Holmes Elementary Weekly Update - October 23, 2018
Mon, Oct 22 7:30pm
Holmes Elementary

Check out what's happening at Holmes.


Halloween Carnival This Saturday!

We're just a few more days away from the Holmes Halloween Carnival and we need YOUR help!  Our carnival is famous in the Clairemont community and is usually attended by approximately 2,000 people and we need volunteers like you to make it happen! We need help with the following:
Carnival games - repairs, building, supplies and organization
Haunted house - need help with ideas and setup/tear down 
Face painting - need face painters!!
Cake Walk - help with organizing and setup
Decorations - planning, organizing and setup/tear down
Questions?  Please contact Jessie Nettles at  jessie1@allstarinsure.com   
Want to help?  Please sign up here to volunteer at the Carnival for help with games and activities.
Please sign up here to volunteer before/after the Carnival for  help with set up, tear down, and selling tickets before/after school.

Red Ribbon Week October 29-November 2


Monday 10/29:  Red Ribbon Week Kick Off – Make Good Choices and Wear Red

Tuesday 10/30:  Put a Cap On/Shade Out Bad Choices –Wear a Hat or Sunglasses

Wednesday 10/31:  Say BOO to Bad Choices – Wear Halloween Costumes

Thursday 11/1:  Team Up for Kindness – Wear Sports Team Clothing

Friday 11/2:  Support Your School – Wear Holmes Hawks Gear


The Holmes Running/Walking Before School Club aka "Mileage Club" is back!  


K-5 Students, lace up those shoes and meet at the Mt. Brundage Gate field Tuesday and Thursday mornings.  The fun begins at 8:10am.  Students will run/walk until 8:25 when their classes line up for the first bell.


**laps will not be tracked until a new system in place - so for now, everyone just runs/walks for fun!**


Holly Carpenter is leading Mileage Club so connect with her through Konstella or email holly_lingle@yahoo.com  about how you can help!


Parent Teacher Conferences
Additional Minimum Day Added to the Holmes Calendar
Looking ahead... An additional minimum day has been added to the Holmes calendar on Friday, November 9.   The following week is Parent Teacher Conferences with minimum days Tuesday, November 13 through Friday, November 16.  School lets out at 12:30pm on all minimum days.








Clairemont Community Corner
"Monster Mash" at Marston Middle School:  Tuesday, October 23 starting at 6pm.  Display of student short films with a Halloween theme! One of the most popular events at Marston. To be held in the auditorium.
Clairemont Cheiftan Day at Clairemont High School:  Tuesday, October 23  9 to 11:30 am.  All parents of Clairemont Cluster schools welcome! Tour our Campus!  Visit classes in session! Talk with teachers and students! Meet the CHS Admin Team!

Come experience Clairemont’s four Linked Learning Academy Pathways: (1) Business (2) Engineering Design (3) Health & Medical Sciences (4) Information Technology.  Also hear about the wonderful programs we offer including athletics, arts, electives, AP classes, clubs, and more! 


Holmes Goodwill Drive Coming In November
Start gathering your unwanted items to donate during the Holmes Goodwill Drive.  If we meet our goal, Holmes will receive $1,500!  More info to come...

Fruits and Veggies For Your Health and For Holmes

Through a school fundraising program, Farm Fresh to You delivers locally grown, organic produce to your door and helps raise much-needed funds for our school.  Holmes earns 10% proceeds of each box subscription.  Boxes are customizeable (contents and schedule). 

Please visit http://www.farmfreshtoyou.com/how-it-works/school-fundraising to sign up and be sure to mention Holmes Elementary when you sign up.



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