PTO Blog

Cub Scouts: Pack 155 2020-2021 Kick Off

Holmes school pack 155 started off the 2020-2021 school year with a successful family camping trip to Deer Lake in nearby Killingworth, CT. The kids enjoyed setting up camp, playing games, cooking dinner over a flame, and, of course, s’mores! If you have a child (boy or girl) in grade...

Holmes Family Photo Weekend – Sign Up Link

Saturday, October 3rd and Sunday October 4th We are very excited to once again offer the Holmes Community an opportunity to have their family photos taken this Fall. We are pleased to announce that Kristin Wood (www.kristinwoodphoto.com) will be coming back on as our photographer. Kristin will be offering 10-minute...

Emotional Wellness

Our two wonderful school psychologists, Mrs. Viducich (Grades K, 2, 4) and Mrs. Miller (Grades 1, 3, 5) have put together a simple presentation for parents to help support children emotionally as they return to school. Please reach out to them with any questions or concerns....

Miss the Coffee with the Principals?

Miss the virtual Coffee with the Principals on September 11 for grades K-2? Don’t worry – we took notes! Click the links below to read through what was discussed. K-2 Meeting (9/11/2020) 3-5 Meeting (9/10/2020) – Link coming...

Outfitters Fall Sale – Deadline Sept. 18

This year’s Outfitters sale is being held entirely online with all new styles and colors of some of our most popular items!  The sale is now live and runs through September 18th. This is one of the Holmes community’s favorite fundraisers and we hope your kids love it! HAPPY SHOPPING!  SHOP...

Directory Update Due by September 10

The PTO uses AtoZConnect (atozconnect.com) to publish an online and printed directory for our school community. Please ensure your family’s information is updated in AtoZConnect by Thursday, September 10th. If you have any questions, please contact Megan Kilcourse (megan.kilcourse@gmail.com) or Keri Golus (keri.golus@gmail.com)....

School Supplies

It’s almost game time! Order your pre-packaged school supply kit via Supplies to Please. View this flyer to get your supplies today! To view the supply list by grade, click the link below....

Happy Summer!

Congratulations and best wishes to all the 5th graders who are moving up to MMS! The PTO would like to wish everyone a wonderful, relaxing summer. It was not the year that any of us expected, but our Holmes community got through it together. Best wishes for good things ahead to...

Sign Up to Be a Room Parent!

If you are interested in being a room parent for the 2020-2021 school year, please fill out this 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 who would...

Resources for Parents from the District

As events unfold around the country, the Darien Public School District joins other organizations and individuals in the call to action to address and end systemic racism. We are amidst uncertainty on many fronts and the conversations we engage in with our children have never been more important. The Darien...