PTO Blog

Directory Update

The printed directories will be distributed the week of November 11. As a reminder, the online directory can be accessed via AtoZ’s mobile app. If you are having any issues using the online directory or mobile app, please contact Megan Kilcourse (megan.kilcourse@gmail.com). The directory team appreciates everyone’s patience!...

Kids Care Turkey Drive – Nov. 22

Mark your calendars! This year’s Holmes School Turkey Drive will take place on Friday, November 22. We will once again be partnering with Palmer’s and the Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County to donate turkeys to those in need this Thanksgiving. Please join us on Friday, November 8 from 3:30-4:15...

Darien After School Registration – Nov. 4

Darien After School Winter Sign-Ups Holmes WINTER ENRICHMENT with Darien After School is HERE! Registration Opens at NOON on MONDAY 11/4Join the FUN for Math, Art, Sports, Cheer, STEAM, Sports and so much more!Session runs Monday-Friday, 1/6-4/3.Classes are at Holmes School, right after school, until 4:30pmAdditional Details and to Register...

Yearbook Photo Re-Takes – Nov. 13

Robert Taylor will be back on Wednesday, November 13th from 9:15AM-11AM for picture retakes.  If your child missed the first round of pictures or you do not care for the original picture, please let your classroom teacher know so that we can schedule a time for your student’s picture. To order online:...

Veteran’s Day Information

Wall of Honor Bulletin Board Form – For Veterans Day, Holmes School creates a Bulletin Board called our “WALL OF HONOR” with pictures of Veterans from our Holmes School Community. If your child has a family member or family friend who has served our country, please fill out the poster format here:  Grades...

Holmes Social – Oct. 25th

We hope you can join us for our `Fall Social Event` held on Friday, October 25th at Louie`s Darien!  Spend a relaxing evening with fellow Holmes parents over drinks and Hors d`Oeuvres. Register here for a fun night!...

Author Visit to Holmes – Oct. 23

On October 23, Aaron Reynolds, New York Times best-selling author who has written many highly acclaimed books for kids, including Nerdy Birdy, DUDE!, Creepy Pair of Underwear, Caveboy Dave, and the Caldecott Honor-winning Creepy Carrots will be visiting K-2 students at Holmes!...

Save the Date – General PTO Meeting

Please save the evening of Thursday, September 26 at 7pm for the first general PTO meeting of the year. Superintendent Dr. Alan Addley will join us for an informal Q&A session in the common room....

2019 Scholastic Book Fair – an “Arctic Adventure!”

It’s that time of year again! Mark your calendar for this year’s “Scholastic Arctic Adventure Book Fair,” Wednesday, October 2nd – Friday, October 4th from 8:30am – 4:00pm (Friday 8:30am – 12:00pm) in the Holmes school gym. Thursday October 3rd from 6:00 – 8:00pm will be a fun-filled Family Night!...