News Stories

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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Textbook Pick up dates
Holmes Families, We have your textbooks ready for pick up! To pick up your books please come by at the assigned time and drive through the Holmes parking lot.
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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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Holmes Department Challenges
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Distance Learning Begins April 13
Visit the DJUSD website for our Family Guide to Distance Learning.
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Holmes Junior High Drama Club Presents- Much Ado About Nothing
Opening Night of play is March 6th at 7 pm
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Parent Information Night for the 20-21 School Year
It is time to learn about class choices for next school year.
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Pep Band plays at home wrestling match
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District News

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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DJUSD Gets USDA Flexibility to Serve Free Meals for Children Through December 31, 2020
The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced it will extend several flexibilities to allow summer meal program operators like DJUSD to continue serving free meals to all children under the age of 18 through December 31, 2020, as funding allows.
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Stuck with Technical Issues?
Find helpful technology resources on our website!
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Visit the Restart DJUSD website!
Visit the Restart DJUSD website for technology resources, our Reopening Guide for families and more!
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Welcome Back to School
Read Superintendent Bowes' Welcome Back to School message for more info on our Reopening Guide for Families, an update on meal services and more.
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Read Our New Restart DJUSD Reopening Guide for Families
Included in it is info on Student Schedules, a list of Back to School Basics FAQs, Technology Info and more.
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August 7 - Online Re-Enrollment, Student Schedule Preview, Canvas
Read Superintendent Bowes' weekly message for more info on our upcoming Restart DJUSD Guide for Families, a preview of student schedules and more.
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Online Re-Enrollment Now Open for the 2020-21 School Year
Online Re-enrollment for all returning DJUSD students opened this week.
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Computer and Internet Access for Distance Learning
As we begin the 2020-21 school year in a full Distance Learning model, every DJUSD student will need access to a computer and dependable internet.
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DJUSD Childcare Survey - Deadline August 5
Given DJUSD’s plans to reopen in a 100% Distance Learning format, please let us know if you anticipate needing childcare during this time.
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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.