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School Supplies – Order by June 23

SCHOOL SUPPLIES FOR NEXT YEAR ARE NOW AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE!!! SOME ITEMS REQUIRED FOR ALL STUDENTS. To order school supplies for your child, please visit: suppliestoplease.com. Click on “Parents Login” and enter the username: Holmes, password: hs2021 (case sensitive). Prices and supply lists by grade can be found on the website....

Holmes Kids Care – Earth Week Project

Every Drop Counts! For our final Kids Care project this school year, we will be learning about water conservation and the “Every Drop Counts” initiative that was led by the Darien Environmental Group and the Garden Club of Darien this past year. Our goal is to focus on the importance of...

Kindergarten Registration Open for 2021-2022 School Year

If you or you know of a friend/neighbor who has a kindergarten-aged child, registration is now available online. Please go to the Darien Public School website to begin the registration process. Please see here for more information.Any questions, please contact M’Liss Conetta at mconetta@darienps.org....

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!)...

Summer Tutorial Camp

Summer Tutorial Camp is an OPTIONAL opportunity for your child to access extra skill building and practice in both literacy and math over the summer. With a curriculum designed to shore up core skills, students will strengthen what they have already learned and gain confidence striding into the 21 –...

Outfitters Spring Sale

Spring is in the air and it’s time to gear up with new Holmes t-shirts and shorts! All new styles available for purchase on-line. The sale is live NOW and runs through March 20th. Items will be delivered to your child’s classroom once they arrive. Happy shopping and thank you for supporting Holmes school spirit...

Parent Volunteer Opportunities for 2021-2022

Are you looking to get more involved at Holmes next year? We have some volunteer opportunities for next year and would love your help! Council of Darien School Parents (CDSP) Budget Representative – CDSP serves a liaison between Darien schools and Darien administration. The budget representative would represent Holmes at...

Kindergarten Registration Open for 2021-2022 School Year

If you or you know of a friend/neighbor who has a kindergarten-aged child, registration is now available online. Please go to the Darien Public School website to begin the registration process. Please see here for more information. Any questions, please contact M’Liss Conetta at mconetta@darienps.org....

Holmes Virtual Book Fair – Starts March 8th!

The Scholastic Book Fair is back! While the Fair will be held exclusively online this year, we still plan on making it a fun experience for our kids. Support our school and help your child discover new books, favorite characters, complete series and more! You’ll love the fun new option...