Oliver Wendell Holmes Middle School

Sugar Skulls Lunchtime Activity

El Dia de Los Muertos 2018

Dodger Day 2018

Holmes Club Fair

Garden Club


Hispanic Heritage Month 2018

News & Announcements

Coffee with the Principal

Click on the title to access the links and sign up for the date you wish to attend Coffee with the Principal. Must register 24 hours in advance. Meeting information will be sent to you.

Textbook Access Online

Click on the above link to access your child's English, math, history and science books.

If your child's book is not linked in their Schoology course (other than science - links provided), please contact your child's teacher to add the textbook to their courses.

Holmes MS Teacher Lessons (Week 3)

Students are expected to log in to Schoology every day to see all updated assignments for each teacher. These assignments may change, so it is best to log in to Schoology.

To see the assignments, click on the title to see each teacher's assignments for March 30- April 3, 2020. If you have any questions, please contact your child's teacher through email.

Verizon Hot Spot Request Form

If you are interested in applying for a Verizon Wi-Fi Hot Spot, you will need:
• Student LAUSD MyMail account and password (to log in to apply to the form)
• Student Name
• Student ID
• Student home address
• To apply, please click HERE. Applications will be submitted in the order received.

Pi Week (3.09-3.14)

Holmes Middle School is celebrating Pi Week on March 9-14, 2020. In honor of the most well known mathematical constant in the world, students will be partaking in Pi related activities all week in participating advisories.
Monday: Assemble Pi paper chains
Tuesday: Create Pi Puzzles
Wednesday: Write Pi Ku poems
Thursday: Math Art: Pi Day Skyline
Friday: Lunch Culminating Activity: Memorize all the digits of Pi Contest and create Pi bracelets
Thank you to our student leadership team for organizing these events.

North Valley Family YMCA Game Night 2

North Valley Family YMCA will be having their Game Night 2 on Friday, March 6, 2020 at 6:30 - 9:30 PM. It's back! Bigger and better than ever! This is a free First Friday Teen Night event for 6th-12th graders. Please RSVP at the North Valley Family YMCA Welcome Center or online. For more information, contact Kayla at KaylaCabrera@ymcaLA.org. RSVP Online at www.ymcala.org/nv. Click on the title to view the flyer.

11th Annual GATE/SAS Parent Conference

All parents are invited to the 11th Annual GATE/SAS Parent Conference on Saturday, March 14, 2020 at the Roybal Learning Center in Los Angeles. Registration begins at 7:30 AM. Conference will be from 8:15 am to 12:30 PM. Parents will have the opportunity to hear a keynote address and attend workshops on a variety of topics specific to gifted/talented learners. It is free. For more information, please click on the title to print out the event flyer.

Holmes Middle School Magnet Parent Experience Survey 2020

Hello Magnet Parents! Please complete the Holmes Middle School Magnet Parent Survey 2020 that was emailed to you previously. You will need your email address to start. Your valuable input will help us serve you and your child better. Our goal is to have 100% parent participation. The survey link will be open until Sunday, March 1, 2020. If you have any questions, please email Ms. Valentin. Thank you for your cooperation.

2020 LAUSD Sharing Brings Hope Campaign (Consolidated Charities Campaign)

We hope you will support the 2020 LAUSD Sharing Brings Hope Campaign, running Feb. 18 through March 3. The charities are reputable and effective partners, and your donations support their efforts in the community. Student Donation Envelopes will be sent home with your child. Please consider giving to the charity of your choice. No amount is too small because together, sharing does bring hope. Your gifts help to make a difference in the lives of thousands of families, and makes our communities a better place to live.


The 8th grade panorama picture will be taken on Monday, March 2, 2020. The cost of the panorama picture is $20. Payment envelopes were distributed on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 during advisory.
Students can make payments starting February 21 to Friday, February 28, 2020. Payments can be made in the student store during nutrition and lunch. The student store will only accept the exact cash amount. No checks or money orders will be accepted. Students may order online at mylifetouch.com using School ID number: DC049018T0.
Students must wear either the school uniform, the class t-shirt, or the class sweatshirt along with the uniform pants. Anyone wearing unauthorized clothing will be excluded from the picture.

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Calendar of Events

Canceled - Scholastics Book Fair
Date: 4/1/2020
Location: Library
Date: 4/1/2020
Canceled -Homework Center
Date: 4/1/2020, 3:10 PM 4:10 PM
Location: Library (Avina)
Date: 4/2/2020
Canceled - Scholastics Book Fair
Date: 4/2/2020
Location: Library