Oliver Wendell Holmes Middle School

2020-2021 Enrollment Information and Forms

Enrollment forms are available online to fill out and print by clicking on the title. If you do not have access to print the forms, the school will have forms available starting May 12, 2020 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. CLICK on the title to access the forms and information.

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Holmes Club Fair

El Dia de Los Muertos 2018

Hispanic Heritage Month 2018

Garden Club

Dodger Day 2018

Sugar Skulls Lunchtime Activity

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News & Announcements

2020-2021 Enrollment Information and Forms

Enrollment forms are available online to fill out and print by clicking on the title. If you do not have access to print the forms, the school will have forms available starting May 12, 2020 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. CLICK on the title to access the forms and information.

Los Angeles Unified Workshop Series for Families

During this time of learning at home for our students, the Los Angeles Unified is
offering the following workshop series for parents and families. It is important to empower ourselves with the necessary tools to support our children and be mindful of self-care during this time. The workshop series will present valuable information, and practice strategies with you to use with children in various grade levels. Each workshop is accessed on Zoom by using the following link and password, as well as phone number:

https://zoom.us/j/93587208187?pwd=QnlpTjU3L3Irdjg5TGZXSUdmcGJkQT09
Webinar ID: 935 8720 8187 Password: 2020
Phone: 646 558 8656 Webinar ID: 935 8720 8187

Highly Accelerated Math Placement Exam Information WEDNESDAY MAY 27th

Hi, this is only for those who preregistered for today's exam.

Check your Monday, May 25th email for:
- Zoom Meeting ID for Exam Day
- Your child's Log-In information.
They will need this information to login.

Please connect at 12:45 pm to prepare for the exam. The test code will be given at 12:58 p.m. and the exam will begin at 1:00 p.m.

Thank you, Ms. Cao (ctc4902@lausd.net)

Accelerated Math Placement Exam Presentation (May 18, 2020 Meeting)

UPDATE: Please review the presentation slides 8-13 with your child to prepare the to log in for the exam. Exam Day Zoom Meeting ID, student log in ID and password will be emailed to you prior to your exam date.

Click on the title to access the information from the Parent/Student meeting held on May 18, 2020 for incoming 6th graders.

Accelerated Math Placement Exam (Incoming 6th Graders)

Update: To prepare for the upcoming exams, registration for the Wednesday exam is closed. Please email Ms. Cao at ctc4902@lausd.net for more information.

Math Placement Exam: If you your incoming 6th grader earned 4's in math and Met/Exceeded Standards on Smarter Balanced Assessment, he/she may qualify to enroll in the Highly Accelerated Common Core Math 6/7 course.

Online Pre-Exam Meeting Time: Monday, May 18, 2020 4:00 p.m.
Join Zoom Meeting https://lausd.zoom.us/j/91713312523
Meeting ID: 917 1331 2523

CLICK ON THE TITLE TO ACCESS THE REGISTRATION FORM.
Carefully type in your child's first and last name. This will be their login ID on exam day.

Netflix Watch Party: Youth Film Screening: King of Peking

The Dr. Barbara Seniors Hawkins Foundation is offering a free screening of the movie, "King of Peking" on Netflix on Saturday, MAY 30, 2020. Please click on the title above to access the flyer for registration information. You must have a Netflix account to view the movie.

Lockdown Script Contest Ages 11-17 (May 20 - June 4, 2020)

The Dr. Barbara Seniors Hawkins Foundation is having a screenwriting contest for young story tellers from ages 11-17. We would like to help her bring your amazing ideas to the big screen. Please click on the title above to access the flyer for more information.

Dodgers-LA Reads Challenge:

The program involves Dodger players, coaches, executives and alumni reading to children and rewards students that participate in the “Dodgers Reading Champions” challenge, which provides incentives for 1st-8th graders who read 30 minutes or more per day.

Please feel free to share this information with teachers, students, and parents and encourage them to register at www.Dodgers.com/LAReads.

Culmination 2020 - Video Instructions

Please click on the title to access the two videos:
1) How to download the Virtual Culmination Media Release Form and slide template
2) What to do with the student template and how to share the slides

Virtual Culmination 2020

Please click on the title above to access the Virtual Culmination Media Release Forms and 8th grade slide template. You MUST sign out of all personal Gmail accounts and use your LAUSD MyMail account to copy the student slides.

Virtual Parent Workshop "A Play Card for Families"

Join LDNW PACE for a workshop on supporting learning at home on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 9:00 a.m.

Please join the webinar by copying the link below into a web browser:
https://lausd.zoom.us/j/96010594944

Meeting ID: 960 1059 4944

LAUSD Summer of Learning 2020 Programs (Summer School)

LAUSD Summer of Learning 2020 Programs are open to all current 6th-8th graders. Registration starts on Monday, May 18, 2020. Please visit https://achieve.lausd.net/summer2020 or click on the title above for more details. For questions or assistance, please email Ms. Valentin at mvv7154@lausd.net.

Locker Clean-Out & Textbook Returns

Locker clear out and textbook collection begins Monday, May 18 at 12:00-3:00 PM. To minimize the number of people on campus, parents need to wait in their cars.

Students need to wear a mask, wear gloves, practice social distancing and wait in line at the front of the school to be admitted.

Please click on the link for the detailed message.

Local District Northwest: Virtual Town Hall Meeting Monroe Community of Schools on May 20, 2020

Parents and students are invited to a Virtual Town Hall Meeting for the Monroe Community of Schools in Local District Northwest on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at 3:00 p.m! Be part of the conversation with LD Northwest instructional leaders as they discuss enrollment, summer school, updates, and resources. Click on the title to view the flyer which includes the registration link and instructions for the webinar.

Apply for Open Enrollment (HERE)

IMPORTANT NOTE:
On-time District K-12 Open Enrollment applications are accepted May 4 - May 22. The Choices Late Application window is now open. Please send your questions to ApplyforSchools@lausd.net.

Distance Learning: Holmes Schoology Enrichment Courses

Join us on Tuesdays starting at 9:00 a.m. for enrichment classes for our students.

Please email Ms. Cao at ctc4902@lausd.net if you want to add to the courses.

PLEASE USE YOUR LAUSD MYMAIL ACCOUNT WHEN LOGGING INTO THE ZOOM MEETING.

The Zoom Meeting IDs are below.
9:00 a.m.: Origami (913-453-47227)
10:00 a.m.: Online Tools & Apps (956-6330-7025)
11:00 a.m.: Tech & Arts Fusion (935-572-45600)
12:00 p.m.: Makers (958-162-91030)

Email Ms. Cao @ ctc4902@lausd.net if you have any questions.

School Site Council Meeting

School Site Council will be meeting on Tuesday, May 5 at 9:00. If you would like to attend the virtual meeting, please complete the online registration form. The agenda and registration form can be located by clicking on the title. Please sign up by Monday if you plan to attend.

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Calendar of Events

Canceled-Homework Center
Date: 6/1/2020, 3:10 PM 4:10 PM
Location: Library (Avina)
Canceled-ELAC Meeting
Date: 6/2/2020, 8:30 AM 9:30 AM
Location: Parent Center- Betancourt
Safety Drill (Period 5)
Date: 6/3/2020, 1:07 PM 2 PM
Canceled-Homework Center
Date: 6/3/2020, 3:10 PM 4:10 PM
Location: Library (Avina)
SPRING MUSICAL
Date: 6/3/2020, 6:30 PM 8:30 PM
Location: MacKenzie Hall