PTO Blog

Summer Reading Lists Available

The Darien Library Summer Reading Lists are available for grades K-1, grades 2-3, and grades 4-5. The Darien Librarians will be visiting Holmes School on Wednesday, May 9 and Thursday, May 10. They will circulate copies of the lists to each student when they visit....

Box Tops Are Due by May 11!

It is time to bring in all of the Box Tops that you have collected. The class who submits the most will win an extra recess! Please bring them in to your teacher by MAY 11TH!...

Holmes School Makerspace

Holmes School will be launching a Makerspace in the library this May!! What is a Makerspace you ask? The definition of a Makerspace is a place in which people with shared interests can gather to work on projects while sharing ideas, equipment, and knowledge. It is a gathering place for...

EARTH WEEK – THIS WEEK!!!

EARTH WEEK REMINDERS, DATES & DEADLINES! DAILY LIST OF ACTIVITIES: April 23rd – Garbage Art & Fashion Entries Begin DEADLINE is WED., April 25th. (Bring Art into Common Room after Morning Recess) April 24th – SCHOOL SPIRIT DAY (Wear your school spirit clothing) & Building School Mascot Out of Plastic...

Kids Care – April 27th

Please join us for our last Kids Care of the year! When: Friday, April 27th Time: 3:30 – 4:30 pm Where: Common Room Come decorate planters/pots and make cards to give as presents for seniors in Darien. Gina Blum, Executive Director from At Home In Darien, is our guest speaker...

School Supplies for Next Year

Now on Sale – Order by June 25th! To purchase school supplies through the PTO program, please follow these ordering instructions: Visit www.suppliestoplease.com, click on “parents login” and enter username: Holmes password: hs2018 (case sensitive). Prices and supply lists can be found on the site. All students are required to...

Volunteer for the Holmes School Literary Magazine

We are seeking volunteers to help with the typing and formatting of the 2017-18 edition of the Holmes Literary Magazine. If you have the time and inclination to support student writing at Holmes please click on and complete this brief survey. Teachers will be submitting the writing folders to faculty...

Calling all 4th Graders in Darien

Save the Date for 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 drinks included Price: $20 Experience:...

Upcoming: General PTO Meeting

On Monday, April 16 at 9:15am join Paula Bleakley, Joanne Vorndran (Holmes SESS Facilitator) and Melissa Labrosciano (SRBI Specialist) for an informational PTO meeting focused on the Continuum of Support Services available to students at Holmes School. Coffee and munchkins will be served, and younger siblings are welcome to attend....