O. W. Holmes Junior High School

Holmes Bulletin


Actress and human rights activist Angelina Jolie was born on June 4, 1975. Jolie promotes humanitarian causes, and is noted for her work with refugees as a Special Envoy and former Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

On June 5, 1947, Secretary of State George C. Marshall, speaking at Harvard University, outlined an aid program for Europe that came to be known as the Marshall Plan.

June 6, 1944, 160,000 Allied troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of heavily-fortified French coastline to fight Nazi Germany on the beaches of Normandy, France. The D-Day cost was high -more than 9,000 Allied Soldiers were killed or wounded -- but more than 100,000 Soldiers began the march across Europe to defeat Hitler.

On June 7, 1892, Homer Plessy was arrested when he refused to leave a whites-only train car in New Orleans. The case led to the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark "separate but equal" decision in Plessy v. Ferguson in 1896.


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Clubs and Meeting Dates

Homework Club is now over for the 2018-2019 school year.  Look for notices next year for a start up date!


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 -  Robotics & Coding Club no more meetings.  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 at lunch in B22.  Drama Club 3:30-4:30 in MPR. Chess Club from 3:30-4:30 in D31.

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