Sun, Mar 29 1:41pm

HOLMES TEACHER & STAFF CARAVAN POSTPONED We regret to inform you all that the Holmes Teachers & Staff Caravan Parade that was scheduled for tomorrow morning is being postponed to a later date when con ... [More]

Viritual Spirit Week - 3/23 -3/27

Sun, Mar 22 7:02pm

Post your virtual spirit week pictures to our Facebook page and your Konstella classrooms! 

Week 1 - Happy Spring

Fri, Mar 20 11:13am

Dear Holmes Families,   I hope you are all hanging in there in these strange, strange times. Pretty sure you knew this, but all of our PTA upcoming events have been postponed or canceled.  (PTA Associ ... [More]

There's no place like Holmes....

Sat, Mar 14 9:57am

Good Morning Holmes Families! Just a quick message to remind everyone—our Holmes family is here for each other, just like we always are. Some of us may already have at home activities planned, and oth ... [More]

Jogathon Canceled Tomorrow!

Thu, Mar 12 1:56pm

Holmes Families,   Hopefully you have seen the email that was was just sent out by Principal Saipe. We are canceling the jogathon tomorrow due to guidance sent out by the California Department of Publ ... [More]

Just a little more $ = GOAL!!!

Wed, Mar 11 11:00am

What do you love about Holmes? Is it that we have an awesome choral music program that is 100% funded by PTA?STEAM related field trips? PTA funded Fleet Science Center Science Night? or maybe practica ... [More]

Holmes Weekly Rundown - March 10, 2020

Tue, Mar 10 4:21pm

    Mom's Night Out? Date Night? Solo? It's an Island Getaway!! An evening (adults only) fundraising event for Holmes Elementary  Saturday, April 25, 2020 from 6:00pm to 10:00pm Marina Village on Miss ... [More]

How you can help right NOW for Jogathon 2020!

Mon, Mar 9 1:04pm

We are only 4 days away from the 2020 Kids in Motion Jogathon! Families are always asking "What can I do to help?" Here's how!!! Sign up to volunteer ("voluntell" your spouse/grandparent works too)  J ... [More]

Holmes Weekly Rundown - March 3, 2020

Tue, Mar 3 6:00pm

  LAST CHANCE!!! YEARBOOK orders are DUE this Friday, MARCH 6th!  Extra envelopes are available in the office.  SPIRIT WEAR POP UP - This Friday!  Last chance to get yourself some Holmes Spirit Wear f ... [More]


Thu, Feb 27 4:48pm

15 Days until the Holmes Event of the Year! March 13th ~ KIDS IN MOTION - JOGATHON 2020  Let's crush this goal! What do you think? Can we get to $15,000 by tomorrow???  V ... [More]

HOLMES HAWKEYE - Winter Edition 2020

Wed, Feb 26 10:08am

Dear Holmes Families,  PAUSE your life for one moment and READ this online newsletter.  Trust me, it will be worth it. This edition of the HAWKEYE Newsletter is a fantastic snapshot of everything that ... [More]

Holmes Weekly Rundown - February 25, 2020

Tue, Feb 25 5:47pm

  YEARBOOK orders are DUE Friday, MARCH 6th!  Extra envelopes are available in the office.    ISLAND GETAWAY TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW! An evening (adults only) fundraising event for Holmes Elementary  Sa ... [More]

TONIGHT - Holmes Winter Wonderland Dance 5-8pm

Fri, Feb 21 2:44pm

Don't miss out! Holmes Winter Wonderland Dance TONIGHT for ALL students & parents! 5:00pm - 8:00pm Tickets $7 at the door - CASH ONLY   So much yummy food! Pizza, Nachos &  Snowcones for sale  - CASH ... [More]

TOMORROW: Corporate Sponsor Jogathon T-Shirt Deadline

Thu, Feb 20 11:25am

  Go get them!!! Only 1 more day for the Silver ($250), Gold ($500) and Platinum ($1000) Sponsors to make it on the CORPORATE SPONSOR JOGATHON T-SHIRT: DEADLINE  is tomorrow, Friday, Feb. 21st   Click ... [More]

Hear ye Hear ye...nominations needed for the 2020-2021 PTA Board

Wed, Feb 19 5:14pm

NOMINATIONS NEEDED FOR THE 2020-2021 PTA SCHOOL BOARD Q: Do you want to give back to your child’s school? A: YES! Q: Do you want to help make HOLMES the best it can be? A: YES! Then we would LOVE for ... [More]

