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Photo Fundraiser, Two Sessions @ Crocker Farm

Capture the Moment : Family Portraits (Above photo: not part of Lexi's portfolio) Get your family's unique personality on film! Crocker parent and photographer Lexi Monesson-Olson is offering two family portrait sessions at Crocker Farm: each will run for 20 minutes and cost $25. Lexi will donate $10 from each session to the Crocker Farm PGO (thank you, Lexi!). Each family will get one high-resolution image, and have the opportunity to purchase more. Family photos make great holiday gifts! Check out Lexi's website (http://www.mophotography.us) and sign up for sessions below. Sessions October 21, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information and to sign up: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0f4ca9ac22a5fa7-flash   November 3, from ...

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PGO Meeting: Monday, Oct 22, 6-7 p.m.

Dear Crocker Families, Looks like Fall might be upon us...we hope everyone is staying warm and enjoying the change in season. We are hoping many of you will be able to make the PGO meeting next Monday, October 22, from 6 to 7 p.m., in our school cafeteria. It's a good time to discuss upcoming events and answer any questions you may have about volunteer opportunities. See you next week! Amanda & Paula    

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ARPS PGO Fall Meeting: Oct. 24, 4-5 p.m.

When: Wednesday, October 24, 4-5 p.m. Where: The Works, 48 N. Pleasant St., Amherst Meeting Agenda Introductions Individual School Updates Election of President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, Officer Annual Taxes and State Filings (including new rep payee) Group Fundraisers: UMACC (United Way), Giving Tuesday, Florence Bank, Amazon Smile Other Business not anticipated by the chair Adjourn The ARPS PGO is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization consisting of the PGOs for Crocker Farm Elementary, Wildwood Elementary, Amherst Regional Middle School & Amherst Regional High School. It was created to facilitate fundraising both at individual schools and jointly with multiple schools.

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Winter Coat & Clothing Drive Coming Soon

Dear Families, It's hard to believe now, but winter will be here soon. As you go through your winter clothes from last year, if you find any good winter jackets, coats, snow pants, boots, etc. that your kids have outgrown or that you no longer need, the PGO asks that you consider donating them to the ARPS Winter Coat & Clothing Share. Donations should be clean and in good condition. Donation boxes will be placed in the Crocker Farm lobby and at the parent pickup area the last week of October. We are also doing a special collection effort on Election ...

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School Nurse Needs Gently Used Leggings and Pants, Sizes 5-16

Hello Crocker Farm Families, The school nurse is looking for gently used leggings and pants (no jeans), in sizes 5-16, as well as Where's Waldo books. Please check out the Crocker Wishlist and sign up if you are able. We will be periodically updating this list as the year progresses; for now, we only have items for the nurse and Amazon gift cards, which can go to purchase supplies for the PGO and the school: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0f4ca9ac22a5fa7-teacher Thank you, Your PGO

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Photo Fundraiser, Two Sessions @ Crocker Farm

Published on October 15, 2018 by Farah Ameen School News

Capture the Moment : Family Portraits (Above photo: not part of Lexi’s portfolio) Get your family’s unique personality on film! Crocker parent and photographer Lexi Monesson-Olson is offering two family portrait sessions at Crocker Farm: each will run for 20 minutes and cost $25. Lexi will donate $10 from each session to the Crocker Farm PGO (thank you, Lexi!). […]

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PGO Meeting: Monday, Oct 22, 6-7 p.m.

Published on October 15, 2018 by Farah Ameen School News

Dear Crocker Families, Looks like Fall might be upon us…we hope everyone is staying warm and enjoying the change in season. We are hoping many of you will be able to make the PGO meeting next Monday, October 22, from 6 to 7 p.m., in our school cafeteria. It’s a good time to discuss upcoming […]

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ARPS PGO Fall Meeting: Oct. 24, 4-5 p.m.

