Thursday, May 12, 2016

Volunteers needed!

Volunteers are needed from 11am - 3pm, tomorrow, Friday, May 13th, for as much or as little time as you can spare.  The PTA is providing SnoCones to students at the Excellence Picnic and needs volunteers to help make SnoCones & serve students.  Volunteers are also needed to help with lunch and other activities, so all are welcome.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Teacher Appreciation Week is May 2nd - 6th!

Next week is Teacher Appreciation Week and the PTA would like to celebrate by spoiling the staff with a different "treat" each day. Please sign up to donate and/or help using the link below or by calling the school. Let's show the staff how much we appreciate all that they do!

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0d4ea5a923a4f94-teacher

Saturday, April 16, 2016

We Want You!

The PTA is currently seeking volunteers for positions on the board for the 2016-2017 school year.  We are currently seeking volunteers for the following positions:  President, Vice President, Volunteer Coordinator, Membership Coordinator as well as chairs for various events during the year.  If you are interested, please contact the PTA at holmeshawkspta@gmail.com for more information.

We would also like to invite you to our last meeting of the year on May 9th from 5:30pm-6:30pm in the Holmes Media Center.  We will be discussing elections for next year, plans for the coming year, and the school gift, and would love your participation and input. 

See you May 9th!

Monday, April 11, 2016

PTA meeting tonight - Monday, 4/11/16

Please join us for the PTA meeting tonight from 5:30-6:30pm in the Media Center. We will be discussing Teacher Appreciation week and elections for next year. We need volunteers for board positions for next year, so please send a message to holmeshawkspta@gmail.com if you are interested but unable to attend tonight. If you know someone who may be interested, please let us know.

Voting will take place on May 9th.

Don't forget the last meeting of the year is May 9th!

Monday, March 14, 2016

PTA Meeting Tonight - 3/14

Please join us tonight from 5:30-6:30pm in the Media Center.  We will be discussing the Clothing Exchange, Plant Sale, and next year's elections.  Happy Day!

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Donations needed

The PTA is requesting donations for a staff Valentine's Day luncheon on Friday, February 12th, from 11-1:30pm. Please drop items off by 10:30am on Friday the 12th.

You can call the office to sign up or sign up to help at: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/20F0D4EA5A923A4F94-staff

Friday, February 5, 2016

Share Valentine's Day love!

Please help the PTA "show our love" for the Holmes staff by helping out and / or donating items for a staff Valentine's Day luncheon on Friday, February 12th, from 11-1:30pm. Please drop items off by 10:30am on Friday the 12th.

You can call the office to sign up or sign up to help at: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/20F0D4EA5A923A4F94-staff

Thursday, February 4, 2016

PTA Meeting on Monday, February 8th

Please join us for the PTA meeting on Monday, February 8th, from 5:30-6:30pm in the Media Center.

Friday, January 15, 2016

Legos needed

Hello, Holmes Families!
Ms. Kelling, the GT teacher, is teaching a unit on Plan and Design Architecture and is in need of Legos for her classroom. If you have Legos that you are willing to donate, please drop them off at the office labeled for her use. Thank you in advance for your generosity!

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Help & donations needed on Friday, Monday & Tuesday

Volunteers and donations are needed for the Holiday Shop on Friday from 11am-1pm. Drop off new or gently used items, gift bags, and / tissue paper at the office.

Sign up to help here:  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0d4ea5a923a4f94-20151


Volunteers and donations are needed for Holiday Gift Wrapping for Staff on Monday and Tuesday.  Drop off gift wrapping supplies (wrapping paper, tape, ribbons, bows, gift tags, gift bags, tissue paper) at the office.

Sign up to help here:  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0d4ea5a923a4f94-holiday

Monday, December 7, 2015

Holiday Help and Donations Needed!

Hello, Holmes Families!

Winter Break is almost upon us and we have many important opportunities for giving.

Donations needed for the Holmes Holiday Shop  - Friday, December 11th

The Holmes PBIS team is in need of new and gently used items for the annual Holiday Shop.  Students will be allowed to purchase items using their earned SOAR cards.  All types of items are welcome, as students will be able to "shop" for themselves and others during this event.

Gift bags and tissue paper are also needed, so that students may wrap their gifts.

Please drop off donations at the office by December 9th and specify that they are for the Holiday Shop.

Donations & Volunteers needed for the Staff Gift Wrapping Services

As part of our Staff Appreciation events, the PTA sponsors free gift wrapping services for the staff.  We need volunteers to help wrap gifts as well as donations of wrapping paper, tape, ribbons, bows, gift tags, tissue paper, and gift bags.

Please drop off donations at the office by December 11th and specify that they are for Staff Gift Wrapping.

To volunteer to help, please sign up here:  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0d4ea5a923a4f94-holiday

The PTA NEEDS you, so we can stay open!

In order to keep the Holmes PTA open and active, the PTA needs volunteers willing to serve on the board.  We are currently searching for a new president and vice president as well as volunteers for events.  In order to be able to host events for our students, the PTA NEEDS volunteers.  Come to our PTA meeting on Monday, December 14th, from 5:30-6:30pm in the Media Center to see how you can contribute.


Our next PTA meeting is Monday, December 14th, from 5:30-6:30pm in the Media Center.  Come join us to see the exciting things we are working on.

Monday, November 9, 2015

PTA Meeting tonight

Please join us for our PTA meeting tonight, November 9th, from 5:30-6:30pm in the Media Center.

Friday, October 23, 2015

Help needed!

Hello, Holmes families!

