Common AbbreviationsCommon Abbreviations

Please see below a list of common abbreviations used on the Holmes’ calendar and in other correspondence from our school.

If you have any questions, please contact the school office at (847) 593-4390.


COMMON  Sports ABBREVIATIONS

BBB – Boys’ Basketball
BVB – Boys’ Volleyball
CC – Cross Country
GBB – Girls’ Basketball
GVB – Girls’ Volleyball
VB – Volleyball

Please note: When more than one grade plays in a game a designation, an entry such as (8/7) will follow, and indicates that 8th graders play in the first game and 7th graders play in the second game. If the designation is (7/8), 7th graders play in the first game and 8th graders play in the second game. Additionally, (R/B) means the Red Team plays in the first game and the Black Team plays next, and vice versa.

School Name Abbreviations

FJHS – Friendship Junior High School
FV – Forest View
GJHS – Grove Junior High School
HJHS – Holmes Junior High School
Holmes (Wh) – Holmes Middle School in Wheeling
ICS – Iroquois Community School
JJ – John Jay
JL – Juliette Low
PHS – Prospect High School
PR – Park Ridge
RMHS – Rolling Meadows High School

Please see below a list of common abbreviations used on the Holmes’ calendar and in other correspondence from our school.

If you have any questions, please contact the school office at (847) 593-4390.


COMMON  Sports ABBREVIATIONS

BBB – Boys’ Basketball
BVB – Boys’ Volleyball
CC – Cross Country
GBB – Girls’ Basketball
GVB – Girls’ Volleyball
VB – Volleyball

Please note: When more than one grade plays in a game a designation, an entry such as (8/7) will follow, and indicates that 8th graders play in the first game and 7th graders play in the second game. If the designation is (7/8), 7th graders play in the first game and 8th graders play in the second game. Additionally, (R/B) means the Red Team plays in the first game and the Black Team plays next, and vice versa.

School Name Abbreviations

FJHS – Friendship Junior High School
FV – Forest View
GJHS – Grove Junior High School
HJHS – Holmes Junior High School
Holmes (Wh) – Holmes Middle School in Wheeling
ICS – Iroquois Community School
JJ – John Jay
JL – Juliette Low
PHS – Prospect High School
PR – Park Ridge
RMHS – Rolling Meadows High School