5. You can order online using the form shared here and send payment to school with your child. Checks should be...