PTO Blog

SEPAC

The Darien Special Education Parent Advisory Committee (SEPAC) is an independent organization of parent volunteers committed to open communication and effective collaboration between the families of our community and the Darien Public Schools. For more information, to receive emails about events, or to become involved, please email at dariensepac@gmail.com and/or...

Gift Wrap Fundraising Campaign

Please help Holmes School reach our goal of $5,000, which the PTO uses to do so many wonderful things for the school. Students will be coming home with their selling packets today. We will be wrapping up on September 21st so be sure to send complete envelopes back to office...

Summer Update from Holmes PTO

Summer greetings to Holmes families! Please note these important dates in August, September and October: Thursday, August 30 – First full day of school for grades 1-5; Kindergarten students come with parents for a one-hour visit in their classroom (last names A-M from 9:30-10:30am, N-Z from 10:45-11:45am) Friday, August 31...

Lost and Found

As the school year winds down, please be sure that you check the lost and found for any misplaced clothing or other items. We will be donating everything left over to Person to Person on Wednesday, June 20....

Middlesex Middle School Directory – Attention 5th Grade Parents

Attention 5th Grade Parents/Guardians! The Middlesex Middle School Parent Association is collecting your family’s data for use in the 2018-19 MMS Directory and the MPA, our weekly email newsletter. You recently received an email from MMS Principal Somers about this process. As Darien Public Schools does not share its student...

School Supplies for Next Year – Order by June 25th

Get your order in! 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 have a homework folder....

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...