Hawk News Sept. 10th- 16th
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Holmes Elementary

 September 10th, 2017


As we all are getting comfortable and in our routines, we need to still remember that our children getting to and from school safely is our #1 priority. Whether you drive on Mt. Ararat, Mt. Brundage or any other surrounding surface streets please remember the basics of traffic safety.

Please do not leave your car unattended in the 3 minute zone.

This is for pull thru traffic only, no Parking


Thursday, September 14th @ 6:30pm

Come Join the Fun... Join Cub Scouts!
Pack 299 invites all boys in grades 1-4 and their families to our SEPT
PACK MEETING & SIGN-UP NIGHT! Meet our Pack and let us answer your questions about joining Scouts!

Clairemont Covenant Church
5255 Mt. Ararat Drive

For more information email BeAScoutPack299@gmail.com or visit our Pack
Website: sandiegopack299.com

September 18th- DFD Islands Restaurant

4:30pm to close

Come out and enjoy dinner with other Holmes families while raising that money for Holmes!!! 20% goes straight back to Holmes! Bring family, bring friends, bring everyone! 


September 19th- Picture Day

Put on your best outfit and come dressed to impress. Gerardy photo will be here to take our kids fall school pictures. These pictures will be going into the yearbook. Please make every effort to have your child at school on time for their school pictures.

September 15th- Last Day for Classroom Contest


  1. Fill out the attached envelope and return with your 2017-2018 membership dues: $11.00 per member; cash or checks are acceptable; please make checks payable to Holmes PTA.

  2. Classroom Contest—the 4 classes with the highest participation percentage of joining the PTA will:

    1. Receive a $50 classroom reward for teachers to spend on their class AND

    2. Each student will receive 5 FREE tickets to the Holmes Halloween Carnival!

      * Note: participation is considered membership dues from at least one parent per student in each class


Coming soon:  Information/Training Dates TBD 

Information on the new ONLINE arts attack! You're going to love it!


Welcome to our Box Tops program! Please read the attached flier for details to see how you can earn FREE money for our school. Every month on the last Friday we will be collecting.  Please make sure you turn in your box tops in a Ziploc bag or envelope with your student’s name on it.  There will be 3 winning classrooms at the end of the year (1st, 2nd and 3rd).  Each month one classroom will win bragging rights and keep the Box Top Trophy for the month.


Year Long Fundraising Opportunities!
There are many ways to help out a little or a lot at Holmes. We understand times can be rough, so here are some alternative ways you can help Holmes earn some cash  for some things you may already be buying or doing.

P.S.  Grandparents love taking photos of receipts for shoparoo. 

Download the flier with all the opportunities! 

Just a few updates about our after school programs.   Tennis begins Tuesday, September 19, not the 29th (a few have mentioned that there is an error on the flyer) and Soccer Shots is returning on Thursdays beginning  September 21.  More information will be provided in the next week.


The following programs are full:
Junior Theater and Yoga 


The following programs still have spots available if you are interested in registering:

Chess (Mondays) - 5 spots open

Kid Coding (Tuesdays) - 3 spots open

Mad Science (Tuesdays) - 6 spots open

Basketball (Thursdays) - 8 spots open

Heartlight (Fridays) - 5 spots open


I don't know about  Tennis (Tuesdays), Golf (Wednesdays), or MonArt (Thursdays), so please contact them directly about openings.

 Here is the link for the program flyers:


  For more school information such as before/after school care, lunch information, and general health policies please visit our website @ https://www.sandiegounified.org/schools/holmes