PTO Blog

Save the Date – Sound Tigers Game

As in years past, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers is offering Holmes School discounted tickets to a game as a fundraiser for our school. This year’s “Darien Day” at the Sound Tigers will be on Saturday, January 27 at 7pm. Details on how to purchase tickets will be in the next...

Save the Date – H Factor Tryouts

Get excited for the return of the H Factor! The talent show for children in grades 3-5 will be held on Sunday, March 4 from 3-5pm at Darien High School. Mandatory tryouts will be after school on Monday, January 29 or Tuesday, January 30. Start thinking now about your act!...

‘I Survived’ series author coming to Holmes

On January 23, join Lauren Tarshis, author of I Survived the American Revolution, I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic and many more from the popular I Survived series, who will present to grades 3, 4 and 5. The only way to receive a signed copy of a book on...

Google Classroom 101

The Council of Darien School Parents (CDSP) Presents: GOOGLE CLASSROOM 101: DEMO FOR PARENTS Date: Thursday, Dec. 7th Time: 9:15 coffee, 9:30 General CDSP meeting and Google Classroom presentation Location: Darien Board of Ed meeting room, 35 Leroy Ave. Join the CDSP for a demo and Q&A session on Google...

Darien After School Winter Class Schedule

Looking for fun and enrichment for your children before and after school at Holmes this winter? Join classmates in Engineering, Gauntlet Games, Bloggers, Soccer, CrossFit, Cooking, Sewing, Legos, Blast off Math and more. Darien After School Winter Class Schedule is posted online at: Darien After School. Registration opens 12/4 at...

Gift wrap pick up – November 17 ONLY

The items sold during our gift wrap fundraiser will be available for pick-up on Friday, November 17th. We are offering two time slots: from 8am to 9am, or 3:30pm to 5pm. This will be the ONLY date and time scheduled for pick up. Please plan accordingly....

Shutterfly/TinyPrints Holiday Cards

We know some of you have started to think about ordering your holiday cards. Please consider using Shutterfly/TinyPrints. They will donate 13% of your total to the Holmes PTO when you order using this link: http://holmesfundraising.shutterflystorefront.com/....

Coffee with the principal – December 1st

Mark your calendars for our second “Coffee with the Principal” on Friday, December 1 at 9:15 am. This is an informal way to ask questions of Mrs. Bleakley and learn more about what’s happening at Holmes. Younger children are welcome to attend....

Seminar: Understanding Support Services

A panel of educators and administrators will: * provide an overview of SRBI, 504 and special education services * outline roles and responsibilities of school team and administrators * explain assessment tools, including AIMSWEB * describe social/emotional student support November 16, 9:30am to 10:30am, Middlesex Middle School Library Media Center...

Library/Makerspace parent volunteers

The Darien Public Schools is looking for 6-8 parent volunteers with a willingness to research and learn what the 21st-century library/media center in a school should look like (Pre K-12). This person should be able to meet 1-2 times per month, starting in November/December and running through May. Meetings will...
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