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Crocker Farm PGO Mask Fundraiser

Dear Crocker Farm Families,The Crocker Farm PGO is able to sponsor events, teacher stipends, and other items—like the back-to-school welcome bags, PE jump ropes, WiFi hotspots and internet access for district families, additional supplies requested by teachers for remote learning purposes, and much more!—because of generous donations from Crocker Farm families as well as fundraisers we hold throughout the year. This year is very different, and our face mask fundraiser is ongoing. If you would like to purchase additional face masks for your child(ren) or family (while supplies last), please fill out this form. Adult masks (generally fit grades ...

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Traveling Recess Van for K-6 Students

The Amherst Hurricanes Athletic Boosters and Amherst Recreation are teaming up to provide a "Recess Van," during the lunch/recess break between 11:30 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. from January 11 to January 29, 2021. The 30-minute activities will be held from approximately 11:40 a.m. to 12:10 p.m. Where: Mondays: Amherst Regional Middle SchoolTuesdays: Mill River Recreation Area Wednesdays: Butternut FarmsThursdays: The Boulders ApartmentsFridays: Groff ParkThis is a voluntary, free program and doesn't require any registration, other than the children's names, grade and school, if not homeschooled the day of the "recess." It's geared toward students K-6, who are homeschooled, or not ...

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Racial Identity Exploration Book Club Discussion

Our next book club virtual meeting will take place Saturday, January, 23, 1-2:30 p.m. (please see the meeting info below). We will be discussing the podcast Nice White Parents, brought to you by Serial, a New York Times company.  Looking forward to seeing all book club members next week. Happy listening!Lexi (she/her) is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.Topic: RIEBC: Nice White Parents, a podcastTime: Jan 23, 2021 01:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)Join Zoom Meetinghttps://umass-amherst.zoom.us/j/95249185820Meeting ID: 952 4918 5820One tap mobile+13126266799,,95249185820# US (Chicago)+16468769923,,95249185820# US (New York)Dial by your location        +1 312 626 6799 US ...

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Borrow a Wi-Fi Hotspot From our Public Libraries!

Our town libraries are we are able to extend free internet access to patrons beyond the library buildings with their Wi-Fi hotspot lending program. Hotspots can be borrowed from the Jones Library or Munson Memorial Library by any CW MARS cardholder who is at least 18 years of age and has a library card in good standing. Hotspots can be borrowed for 2 weeks and cannot be renewed. Follow the link for more information: https://joneslibrary.org/hotspots.

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Ukulele Play Along

Save the date for some musical fun via Zoom: Monday, January 18, at 7 p.m. Grab your ukulele and play along—because playing your ukulele is more fun when you do it with others. Participants will be muted, so don't worry about how you sound! Follow the link for more info: https://www.joneslibrary.org/Calendar.aspx?EID=10309.

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Crocker Farm PGO Mask Fundraiser

Published on 2021-01-17 by crockerfarmpgo School News

Dear Crocker Farm Families, The Crocker Farm PGO is able to sponsor events, teacher stipends, and other items—like the back-to-school welcome bags, PE jump ropes, WiFi hotspots and internet access for district families, additional supplies requested by teachers for remote learning purposes, and much more!—because of generous donations from Crocker Farm families as well as […]

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Traveling “Recess Van” for K-6 Students

Published on 2021-01-17 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

The Amherst Hurricanes Athletic Boosters and Amherst Recreation are teaming up to provide a “Recess Van,” during the lunch/recess break between 11:30 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. from January 11 to January 29, 2021. The 30-minute activities will be held from approximately 11:40 a.m. to 12:10 p.m. Where: Mondays: Amherst Regional Middle SchoolTuesdays: Mill River Recreation […]

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Racial Identity Exploration Book Club Discussion

Published on 2021-01-17 by crockerfarmpgo School News

Our next book club virtual meeting will take place Saturday, January, 23, 1-2:30 p.m. (please see the meeting info below). We will be discussing the podcast Nice White Parents, brought to you by Serial, a New York Times company.   Looking forward to seeing all book club members next week. Happy listening! Lexi (she/her) is […]

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Borrow a Wi-Fi Hotspot From our Public Libraries!

