PTO Blog

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...

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...
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