Holmes - Grades K, 1, 2 News

Blog Entries - 2018

Safety Alert

Posted on: December 14, 2018

One Call 12/14/18  This morning Holmes Elementary school went on lock down due to a report from a parent that he misplaced a firearm. Police were immediately contacted and on the scene. The lockdown was lifted within twenty minutes due to law

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School Closed 11/15

Posted on: November 15, 2018

School will be closed Thursday, November 15th.

The 6th grade concert previously schedule for tonight has been canceled and will be rescheduled for a later date.

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A Celebration of Cultural Diversity: I am Wilmington

Posted on: August 29, 2018
Tags: Events

A core belief of the Wilmington City School District is that all students should be prepared to work in a diverse world. We hope you'll join us as we begin the school year with a celebration of cultural diversity in our schools and our community. Our theme

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Arrival & Dismissal: Important Information

Posted on: August 16, 2018

One Call Message 8/16/18 In order to accommodate the high volume of student pick ups at the end of the day, we are offering multiple options for our parents. One: Remain in your car and use the placard system for your student to be called to meet

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Elementary Transportation Letters

Posted on: August 7, 2018

Elementary Parents, watch the mail this week! The Transportation Department is sending letters to EVERY elementary student and they will go out today (Tuesday 8/7). Please read the letter carefully for your child's transportation information. Bus routes will

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Attendance Matters

Attendance Matters

Posted on: December 5, 2018
Tags: Attendance

One tip for giving your kids the best chance at being successful in school...

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December 2018 Newsletter

Posted on: November 30, 2018

Stay connected!  Check out our December newsletter for topics like:  ProgressBook, teen vaping, special needs resources, WMS RealMoney.RealWorld, PTO news, and more.

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Snapchat Incident Update

Posted on: November 19, 2018

 November 19, 2018 Update  (One-call message) The Wilmington City School district administrative team would like to thank staff, students, parents, community members, and local law enforcement for their cooperation, patience, and teamwork as we

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November 2018 District Newsletter

Posted on: November 1, 2018

Stay connected and catch up on all the happenings in the District!

November 2018 Newsletter

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homecoming spirit week 2018

Homecoming Week 2018

Posted on: September 24, 2018

Spirit Week Let’s celebrate Homecoming Week, September 25-28th!! This year's WCS theme is Hollywood. We hope the Elementary students will enjoy the fun-filled Hollywood themed spirit days this week. MONDAY: No school (waiver day) TUESDAY:

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September Principal's Newsletter

Posted on: September 4, 2018

Be sure to read up on all that is happening at Holmes in our September Principal's Newsletter!  

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Attendance Awareness Month!

Posted on: September 4, 2018

September is Attendance Awareness Month! During the entire month of September, we will be celebrating the importance of being at school every day all day. Each week we will have individual and class challenges for best attendance. Students will receive

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Transportation Update

Posted on: August 29, 2018

Each day at WCS we run 22 bus routes, and cover approximately 161 square miles.  The majority of those routes, both secondary and elementary, are running smoothly and are timely.  Due to enrollment/address changes and increased ridership, as well as

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Excited for the first day!

News from the 1st 8 days of school!

Posted on: August 24, 2018

Dear Wilmington Families, The start of the 2018-2019 is in full swing, and our students and teachers are working hard at developing new friendships, growing as learners, and becoming critical thinkers.   I’m excited about the direction our

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YMCA Before & After School Childcare

Posted on: July 30, 2018

We're excited to announce that the Xenia YMCA will be operating their K-12 before and after school enrichment program at Holmes Elementary for the 2018-2019 school year.  This is a great program for working parents who need extra child care during the

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Elementary Pick-Up Placards

Posted on: July 23, 2018

A Kid-Valet System for Safe Pick-Up! We have a new system this year for picking up your elementary child(ren) after school.  Based on parent feedback, we've designed a placard system that will be safer for the kids. This new pick-up lane

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Back to School 2018-2019

Posted on: July 17, 2018
Tags: Back to school

The first day of school is August 15th and we can’t wait to see the kids again!  From supply lists and open houses, to transportation and school lunches, we have the information you need to help get the kids ready for another great year.  

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First Day of School

Posted on: July 11, 2018

We're gearing up for a great school year.  Holmes Elementary is ready and waiting for their Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grade students. 

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Summer Lunch Program

Posted on: July 6, 2018
Tags: Summer lunch program

Don’t forget, Wilmington City School District is offering lunch free of charge this summer to all children 18 years and under in the Wilmington community. Help us spread the word by sharing our Summer Lunch Flyer with friends, neighbors, coworkers, your

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Explore our new website!

Posted on: July 6, 2018
Tags: Back to school

Did you notice that our site looks a little different? We invite you to take a few minutes and explore. We're still working on some of the pages, so please give us some feedback. Here are few features that we want to highlight for you:

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