Last Chance For Dance Presale Tickets

Wed, Feb 19 2:34pm

Have you purchased your tickets for the dance this Friday?? Tomorrow will be the last day for $5 presale tickets. They will be $7 at the door. Remember to bring cash for pizza, nachos, and Kona ice truck! 💃

Holmes Weekly Rundown - February 18, 2020

Tue, Feb 18 3:47pm

  Holmes School Dance for ALL students & parents (K-5): THIS FRIDAY, February 21st 5-8pm This WINTER WONDERLAND DANCE will have pizza, nachos, snow cones and maybe even snow! (CASH only) Tickets $5 (A ... [More]

Holmes Weekly Rundown - February 11, 2020

Tue, Feb 11 1:18pm

  Mountain Mike's Dining for Dollars: Tuesday, Feb 11th 11-9pm Who doesn't LOVE pizza on a weeknight? Just in time to show some LOVE to yourself and make dinner easy! Order a LOVE heart pizza - yes th ... [More]

Holmes Family Dance Tickets on sale monday am! Rain or Shine!

Sun, Feb 9 2:37pm

Dance Tickets will go on sale Monday morning! Look for the table outside the office or outside the school gates.  $5 per ticket (Adults need a ticket too) Cash only please

It's Time to prepare for the Kids in Motion Jogathon!

Thu, Feb 6 11:04am

Holmes Families, mark your calendars!!  Our school will be holding our annual Kids in Motion Jogathon on Friday, March 13.  This is a great time for our community, kiddos, and parents to come together ... [More]

Holmes Weekly Rundown - February 4, 2020

Tue, Feb 4 1:41pm

    It's Yearbook Order Time! Check those folders or dig into the backpack abyss and look for the yearbook order form. Orders due by March 6th $25 or $30 for personalized.     Valentine Grams for sale ... [More]

Holmes Weekly Rundown - January 28, 2020

Tue, Jan 28 3:36pm

    Kindness Week: Jan 25th - Jan 31st  Dress up Days and some extra "kindness" happening at Holmes next week. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT KINDNESS STATIONS! Kindness Station Volunteers SIGN UP HERE      Mon ... [More]


Fri, Jan 24 11:56am

NEXT Monday is Holmes Spirit Day to kick off KINDNESS WEEK!   Holmes Spirit Wear POP UP SHOP after school today!  We'll be in front of the marquee and we take all forms of payment!     

Parents Night Out Tix & info!

Thu, Jan 23 7:30pm

LAST DAY to Purchase Parents Night Out tickets is Friday, Jan 24th ($20) (thru venmo or paypal) There will be a limited amount of tickets at the door for $25. Buffet dinner is being served from 5-7pm

Holmes Weekly Rundown - January 20, 2020

Tue, Jan 21 9:40am

  Holmes - Parents Night Out: SATURDAY, Jan 25th 5pm - 10pm Fast Times $20 each (includes Tri-Tip Buffet and  live music) Proceeds to benefit the 5th Grade Promotion Activities Buy your tickets today ... [More]


Sat, Jan 18 10:58am

Whoo hooo! Parents Night Out @ Fast Times is only 1 week away. Make it a date night with your sweetie, or a mom's night out or a dad's night out! All great options! Soooo, if you haven't done so alrea ... [More]

Holmes Weekly Rundown - January 14, 2020

Tue, Jan 14 10:44am

  Holmes Recognition Assemblies:   Tuesday, Jan. 14th 1:15pm (Tk/K) Tuesday, Jan. 14th 2:10pm (4th/5th Grade)   All students being recognized have received a teacher letter and invitation to attend.  ... [More]

No Family Friday tomorrow

Thu, Jan 9 8:48am

Oops. No Family Friday in January. 🤪

Holmes Weekly Rundown - January 7, 2020

Tue, Jan 7 11:25am

    FAMILY FRIDAY: Friday, January 10th 8:30am-9:15am      HOLMES MOVIE NIGHT - The Grinch: Friday, January 10th  @ 6pm  Movie & 5TH GRADE CONCESSIONS for sale! Holmes Recognition Assemblies: Friday, ... [More]

HOLMES 2020 "A look ahead"

Sat, Jan 4 2:47pm

HAPPY NEW YEAR HOLMES FAMILIES! Here's a brief look ahead to some HOLMES 2020 DATES  Mark your calendars, request time off from work, or just mentally prepare yourself (all dates subject to change as ... [More]


