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ARPS PGO Fall Public Meeting

When and Where: September 28th at 3:00 PM, The Works- Downtown AmherstMeeting Agenda: Introductions, Individual School Updates, Election of President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, Officers, Annual Taxes and State Filings, Group Fundraisers: UMACC (United Way), Giving Tuesday, Florence Bank, Amazon Smile, Other Business not anticipated by the chairThe Amherst Regional Public Schools Parent Guardian Organization (ARPS PGO) is a Registered 501c3 Massachusetts Charity encompassing the individual PGOs of the Amherst Regional High and Middle Schools, Crocker Farm and Wildwood Elementary.Our mission is to support the education of children within our schools through fundraising, supplemental programming and volunteer efforts.  We help ...

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Watch the new ARPS Video

Have you seen the new ARPS video about our schools? Check it out! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ljeWbSV8aV4&feature=player_embedded

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Puerto Rico Day Celebration

https://www.facebook.com/events/2517727888270691/Celebrate and well raise the Puerto Rican flag at Town Hall. For questions or more details, call (413) 362-1871

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Fall Field Day 2019

Mr. James and the PGO are looking for volunteers to run activities and work the snack table for Field Day on October 4th, 2019. We are still in need of afternoon game volunteers and a few fruit donations.• Grades K-3 Field Day: 9:15-11:20am                      • Grades 4-6 Field Day: 1:10- 3:00pmNote: Due to yellow jackets, we ask for fruit that requires no cutting: small apples, clementines, bananas or bunches of grapes. Fruit can be dropped off at school the morning of field day OR you can arrange a drop off time with the front office ...

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Amherst Block Party

The Amherst BID Annual Celebrate Amherst Block Party is on September 21st! More into at: https://www.amherstdowntown.com/bidevents/blockparty/

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ARPS PGO Fall Public Meeting

Published on 2019-09-19 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

When and Where: September 28th at 3:00 PM, The Works- Downtown Amherst Meeting Agenda: Introductions, Individual School Updates, Election of President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, Officers, Annual Taxes and State Filings, Group Fundraisers: UMACC (United Way), Giving Tuesday, Florence Bank, Amazon Smile, Other Business not anticipated by the chair The Amherst Regional Public Schools Parent […]

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Puerto Rico Day Celebration

Published on 2019-09-18 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

https://www.facebook.com/events/2517727888270691/ Celebrate and well raise the Puerto Rican flag at Town Hall. For questions or more details, call (413) 362-1871

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Fall Field Day 2019

Published on 2019-09-17 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

Mr. James and the PGO are looking for volunteers to run activities and work the snack table for Field Day on October 4th, 2019. We are still in need of afternoon game volunteers and a few fruit donations. • Grades K-3 Field Day: 9:15-11:20am                      • Grades 4-6 Field Day: […]

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Amherst Block Party

Published on 2019-09-16 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

The Amherst BID Annual Celebrate Amherst Block Party is on September 21st! More into at: https://www.amherstdowntown.com/bidevents/blockparty/

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Fort River School Building Committee Final Report

Published on 2019-09-15 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

The Fort River School Building Committee will present its final report to the Amherst School Committee and Amherst Town Council on September 17, 2019 at 6pm in the Town Room at Amherst Town Hall Please join the designers, TSKP Studio, as they provide information on the variety of options explored  for multiple enrollments using a […]

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Plant a Tree at Crocker

Published on 2019-09-09 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

https://www.amherstma.gov/214/Public-Shade-Tree-Committee Saturday, September 14th from 9am-12pm: Amherst Public Shade Tree Committee Tree Planting at Crocker Farm Elementary School.  Wear clothes you can dig in, gloves if you wish, and comfy shoes.

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Global Warming Week

Published on 2019-09-09 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

Amherst, MA – Get informed during Climate Preparedness Week, as Dyan deNapoli, also known as The Penguin Lady, presents a program titled Global Warming: A Problem for Penguins at the Jones Library on Saturday, September 28 at 2:30 pm in the Woodbury Room.  Penguins are an indicator species, and they are alerting us to the health of […]

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ARPS School Spirit Week

Published on 2019-09-09 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

Amherst School Spirit Week/Homecoming is organized by a group of students, parents, staff and coaches.  The week-long celebration from 9/22-9/27 is an opportunity for our community to come together and celebrate our kid’s passions (from Kindergarten through High School) including dance, music, visual arts and athletics.  Events planned include a kick-off celebration (9/22), district-wide school […]

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Calling All Volunteers

Published on 2019-09-06 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

The PGO is looking for VOLUNTEERS!!! Please take a moment to sign up if you can. Want a leadership role? No problem! Only have an hour to spare here and there? Yes please! Want to work from home? We gotcha! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0f4ca9ac22a5fa7-20192020

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Make Your Garden Grow

Published on 2019-09-04 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

Fall is the time to plant bulbs for Spring blooms. Crisp temperatures, turning leaves, relaxing outside with a hot cider..and yardwork! What better way to purchase fall bulbs (that you may already need) AND support Crocker Farm than a Dutch Mill Bulbs fundraiser! For your outdoor or indoor garden, the PGO gets 50% of all sales. […]

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Cups, Cups and More Cups

Published on 2019-09-03 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

Last year, the PGO supplied approximately 2500 cups for water at school events. Yep, you read that right 2500 cups!!!The largest use of cups was at Field Day, where we used 1000 cups in Spring and Fall combined. Please remember to send your kids to school with water bottles and bring water bottles or reusable […]

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Fundraising You Can Do Without Even Trying

Published on 2019-09-02 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

As winter approaches and you sift through your family’s seasonal clothing, please consider bringing any unwanted summer clothes, linens, shoes, pillows, STUFFED ANIMALS and other textiles to our donation bin at Crocker, located across from the Preschool entrance in the parking lot. If is has fabric on it, you can bring it to the bin! […]

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