Happenings at Holmes 2/26

Fri, Feb 26 8:31am

Happenings at Holmes 2/26   Friday, February 26th : Classroom Material Pickup 12-3pm Please see the schedule of pickup times below.  Grades TK/K/1st: 12:00pm – 1:00pm Grades 2nd/3rd: 1:00pm – 2:00pm G ... [More]

Happenings at Holmes 2/19

Fri, Feb 19 2:58pm

Happenings at Holmes 2/12   Friday, February 26th  Classroom Material Pickup 12-3pm Please see the schedule of pickup times below.  Grades TK/K/1st: 12:00pm – 1:00pm Grades 2nd/3rd: 1:00pm – 2:00pm Gr ... [More]

Happenings at Holmes 2/12

Fri, Feb 12 8:22am

Happenings at Holmes 2/12   February 12: NO SCHOOL - Lincoln’s Birthday February 15: NO SCHOOL - Washington’s Birthday   Native Foods Cafe DFD Fundraiser (5604 Balboa Avenue) Monday, February 15th @ 4 ... [More]

Happenings at Holmes 2/5

Fri, Feb 5 10:19am

Happenings at Holmes 2/5   Flag Assembly Please remind your children to login into to the Monday Morning Flag Assembly at 8:15am as our Holmes Student Council Officers and Representatives lead us in o ... [More]

Happenings at Holmes 1/29

Fri, Jan 29 8:57am

Happenings at Holmes 1/29   Date Change- February 1st : Material Distribution The weather forecast is calling for 100% rain, high winds, and flash flood warnings today, Friday, January 29th.  We don't ... [More]

Happenings at Holmes 1/22

Fri, Jan 22 10:44am

Happenings at Holmes 1/15   Kindness Week- The Great Kindness Challenge: Jan 25th-29th MONDAY BE KIND—TO YOUR SCHOOL! Make a Holmes Spirit Poster. Display it on your home and take a picture for the Ho ... [More]

Happenings at Holmes 1/15

Fri, Jan 15 9:11am

Happenings at Holmes 1/15   Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday - No School- Jan 18th    5th Grade Marston Planning Meeting: Just a reminder to 5th grade parents thinking of enrolling in Marston;  Ms. Joan ... [More]

Happenings at Holmes 1/8

Fri, Jan 8 7:48am

Happenings at Holmes 1/8    January Material Distribution Days: Friday, January 8, 2021 Grade 3:- 12:00 - 1:00 PM Grade 4: - 1:00 - 2:00 PM Grade 5: - 2:00 - 3:00 PM    Thank you to our Holmes Familie ... [More]

Happenings at Holmes 1/1

Fri, Jan 1 8:35am

Happenings at Holmes 1/1 January 4th ~ Back to School  We hope everyone's families got the much deserved break they all needed. Now time to get those wiggles out now,  so we can come back to our amazi ... [More]

JOIN THE 2021/2022 HOLMES PTA BOARD (Voting Member)

Fri, Jan 1 7:45am

 Do you want to give back to your child’s school? Do you want to help make HOLMES the best it can be? Then we would LOVE for YOU to consider joining the Holmes PTA Board for the 2021-22 school year! Y ... [More]

It's Here! December Hawkeye Newsletter

Mon, Dec 21 1:25pm

It's (gulp) December! We've had an incredible start to the school year! Click below to read and enjoy the "Holmes @ Home Edition" of our Hawkeye Newsletter.   Spread the word - share with the grandpar ... [More]

Happenings at Holmes 12/4

Thu, Dec 3 3:26pm

Happenings at Holmes 12/4     Goodwill Fundraiser: November 30 - December 14 Help support your school, your classroom, your environment and your community! Participation in the Goodwill School Program ... [More]

Happenings at Holmes 11/20

Thu, Nov 19 3:47pm

Happenings at Holmes 11/20   November 23rd-27th- No School    The Holmes Food Drive Is Coming Up! This year,  The Food Drive will be on  Monday, November 30th , during the Materials Distribution. Plea ... [More]

Picture Day Snaps @ Home

Thu, Nov 19 12:27pm

We know that some schools are unable to have Picture Day this fall due to COVID-19.   At Lifetouch, our goal is to provide students with an annual school picture so that when senior year arrives, they ... [More]

Happenings at Holmes 11/13

Thu, Nov 12 8:15pm

Happenings at Holmes 11/13 Parent Conference Week: Modified Zoom Schedule Fall Conference week is November 16 - 20.  Zoom schedules will be reduced slightly to make room for parents conferences.  Teac ... [More]

Happenings at Holmes 11/6

Fri, Nov 6 9:54am

Happy November Holmies! The PTA is extremely grateful for our amazing Book Fair Team. We had a very successful online Book Fair. A HUGE thank you to everyone who purchased books this fall. In fact, it ... [More]

Happenings at Holmes 10/30

Fri, Oct 30 7:57am

      The votes are in on our Pumpkin Carving Contest. Thank you to everyone who participated and to all who voted! The prizes for the below winner and all the finalists can be picked up at the PTA ta ... [More]

Vote for your favorite Pumpkin🎃 !

Wed, Oct 28 9:29am

Our Holmes Pumpkin Carving Contest Finalists are here and ready for your votes!   Please go to the "Holmes Elementary PTA (San Diego)" Page to VOTE for your favorite Pumpkin! This is also a great time ... [More]

Happenings at Holmes 10/23

Fri, Oct 23 8:14am

Did you know there are links attached to these messages that will redirect you to that event's page? Try it out.  Dining For Dollars TODAY! October 23rd, 11am-9pm Luna Grill: It's the PERFECT Friday m ... [More]

Holmes' 2020 👻 Haunted Happenings!!

