News Stories

Submitting a Photo for Yearbook
Yearbook Student Pictures
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Virtual Parent Education Night
Join us on Wednesday, November 18 at 6:30pm for a Virtual Parent Education Night called "Staying Ahead of the Trends - What Every Junior High Parent Needs to Know."
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Online Homework Help
Homework help and tutoring are​ available on Tuesdays and Thursdays from​ 3:30 - 4:30pm on Zoom. Read more for details.
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Quarter 2 Back to School Night
On Monday, November 9, from 6:30-7:30pm, we are having a Quarter 2 Back to School Night for periods 1,3,5 and 7. Read more for all the details.
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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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District News

Mental Health and Wellness Resources and Tips
With the impact of COVID-19, our routines continue to be disrupted in these challenging times. This time of year surfaces increased challenges that impact mental health.
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November 20 - Return to Campus Update
Read Superintendent Bowes' new message to the DJUSD community on Return to Campus progress and planning, survey results and more.
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Happy Thanksgiving
Have a happy and safe Thanksgiving Break!
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New Elementary Report Cards During Conference Week
New Elementary Report Cards will be shared during conferences and mailed home the week of December 1.
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November 10 - Return to Campus Update
Read Superintendent Bowes' new message to the DJUSD community on Return to Campus progress and planning.
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DJUSD Library Circulation during Distance Learning
During Distance Learning, a select number of DJUSD libraries will be checking out books to students.
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Return to Campus - Family Survey CLOSED
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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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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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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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.