We are pleased to announce that our Holmes County Teacher of the Year is Ms. Brittany Brown, representing Ponce de Leon High School. Ms. Brown has been a teacher for 8 years and currently teaches agriculture and aerospace at PDLH. She says, "I enjoy teaching because there is nothing more rewarding than watching a child grow and succeed in the classroom and in life." We wish Ms. Brown the best as she competes for Florida's Teacher of the Year!



The Holmes County School Board will meet on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at the following locations for the purpose of visiting the school Ag Farms: (all times are approximate)



Depart from the District Office                  10:25 a.m.

Travel to Holmes County Ag Farm            10:25 – 10:30 a.m.

Holmes County High School Ag Farm          10:30 – 11:00 a.m.

Lunch                                                           11:00 a.m. – 12:00p.m.

Travel to Poplar Springs                             12:00 p.m. – 12:20 p.m.

Poplar Springs High School                        12:20 p.m. – 12:50 p.m.

Travel to Bethlehem                                    12:50 p.m. – 1:05 p.m.

Bethlehem High School                               1:05 p.m. – 1:35 p.m.

Travel to Ponce De Leon                             1:35 p.m. – 2:05 p.m.

Ponce de Leon High School                         2:05 p.m. – 2:35 p.m.

Back to District Office                                  3:00 p.m.                                                                             

Early Release/Winter Break

December 17, 2019

Friday, December 20 will be an early release day.  Check with your child's school for specific dismissal times.

Holmes County Schools will be closed December 23 through January 3 for the holidays.  Classes will resume on Monday, January 6.  

The Holmes District School Board will hold an Executive Session on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 5:45 p.m. for the purpose of HCTA negotations.  The meeting will be held in the Board Room at the District Office, located at 701 E. Pennsylvania Avenue in Bonifay.

Many Holmes County roads are currently under construction or are scheduled for construction in the near future.  These construction projects will likely affect both morning and afternoon bus routes.  When roads in your area are under construction, please plan accordingly for these delays.  If your road is closed, please make arrangements to transport your child to school or to a nearby bus stop.  If you have any questions regarding alternate bus stops, please contact your child's school or the HDSB Transportation Department.  The following is a list of roads that will be affected by the upcoming construction projects:

Co. Hwy. 162 
Line Road
Valee Road
Morrow Road
Anderson Road
Grover Lewis Road
Bradley Road
Coursey Road
Rum Road
Peak Road
Steverson Road
Malcolm Taylor Road
Flowing Well Road
Alex Brown Road
Bush Road
Baxley Road
E. Kelly Road
Rucker Lane
Newton Road
9th Avenue
Hoover’s Mill Road
Beall Packing Road
Old Liberty School Road
Sandpath Road
Sunlake Road

Fall Break

October 25, 2019

Schools will be closed for Fall Break beginning Wednesday, October 30 through Friday, November 1.  Classes resume on Monday, November 4. 

Hurricane Dorian Info

August 29, 2019

School officials are closely monitoring the situation with Hurricane Dorian.  The Florida Department of Education has has created a hurricane information page that includes preparation tips, shelter information, and a comprehensive list of school closures.    http://fldoe.org/hurricaneinfo

For local updates, please download the official HDSB mobile app, available for both Apple and Android devices by searching Holmes County Schools in the appropriate app store.  Information will also be posted on the HDSB Facebook page.

This summer, the Florida Department of Education has a unique opportunity to take a look at career and technical education as it is offered in the State of Florida. A short survey has been designed for the parents of public middle and high school students, which should take at most
10 minutes to complete. The survey will take a look at the child’s participation, experiences, and opinions on career and technical education programs like culinary arts, manufacturing, digital technologies and more. Parents can take the survey whether their child is in a CTE program or not. Responses will remain completely confidential. Names and other identifying information will not be requested, and all the results will be analyzed in such a way that responses will not be linked to an individual.