We are in need of volunteers to help with the 2015 Book Fair and with our Staff Appreciation dinner during Parent-Teacher Conferences.

To sign up to help with the 2015 Book Fair from Monday, October 26th - Wednesday, October 28th, please click on the following link:  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0d4ea5a923a4f94-2015.

To sign up to donate food for the Staff Appreciation dinner on Wednesday, October 28th, please click on the following link:  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0d4ea5a923a4f94-parentteacher.

Please join us for our PTA meeting on November 9th from 5:30-6:30pm.

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Keep using those cards!

Woo hoo! So far, we have had $9,560.00 in King Soopers gift card reloads, which means we've earned $478.00 for the PTA just by doing our regular shopping!  (As of this posting, our Safeway gift card statement is not yet available.)  A huge "THANK YOU!" to everyone who has used their cards to shop! 

Please don't forget to use your cards.  Every dollar counts!  (Order forms are available in the office.)

Did you know?  If 300 families spend $120 per month in groceries from King Soopers and/or Safeway, the PTA could earn $21,600 for our students in 1 year?

Please join us for our PTA meeting on November 9th from 5:30-6:30pm.

Saturday, October 10, 2015

PTA Meeting on Monday, October 12th from 5:30-6:30pm

Come join us for the PTA meeting on Monday, October the 12th from 5:30-6:30pm in the Media Center.  We will be discussing the budget, PTA programs, fundraising updates, the Reflections Art contest, Parent Teacher conferences, officer elections, and volunteer opportunities.  You do not need to be a member to attend or give your input.  Come support our kids!

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Woo hoo! So far, we have had $574.50 in Safeway gift card reloads and $4,700.00 in King Soopers gift card reloads, which means we've earned $263.73 for the PTA just by doing our regular shopping. A huge "Thank you" to everyone who used their cards last month for a combined total of $3020 in reloads! 

Please don't forget to use your cards.  Every dollar counts!  New cards are on order, so if you haven't gotten yours yet, order one soon!  (Order forms are available in the office.)

Please join us for our next PTA meeting on October 12th from 5:30-6:30pm to discuss this year's fundraising efforts and PTA sponsored events.

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Mark Your Calendars - Monday, Sept. 14, 5:30-6:30pm is the first PTA Meeting of the 2015-2016 School Year


The first PTA meeting of the 2015-2016 school year is on Monday, September 14, 2015, from 5:30-6:30pm in the Media Center.  We will be nominating new officers to fill vacant spots on the PTA Board and Chairpeople for Various Committees, so please email the PTA President Olivia Coszalter at Olivia.Coszalter@d11.org before the meeting if you are interested in one of these positions.

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Holmes PTA Board Member & Committee Chairs Needed for 2015-2016 School Year!

The summer is quickly coming to a close and the new school year is almost here. The Holmes PTA is in need of volunteers for the 2015-2016 school year's PTA Board and for a variety of committees. If you or anyone you know is interested in becoming involved in the Holmes PTA or volunteering to help with any events, please contact Annis at annis.hodgkins@gmail.com. Everyone is welcome and there is plenty to do! Please come help us make this an amazing year for our students!

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

8th Grade Picture Day Volunteers Needed

Dear Parents & Volunteers,
It's that time of the year, 8th Grade Picture Day!  We have a great volunteer opportunity for six (6) volunteers to help make Picture Day a success. The event will be held on March 30th from 9 am to 10:30 am in the Holmes MS cafeteria.    Please contact the Holmes MS front desk at 719-328-3800 if you can assist with this important event.
Thank you in advance,
Nora Hill-Luna
Holmes Middle School,  Fit Coach/Volunteer Coordinator

Monday, March 16, 2015

Holmes PTA / SAC meeting **Updated**

Sorry!  I just noticed that the message sent out from Holmes has new meeting info: 4pm in room 93.

Please see message below.

There will be a joint PTA and SAC meeting at 4:00pm on Monday March 16, at Holmes in room 93.  In addition to a Principal’s Report from Mr. Utter, and updates from PTA and SAC, we will hear from D11 administration regarding the Mill Level Override, which will be on the November ’16 ballot, and how it will impact schools if passed.  Please join us for an informative meeting on the current happenings and future plans for Holmes Middle School.  All parents and guardians are welcome.
Thank you

Monday, March 9, 2015

Staff Luncheon donations needed for Friday, March 13th

The Staff Appreciation Committee needs your help! The Staff Appreciation Committee is hosting a staff luncheon this Friday to give teachers and staff a little break from all the extra work lately due to the standardized testing. Several items are still needed for this luncheon. You can find all of the details about this event and what is needed at: 


Any help you can give would be greatly appreciated!

March 9, 2015 - Tonight's meeting canceled *UPDATED*

Tonight's PTA meeting has been canceled and will be rescheduled with SCAC for a special presentation from D-11 Board Members on the Mill Levy vote. We will let you know as soon as it has been recheduled. Thanks!

Update:   The combined PTA / SAC meeting has been rescheduled for Monday, March 16th, at 4:30pm.  D-11 MLO will give a 20 minute presentation.

Monday, February 2, 2015

PTA Meeting tonight

January's PTA meeting was rescheduled and will take place tonight at 4:30pm.  We hope to see you there!

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Save the Date: Nov. 14th Bingo Night Rescheduled for Dec. 12th

November's Bingo Night has been rescheduled for Friday, December 12, 2014, from 5:30-8:30pm. Doors open at 5:30pm and Bingo starts at 6:30pm. Just $5 for eight games!

Bring your lucky rabbit's foot and be ready to have lots of fun!