Published on October 12, 2018 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

When: Wednesday, October 24, 4-5 p.m. Where: The Works, 48 N. Pleasant St., Amherst Meeting Agenda Introductions Individual School Updates Election of President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, Officer Annual Taxes and State Filings (including new rep payee) Group Fundraisers: UMACC (United Way), Giving Tuesday, Florence Bank, Amazon Smile Other Business not anticipated by the chair Adjourn The […]

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Winter Coat & Clothing Drive Coming Soon

Published on October 11, 2018 by Farah Ameen Community News, School News

Dear Families, It’s hard to believe now, but winter will be here soon. As you go through your winter clothes from last year, if you find any good winter jackets, coats, snow pants, boots, etc. that your kids have outgrown or that you no longer need, the PGO asks that you consider donating them to […]

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School Nurse Needs Gently Used Leggings and Pants, Sizes 5-16

Published on October 9, 2018 by Farah Ameen School News

Hello Crocker Farm Families, The school nurse is looking for gently used leggings and pants (no jeans), in sizes 5-16, as well as Where’s Waldo books. Please check out the Crocker Wishlist and sign up if you are able. We will be periodically updating this list as the year progresses; for now, we only have […]

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Election Day (Tuesday, Nov. 6) Bake Sale: Bakers & Volunteers Needed!!!

Published on October 9, 2018 by Farah Ameen School News

The PGO is running two bake sales on Election Day, November 6: at Crocker Farm and Munson Library. This fundraiser is an opportunity to reach out to the larger Amherst community. We need volunteers to run the tables at both locations AND to donate baked goods. We encourage you to bring your children if you can! Who can say no […]

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Another Fun Field Day

Published on October 6, 2018 by Farah Ameen School News

Thank you to Mr. James, our teachers, and staff for yet another successful Field Day. The weather was perfect, and the kids had a great time. A big shout-out to all the volunteer families who contributed fruit and helped serve snacks to the participants. Have a great weekend!

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Press Release From Fort River School Building Committee Sept. 5 2018

Published on October 3, 2018 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

Over the summer, the Fort River School Building Committee has continued to make progress with its feasibility study. The  results of the indoor air quality study performed by ATC Group Services of West Springfield showed that the levels of asbestos, bacteria, mold, and radon are within acceptable levels and similar to or below background/outside concentrations. […]

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Youth Basketball

Published on October 1, 2018 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

Parents and Players, Basketball is just around the corner and we’re looking forward to an even better year!!  Amherst Youth Basketball League: Jamboree starts Saturday, December 15, and the first game starts Saturday, January 5!  This league is for girls and boys between grades K-12 Amherst Suburban Basketball: Tryouts begin Wednesday, October 24, for boys and Thursday, October 25, for […]

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Amherst Center Recreation Working Group Public Forum: Wednesday, Oct. 3

Published on October 1, 2018 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

The Amherst Center Recreation Working Group is excited to announce a Public Forum on Wednesday, October 3, in the ARHS Library from 7 to 9 p.m. Come see the proposed design for the renovation of the Amherst Middle and High School athletic fields and track, Community Field, and War Memorial pool house/basketball courts/playground!! Over the past 18 […]

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Florence Savings Bank Grant

Published on September 28, 2018 by Farah Ameen Community News

Dear Crocker Farm Families, Each year, Florence Bank gives away $100,000 to community nonprofits through its Community Choice grants program. Florence Bank customers vote for the nonprofit of their choice and all nonprofits getting at least 50 votes receive a grant. The nonprofits receiving the most votes get up to $5,000(!) through this program. Last […]

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Congratulations, Readers: You Sent Principal Shea to the Roof!

Published on September 26, 2018 by Farah Ameen School News

Our students, motivated by Stephanie Joyce (Crocker Farm’s reading teacher), made a deal with the principal at the end of the 2017-18 school year,: If they collectively read 50,000 pages over the summer, Principal Derek Shea would climb up to the roof of the school building to celebrate their reading goals. So on Monday afternoon, with […]

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