Thomas Holme Elementary

Principal
Crystle Roye-Gill

9120 Academy Rd.
Philadelphia PA 19114
Phone: 215-335-5656

Providing all students with the academic, technological & social skills needed to be productive & contributing citizens in our society.

Thomas Holme School

 

School Supply Lists for 2016-2017

A complete set of K-6 school supply lists can be found here.

Austin Meehan Middle School Welcomes Incoming 7th Grade Students

Staff from Austin Meehan Middle School visited Thomas Holme on Tuesday, June 7, 2016.  Information was shared with students about the opportunities at Austin Meehan and a survey was distributed to students.  The completed survey will help Austin Meehan staff find the best fit for incoming students.  You may download a copy of the welcome letter from Ms. Jackson as well as the survey by clicking here.

Important Dates

 

School Year Calendar : 2016 - 2017

 

The following is the calendar for all schools and Pre-Kindergarten Programs for the 2016 - 2017 school year:

September 1, 2016
First Day for Staff
Academic Year Preparation
  
September 2, 2016
Staff Only
Professional Development
September 5, 2016
Labor Day
Administrative Offices and Schools Closed
September 6, 2016
Staff Only
Professional Development
  
September 7, 2016
First Day for Grades 1-12
Student Attendance
September 7, 2016
First Day for Pre-Kindergarten, Head Start and Bright Futures
Student Attendance
September 7 - 9, 2016
Kindergarten Parent/Teacher Interviews
September 12 - 13, 2016
Kindergarten Parent/Teacher Interviews
September 14, 2016
First Day of Kindergarten
Student Attendance
  
September 30, 2016
Staff Only
Professional Development
October 3 - 4, 2016
Rosh Hashanah
Administrative Offices and Schools Closed
October 12, 2016
Yom Kippur
Administrative Offices and Schools Closed
 
November 8, 2016
Staff Only
Professional Development
November 11, 2016
Veterans' Day Observed
Administrative Offices and Schools Closed
  
November 21 - 23, 2016
Report Card Conferences
November 24 - 25, 2016
Thanksgiving Holiday
Administrative Offices and Schools Closed
  
December 26, 2015
Winter Recess
Administrative Offices and Schools Closed
December 26 - 30, 2016
Winter Recess
Schools Closed
January 2, 2017
New Year's Day (Observed)
Schools Closed and Administrative Offices Closed
January 3, 2017
Staff Only
Professional Development
  
January 16, 2017
Dr. Martin Luther King Day
Administrative Offices and Schools Closed
January 23, 2017
ACCESS Testing Opens (Tentative)
February 15 - 17, 2017
Report Card Conferences
February 20, 2017
Presidents' Day
Administrative Offices and Schools Closed
March 3, 2017
ACCESS Testing Closes (Tentative)
  
March 6, 2017
PD Half Day
3 Hour Early Dismissal
March 31, 2017
PD Half Day
3 Hour Early Dismissal
April 3 - May 12, 2017
PSSA Assessments (Math, ELA, and Science) and Make-up Days
April 10 - 13, 2017
Spring Recess
Schools Closed
April 14, 2017
Good Friday
Administrative Offices and Schools Closed
April 19 - 21, 2017
Report Card Conferences
  
  
May 16, 2017
Pennsylvania Primary Election Day - Schools Closed
May 29, 2017
Memorial Day
Administrative Offices and Schools Closed
June 20, 2017
Last Day for Students
June 21, 2017
Last Day for Staff

School Uniform

The uniform at Thomas Holme Elementary School consists of navy pants or skirts and a light blue collared shirt.  The Thomas Holme gym uniform consists of navy shorts or sweats and a red Thomas Holme or plain red t-shirt.  "Hoodies" are not permitted at any time.  Students may wear a navy blue sweater.

 

No Smoking on School Grounds

Please keep in mind that Thomas Holme is a SMOKE FREE ZONE!!!  We ask that you refrain from smoking on school grounds, and especially in the yard when picking up and dropping off your children. 

Monthly Breakfast and Lunch Menus

Want to know what's for lunch at Thomas Holme?  Full service menu's are posted monthy by the School District of Philadelphia's Division of Food Services.  (Thomas Holme Elementary is considered a K-8 school when selecting the appropriate menu.)

 

Art Donations

ART  DONATIONS

 

Dear Parent,

My name is Mrs. Potocki, I am looking forward to another fantastic school year. I will be teaching our students to enjoy, appreciate, and create art...We will look at and talk about major works/styles and cultures from around the world.

 

During the years as an Art teacher at Thomas Holme, I had the pleasure of working with wonderful and very talented young artists in my classroom. The artwork of our students has been recognized and awarded by organizations such as Fresh Artists and  Linback Foundation.  Thomas Holme Artists participate in art clubs, fieldtrips, art shows and win contests and awards every year for their outstanding productions. Last year our very own student has been awarded a gift sponsored by State Representative Ed Neilson for participating in a presidential poster contest.

 

As always we have another amazing and creative journey ahead of us in the Art Room. However, this year, in order to continue this journey we will need parents be help us be equipped with art supplies for the upcoming school year.

We cannot make this year as successful without your contribution.

 

If you would like to donate to our Art program, you may have the opportunity to place your desired amount in the account provided by Donorschoose.Org.  The account is a simple list of art supplies I have requested for all my students this school year. 

Please follow this link  "Art Donations", which will take you directly to an account box where you can place your desired amount. Every dollar goes a long way.

Once the dollar amount for the supplies has been met the supplies will be directly sent to our school. I thank you in advance for participating in your child's Art Program this year.

 

 

Mrs. Potocki

Art Teacher