• Teacher Appreciation Week - May 4th-8th

    The week of May 4th is Teacher Appreciation Week. Teacher Appreciation Day is May 6th. Let's thank our teachers for their hard work and dedication to the students and families at Holmes!

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  • Family Movie Night - May 8th

    Come enjoy a free movie with other Holmes families on Friday, May 8th in the Auditorium. We will be showing Book of Life (Rated PG) at 6pm. Food and snacks will be available for purchase beginning at 5:30pm. >>

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  • Volunteers Needed for Spring Fling!

    Spring Fling planning is well underway. There will be many fun activities for the whole family to enjoy. To make it a success, please consider giving an hour or so of your time to help out. Learn more and sign up >>

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  • Spring Book Fair -- Volunteers Needed!

    Our Spring Book Fair will open at Spring Fling and run Mon, May 18th - Thur, May 21st in the Auditorium. The Book Fair is a great way to get your child excited about reading! VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED to help check out books! Sign up NOW! >>

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  • Spring Fling - Saturday, May 16th

    Spring into Action at our annual Spring Fling on Sat, May 16th from 11am-4pm. This fun community event will feature live entertainment, a Silent Auction, Student Art Show, Cake Show & Contest, Book Fair, activities & crafts, food and more! We NEED volunteers! Click on the headline for more info >>

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  • Spring Fling Cake Show - Register Now!

    We invite you to participate in a friendly competition of confection. Enter our 7th Annual Cake Decorating Competition by May 13th. Click on the headline for more details >>

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  • Hawkeye Newsletter - March/April 2015

    Hot off the presses! Be sure to read the Holmes Hawkeye, our award winning bi-monthly newsletter. This will keep you up to date on all the news and happenings at Holmes. Click on the headline to download the most recent issue now >>

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  • H.E.R.O. Run Raises Over $39K!

    Thank you to all students, families, teachers and corporate sponsors who contributed to our H.E.R.O. Run. We EXCEEDED our fundraising goal! Congratulations to the top three students with the most donations and to our top lap runners! >>

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  •  Character Counts

    Character Counts Color Day - May 26th

    Holmes is implementing the Character Counts! character education curriculum. Students are learning about universal values referred to as the "Six Pillars of Character". On Tuesday, May 26th, please WEAR RED for Caring or PURPLE for Citizenship! Read more >>

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  •  Like us on Facebook

    Holmes PTA now on Facebook

    Visit HOLMES ELEMENTARY PTA on Facebook and "LIKE" us for updates, events and news about our great school!

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  • Spelling Bee Winners

    Classroom Spelling Bee winners in Grades 1-5 competed at the Grade Level Spelling Bees in March. Congratulations to all of the winners! Download the winner list now >>

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  • Family Friday

    Family Friday - June 5th

    Join Principal Jonathan Saipe in the auditorium on the first Friday of every month at 9:10am. Come get updates about district and school news and more. Refreshments will be provided by the Holmes PTA. Click on the headline for more info >>

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  •  Yearbook

    Yearbook Photos Wanted!

    PTA is working on the 2014-2015 Holmes Yearbook. The annual yearbook commemorates the school year and features all student class pictures as well as pictures from classroom and school events. We need your photos!! Click on the headline to learn how to submit them >>

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  • Join the PTA Leadership Team!

    We need YOU for the Holmes PTA Board.! All Board positions are elected annually. Click on the headline to download the PTA Interest Form. Please return ASAP!

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  • Principal Saipe's Monthly Update

    At the January 9th Family Friday, Principal Saipe shared with parents an update on school Prop S improvements. He also provided some helpful reading strategies. Click on the headline to learn more and to download the presentation >>

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  •  Before and After School Programs Logo

    Sign up Now for Winter After School Programs

    Holmes PTA has arranged for many school Programs designed to enrich our students' educational experience. Register now for sessions beginning in Jan. Click on the headline to learn more >>

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  •  News 8

    IN THE NEWS: Holmes Walk to School Parade on local TV News

    Thank you to all the students, parents, teachers, PTA, Marines, and SDUSD Police for taking part in the Holmes Walk to School Parade on Oct 8th. We were featured in several local news reports! Click on the headline to learn more.

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  •  PTA Smartphone

    Join Holmes PTA!

    The Holmes PTA is a non-profit organization of volunteers that brings parents, teachers, staff, and community members together for the improvement of our children's academic achievement and educational experience. Joining PTA gives you a VOICE and a VOTE on school issues and spending. There is no obligation to attend meetings or volunteer. Membership is only $10.50 per person. Click on the headline to learn more >>

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  • The PTA Board Needs You!

    The new 2014-15 PTA Board is already hard at work planning for the new school year. We are seeking a Community Events Chair. Click on the headline to learn more >>

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  • Holmes Traffic Management Plan >>

    Parents, we need your help to ensure the safety of everyone entering and leaving the school campus each day. Remember OUR #1 priority is YOUR child's safety. Click on the headline to read our traffic rules and view a detailed map.

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  • School Supplies

    2014-2015 School Supply Donation List >>

    We welcome school supply donations by parents on a voluntary basis. Each grade level has composed a list of supplies that will enhance your child's learning experience. These supplies are not mandatory. We appreciate any and all donations! Click on the headline to download the list >>

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  •  Science Fair

    Holmes 1st Ever Science Fair

    Holmes had our 1st Ever Science Fair which was on display at our Spring Fling on May 17th. 3rd-6th graders submitted experiments that were judged by volunteer teachers. Click on the headline to view the winners!

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  • H.A.W.K.S. (Holmes Amazing Wildlife Kids Sanctuary) Update

    Holmes students, parents, community volunteers, and staff from Fish & Wildlife and California Native Plant Society planted our Canyon Rim Native Plants Garden. In May, Holmes gardens were featured on the Clairemont Garden Tour! Read more >>

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  •  Daily Harvest

    Local Farmer's Market Comes to Holmes

    An easy way to feed your family fresh, organic produce! Order online and produce is delivered to Holmes on Tuesdays. >>

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  • Holmes' Third Graders Spread Joy to Seniors

    Third grade classes traveled to Wesley Palms Retirement Home in December to sing holiday songs to a large crowd of excited seniors. Click on the headline to learn more >>>

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  •  In costume

    Holmes Halloween featured on NBC 7

    Kids in costume show how much fun we have at Holmes during our annual Halloween Parade on Oct 31st. Click on the headline to view the newscast.

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  • Holmes Elementary recognized as a Distinguished School

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  • Online Resources for Students

    There are several Internet sites that your children use regularly at school to support classroom instruction. These are also available, and encouraged, for them to use at home. All sites can be accessed from home 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.

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  • Superintendent Bill Kowba and Area Superintendent Marian Phelps Visit Holmes

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