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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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2017 1st Round Football Playoff Pre-Sale Tickets

You are encouraged to purchase your First Round football playoff tickets for the Cedar Falls vs. CR Prairie football game in the high school office.  This will help you avoid lines at the ticket booth on Friday night at Wartburg College.  All tickets are $6.00.  You can purchase your playoff tickets anytime in the high school office between 7:00 a.m and 4:00 p.m. this week.  We are accepting only cash and check for payment, please.

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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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Tiger Pride Garden

Looking for something to do this summer?Come to Messy Mornings in the Tiger Pride Garden! Tuesdays 10‐11 am at Tiger Pride GardenstarƟng June 6th Join UNI students in learning gardening basics suchas planƟng, weeding & harvesƟng Enjoy taste tasƟng fresh produceBring your friends and come see how fungardening can be!

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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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Holmes Students Advocate for Afterschool Program

The Holmes delegation of Jakobi Davis, Zoe Edgington, Lillie Fitzgerald, Jacob Smothers, Lily Watson, Noah Weigel, Dan Bower and David Welter meet with Representatives Bob Kressig and Timi Brown-Powers in the House Chambers. Six Holmes students joined their ECHOES After School program coordinator Dan Bower and recently retired Holmes Principal David Welter as they traveled to the State Capitol in Des Moines on February 14 and 15. The trip was part of a STEM awareness initiative hosted by t [...]

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COMMUNITY YEARBOOK UPLOAD INSTRUCTIONS

COMMUNITY YEARBOOK UPLOAD INSTRUCTIONS FOR PARENTS & Students Please follow the below instructions and rules in order to upload pictures to the Holmes JHS Yearbook Access the community yearbook by copying or pasting the link to your browserwww.Community.lifetouch.com Create your own account by entering the access code VJZHMN  in the green “new users” box and then click “get started”.   **Remember to save access code as it will ask you each time you log in. The next step will be to c [...]

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Holmes Students Advocate for Afterschool Program

The Holmes delegation ofJakobi Davis, Zoe Edgington, Lillie Fitzgerald, Jacob Smothers, Lily Watson, Noah Weigel, Dan Bower and David Welter meet with Representatives Bob Kressig and Timi Brown-Powers in the House Chambers.Six Holmes students joined their ECHOES After School program coordinator Dan Bower and recently retired Holmes Principal David Welter as they traveled to the State Capitol in Des Moines on February 14 and 15. The trip was part of a STEM awareness initiative hoste [...]

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Iowa String Teachers Association Honors Concert

Emma Fuchtman and Emma Sliwinski from Holmes and Klaertje Hesselink from Peet did a great job representing our schools today at the Iowa String Teachers Association Honors Concert. They all performed last month at the Northeast Iowa String Teachers Association concert in Dubuque and were selected to perform today with top middle school students from across Iowa.

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Math Peer Tutors @ Holmes Jr. High

Students that need help with their math - either due to being absent or finding a concept difficult can get one-on-one help during Tiger Time from another student through the Math Peer Tutor program. The 36 Math Peer Tutors (grades 7th, 8th, 9th) are students that excel in math and find doing math problems to be fun. This is the second year for the Math Peer Tutors program. Luke Becker and Blair Hudson are the sponsoring math teachers. A big thank-you goes out to the Cedar Falls [...]

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7th Grade Science Students Plant Trees

On Friday, October 28th, twenty-two students from Mrs. Amanda Johnson’s and Mr. Jim Moeller’s 4th hour science class, assisted by math teachers - Mrs. Sue Green and Mrs. Jen Reiter  and parent volunteers - Deana Olson and Vic Loughlin  planted six evergreen trees  - 3 White Pine and 3 Norway Spruce. This planting completed the two rows of evergreen windbreak between the track/football field and the residential housing on 8th Street.  A special thank you goes to Green Scene of Black [...]

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Bike Club Winners

Holmes Bicycle ClubAdvisors:  Sue Green & Lauren BauerSponsors:  Bike Tech & Iowa Bicycle CoalitionFall 2016 – Attendance Winners                 8/8 Fridays                               7/8 Fridays               6/8 FridaysEmma Bonjour           Makayla Kinder          Katie Butler               David AslamovGrace Bobeldyk         Mason Niu                 Antoine Cuhat            Joey PhillipsDavid Butler              Jordan Rundel           Isaiah JenningsWill Coloff               [...]

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Bridget Adam receives award of excellence for 15 years of dedicated service to Business Education

The Iowa Business Education Association held its annual fall convention at the Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites in Urbandale on October 23rd and 24th, 2016.  The theme, “Elect Business in 2016”, provided the framework and focus of the conference which included many engaging and informative sessions. Bridget Adam from Holmes Junior High was one of over 115 Iowa business educators who attended the convention.  Presenters from industry, education, and publishing companies provided timely i [...]

