College Preparatory School for Girls Grades 3-12

Summer & Back to School

The first day of classes is set for Tuesday, September 3, 2019, 8 a.m.
We will follow a special schedule to accommodate the traditional all-school Convocation. Parents are invited to attend this opening ceremony, which establishes the tone and theme for the school year.


Use the tabs below for more information:

GENERAL INFORMATION

key iconNew parent access to the password protected website and student database will be emailed in mid-July.


White list all email from:

  • @email.veracross.com
  • @mail.veracross.com
  • noreply@holtonarms.myenotice.com
  • @holton-arms.edu

so emails are delivered promptly and not bounced.

UPDATES

School Uniforms 10% Off & Free Shipping

School uniforms by Tommy Hilfiger is offering 10% off product and logo fees plus free UPS ground shipping July 22 to 28. This offer is not valid on any previous orders and has no cash value (offer not valid on tax charges).

Tommy Hilfiger School Uniforms

Partner School Number (HOLT01)

Ordering Instructions (PDF)

Bus Transportation

Information about 2019-2020 routes, schedules, pricing, and registration can be found here (includes deposit form).  [Bus Routes & Pricing PDF

If your Lower School daughter is a first-time bus rider, please let us know so we might help her in any way we can as she finds her way at the beginning of the year.

The School's 2001 Neighborhood Agreement restricts Holton traffic in various ways and the School strongly encourages families to carpool.

The Online Family Directory in the student database can help with carpooling! Login to the website, click on Holton Student Database, click on DIRECTORY, click on "Nearby Families" which will show you Holton student households and how far they live from you.

GETTING READY FOR FALL 2019

June

  • I have scheduled my daughter(s) Annual Physical and completed HEALTH FORM. [Due June 30] Please return this form to Holton Attn: Lori Herrigna, RN Director of Student Health.

  • I am aware of my daughter’s SUMMER READING responsibilities - varies by division found on the Lower, Middle, and Upper School tabs.
  • I have checked my daughter’s ADDITIONAL SUMMER WORK - varies by division found on the Lower, Middle, and Upper School tabs.
  • I am familiar with the TECHNOLOGY DEVICE REQUIREMENT for grades 5-12.
  • I am familiar with the UNIFORM REQUIREMENTS for the coming school year
    • I am familiar with THE HANG-UP selling gently used uniforms at a discounted rate [on campus open Monday-Thursday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Friday 8 a.m. to noon June 17 through August 30].
  • Upper School: I am familiar with SUMMER ATHLETIC WORKOUT REQUIREMENTS and ATHLETICS PRE-SEASON dates.
  • I have received BUS SCHEDULE & REGISTRATION information for SY20

July

  • RETURNING PARENTS - I have downloaded PDFs of my daughter’s 2018-2019 REPORT CARDS. [SY19 reports removed July 5, 2019]
  • NEW PARENTS - I know my LOGIN information and how to change my password for the HOLTON WEBSITE & STUDENT DATABASE. [emailed mid-July]
  • I have checked my HOUSEHOLD CONTACT INFORMATION in the student database (address, email, and phone numbers) and updated if necessary. [By July 26 to be included in the print directory] Questions? CONTACTUS@HOLTON-ARMS.EDU

August

  • LOWER SCHOOL: I received my CARPOOL NUMBER PLACARD in the mail.
  • MIDDLE/UPPER SCHOOL: I am able to access my daughter’s COURSE LIST in the student database.
  • MIDDLE/UPPER SCHOOL: I am familiar with how to order my daughter’s BOOKS.
  • MIDDLE/UPPER SCHOOL: I am attending the USED BOOK SALE [August 7 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.]

September

  • I am familiar with DROP-OFF & PICK-UP times and locations for my daughter(s).
  • I understand Wednesday, September 11 is the first 9 a.m. opening and that every Wednesday thereafter starts at 9 a.m. I understand buses will run on the regular schedule and I can drop my daughter off at the regular time.
  • I understand that my daughter can participate in the BREAKFAST CLUB available in the dining room from 7:30 to 7:50 a.m. on school days free of charge.
  • LOWER SCHOOL: I am familiar with the AFTER SCHOOL GROUP MUSIC LESSON schedule.
  • LOWER SCHOOL: I am familiar with the policies, schedules, and fees for HOMEWORK ZONE & EXTENDED DAY.
  • MIDDLE SCHOOL: I am familiar with the policies, schedules, and fees for HOMEWORK HAVEN.

Communications

  • I have added HOLTON EMAIL to my safe sender list.
  • I am familiar with the YEAR-AT-A- GLANCE Calendar to download and print.
  • I can access the HOLTON CALENDAR and subscribe to Holton calendar feeds and alerts.

LOWER SCHOOL

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact the Lower School office at 301-365-6063.


MIDDLE SCHOOL

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact the Middle School Office 301-365-6017.


UPPER SCHOOL

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact the Upper School 301.365.6045 or email upper@holton-arms.edu.