221 South Wolf Road
Wheeling, Illinois 60090

Phone: 847-520-2790



CCSD21 a school is comprised of 13 schools across 6 different communities in Illinois.


Community Consolidated School District 21 serves nearly 7,000 students in 13 schools across 6 communities in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. Holmes Middle School serves students in grades 6-8. School starts at 8:30 AM and ends at 3:30 PM daily.

End of Year Reminders

May 18, 2021

Topic: Unassigned


Thursday, May 20 School Improvement Day -Students in session @ 8:00-11:00AM.

ALL 8th graders receive class shirts (paid for by HMS PTO) and are encouraged to wear them to school the following week.

Friday, May 21 Institute Day -No School for all students.

Holmes staff will be dropping off yard/window signs at each 8th graders home – keep your eyes open for teachers and staff between 10:00AM-2:00PM!

DLA 8th graders can pick up their t-shirts in the main office @ 8:00-1:00PM.


Monday, May 24 Graduation Practice for all 8th grade students @ WHS @ 9:15-10:30AM. (Students will attend Homebase and a portion of Block A. Students will return to school (or virtual classes) for 4th period explo.)

(8th grade parents, please fill out this form if you have not already done so. In-person students need to complete this for permission to take the bus to WHS and DLA students need to fill this out to let us know if they will be joining us for practice. DLA students will need their own ride to WHS, we will meet HMS staff @ at the football field behind the school @ 9:15AM, pick-up will be @ 10:30AM.)

Thursday, May 27 Last day of school for all students.

8th Grade outdoor celebration @ 1:20-3:00PM for ALL 8th grade students. 8th grade DLA parents, please fill out this form if you have not already to let us know if your child will be attending.
DLA students will need a ride to school @ 1:20 and a ride home @ 3:00PM.
In-person students do not need to fill out anything as they will already be in session and will join the celebration after their explos @ 1:36PM.

8th grade Chromebooks (not cases) collected for in-person students.

8th grade DLA students not attending the celebration can drop off their Chromebooks (not cases) today in the main office @ 8:00-4:00PM. Those DLA students coming to the celebration can drop off their Chromebooks (not cases) at that time.

8th grade gowns go home with in-person students and DLA families can pick theirs up today @ 8:00-4:00PM in the main office.

8th grade promotion tickets will be distributed to in-person students, DLA families can pick-theirs up in the main office @ 8:00-4:00PM. (Each student will get 4 tickets for 4 guests.)

Friday, May 28 8th grade DLA students can drop off their Chromebooks (not cases) in the main office (if they did not yesterday) @ 8:00-3:00PM.

8th grade DLA students can pick-up their gowns today @ 8:00-3:00PM in the main office, if they did not yesterday.

8th grade DLA t-shirts can be picked up @ 8:00-3:00PM, if they have not been picked up last week.

8th grade promotion tickets can be picked up by DLA families in the main office @ 8:00-3:00PM. (Each student will get 4 tickets for 4 guests.)

Wednesday, June 2 8th grade promotion ceremony @ 6:00PM @ WHS football field. Students should arrive between 5:30-5:45. The ceremony will begin promptly @ 6:00PM. Families will sit in the bleachers in pods of 4. Tickets will be collected at entry.
*Students should avoid wearing heels, as we will be on the turf football field.
Wednesday, June 9 8th grade promotion rain date @ 6:00PM.