Published on 2021-01-10 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

Our town libraries are we are able to extend free internet access to patrons beyond the library buildings with their Wi-Fi hotspot lending program. Hotspots can be borrowed from the Jones Library or Munson Memorial Library by any CW MARS cardholder who is at least 18 years of age and has a library card in […]

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Ukulele Play Along

Published on 2021-01-10 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

Save the date for some musical fun via Zoom: Monday, January 18, at 7 p.m. Grab your ukulele and play along—because playing your ukulele is more fun when you do it with others. Participants will be muted, so don’t worry about how you sound! Follow the link for more info: https://www.joneslibrary.org/Calendar.aspx?EID=10309.

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Virtual Zine Club @ Jones Library!

Published on 2021-01-10 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

When: Wednesday, January 13, 7 – 9 p.m. Join us for another meetup of our virtual Zine Club collaboration with Forbes and Lilly libraries!  It’s a fun, two-hour drop-in session where you can work on personal art projects or talk about possible art and zine collaborations, all while enjoying good company and sometimes witty banter. This […]

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Feasting From Your Winter Pantry—Hosted by Jones Library

Published on 2021-01-10 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

Looking for ways to make a delicious dinner without last minute trips to the market, especially these days? Join us for Feasting From Your Winter Pantry: Soul Warming Recipes From Your Pantry, a webinar to be presented by Liz Barbour and hosted by the Jones Library via Zoom on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 7 p.m.  Whether […]

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Grateful for Donations to Our PGO

Published on 2020-12-20 by crockerfarmpgo School News

Dear Crocker Farm Families, Many thanks to the Crocker Farm families and friends who supported the PGO during the Month of Giving! To date, nearly 50 families have given $4,320 that will be used to help teachers and students this year. It is not too late to help! We can accept online donations through December 31st, and […]

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Winter Gear “Store” on Monday, Dec. 21st

Published on 2020-12-20 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

A huge shout-out to all those who volunteered at the winter gear “store” at ARMS on Friday. Many families came through and got things they needed. The free “store” will be open to all on Monday, Dec. 21, 9 a.m. – noon.  Families are welcome to come in and “shop” then. There are still quite […]

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Effortless Fundraising

Published on 2020-12-19 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

FLORENCE BANK COMMUNITY CHOICE GRANTS: VOTING ENDS DEC 31ST Vote for us in the Florence Bank Community Choice Grant program. Each Florence Bank account holder gets one vote, and the voting runs from January 1st to December 31st each year. If you haven’t voted this calendar year, please do! The bank donates $100,000 to local […]

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Free Asymptomatic Covid-19 Testing Site

Published on 2020-12-19 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

As part of the state’s expansion of testing, UMass Amherst is providing free COVID-19 tests for local community members. Adults and children ages 10 and older without symptoms of COVID-19 are eligible for testing.  Tests are offered by appointment only at the Public Health Promotion Center (PHPC) at the Mullins Center, located at 200 Massachusetts […]

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Call for Submissions: Dreaming the Future!

Published on 2020-12-12 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

The Forbes, Jones, and Lilly libraries are collaborating with UMass’s Feinberg Lecture Series, and asking the young people of Western Massachusetts (ages 5-18) to help envision a future where climate change is mitigated and the world has adapted. The project, Dreaming the Future, asks young people to consider their relationship with the natural world, how they think […]

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Stars in Our Schools!

Published on 2020-12-12 by crockerfarmpgo Community News, School News

In celebration of teachers and staff, we are excited to announce our winter Stars in Our Schools fundraiser! The Amherst-Pelham School District has been working through unprecedented educational challenges as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. Our teachers, staff, and parents have stayed resilient and creative throughout the year. Please help the Amherst EducationFoundation continue […]

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…For Supporting Our Winter Coat Drive

Published on 2020-12-12 by crockerfarmpgo School News

Dear Crocker Farm Families,Thank you so much for your generous donations toward the district-wide Winter Coat Drive. We wanted to let you know that the ARPS Family Center doesn’t need any more winter gear right now (thanks to area-wide families’ generosity, we have raised enough money to buy whatever remaining coats are needed). FYI: According to the FC, […]

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