•  Red Ribbon Campaign

    Red Ribbon Week - Oct 20-24th

    Red Ribbon Week activities begin October 20th! The Holmes community will be celebrating our commitment to smart and healthy choices. Show your Holmes spirit and your smarts all week! Making healthy choices is good for you and your school. Click on the headline for student activities planned for each day. >>

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  •  Put Your Money Where your Heart is

    Put Your Money Where Your Heart Is!

    Holmes is where our hearts are every day! The PTA funds many programs (such as art and music) to give our kids the best education possible. We can only do this with your support! Help us raise $49 per student. The top 5 classes with the highest donations by OCT 24 will receive $100 each. Learn more >>

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  •  Halloween Pumpkin

    Halloween Carnival on Saturday, Oct 25th

    Come to our annual Halloween Carnival from 11am-4pm. Games, Prizes, Crafts, Food & Fun! Pre-sale tickets will be sold Oct 22-24. Game booth volunteers are needed! Sign up for a 1 hour shift at your child's classroom. Click on the headline for more info.

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  •  PTA Smartphone

    Join Holmes PTA by Oct 24th!

    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. The top THREE classrooms with the highest membership by Oct 24th will receive an Ice Cream Party. Click on the headline to learn more >>

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  • Holmes Hawkeye Newsletter - Sept/Oct 2014

    The first issue of the Holmes Hawkeye Newsletter for this school year is hitting the presses! You can get an early preview of all the news and happenings at Holmes now! Also, check out the great new design. Click on the headline to download the new issue now >>

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  • Halloween Parade - Oct 31st

    Our Annual Halloween parade will take place on Thursday, Oct 31st starting at 1:30pm in the lower playground. Students are encouraged to come to school in costume and bring a change of clothes. Parents can dress up too! Read 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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  • Mileage Club

    Mileage Club Meets Every Tues & Thurs

    Join the Mileage Club! It's a FREE, fun and healthy way to start your day! 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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  •  Before and After School Programs Logo

    Register NOW for Fall After School Programs

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

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  • Family Friday

    Family Friday - Nov 7th

    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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  • Principal Saipe's Family Friday Presentation

    At the Sept 5th Family Friday, Principal Saipe shared with parents important school news, the Holmes' mission statement, core beliefs for success and guiding principles for the Holmes Learning Community. Click on the headline to learn more and to download the presentation >

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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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  •  HERO Run Logo

    H.E.R.O. Run Raises $25K!

    PTA thanks all students, families, teachers and corporate sponsors who contributed to our H.E.R.O. Run. We met our fundraising goal of $25,000! Congratulations to the top three students with the most donations and to our top lap runners! Please use the services of our Corporate Sponsors! Click on the headline to read more >>

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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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  •  Marston Middle School

    What’s Cookin’ at Marston Middle?

    Want to know the recipe for success in middle school? Come and share some time with the Principal, Dr. Betsy Cook. Get the “dish” about the latest happenings at Marston and in the district. Click on the headline for the complete meeting schedule.

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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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