O. W. Holmes Junior High School

Holmes Bulletin


Stephen Grover Cleveland (March 18, 1837 – June 24, 1908) was the 22nd and 24th President of the United States. Cleveland is the only president to serve two non-consecutive terms and therefore is the only individual to be counted twice in the numbering of the presidents.

Earl Warren (March 19, 1891 – July 9, 1974) was an American jurist and politician who served as the 14th Chief Justice of the United States (1953–1969) and the 30th Governor of California. The Warren Court ended school segregation and transformed many areas of American law, especially regarding the rights of the accused.

On March 20, 1852 Harriet Beecher Stowe published the anti-slavery novel Uncle Tom's Cabin.

On March 21, 1965, Martin Luther King Jr. lead more than 3,000 demonstrators on a four-day march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, to demand federal protection of voting rights. 

On March 22, 1972, the U.S. Senate passed the Equal Rights Amendment. It was not ratified by the states.



Dismissals:  Students leave class at the dismissal time listed, not earlier.  Times listed include time to change into uniforms and time for transportation to DHS. 


3/22 Badminton 2:45, Baseball FR 2:30, Softball cancelled, Boys Tennis V cancelled

4/1 Baseball FR 2:00, Boys Golf JV 1:45 V all day, Boys LAX 2:15

4/2 Badminton 2:00, Girls LAX V 1:30, Boys Tennis JV 2:30 V 2:00

4/3 Baseball FR 2:15, Boys Golf JV 1:45, Softball 1:45, Swimming 2:15, Track 1:30

4/4 Badminton 2:00, Boys Tennis V 2:45

4/5 Boys LAX 2:15, Girls LAX JV 2:45, Track tbd


DSHS Dance Team will be holding tryouts for the 2019-2020 school year April 8th – April 11th.  Mandatory Clinic, Monday, April 8th – 10th, from 4-6pm @ DSHS Dance Room Tryouts, Thursday, April 11th @ 4 pm.  Parent/Student Information Packet There will be a mandatory parent or guardian and student meeting on Wednesday, April 3rd from 5:00pm-5:30pm in the DSHS Dance room.  It is required that all dancers have been cleared by Athletics prior to participating in tryouts.  For an Athletic clearance packet please visit the DSHS Administration office or go online to the Athletics website @ http://dshs.djusd.net/athletics for forms.  For any questions please email Coach Perez @ kperez@djusd.net


Please contact Laurie Williams lwilliams@djusd.net if you have any questions regarding DHS sports.


Spring Sport Paperwork Deadline


The spring sport paperwork deadline for:


Soccer is Friday, February 15th


Track is Friday, Friday, April 12th


Please remember that even if you do your paperwork online, your sport paperwork is not complete UNTIL you turn in the paper copy of your current physical signed by a physician.


If you have been cleared to play a sport during the fall or winter, you are all set for the spring and do not need to turn in anything else.


Questions????  Email Leigh Choate @ lchoate@djusd.net



Annual Sports Physical Clinic

Saturday, June 1st - 8:30am-11:30am

Sutter Davis Family Practice, 2030 Sutter Pl. Suite 2000

$20 benefits Davis High Athletics

Please bring a Sports Physical Examination Form  completed, signed by a parent/guardian  in order to participate in the clinic. Available on Athletics page, forms folder: https://dshs.djusd.net



Looking for a quiet, dim lit room to be in during lunch?  Ms. Amsler hosts the space to sit and breath and do gentle stretching on yoga mats that are provided every Thursday at lunch.  Room D-30.  No experience or commitment required.  Just a place to relax.  The first half of lunch is for guided meditation, eat quietly and peacefully the 2nd half.  


ASB Class Rep Clubs

ASB and Class Rep Meetings

Wednesday, March 20 @ 8:30AM.  Class Rep meeting 4th period in G-45



Mindfulness:  Mondays 12:15-12:35 in room E39

Science Bowl:  Mondays 3:45-4:45 in room B19

American Sign Language Club:  Mondays lunch in room D29

STEM CLUB:  Tuesdays 3:30-4:30 in room B19

Robotics and Coding Club:  Tuesdays 3:30-4:30 in computer lab

MathCounts:  Wednesdays at lunch in room B21

Yoga and Meditation: Thursdays at lunch in D30

Chess Club: Thursdays 3:30 in D31