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MathCounts Team Performs Well at Regional Competition

The Holmes Junior High MathCounts team competed on Friday, February 16 at the regional competition held at Hawkeye Community College.   Seven students qualified for the  State Competition next month!Individual awards:Akshat Mehta -- 1st place, Connor DeGroote -- 2nd place, Jack Beecher -- 4th place, Ryan Watson -- 8th place,Eli Flikkema -- 10th place. Team Award:Holmes team (comprised of Akshat Mehta, Ryan Watson, Kimi Du and Hari Surnedi) -- 3rd place

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Holmes Science Club Delegation Advocated for After School Programming

A delegation from Holmes Jr. High school including Jenna Atkins, Kunyu (Kimi) Du, Brendan Moody, Simon Plassman, Harri Surnedi and staff member Logan Mork traveled to the State Capitol on Tuesday to visit with legislators about the positive impact After School programming has had on them.  The delegation met with Representatives Bob Kressig, Walt Rogers, Senator Jeff Danielson as well as a number of other legislators while showcasing their After School Science Club.The students from [...]

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Belin-Blank Center Honors Former Holmes Student

Krisha Keeran, a student at Cedar Falls High School, and a former student at Holmes Jr. High, was among the students from Iowa and throughout the nation who were recently honored at The University of Iowa Belin-Blank Center's Recognition Ceremony. Additionally, recognized students were given the opportunity to honor a teacher they credited for having a profound influence on their lives. Krisha selected Mr. Duff of Holmes Jr. High for this honor.The ceremony was held Sunday, October 8, [...]

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Holmes Bike Club

The Spring Session of the Holmes Bicycle Club had "check-in" days for 8 weeks in April and May.  David Butler, Will Coloff, Charis Crozier, Colin Seeks, Nick Thompson and Aleah Timm all had perfect attendance.  They each earned a $10 gift certificate to Bike Tech and had their name in the drawing for a $50 gift certificate.  Nick Thompson was the lucky winner.  Neel Shah rode his bike 7 of the 8 days and also earned a $10 gift certificate to Bike Tech.  Grace Bobeldyk and Eli Flikkema ro [...]

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Recycled School Supplies

At the end of the school year, one of the traditions at Holmes Jr. High is that the students recycle their left over school supplies (if they aren't taking them home to use next year.)  Eight tightly packed boxes of supplies were donated to the Boys and Girls Club in Waterloo.  Pictured is Kali and Makayla sorting the supplies.  They volunteered two of their study halls to help with this project.

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