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Rock the Word Authors Visit Cedar Falls Schools This Week

Rock the Word Authors Visit Cedar Falls Schools This Week On September 14-15 Cedar Falls Schools will host Rock the Word. Rock the Word is an intensive and hands on approach, with five multiple award-winning authors. They work with students to harness their creative voice. The authors share a passion for writing, reading and reaching into any student and elevating their innate storytelling abilities. The authors will visit Peet Junior High and Holmes Junior High with an all-school assembly [...]

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National Arts in Education Week

We thank our amazing art, vocal music, band, orchestra and drama teachers! Our district is so lucky and very blessed to have such talented, passionate teachers for our students!Art TeachersVocal Music TeachersBand InstructorsDrama TeachersLisa KlenskeEliott KranzKyle EngelhardtMichelle RatheEmily LuensmannAlice PruisnerGerald RamseyJoe FrennaAshley CardamoreSarah DeutschLaura EngelhardtLeesa TalbotDagan RobertsonAaron HansenBen ByersdorferAlice PruisnerChad WolfNancy DreyerEric LinsSaman [...]

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Tiger Kickoff

Mr. Meyer and several others went above and beyond the call of duty to set up the Tiger Kickoff for our fall athletes - of special note Stormy and Melissa gave of their own time to come back to help with the event and after the event was over at Holmes took meals to our 9th grade football players who were still practicing at Peet, our coaches who stayed around after the event to help our custodial staff clean up.  Thank you to all that helped and came. 

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Holmes & Peet Teachers Receive Honors

Family and Consumer Sciences instructors are encouraged to be active in their community and profession. At the Iowa Family and Consumer Sciences Educators Conference on June 13th, Maxine Barrows (CFCS), Tammy Knox, Brenda Patterson and Megan Droste received the award called BEST in Iowa. BEST stands for Belong (Professional Membership, Professional Leadership, Professional Committees, Community/School Involvement), Excel (Mentoring, Honors/Awards, Presentations, Published Articles), Study [...]

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TIGER PRIDE KICKOFF

This Wednesday August 31st, Holmes Junior High is hosting a meal for all Fall student-athletes. We will be serving hotdogs, chips and a drink. All attending athletes will meet after practice in the cafeteria and the meal will be served at 5:00 PM.Our purpose and hope is that this will be a great way to kick off our Fall activities. This will be an opportunity for our student-athletes to share a meal and the same message regarding school spirit and support for each other.We are asking [...]

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Holmes Bicycle Club

Holmes Bicycle Club Advisors:  Ms. Bauer & Mrs. Green Check in at the front door (7:30 – 7:50)DatesFriday – September 2                             Friday – September  30Friday – September 9                             Friday – October 7Thursday – September 15                      Friday – October 14Friday – September 23                          Friday – October 21  (Hot Choc) Attendance AwardsAwards provided by Bike Tech6 out 8 days – Free Water Bottle from Bike Tech7 out of 8 day [...]

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Boost 2016

We had 154 students participate in the Boost Program this year.  Students will better prepared for the transition to junior high. Emphasis was placed upon appropriate skill development and subject areas including reading, math, science and organization skills. Boost was offered the week of Aug 8– Aug 11 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Participants took part in a mini school day that will introduce concepts, ideas and skills for use during their seventh grade year. It was a great way to meet new [...]

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Free Summer Lunches for Kids & Teens

Holmes JHS, Boys & Girls Clubs of the Cedar Valley, Northeast Iowa Food Bank and Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare are offering free summer lunches to youths and their families.  Kids and their families are enjoying a good lunch and activities this summer at Holmes.  All are welcome, come check it out.  Dates: July 11th- August 11thMonday –ThursdayTimes: 11:45-12:15pm Meal Service12:20-1:00pm Youth ActivitiesWhere: Holmes Jr. High CafeteriaEnter in the back doors next to basketball court. No R [...]

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TIGER PRIDE GARDEN SUMMER WORK DAYS

All Holmes Jr. High students entering 7th, 8th, and 9th grade are welcome! Join us every Tuesday (starting June 7th) from 10:00-11:00 a.m. for gardening activities!  We will meet in the garden! Please remember to…Wear old closed toe shoes (no flip flops) and old clothing And it’s recommended to...Wear sunscreen and bug sprayBring a water bottleFor more information about the garden and weather cancellations go the Holmes Jr. High website under program opportunities. Contact: tigerpridegarde [...]

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2016-2017 Registration Information

Welcome to Cedar Falls Schools!From preschool through high school, our school district is proud to offer excellent educational choices to students and families.On this page, you will find everything you need to enroll and register your child for school. Whether you are new to the school district, registering your child for the first time in preschool or kindergarten, or been in the District for sometime, please see the list of registration forms here.If you have any questions or need addit [...]

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Holmes Students Participate in All-Iowa Eighth Grade State Honor Band

Congratulations to Holmes band students Megan Smith, David Butler, Christopher Sell and Emma Cryer on their acceptance into the 2016 All-Iowa Eighth Grade State Honor Band. More than 250 students competed at the district level for one of the 22 spots from the Northeast district of Iowa. The students performed at the state convention in May, including a premiere piece written in their honor and conducted by the composer.

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