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Amherst Invitational Ultimate Tournament: May 11 & 12

The 28th Annual Amherst Invitational is May 11-12. Come to Amherst Regional High School and Middle School to see 32 top teams compete in this exciting tournament. Games generally run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.—they are free, but food and merchandise will be available for purchase. Check out the Facebook page for news and updates: Amherst Invitational Ultimate Tournament.

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On April 1, 2019, the Town of Amherst Town Council unanimously passed a proclamation recognizing 2019 as AEF's 25th year. Council Presidet Lynn Griesemer read the Proclamation aloud:Proclamation in Recognition of the 25th Anniversary of the Amherst Education Foundation WHEREAS, Amherst Education Foundation was founded in 1994 by a group of concerned citizens who were committed to promoting students’ educational equity, supporting diversity, stimulating excellence, and mobilizing broad community support for public schools; andWHEREAS, Amherst Education Foundation has provided our public schools with hundreds of thousands of dollars in grant funding since its founding; andWHEREAS, Amherst Education Foundation has improved the educational ...

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Donations for Laurie Velozo

Dear Crocker Farm Community,Do you know that the house of our kids’ bus driver – Laurie Velozo –burned down about three weeks ago? Although the external walls are still standing, the interior of her home has been destroyed by the flames of a chimney-generated fire. Laurie lives with her husband, her son, and her four grandchildren; ages ranging between ten and nineteen years old. So far they have been helped by the Red Cross, but the younger kids are still sleeping on air mattresses. They are looking for a new place to rent for a few months while their house ...

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Amherst Invitational Ultimate Tournament: May 11 & 12

Published on 2019-04-12 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

The 28th Annual Amherst Invitational is May 11-12. Come to Amherst Regional High School and Middle School to see 32 top teams compete in this exciting tournament. Games generally run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.—they are free, but food and merchandise will be available for purchase. Check out the Facebook page for news and […]

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2019-04-12

Published on 2019-04-12 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

On April 1, 2019, the Town of Amherst Town Council unanimously passed a proclamation recognizing 2019 as AEF’s 25th year. Council Presidet Lynn Griesemer read the Proclamation aloud: Proclamation in Recognition of the 25th Anniversary of the Amherst Education Foundation WHEREAS, Amherst Education Foundation was founded in 1994 by a group of concerned citizens who were committed […]

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Donations for Laurie Velozo

Published on 2019-04-10 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Dear Crocker Farm Community, Do you know that the house of our kids’ bus driver – Laurie Velozo –burned down about three weeks ago? Although the external walls are still standing, the interior of her home has been destroyed by the flames of a chimney-generated fire. Laurie lives with her husband, her son, and her […]

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Passive Fundraising

Published on 2019-04-03 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Looking for a way to get rid of unwanted clothing, linens, shoes, STUFFED ANIMALS and other textiles? Head on over to the Berkshire Textiles donation bin at Crocker, located across from the Preschool entrance in the parking lot. For more information on Berkshire Textiles and other passive fundraisers: Passive Fundraising for Crocker Farm

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Great Changer/Community Friendship Fundraiser

Published on 2019-03-25 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Dear Families and Friends, As a part of the Third Grade’s biography unit, readers and writers have been studying people who have brought important, nonviolent change to our world. Each student chose a Great Changer to research. After they became experts on their Changers, students wrote teaching poems and created cut paper collages of their […]

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Crocker Culture Returns

Published on 2019-03-25 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Crocker Culture returns on Wednesday May 22nd for an evening of traditional food, spirited performances and more! We invite you to bring a dish to share, a chair/blanket to sit on, and your family. If you’d like to perform/share a dish, please fill out the form and bring into the front office or place in […]

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Elementary Science Night 2019

Published on 2019-03-25 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Amherst Elementary Science Night is on April 10th at the Amherst Regional Middle School Cafeteria from 6-8pm!  This is a first-of-its-kind event to introduce students of Amherst and Pelham’s elementary schools to a wide range of science concepts through hands-on activities and demonstrations in Biochemistry (DNA extraction), Geology (faults/earthquakes), Zoology (animals pelts/skulls), and much more!  […]

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National Breakfast Week in the News

Published on 2019-03-25 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Project Bread’s Elementary Breakfast Week was a huge success! Kids and families got to sample some of the district’s breakfast offerings and give valuable feedback. https://www.wwlp.com/news/local-news/hampshire-county/state-and-local-leaders-bring-breakfast-to-the-classroom-for-amherst-students/1835764065

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Staff Appreciation 2019

Published on 2019-03-24 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

The annual staff appreciation lunch is on Friday April 12, 11:30-1:30pm in the teacher workroom. This year, we are serving a delicious lunch and plan to lightly decorate the space to make it more inviting, a respite from school chaos!  Second and Third grade families are spearheading this event, but we are reaching to the entire community for […]

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Spring is Nature’s Way of Saying, “Let’s Party!”

Published on 2019-03-22 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Your garden is sad, and needs plants and bulbs to cheer up. Your garden will thank you, and so will your PGO! SALE ENDS MARCH 28TH. 1. Credit or Debit CardOrder from our online store and your order ships directly to you. Our group name at checkout is “Crocker Farm Elementary PGO”. Note: If you will […]

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AMHERST EDUCATION FOUNDATION SEEKING NEW BOARD MEMBERS!

Published on 2019-03-21 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

AEF gives approximately $30,000 in grants to our public schools every year. We are seeking Board members who are dedicated to our mission of supporting our regional public schools in providing a challenging and enriching educational experience that maximizes the learning potential of every student and prepares them to succeed in the 21st century. AEF’s […]

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EmbraceRace Webinar: Tuesday, March 26, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Published on 2019-03-21 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

DEVELOPING A MENTOR MINDSET: CRITICAL MENTORING STRATEGIES TO SUPPORT EVERY CHILDa conversation with mentoring expertsDudney Sylla and Dr. Torie Weiston-Serdan REGISTER TO JOIN this free, hour-long, online conversation with your EmbraceRace community, happening on Tuesday, March 26th, at 5:30 pm PT/ 8:30 pm ET.  Why We Gather. Caregivers, educators, coaches, extended family members and other adults in young people’s lives have […]

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