O. W. Holmes Junior High School

Holmes Bulletin


  • On Jan. 22, 1890, Fred M. Vinson, 13th Chief Justice of the United States, was born.
  • On January 23, 1957, machines at the Wham-O toy company roll out the first batch of their aerodynamic plastic discs--now known to millions of fans all over the world as Frisbees.
  • On January 24th, 1848 a millwright named James Marshall discovered gold along the banks of Sutter's Creek in California, forever changing the course of history in the American West.
  • On January 25, 1915, the inventor of the telephone, Alexander Graham Bell, inaugurated U.S. transcontinental telephone service.
  • On Jan. 26, 1880, Douglas MacArthur, the American general who achieved acclaim as a grand strategist in World War II and in Korea, was born.




8th Grade Basketball competes in home games against Harper and Esparto on Jan 23 and 25 starting at 4:00.  There is also a wrestling match at Holmes Jan 24.  


Jan 24  Wrestling 2:45

Jan 30 8th Boys Basketball 3:00

Feb   1 8th Boys Basketball 2:45

Feb   3  Wrestling 2:45  

Feb   6 8th Boys Basketball 2:45




Jan 19  Girls Basketball FR2:45.  Boys Basketball JV2:30

Jan 22  Ski & Snowboard Teams all day.

Jan 23  Boys Soccer JV2:30.  Girls Basketball FR1:45

Jan 24  Boys Wrestling 1:45.  Boys Basketball F2:45

Jan 25  Girls Basketball JV2:30

Jan 26  Boys Basketball F2:45.  Girls Basketball FR tba


Athletes in grades 9-12 interested in the DHS Swim Team: please attend the upcoming information meeting on Tuesday, January 23 at 630pm in DHS library.


Questions? Contact the Athletic Dept. 757-5400 x 125.


Clubs and Meeting Dates

Homework Club:   The library is open after school for homework and computer use until 5 pm Monday through Thursday. 


ASB & Class Rep Meetings:  5th period every 3rd Wednesday of the month.



MONDAY - Speech and Debate Club 3:30 - 4:30 in H55.  Drama Club 3:30-4:30 in MPR.

TUESDAY - Meditation and Yoga Club lunch in D30.  Meditation and Yoga Club  lunch in D30.  Robotics & Coding Club 3:30-4:30 in E34.  Quizbowl 3:30-4:30 in H55.  Drama Club 3:30-4:30 in MPR.

WEDNESDAY - Comic Book Club in Library on hold.  GSA  lunch in P5.  Girls Outdoor Adventures  lunch in D31.   Dance Club 3:30-4:30 in B22.  Drama Club 3:30-4:30 in MPR.

THURSDAY - Dance Club 3:30 - 4:30 in B22.  Drama Club 3:30-4:30 in MPR.

FRIDAY - Hamilton Club lunch E32.  Bad Movie Club lunch in H54.