What We Do

customers  Welcome to the Holmes School PTO! We are all grateful to be part of a vibrant and enriching school community. But the school and the district can’t do it all themselves.
That is where we come in: making things better together.

Get Involved

collaboration  Share your talents and have some fun with us! It feels great to make a positive impact on the school experience for our little ones. Whether it’s once a week or once a year, there are countless ways you can help out.


comment Give us your feedback. Share your ideas. Do you have suggestions for a PTO event, news ideas for fundraising or thoughts on how we can improve? Then we want to hear from you. (Anonymous comments are welcome too).

Upcoming Events


PTO Community Meeting (Evening)

District 97 board members will be present to discuss the latest details about the April referenda and the impact that it will have on our school, students, and community.   Please see flyer here. Additionally, Principal Zelaya and her team will come to discuss Second Step, the new social emotional curriculum being rolled out districtwide.   As always, free childcare is provided.

Dine Out – Nando’s Peri Peri

Please join us for our March Dine Out at Nando's Peri Peri, located at 1138 Lake Street.  Dine Out hours are 4-11 pm. 40% will go back to Holmes PTO.

International Taste of Holmes

Come join us in celebrating the different cultures which make Holmes school so wonderful! The evening consists of tasting foods from around the world (made by Holmes families), followed by a fashion showcase and evening of entertainment.  For the flyer, click here. There are many ways to get involved and help make this much-loved event a success. Whether you would prefer to bring a dish to share, participate in the fashion show, or volunteer your time with behind-the-scenes preparations, we would love to have you.  Sign up here today!

Board of Education Candidate Forum

On April 4th, Oak Park voters go to the polls to elect three Board of Education candidates. You are invited to hear where the eight candidates stand on key issues. When: Monday, March 13th, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Where: Brooks Middle School, in the Commons. You can find out more by accessing the flyer here.

From The Blog

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Recent Galleries

Red Mango Day – 2016
Garden Planting  – 2016
PokeMon Hawktion Party – 2016
Guest Reader Day – 2016
Pancake Breakfast – 2014
International Taste of Holmes 2014