Oliver Wendell Holmes Middle School

News and Announcements

Holmes' Summer Reading and the LAUSD Summer 2017 Reading Challenge

Below, you will see a link for the list of middle school book selections for America's Battle of the Books. Students will be given an assignment based on their summer reading.

Please go to the following link to read more about the LAUSD Summer 2017 Reading Challenge - a great way to read with your children... make it a family activity!!! http://www.lapl.org/summer
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America's Battle of the Books

Select at least one book from the attached list to read this summer. Please include this reading in your Reading Log for the LAUSD Summer 2017 Reading Challenge.

Download the Reading Log and register with the Los Angeles Public Library!!! http://www.lapl.org/summer
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Holmes' National Jr. Honor Society Back To School Drive (LAUSD Homeless Education Program)

Give Those in Need
The Tools to Succeed

Holmes National Junior Honor Society is coordinating a school supply drive to help homeless LAUSD students. Please help by bringing any of the items listed to your Advisory class or the Main Office August 16 to August 31.


 Backpacks #2 pencils glue
 Pencil sharpeners glue sticks binders
 Crayons black or blue pens highlighters
 Scissors college ruled paper wide ruled paper
 Erasers USB drives Composition notebook
 Pencil pouch ruler colored pencils
 markers

Donations of reading books also accepted (Kinder to 12th grade).
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New Student Orientation

The Holmes New Student Orientation will be held on Saturday, June 10 for students with last names beginning with A-L. On Saturday, June 17 the orientation will be for students with last names beginning with M-Z. On Saturday, June 24 a make-up orientation will be held for those who missed the scheduled orientations. All orientations begin at 9 am and end at 12 pm. Please arrive by 8:30 am to register.
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