Oliver Wendell Holmes Middle School

Enroll in Holmes Middle School for 2019-2020!!!

Apply to Holmes' School for Advanced Studies online through LAUSD Unified Enrollment or the Parent Portal ... spaces are limited. Please call to arrange a school tour.

Applications can be submitted online at https://apply.lausd.net

Open Enrollment begins April 30 - May 20, 2019.

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Dodger Day and College Awareness

Garden Club

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

Happy Howdie Halloween (Holmes Staff)

SHE DELIVERS!

Dodger Day 2018

Sugar Skulls Lunchtime Activity

Hispanic Heritage Month 2018

Walk to School Day 2018

Holmes Club Fair

El Dia de Los Muertos 2018

News & Announcements

Enroll in Holmes Middle School for 2019-2020!!!

Apply to Holmes' School for Advanced Studies online through LAUSD Unified Enrollment or the Parent Portal ... spaces are limited. Please call to arrange a school tour.

Applications can be submitted online at https://apply.lausd.net

Open Enrollment begins April 30 - May 20, 2019.

After School Intervention Updated Dates

Students who are in the Library with Ms. Cao or the Computer Lab with Mr. Betancourt or Ms. Gottschall, the last day of intervention this week will be tomorrow, April 11, 2019 . We will resume April 29 through May 3 and then May 13 through May 23. If you have any questions, please contact the school.

Important Upcoming Dates

Math Parent Information Night:        
May 15, 2019 @ 6:00 p.m. in the Library (Information on Middle School Math Pathways)

Math Placement Exam:                   
May 18th at 7:30 a.m. in Room 401 (for incoming 6th graders and new 7th grade students) Go to https://www.holmesms.org/ by May 16, 2019 to reserve a space.

New Student Orientation:                 
May 18th (M – Z; parents of students taking math placement exam) 9:00 – 12:00 p.m. June 8th (A – L) 9:00 – 12:00 p.m.

Pre-Registration:                                 
Disbursement of books, lockers, student ID, etc. Completed forms will be required in order to receive the above items. Forms will be available online to print in August.
Last names   M - Z @ 8:00 – 11:00 a.m.                                                                                    A - L @ 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.                                                                                          8th Grade August 12, 2019                                                                                        7th Grade August 13, 2019                                                                                        6th Grade August 14, 2019

Accelerated Math Placement Exam Registration

Please register your child for the Math Placement Exam on Saturday, May 18, 2019 or Tuesday, May 21, 2019.

May 18th: Registration begins at 7:15 a.m. The exam will begin promptly at 8:45 a.m. ( 1 hour) Parents may stay for the New Student Orientation regardless of last name.

May 21st: Registration begins at 2:00 p.m. The exam will begin promptly at 2:30 p.m. ( 1 hour)

Click on the title to access registration form.

Presupuesto Categórico para el año escolar 2019-20

Buenas noches padres
Estamos pidiendo a los padres y tutores que participen en una breve encuesta en línea sobre las necesidades futuras de nuestra escuela. La EVALUACIÓN DE NECESIDADES es una herramienta para recopilar información de los interesados en el desarrollo del Presupuesto Categórico para el año escolar 2019-20. Esta información será tomada en consideración por el Concilio escolar local, quien tomará la decisión final sobre el presupuesto. Para acceder a la encuesta, vaya al sitio web de Holmes en www.holmesms.org y haga clic en el enlace EVALUACIÓN DE NECESIDADES. Por favor, tome la encuesta antes del jueves, 3/21. Le agradecemos su aporte.

Parent Comprehensive Needs Assessment 2019-2020

Good evening parents,
We are asking parents and guardians to participate in a short, online survey regarding the future needs of our school. The NEEDS ASSESSMENT is a tool to gather input from stakeholders in the development of the Categorical Budget for the 2019-20 School-year. This information will be taken into consideration by the School Site Council who will make the final decision on the budget. To access the survey, copy and paste the link below. Please take the survey before Thursday, 3/21. We thank you for your input.

Triple P: Positive Parenting Program Seminar

March 8, 15, 22
8:30-10:00 AM
Parent Center
Child and Family Guidance Center

Seminars:
The Power of Positive Parenting (3/8/19)
Raising Confident and Competent Children (3/5/19)
Raising Resilient Children (3/22/19)

Positive Parenting Program Seminar can help parents with:
• Encouraging positive behavior
• Assertiveness in parenting
• Improving parent-child relationship
• Setting rules and routines

Student Daily Sheet

Click here to download a Student Daily Sheet for Parent-Teacher-Student communication on a daily basis.

PTSA Reflections News

Congratulations to the Holmes students who participated in the 2018-2019 PTSA Reflections art program. ALL participants are invited to attend an Ice Cream Sundae Party and Art Gallery at the PTSA meeting on Thursday, January 31st at 6:30 PM. Invitations will be sent home.

Special congratulations to our Holmes MS Reflections winners that were sent on to the 31st District!

Leo Kahlenberg - Photography 1st place
Carla Robinson Garcia - Photography 2nd place
Nailah Shah - Literature 1st place
Vallerie Matias - Literature 2nd place
George Garcia Meza - Literature 3rd place
Molly Mitchell - Visual Arts 1st place
Sarina Salem - Visual Arts 2nd place
Isis Ortega - Visual Arts 3rd place

Mariachi Aguilas Club Auditions on Monday, February 4th at 3:25 p.m.!!!

Dear Holmes Eagles, due to a high volume of interested students Mariachi Aguilas will be holding auditions Monday, February 4th at 3:15pm. Auditions are open to all Holmes students and you will need to pick up an audition form and choose your audition time slot in room 303 before Friday. Once you have auditioned you will be dismissed and can check for results the next day posted outside room 303. After the audition on February 4th rehearsals will resume on February 6th every Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 3:15pm in room 303. See you then, Go Eagles!

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Calendar of Events

Free English Classes for Parents
Date: 4/23/2019, 8:30 AM 10:30 AM
Location: Parent Center
NW Psych Services Meeting for case review
Date: 4/23/2019, 12:30 PM 4 PM
Location: Parent Center Classroom
Faculty Peer Observations
Date: 4/24/2019, 8 AM 3 PM
NJHS Meeting
Date: 4/24/2019, 12:30 PM 1 PM
Location: 107
Faculty Peer Observations
Date: 4/25/2019, 8 AM 3 PM