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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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Science Olympiad

On March 25th Holmes Science Club competed in the Iowa Science Olympiad at Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Teams from across the state competed for the right to represent Iowa at the national competition in Dayton, Ohio in May. The Olympiad consists of 23 events ranging from tests on anatomy or meteorology to building and flying an electric hovercraft.Holmes Jr. High came in third in the state with Mount Vernon coming in 2nd and returning champion Ames winning again this year. Holmes st [...]

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