Oliver Wendell Holmes Middle School

Mr. Park's students win 2nd Place in the 2017-2018 Stock Market Game Awards


News & Announcements

Coffee with the Principal

Join us this Friday, September 28th at 8:30 am in the Parent Center at our monthly Coffee with the Principal meeting as we present a social-emotional and behavior workshop on Bullying: What Every Parent Needs to Know. Our school dean will be providing information about the LAUSD anti-bullying policy, types and warning signs of bullying, and what parents, students, victims and witnesses should do when faced with bullying. We look forward to seeing you there.

Holmes NJHS School Supply Drive

Holmes Middle School NJHS and Leadership are sponsoring a School Supply Drive for back to school August 27th to September 7th. This drive will support the LAUSD Homeless students. During the 2016-2017 school year, the Los Angeles Unified School District identified over 17,200 homeless students within its boundaries. There are many ways to support our Homeless Education Program. Your donation will have a significant impact in the lives of our homeless children and families! Please send school supplies to the main hallway. Thank you for your donation.

Suggested supplies include: erasers, sharpeners, rulers, notebooks, scissors, lined paper, binders, glue sticks, colored pencils, highlighters, and backpacks.

2018-2019 Holmes Pre-Registration (CLICK HERE)

Parents and students will be able to complete all district and school forms, sign up for Parent Online Portal, receive text books and locker assignments.
Students - please bring your ID if you have one.

AVOID LONG LINES...Download the forms in our Parent section to access the Express Line for families who have all forms completed. Express Line will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:45 a.m.

Last Name: A-L 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. and M-Z 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8th Graders: August 7th
7th Graders: August 8th
6th Graders: August 9th

Picture Day: Friday, August 17, 2018

How to order pictures:
1) Go to http://www.mylifetouch.com. Use the code: DC018570Y0 (zeros, not letter "o") and order.
2) Download, complete and print the form. Have your child bring the completed form to school on picture day.

Wednesday, May 30: PTSA Fundraiser at Chipotle Mexican Grill

Support our PTSA! Go to Chipotle Mexican Grill on 9205 Reseda Blvd. in Northridge from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. with family and friends for dinner and be sure to take the flyer and mention our school! 50% of proceeds go to our PTSA! Click headline for link to flyers.

Career Day at Holmes Middle School – Speakers Wanted!

Holmes Middle School is looking for speakers to share their stories with students at our second annual Career Day. No job is too big or too small. Please join us on Friday, May 25th. Your support will make a difference in the lives of our students.
Click headline above to sign up and to learn more:


Open House has been rescheduled to Wednesday, May 23. Events will begin at 4:30 p.m. There will be food trucks, games, a book fair in the library, high school booths, science fair displays, monument displays, portfolio reviews and classroom visitations. Friday, May 25 remains a minimum day and there is no school on Monday, May 28 for Memorial Day.

Spring Concert

The Holmes Band, Strings and Choir will perform on Wednesday, May 16 at 6:30 p.m. in MacKenzie Hall. Tickets are available at the Student Store for $5.00 each.

Holmes PTSA Needs You!

Our PTSA is looking to fill Board and Committee positions for the 2018-2019 school year. Get involved, make a difference and meet new people! Click here for more information and join us at our next PTSA Association Meeting / Spaghetti Dinner / Talent Show on Thursday, April 26th at 6:30 PM in Mackenzie Hall.

Yearbook Ad

8th grade parents: Congratulate and celebrate your 8th grade student's culmination by purchasing an ad in the yearbook! Design a 1/4 page ad for $50.00 or a 1/2 page ad for $90. To place an ad, design your own page and save the file as a .jpeg, then email ad to the yearbook advisor Ms. Norris at jmn2665@lausd.net. Print and fill out the Yearbook Ad Form from link below. Make payment in cash along with the completed form at the student store by Friday, March 23. Click on link for .pdf copy of Yearbook Ad Order Form.

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Calendar of Events

Elementary Visit- Mayall
Date: 9/21/2018, 8:30 AM 1:30 PM
PSA Counselors Meeting
Date: 9/25/2018, 7:30 AM 1 PM
Location: Library
Gospel Music Preview
Date: 9/25/2018, 8:30 AM 11:47 AM
Location: Mackenzie Hall- Karathanas
UCLA Writing Project- English Department Mtg.
Date: 9/25/2018, 1:30 PM 4 PM
Location: Ms. Farrens' Room
Make up Picture Day
Date: 9/26/2018