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LWV Book Sale This Weekend & Next

Don't miss this opportunity to add some great books to your collection:Friday, July 26: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.Saturday & Sunday, July 27 & 28: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Friday & Saturday, Aug 2 & 3: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Remainder Days : All Books FREE—Sunday, Aug 4:  noon - 4 p.m. & Monday, Aug 5: 9 a.m. - noon

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Nurturing Children of Color to Remake the World

A free, hourlong conversation with mother and son founding members of Kids 4 Freedom & Justice.  REGISTER for this online conversation with your EmbraceRace community, happening on Tuesday, June 25, at 5:30 pm PT/ 8:30 pm ET. Why We Gather. Delivering the Mandela Lecture in Johannesburg in July 2018, former president Barack Obama declared that "every generation has the opportunity to remake the world." We would amend that slightly: every generation does remake the world. The key question is: what sensibilities, analyses, and sense of purpose will each generation bring to their remaking? Kids 4 Freedom & Justice, based in Los Angeles, ...

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LWV Book Sale This Weekend & Next

Published on 2019-07-23 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Don’t miss this opportunity to add some great books to your collection:Friday, July 26: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.Saturday & Sunday, July 27 & 28: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.Friday & Saturday, Aug 2 & 3: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.Remainder Days : All Books FREE—Sunday, Aug 4:  noon – 4 p.m. & Monday, Aug 5: […]

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Nurturing Children of Color to Remake the World

Published on 2019-06-11 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

A free, hourlong conversation with mother and son founding members of Kids 4 Freedom & Justice.  REGISTER for this online conversation with your EmbraceRace community, happening on Tuesday, June 25, at 5:30 pm PT/ 8:30 pm ET. Why We Gather. Delivering the Mandela Lecture in Johannesburg in July 2018, former president Barack Obama declared that “every […]

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Thank You…

Published on 2019-05-26 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

…to all those who showed up to Celebrate Crocker Culture 2019 on May 22! What a wonderful end-of-year event to celebrate the diversity of our Crocker community. Thank you to all those who performed and to everyone who showed up with a family-favorite dish to share (we need to have more potlucks at school!). A […]

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Summer Garden Help Needed

Published on 2019-05-26 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Dear Families, Thank you for all of the ways you have supported our school gardens! After a cool, rainy spring with little growth, the gardens are ready for an awesome summer, and you can help! This year we will be doing things differently, as we will have weekly maintenance support from the UMass Permaculture program. […]

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Amherst Food Farm to School Cultural Food Exchange

Published on 2019-05-24 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Celebrate the beginning of a Farm to School program whose goal is to link local, farm-fresh food in the cafeteria to student learning in the classroom, the community and area farms.  Come taste samples of delicious meals from a variety of cultures prepared by the ARPS Nutrition Staff featuring local produce.  El intercambio cultural de […]

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Fourth of July Volunteers Needed

Published on 2019-05-20 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

The Amherst 4th of July Celebration is looking for volunteers for this year’s festival. If you are interested in contributing to a community event, filled with fun and festivities, while getting a front-row seat to the fireworks, come assist the Amherst 4th of July Celebration. This is a great opportunity to give back to your […]

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LSSE Sugarloaf Youth Track League

Published on 2019-05-20 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

SIGN UP TODAY AT WWW.LSSE.ORG Ages: 6-14 Dates: Thursday 5/23, 5/30, 6/6 and Friday 6/14, 6/21, 6/28 Time: 5:00 – 7:00 PM Location: Amherst Regional High School Track Price: $49 Boys and girls of all abilities will be placed on a team and can compete in both relay and individual events. Family and friends of all […]

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Celebrate Crocker Culture 2019

Published on 2019-05-17 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Dear Crocker Farm Families,A little reminder about next week’s Crocker Culture event on Wednesday, May 22, 5:30-7:30 p.m. This is our final evening as a community for the 2018-2019 school year. We hope to see most of you there. There will be performances ranging from Irish step dance to Bengali songs to Colombian, Cambodian, Puerto […]

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Fall Youth Field Hockey Program (ALL NEW!)

Published on 2019-05-14 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

UMass will be offering a new youth fall field hockey program!  The Mini Minutes program was so successful in the first two seasons (reaching capacity this spring at 120!) that UMass wanted to keep that momentum going and offer additional opportunities for young players to continue learning and playing field hockey in Amherst.  Following are […]

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Calling Next Year’s Sixth Grade Families!

Published on 2019-05-12 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Sixth grade is fast approaching, and it’s going to be an exciting and emotional year! We would like to facilitate assembling some key committees now for the following: Sixth Grade Trip, Yearbook, and Graduation Slide Show and Decor. Forming groups now so you can jump right in when school starts is a great way to make sure these events and projects happen […]

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Don’t Miss Crocker Culture

Published on 2019-05-12 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Crocker Farm’s main end-of-the-year family social is Crocker Culture on May 22nd. Please join us for an evening of spirited performances, delicious food and camaraderie to mark the culmination of a fantastic school year! For more information, please see the links below: Crocker Culture Sign Up 2019 Crocker Culture English Form Crocker Culture Spanish form

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Spring Field Day: May 31st

Published on 2019-05-08 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Mr. James and the PGO are looking for volunteers to run the games/activities and work the ice cream table for Field Day. Flyers went home in backpacks, please take a moment to sign up online or by returning your flyer to school Thank you for volunteering for this great event! We couldn’t do it without […]

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