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Due to heavy rainfall, some dirt roads may be impassable by school bus and by vehicle tomorrow morning (Monday, January 23). If the bus cannot travel down your dirt road, and you cannot transport your child to school, please contact the school and give your child's name and address. If you have any questions, please contact your child's school.
Holmes District Schools will be closed on Monday, January 16. Classes will resume on Tuesday, January 17.

Wednesday, January 11, 10:52 a.m.

The soft lockdown has been lifted.  All students and staff are safe and secure.

Wednesday, January 11, 8:55 a.m.

Bethlehem and the Ponce de Leon schools are currently operating on a soft lockdown status as a precautionary measure.  All students and staff are safe and secure.  We will update when the lockdown has been lifted.

Governor Rick Scott has proclaimed January 9-13, 2017 as Florida First Responder Appreciation Week.  We in Holmes County sincerely appreciate the sacrifice and dedication of our community's first respsonders!  Several schools have planned activities to honor our first responders. Please visit each school's website for a list of specific events.

Governor Scott's proclamation can be found by clicking the "Related Files" link below.

Road Closures

January 2, 2017

Holmes County Emergency Management has issued the following notice:

UPDATE ON ROAD CLOSURES:

Spring Valley Road at bridge

Ten Mile Creek at Highway 2

Howell Williams Road at bridge

Adolph Whitaker before the bridge

Curry Ferry Road

Blue Springs Road

Willoughby Lane

Pope Lane

Roping Road

Grover Lewis Road

Esker Martin Road

Love Road

Beall Road

Helms Road

Cane Mill Road

Bush Road

Beall Packing Road at the bridge

Valee Road

Paulk Road at the bridge

Morrison Road

Brackin Road

Robins Bridge Road at the bridge

Bonifay Chipley Road at the county line

Monroe Paul Road

Please use caution if out traveling.  There is the potential for more severe weather throughout the evening and overnight.  Please continue to monitor the situation by visiting the Holmes County Emergency Management Facebook page.

Due to heavy rainfall, some dirt roads may be impassable by school bus and by vehicle tomorrow morning (Tuesday, January 3). If the bus cannot travel down your dirt road, and you cannot transport your child to school, please contact the school and give your child's name and address. If you have any questions, please contact your child's school.

Construction remains on schedule for the new Bonifay K-8 school, set to open in August for the 2017-18 school year.  The Holmes County Times Advertiser recently visited the facility.  Click here for the story.

Alesha Gilley, a first grade teacher at Bethlehem School, has been named the "Amazing Teacher" for the month of November by the Holmes County Times Advertiser.  Congratulations, Mrs. Gilley! Click here for the article.

Winter Break

December 16, 2016

Holmes District Schools will be closed for the Winter Break from December 21, 2016 until January 2, 2017.  Classes will resume on Tuesday, January 3.