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WISTEM Tutoring Every Thursday
Read for more information about an online tutoring opportunity every Thursday from 2:30-4pm.
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Quarter 2 Begins Monday November 2
Quarter 1 ends Friday October 30 and Quarter 2 begins on Monday, November 2. Read for more important information as we make this transition.
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Holmes Quarter 2 Book Pick Up
Pick up your books, supplies, and school picture orders on Thursday, October 29 and Friday, October 30 from 1-4pm. Read more for more information and to find out if you have books to pick up.
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Holmes Spirit Week October 26-30
Holmes will be having a Spirit Week from October 26-30. Read more to participate in each of the Spirit Days.
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Becoming an Observer in Canvas
Parents, as an observer you can see your child's grades, assignments, and calendar events. Read more to find out how to sign up.
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Yearbook Announcement
Our Yearbook Class is looking for pictures for our 20-21 yearbook. Read more on how to submit your photos online and how to order your yearbook.
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Library Page in Canvas
Read more for a video introducing our Library Page in the Patriot Pride Portal in Canvas.
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Picture Day is Coming!
School Picture Day is September 30 and October 1 from 1-6pm. Read more for details and how to sign up.
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Holmes Jr. High is on Social Media!
Check us out on Instagram and Facebook for posts on student activities, school updates, and information around Distance Learning.
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Virtual Back to School Night
Our Virtual Back to School Night is Wednesday September 9 from 6:30-8. Read more for links to all the sessions.
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Getting Started in CANVAS
School starts on Wednesday, August 26th. On Friday, August 21st, students can use their school logins and go onto CANVAS to find out their schedule.
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Back to School 2020-21
All DJUSD schools will be starting the school year with 100% Distance Learning. Please check out the DJUSD Restart website for ongoing updates and important information.
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District News

October 29 - New Superintendent’s Message
Read Superintendent Bowes' new message to the DJUSD community for info on our new Return to Campus Family Survey, ways to stay informed and more.
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Return to Campus - Family Survey - Deadline November 8
In preparation for our next steps, we want to hear from our staff and families about what is important to you now and for the rest of this school year.
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Parents Can Opt-in for DJUSD Text Messages
Opt-in for DJUSD text message to receive alerts during an urgent situation and announcements during Distance Learning.
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Health and Safety, Steps to Return to Campus – Parent Training Videos
Learn about key factors to health and safety practices and what to expect when students return to campus.
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Fight the Flu with Yolo County
Fight the flu with a free flu shot - drive-thru event at Harper Junior High on October 17
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CalFresh Disaster Response- Food Benefits in Wake of Fires
In response to the wildfires burning across the state, Disaster CalFresh will be available to individuals and families who either lived or worked in Lake, Monterey, San Mateo, Santa Cruz, Solano and Yolo counties and experienced a disaster related impact. Disaster CalFresh provides temporary food benefits to disaster victims who were not eligible for regular CalFresh benefits at the time of the disaster.
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DJUSD Receives $9 Million in Facilities Grant Funds to Improve CTE Facilities
We are proud to announce that Davis Joint Unified School District has received $9 million in facilities grant funds from the State of California
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October 2 - Return to Campus Begins with Phase 2: New Message from Superintendent Bowes
Read Superintendent Bowes’ latest message to the DJUSD community for info on our Return to Campus plan and more.
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DJUSD to host a Virtual Evening with Christine Sleeter, Ph.D, California State University Monterey Bay on Transformative Ethnic Studies in Schools
Wednesday, October 7 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
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Find out your Board of Education Trustee Area and School Boundaries!
Use our updated Trustee Area and School Attendance Area locator tool to find out your Trustee Area ahead of this year’s election season.
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Free and Reduced Meals- Apply Online for the 2020-21 School Year
Help your child and your school by applying for free and reduced priced meals.
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Provide Feedback on the District's Learning Continuity Plan.
Please provide all feedback by 5:00 p.m. on September 10.
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Our Mission

The parents, students, faculty and support staff at Holmes Junior High are committed to the achievement of excellence in academics and all other curricular pursuits. They are also committed to the cultivation of individual abilities and talents in a supportive environment where respect for individual and group differences and for the rights of others guide behavior.