Category Archives: International Cultures Committee

International Cultures Committee – Travel to Czechia!

The International Cultures Committee is excited to “travel” with you to Czechia in April as part of the Holmes Cultural Passport Program. Fun Facts About Czechia 1. The largest ancient castle in the world is the Prague Castle. 2. Czechia has the highest castle-density in the world (with more than 2000!)...

Holmes Cultural Passport Program

Each month we’ll be exploring a new country! February – we’re heading to India! For February, the spotlight country is India. Here are five fun facts:– India has the wettest inhabited place in the world (Mawsynram).– India’s Chenab Bridge is the highest rail bridge in the world.– India was the first...

YOU BE THE REPORTER!

Following a successful initiative last year, The International Cultures Committee would like to invite once again every Holmes student in grades K – 5 to participate in an optional, at-home creative project that explores, with a classmate, the concept of culture.  Students participating in this optional, extra-curricular project will select one...

International Cultures Ceremony – March 3rd at 5pm

The International Cultures committee invites Holmes parents and students to join us in recognizing over 25 Holmes School students who participated in our international cultures take-home project.  Their outstanding work demonstrates the importance of culture and diverse cultural experiences in shaping and expanding young minds. The ceremony will take place on Thursday, March...

International Cultures Project

The International Cultures Committee invites every Holmes student in grades K – 5 to participate in an optional, at-home creative project that explores, in a personal way, the concept of culture. Participating students will select a topic, from the predefined list, to write, draw, or collage about. Submitted pieces will...