Fri, Oct 23 7:45am

  Happy Hauntings!!    PUMPKIN CARVING CONTEST:  Get Creative! Carve or decorate a jack-o-lantern and submit a photo to the Konstella folder labeled "Pumpkin Carving Contestants". Finalists will be ch ... [More]

Happenings at Holmes 10/16

Fri, Oct 16 6:30am

Thank You to everyone who purchased a PTA membership! With your help, we were able to secure 279 memberships for the Holmes Elementary PTA!   The drive has officially ended, memberships have been tall ... [More]

Balloons for PE this week!

Sun, Oct 11 8:35am

Dear Holmes parents, Please have the balloon that was included in your distribution packet blown up and ready for PE this week.  If it is not possible to have a balloon ready, a sock ball can be used ... [More]

Happenings at Holmes

Fri, Oct 9 7:52am

PTA Membership Drive Ends Friday, October 7th @ Midnight. There is only 1 DAY left to join the PTA! Who can use an extra $50 for their classroom? What? Well it's crazy easy! Become a PTA member in 1 e ... [More]


Fri, Oct 2 4:20pm

  PTA MEMBERSHIP DRIVE EXTENDED TO FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9!!   In the spirit of competition, we have extended our PTA Membership Drive to October 9. Our goal is to get 100% participation among our families. ... [More]

PE Balloons at Distribution today

Fri, Oct 2 1:41pm

Dear Holmes parents, All students TK-5th are receiving a balloon in their distribution packet today for use in PE class.   Thank you to the PTA for this!  Equipment just arrived this morning so hoping ... [More]

PTA Membership Drive Update

Thu, Oct 1 6:20am

  Joining the Holmes PTA gives you a voice and a vote concerning YOUR school. Our goal, as always, is to have 100% of our families belonging to our PTA by THIS Friday, October 2!  We’ve set the bar hi ... [More]

Padre PE this week!

Mon, Sep 28 4:52pm

The Padre's are in the Playoffs!  Student's are encouraged to wear Padre gear or Padre colors to PE this week!  

Hurry--It's the Last Week of Our Online Book Fair

Sun, Sep 27 9:58am

Let's all give a great big cheer! Our online book fair is finally here. Just one last week for you to buy Harry Potter or Fly Guy!   Buy some books for presents and more. Books are great! Buy 3 or 4! ... [More]

Updating your Chromebook with latest Browser

Thu, Sep 24 10:41am

News From School District IT Department  Regarding  Chromebook Audio Issues   Here is one possible solution to the Chromebook audio issues. Please double check that your child's Chromebook has the lat ... [More]

Important School Forms

Tue, Sep 22 3:12pm

REMINDER:  Please don’t forget to complete and submit the forms in the Holmes First Day packet. It’s important for us to have up-to-date and accurate information on all of our students. You can find t ... [More]

Reporting Absenses

Mon, Sep 21 8:32pm

If your child is or will be absent from school for any reason please notify  Miriam Jacobson @  mjacobson@sandi.net

Help With Logging Into Zoom Meetings

Tue, Sep 8 8:23am

Help With Logging Into Zoom Meetings If anyone is having trouble logging into their classroom Zoom, please read on:  1. Students should not be using a personal email account (i.e. gmail) to log in to ... [More]

Physical Education Begins this Week!

Mon, Sep 7 3:09pm

Dear Holmes families, I am so happy to be teaching Physical Education to your children again this year!  We welcome Coach Zachary Smith, who will be teaching all the Kinder classes and a 1st Grade cla ... [More]

PTA Parent Survey

Wed, Sep 2 3:13pm

    We hope your first week of Distance Learning is going well!   As you may or may not know, your Holmes PTA provides and funds a variety of enrichment activities (both in-person and online) to all o ... [More]

Happy 1st Day of School!

Mon, Aug 31 7:45am

Happy First Day of School, Holmes Families!    Start your morning with this Welcome Video from your Holmes PTA! A FEW THINGS TO REMEMBER: 1. We're all in this together! -- You may be at home, but you ... [More]

Join Your Class

Thu, Aug 27 8:24pm

Welcome Back Families. You should have received an email with your childs' teachers name. Now is the time to drop your kid/s into their classroom. Now you can start communicating with your fellow clas ... [More]

Chromebooks Distribution

Wed, Aug 26 3:33pm

Passing on a message that went out via email from our very own Raquel, in case you missed it:   This is Raquel, Elementary School Assistant at Holmes Elementary. We will be distributing Chromebooks on ... [More]

Distance Learning School Supply List

Tue, Aug 25 3:09pm

Holmes Families...here is a list of recommended distance learning school supplies, broken out by grade level. Before you throw yourself into a panic, take a deep breath--these will NOT be needed for t ... [More]

Smart Cyber Choices Webinar

Tue, Aug 18 10:54am

Holmes Families, The first day of school is less than two weeks away, can you believe it?? We hope you've had a good summer, but it's time to get back into the school mindset! As we start the school y ... [More]

Welcome Back Holmes Families!

Mon, Aug 17 4:02pm

Good evening Holmes Families, this is Principal, Jonathan Saipe.  I hope this email finds you happy, healthy, and enjoying the beautiful San Diego Summer! I would like to welcome you to the 2020-21 sc ... [More]

New Student Enrollment

Thu, Aug 13 9:36am

Holmes Elementary will be enrolling new students in person starting Monday August 17th, from 10am-2pm. Please help in getting out the word. Families will need to come prepared with birth certificate, ... [More]