Tue, Dec 17 8:19pm

WED NIGHT PERFORMANCE:  In order of Appearance: 4th Grade, TK/K & 2nd Grade THURS NIGHT PERFORMANCE: In order of Appearance: 3rd Grade, 1st Grade, 5th Grade *Doors will open at 5:30pm (please refer to ... [More]

Holmes Weekly Rundown - December 16, 2019

Mon, Dec 16 3:15pm

**OFFICE TEMP RELOCATED to Conference Room 1 (next to Auditorium) while HOLMES Admin & SDUSD Maintenance Staff are dealing with the aftermath of a flooded office. Health Office is relocated to Room 1. ... [More]

Holmes Weekly Rundown - December 9, 2019

Tue, Dec 10 12:53pm

      Goodwill Fundraiser Dec. 2nd -Dec 16th Bag or box your donations and drop off at our local Goodwill on Balboa Ave.  Don't forget to turn in the completed tickets with your donations. Need more t ... [More]

LAST DAY to meet CLASSROOM Canned food drive GOAL!

Wed, Dec 4 10:58am

CANNED FOOD & NON PERISHABLES NEEDED! TODAY IS THE LAST DAY to be counted towards the 10 per student goal. Classrooms that meet their goal will win a cookie or popcorn movie party!  

Holmes Weekly Rundown - December 2, 2019

Mon, Dec 2 7:01pm

    TWO MORE DAYS! collecting until wed. Dec 4th:  SALVATION ARMY FOOD DRIVE (Sponsored by Student Council) Please bring your non-expired canned and dry food items (No glass or perishable items) to sc ... [More]

Goodwill Info & PTA Cards/BOGO Ice Cream!

Wed, Nov 20 12:01pm

Don't be afraid, reach in and check you mini me's backpack this week! Inside you will find...... GOODWILL FUNDRAISER information coming home this week! It's just too easy - clean out your garage/attic ... [More]

Holmes Weekly Rundown - November 18, 2019

Mon, Nov 18 12:29pm

    This THURSDAY! November 21, Thursday 5:00pm – 9:00pm Join us for a night of roller skating fun with all your Holmes friends and family! COST: $10pp/includes skate rental *non-skating adults will N ... [More]

Monday, November 18th Holmes FOOD DRIVE Begins!

Fri, Nov 15 11:58am

Holmes Weekly Rundown - November 12, 2019

Tue, Nov 12 4:57pm

    NEXT WEEK! November 21, Thursday 5:00pm – 9:00pm Join us for a night of roller skating fun with all your Holmes friends and family! COST: $10pp/includes skate rental *non-skating adults will NOT b ... [More]


Fri, Nov 8 11:48am

Holmes Spirit Wear Pop Up Shop after school today! New cold weather gear available so stop by at pick-up! We'll be in front of the marquee and we take all forms of payment! We sell out quick so don't ... [More]

Holmes Weekly Rundown - November 4, 2019

Mon, Nov 4 2:26pm

      Chili's Dining for Dollars: Wednesday, November 6th 11am -9pm! It's just too easy.  Take the night off from cooking and support your school! See attached flyer.   Student Recognition Ceremonies: ... [More]

It's Here! November Hawkeye Newsletter

Fri, Nov 1 1:20pm

It's (gulp) November! We've had an incredible start to the school year! Click below to read and enjoy the "Back to School Edition" of our Hawkeye Newsletter. You may be surprised to find your student( ... [More]

Halloween Carnival Thank you!

Fri, Nov 1 7:50am

Dear Holmes Famlies,   This year’s Halloween Carnival was a success!  The planning starts as soon as the summer begins and  really gets moving as the new school year begins and it really does take a v ... [More]

Halloween Parade TODAY @1;45pm

Thu, Oct 31 11:40am

  The Halloween Parade will begin today promptly at 1:45pm! All classrooms will be seated between 1:30-1:45pm and ready to begin at 1:45pm on the lower playground If you are coming to watch the parade ... [More]

Holmes Weekly Rundown - October 28, 2019

Mon, Oct 28 3:41pm

      RED RIBBON WEEK: SPIRIT WEEK IS THIS WEEK 10/28-11/1 Monday:  Red Ribbon Week Kick Off – Wear Red Tuesday:  Use your Head, Don’t do Drugs –Wear a Crazy Hat or Hair Wednesday:  Too Smart to Start ... [More]

Halloween Carnival 411

Fri, Oct 25 4:32pm

HOLMES HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL 411 Read on for the 411 of things you NEED to know BEFORE YOU GO  At the Carnival, Credit cards will be accepted for $10 ticket bundles and for $20 unlimited wristbands. We w ... [More]

GIVING AWAY 4 FREE tickets for some CAKE WALK Goodies!

