Happenings at Holmes 10/23
Fri, Oct 23 8:14am

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Dining For Dollars TODAY! October 23rd, 11am-9pm
Luna Grill: It's the PERFECT Friday meal. Healthy and something for everyone in the family! But if you still need some sweets - they do have yummy baklava! So mark your calendars...no cooking for you that night!

DRESS UP for Red Ribbon Week, the nationwide campaign to teach kids to SAY NO TO DRUGS! 

MONDAY: WEAR ALL RED to kick-off Red Ribbon Week! Holmes Hawks make good choices! 

TUESDAY: Prepare a healthy meal with an adult. Take pictures of what’s on your plate and post to the Holmes PTA Facebook Page! Let’s see all 5 food groups! Hawks make sensible eating choices! 

WEDNESDAY:  Stay SMART and study hard!! Wear your best SMARTY PANTS clothes!  

THURSDAY:  Get up and MOVE!!Take a picture or video of your talents and skills that keep you healthy! 

FRIDAY:  It’s Halloween time!! You know what to do! Wear your school appropriate Halloween costume to “school”—show it off to your classmates via Zoom and stay in costume for the Costume Parade at the Materials Pick Up for your class on 10/30! *DRIVE THROUGH ONLY- Please remain in your vehicle. Materials Pick-up later in the afternoon.

Join in the Halloween Fun with these Haunted Happenings 
Pumpkin Carving Contest: It's Halloween time...which means it's time to get creative! Kiddos--carve or decorate a jack-o- lantern and submit a photo in Konstella to this labeled photo folder "Pumpkin Carving Contestants" (please "unclick" the notify/email school button when uploading your photos).  Finalists will be chosen by The Jack-o-Lantern Jury and a winner will be selected by a school-wide vote via the Holmes PTA Facebook page. *ALL ENTRIES MUST BE SUBMITTED BY 5pm on 10/27*
How many pumpkins can you find? Print out the attached pumpkin template -or draw your own!- color and decorate it and then hang it in a front window facing the street. Take a walk through your neighborhood and see how many Holmes pumpkins you can find!
Trick or treat!! Dress up in your costume for your class zoom and stay in costume for the Costume Parade at the Materials Pick Up for your class on 10/30! *DRIVE THROUGH ONLY- Please remain in your vehicle. Materials Pick-up later in the afternoon.


Classroom Materials & BOO Bag 👻 Pick Up:
There is a material distribution date planned for Friday, October 30th, and PTA will also be giving every child a BOO Bag to take home with some fun goodies. Please see the schedule of pickup times below. Don't forget to stay in your costumes & your vehicle that afternoon for the Drive-Thru Costume Parade.
  • TK-1st: 12pm-1pm
  • 2nd & 3rd: 1pm-2pm
  • 4th & 5th: 2pm-3pm

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