Oliver Wendell Holmes Middle School

Welcome Back to School Breakfast for Parents

Holmes Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Holmes Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Holmes Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Holmes Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Holmes Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

SATURDAY SCHOOL MAY 20 - BOOK FAIR MAY 22-26 - OPEN HOUSE MAY 25 4:30-7 PM - FRIDAY MAY 26 MINIMUM DAY 12:30 PM DISMISSAL - MONDAY MAY 29 NO SCHOOL FOR MEMORIAL DAY - 8TH GRADE CULMINATION FRIDAY JUNE 9 10:30 AM

News & Announcements

Holmes Spring Book Fair Opens Monday May 22

Be sure to visit the Holmes Spring Book Fair in the library! There are many excellent books available for purchase and other items such as posters, pencils and pens. This is a great opportunity to purchase gifts and help support the Holmes library. Parents can visit the Book Fair during school hours and during Open House on Thursday, May 25th. The Book Fair display will be in the library beginning Monday, May 22nd through Friday, May 26th.

Holmes Parent Feedback Survey

Copy and paste URL in web browser.

English: https://goo.gl/forms/9cIHsNbbdG2jzn2f1

Spanish: https://goo.gl/forms/0HGhOBaEHS4U0I113

STAY CONNECTED!!!! Activate your LAUSD PASSport Parent Account TODAY!!!

Click on the link for detailed instructions to activate your parent account. You will need your child's District ID (found on their school ID or progress report). The District ID will be the student's birthdate, M or F, and three numbers.

EXAMPLE ID: male: mmddyyM### or female: mmddyyF###.

Please contact us for more assistance. (818) 678-4100

Spring Testing Schedule

Click to view SBAC Calendar and Blocked Bell Schedule for April 26th & 27th.

April 26 – May 12 Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium/California Alternate Assessment (CAA)
April 26 – 28 Standard based Test in Spanish (STS) Testing
May 4 – 5 Reading Inventory
May 31 – June 1 California Science Test (CAST)/ California Alternate Assessment for Science (CAA) (8th Grade Science Assessment)

TEST PREP BOOT CAMP STARTS TODAY!!!

We are a week and a half away from the start of SBAC testing!!!
After school Test Prep begins today from 3:00-4:00 pm with select teachers - please have your child confirm with their English & Math teachers if they will be participating in after school test prep and the days and times.

English Test Prep: April 17 - 21, 2017 (Except for Tuesday, April 18th)
Math Test Prep: April 24 - 28, 2017

If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Cao at ctc4902@lausd.net or (818) 678-4116.

Math Pathways Meeting Presentation

Join us on Wednesday, April 5th and Wednesday, April 19th from 6 to 7 p.m. in our auditorium for an important information meeting on the Math Pathways at middle school. Learn about the various math courses offered and learn about the course requirements for your child. All elementary parents are welcome.

Coffee with Principal D at Monroe HS

Ms. D’ Aloisio will be hosting Coffee with the Principal at Monroe HS on Tuesday, March 28th at 8:30 a.m. This is a great opportunity for all parents to learn about Monroe HS and the many exciting programs to meet students’ needs. Parents from all grade levels are encouraged to attend.

LAUSD Consolidated Charitable Campaign "Sharing Brings Hope"

The LAUSD "Sharing Brings Hope" Consolidated Charitable Campaign at Holmes begins Monday, March 20 through Friday, March 24. Information and donation envelopes will be sent home with students. Please donate to the charity of your choice. Funds are raised to: Invest in children and youth, strengthen families, promote higher education, promote health and wellness, empower seniors and the disabled, and protect our environment. Thank you for your generosity!

Reverse Minimum Day Wednesday, March 29

Wednesday, March 29 is a Reverse Minimum Day Schedule. School begins at 10:17 a.m. and ends at 2:58 p.m. Please plan to have your child arrive no earlier than 9:45 a.m. Students with transportation will be picked up approximately 2 hours later. Check with your child's driver.

Minimum Day Thursday, March 30

Friday, March 30 is a Minimum Day Schedule at Holmes. School begins at 7:56 a.m. and ends at 12:33 p.m. Please make plans with your child for early pick up. Students with transportation will be dropped off earlier than usual. Check with your child's driver for approximate times.

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Calendar of Events

No School - Memorial Day
Date: 5/29/2017
Lost and Found Recovery, Free Uniforms, and Free Books for Summer Reading
Date: 5/30/2017, 12 PM 1 PM
Location: Parent Center/Keossian
PD: Technology
Date: 5/30/2017, 1:30 PM 2:58 PM
Faculty Meeting
Date: 5/30/2017, 3 PM 4 PM
Location: Library
California Science Test (CAST) 8th Grade
Date: 5/31/2017 6/1/2017