Fri, Oct 25 7:16am

Baked goodies for the Cake Walk? Yes, please! As a motivator, we will give you 4 FREE tickets to use during the carnival! Bring your items to the front office today, FRIDAY, and Linda will give you th ... [More]


Wed, Oct 23 6:47am

  Halloween Carnival & Ticket Bundles on sale  CASH ONLY WED, THURS, & FRI before & afterschool! Tickets will be sold at every school gate: Kinder, Ararat & Brundage $20 per Wristband OR $5 & $10 Tick ... [More]

Holmes Weekly Rundown - October 21, 2019

Mon, Oct 21 2:52pm

      HOLMES CARNIVAL THIS SATURDAY! Tickets/Wristbands go on sale WED, THURS, FRIDAY before and after school.  $20 wristband (unlimited) or $0.50 per ticket. Carnival Games Volunteers Sign up Hallowe ... [More]

NEW! GUITAR Afterschool Class

Wed, Oct 16 4:11pm

NEW Afterschool Guitar Class coming to Holmes! Starting Friday, October 25th 3:05-4:05pm Open to Grades 2-5 See attached flyer for more information and how to sign up!

Holmes Weekly Rundown - October 14, 2019

Mon, Oct 14 1:36pm

        Mountain Mike's Dining for Dollars is Back! - Thursday, October 17th Order delivery for a work lunch or easy pick up after practices or stop in and have a drink and pizza with your Holmes pals ... [More]


Fri, Oct 11 11:53am

The class that brings in the MOST BOXTOPS in October wins FREE YOGURTLAND for the entire class!!

Holmes Weekly Rundown - October 7, 2019

Mon, Oct 7 2:46pm

      Mountain Mike's Dining for Dollars is Back! - Thursday, October 17th Order delivery for a work lunch or easy pick up after practices or stop in and have a drink and pizza with your Holmes pals! ... [More]

The Time is NOW! Pretty please...

Thu, Oct 3 9:03pm

  Friday, October 4th is the LAST day for our Fall Fundraiser & Membership Drive!!!  At last count, we still needed to raise over $5,000 to meet our goal.  We know you and your littles love all the ev ... [More]

Holmes Weekly Rundown - September 30, 2019

Mon, Sep 30 3:08pm

      HAWK WALK AND ROLL PARADE -  WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 2  Holmes’ Walk/Bike to School Day! Parade Departs at 8:10am Clairemont Covenant Church 5255 Mt. Ararat Dr. * Students, parents, teachers and staff ... [More]

FINAL STRETCH...FALL FUNdraiser & PTA Membership

Fri, Sep 27 9:21pm

It's the FINAL stretch for FALL FUNDRAISER AND PTA MEMBERSHIP.... STEP 1: JOIN PTA MEMBERSHIP: $11  Click here for PTA Membership STEP 2: DONATE to FALL FUNDRAISER: $ Click here for Fall Fundraiser Do ... [More]

Holmes Safety Committee

Thu, Sep 26 8:48am

The Holmes Safety Committee is the place to be if you have ideas (and the availability work on those ideas :) about how to keep our campus safe.   We are meeting Thursday, October 3rd at 6:30pm. Pleas ... [More]


Thu, Sep 26 7:32am

HOLMES WALK AND BIKE TO SCHOOL DAY is NEXT WEDNESDAY! Set those alarms a bit early and remember to call in late to work NEXT WEDNESDAY! The first 100 early birds will be welcomed with mini breakfast s ... [More]

Holmes Weekly Rundown - September 23, 2019

Mon, Sep 23 2:58pm

      HAWK WALK AND ROLL PARADE -  WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 2  Holmes’ Walk/Bike to School Day! Parade Departs at 8:10am Clairemont Covenant Church 5255 Mt. Ararat Dr. * Students, parents, teachers and staff ... [More]

Let's Get Spooky! Halloween Carnival Saturday Oct. 26th

Sun, Sep 22 7:58pm

Holmes Weekly Rundown - September 16, 2019

Mon, Sep 16 2:02pm

    SMILE - It's picture day!! - Tuesday, September 17th Mileage Club will be starting THIS THURSDAY Sept 19th! Meet at the back gate on Mt. Brundage to walk/run and get those morning wiggles out! The ... [More]