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Holmes School PTO Welcomes You
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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


Hawktion Party at Holmes: Movie Fundraiser

Come and join Lightning McQueen and friends for a special showing of Disney Pixar’s Cars this Friday, December 4th right after school! The movie will take place in the auditorium and pick up is at 5:15pm. Tickets can be purchased for $10 via this link: This fantastic Hawktion party is being brought to you by Cara Bogehegn and Judy Waters. Click here for the flyer.

Cocoa in the Courtyard

We are excited to announce the grand opening of our new outdoor classroom! Join us for Cocoa in the Courtyard right after school next Monday, December 7to celebrate the completion of the newly renovated outdoor classroom. This PTO funded project was decided upon last year by both the parent and staff community to improve the courtyard area along Chicago Avenue and develop the space into an extension of learning for our students. Come and check it out!

PTO Meeting (AM)

Mark your calendars to join us for our next PTO meeting which will be held Wednesday, December 9 from 8:15-9:45am in the multi-purpose room. This month’s guest speakers are Mindi Maneck, Teacher Librarian, and Elizabeth Conway, Data and Instructional Technology Coach. Ms. Maneck will talk about the amazing library databases that are available to our community and Ms. Conway will discuss what's new with technology in the classroom. And, as always, Mr. McCauley will be there with his monthly update and for open Q & A time. Coffee and child care will be provided.

Staff Appreciation Luncheon

The luncheon is just one of the ways that we show our gratitude to the wonderful staff at Holmes for all that they do throughout the year for our students. We are incredibly grateful for the generosity of the Holmes parent community in making this a very special event and we hope that you will consider helping again this winter. Please take a look at the Sign-Up Genius and consider helping out by either bringing an item and/or helping out on the day of the lunch. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact Jennifer Partridge at or 708-712-3074.

From The Blog

Recent Galleries

Pancake Breakfast – 2014
International Taste of Holmes 2014