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Project Backpack 2018 & Free Friday Events

Dear Crocker Farm Families, Hope everyone is having a good summer. We wanted to send you some information on one of the district's many wonderful initiatives: Project Backpack 2018. Please check out the flyer below for information. Also, here is some information on free, fun things to do with your child(ren) on Fridays this summer! Stay cool...and hydrated!

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South Amherst Community Fourth of July Picnic

Come with your family to the South Amherst  Common to participate in this almost  140-year-old neighborhood tradition!

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Happy Summer!

Dear Crocker Farm Families, Thank you all for participating in the various PGO-sponsored events during the 2017-18 school year. A special shout-out to all the PGO volunteers, as well as the school staff, custodians, administrators, teachers, and translators (Angela Mills: What will we do without you?) for helping make all our events—from the Coffee(s) With the Principal to the Ice Cream Social, and everything in between—successful! And a big thank-you to Jessica Sidman and Hallie Hughes, our PGO co-chairs for the last two years, for making the PGO machine run smoothly. Our co-chairs for 2018-19 will be Amanda Robertson and Paula Lima-Jones. Please ...

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Summer Reading Challenge

Let's send Principal Shea to the roof this fall!!!! All reading from now until the official last day of summer in September counts. Students can record their reading at this online link or on the attached for, which went home in backpacks. Happy summer & happy reading to all!

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Ice Cream Social

Thank you to all the families who came out for the last PGO event of the school year—what a fun evening!!! A big shout-out to Andy Cox for procuring all that delicious ice cream for us—and to the wonderful parents (Andy, Ashley, Norm & Eddy) who scooped all evening long! And thank you to all those who put donations in the PGO jar. We raised $239.50—a great start to the 2018-19 school year. Enjoy the last week before the summer vacation begins!  

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Project Backpack 2018 & Free Friday Events

Published on July 13, 2018 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Dear Crocker Farm Families, Hope everyone is having a good summer. We wanted to send you some information on one of the district’s many wonderful initiatives: Project Backpack 2018. Please check out the flyer below for information. Also, here is some information on free, fun things to do with your child(ren) on Fridays this summer! […]

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Happy Summer!

Published on June 21, 2018 by Farah Ameen School News

Dear Crocker Farm Families, Thank you all for participating in the various PGO-sponsored events during the 2017-18 school year. A special shout-out to all the PGO volunteers, as well as the school staff, custodians, administrators, teachers, and translators (Angela Mills: What will we do without you?) for helping make all our events—from the Coffee(s) With […]

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Summer Reading Challenge

Published on June 21, 2018 by Farah Ameen School News

Let’s send Principal Shea to the roof this fall!!!! All reading from now until the official last day of summer in September counts. Students can record their reading at this online link or on the attached for, which went home in backpacks. Happy summer & happy reading to all!

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Ice Cream Social

Published on June 15, 2018 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Thank you to all the families who came out for the last PGO event of the school year—what a fun evening!!! A big shout-out to Andy Cox for procuring all that delicious ice cream for us—and to the wonderful parents (Andy, Ashley, Norm & Eddy) who scooped all evening long! And thank you to all […]

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PGO Meeting @ Ice Cream Social

Published on June 11, 2018 by Farah Ameen School News

Dear Crocker Farm Families, If you’d like to learn more about the Crocker Farm PGO and/or are interested in getting involved with the PGO during the 2018-19 school year, please spare a few minutes during our Ice Cream Social on Thursday, June 14, for a quick PGO meeting, 7-7:15 p.m. All interested Crocker Farm parents/guardians […]

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Book Swap Success & Summer Reading Challenge

Published on June 7, 2018 by Farah Ameen School News

Last week’s book swap was a great success. We gave away over 2,000 books in 3 days, & many students were very happy to have books of their own to take home. Thank you for all the great book donations & the volunteer help. We couldn’t have done it without you. Special thanks to the PGO […]

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Ice Cream Social: Thursday, June 14

Published on June 6, 2018 by Farah Ameen School News

Dear Crocker Farm Families, We’re coming upon the dessert portion of the school year—and the last PGO-organized social event of 2017-18. Hope to see you all NEXT Thursday (June 14) at our annual FREE Ice Cream Social!

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Volunteers Needed to Beta Test New ARPS Website

Published on June 5, 2018 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

The district is in the process of updating to a more user-friendly website with the goal of launching the new site in July, and is looking for volunteers to beta test the site prior to it going “live.” Up to 10 volunteers needed for two 45 minute sessions on Monday, June 11, at 10 a.m. and […]

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Seeking Summer Garden Volunteers

Published on June 5, 2018 by Farah Ameen School News

We are looking for support from families to help the school gardens have a healthy summer growing season. Families are invited to join Leila and Jen for an on-site garden volunteer training at your school on Saturday, June 9 (Wildwood @ 9 a.m., Fort River @ 10:15 a.m. & Crocker Farm @ 11:30 a.m.). In the session (under […]

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Multi-Arts summer camp: June 18-August 10

Published on June 1, 2018 by Farah Ameen Community News

Multi-Arts summer camp is back June 18-August 10. This camp aims to awaken and develop your child’s creativity and to stimulate and engage your child’s imagination! Theater, art, creative stories, music, dance and more offered. For information and to register:  www.multi-arts.org

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ARPS PGO Spring Public Meeting: Tuesday, June 12, 3:15 p.m.

Published on June 1, 2018 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

The ARPS PGO is a 501(c)3 organization consisting of the PGOs for Crocker Farm, Wildwood, Amherst Regional Middle School, & Amherst Regional High School.  Our meetings are open to all When: Tuesday, June 12 at 3:15 p.m. Where: The Works, downtown Amherst Agenda • Introductions • Individual School Updates • Taxes and State Filings • […]

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