PTO Blog

Girls on the Run

Holmes will once again be running the Girls on the Run program this Spring. Girls in grades 3-5 are welcome!! Registration opens March 2, 2020. Please see attached flyer for more information. Questions please contact Meaghan Nolan washekme@gmail.com....

Buy Tix For Holmes Yankee Game – May 24

Join us for a great Holmes Elementary family outing on Sunday, May 24th to see a NY Yankees game (gametime 1:05pm)! This is your opportunity to buy your discounted tickets for whole family! The price includes the choice of 1 hot dog or 1 order of chicken tenders, as well...

Holmes Annual Fundraising Party – March 14th

You can now buy your tickets for Holmes PTO’s Annual Fundraising Party on Saturday, March 14 at the Country Club of Darien! Please join us for great food, drinks, and a fun night out! Please use the link below to buy your tickets. http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07egwx7cm3b48ef155&llr=pczqiybab We rely on Holmes families to...

It’s that time of year…aaachoo!

A note from the school nurse: As you are aware, this time of year we often see a spike in various illnesses including strep throat, colds, gastrointestinal illnesses and influenza. To best promote a healthy school environment, we would like to remind you of the following: Wash hands frequently and...

Darien Environmental Group – Every Drop Counts

Darien Environmental Group (DEG) is kicking off the New Year with EVERY DROP COUNTS! Darien Environmental Group has been providing environmental programs to the Darien Elementary schools for the past 30 years. This year we are excited to launch Every Drop Counts, a program to discuss the importance of conserving...

H-Factor Talent Show – March 1st

The annual Holmes School talent show will take place on Sunday, March 1st from 3-5pm. All students in grades 3-5 who are interested in participating should fill out the application form (click here) and return to the school office no later than Friday, January 24th. Tryouts will be held after...

Save the date: Bingo Night – Jan. 24

Our annual Bingo Night will be held Friday, January 24. This is the 5th Grade’s last fundraiser and proceeds from this fun night will be used for their end-of-year celebration, “Moving Up” ceremony, and class gift to Holmes School. All ticket sales will be done via AtoZ connect. Look for more...

Keep Clipping and Scanning BoxTops!

Remember to clip and collect any BoxTop labels you might find on your household items. We will be doing our 2nd collection in February 2020. Also, don’t forget to scan your store receipts to earn money for our school in the meantime.  Check out this flyer if you need a...

Update: Enrichment & Fundraising at Holmes

The children have enjoyed a fun and enriching Fall at Holmes School! In October– K-5 experienced a cultural program from Cascada de Flores– DHS STEM students engaged with 3rd and 5th graders– Author Aaron Reynolds inspired our K, 1st and 2nd graders– High Touch Hi Tech had lively discussion and...

Coffee with the Principals – Jan. 10

Please join us on Friday, January 10 at 9:30am in the common room for the next Coffee with the Principals. Bring all your questions for this casual Q&A. Coffee and munchkins will be served and siblings are welcome....