Monthly Archives: August 2017

Student Directory Forms: Look for them, return them

Published on August 31, 2017 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

Each year, the Crocker Farm PGO prepares a directory with student names and family contact info to share with Crocker Farm families.  The directory is a great resource for arranging playdates and connecting with other families.  The PGO can only publish contact info for families that have given us permission to do so. There is […]

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ALSCT Auditions for Beauty and the Beast!

Published on August 30, 2017 by Farah Ameen Community News

Amherst Leisure Services Community Theater (ALSCT) is creating a fabulous, large-scale musical, with lavish sets and costumes, a full live orchestra, and enthusiastic audiences to fill the 600-seat UMass Bowker Auditorium for nine performances in January. This year’s presentation will be Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, the classic “tale as old as time.” Actors, singers, and dancers ages […]

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Classroom Parent Sign Up

Published on August 28, 2017 by hallie hughes School News

Good afternoon Crocker Farm families, My name is Paula Lima Jones. I am a Crocker Farm parent of a first grader and will be serving as the PGO class parent coordinator for the 2017-2018 school year. I am emailing you to invite you to consider an important role in the building of our school community-volunteer […]

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School Lunch Menu & Lunch Program Changes

Published on August 27, 2017 by crockerfarmpgo School News

The school lunch menu for August and September is online here.  This year, the regular prices are $3 for lunch and $0.75 for breakfast. Starting this year, the Amherst schools are again running their school lunch programs and not having them run through a vendor. Ryan Harb is the new Director of Food Services. You […]

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From Mike Morris, re: Recent Events

Published on August 25, 2017 by Farah Ameen Community News, School News

Dear ARPS Families: Given the recent events in Charlottesville, VA, we wanted to reaffirm our unequivocal commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion in our school community.  Our policies and practices center around providing a safe, supportive environment for all students, staff, families, and community members.   Undoubtedly, the events of recent weeks will be on […]

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Grounds Cleanup Day: Sunday, Aug. 27

Published on August 19, 2017 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Dear Crocker Families, The new school year is almost upon us!  Please help us get the school grounds in top form for the first day of classes.  We’ll gather outside at Crocker Farm on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2-4 p.m.  Please bring gardening tools (rakes, shovels, spades if you have them).  It will be a great chance to […]

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A Better Chance Fall Foliage 5k Walk/Run: Saturday, October 14

Published on August 19, 2017 by Farah Ameen Community News

Dear CF Families, Please join us for the 46th annual Amherst A Better Chance Fall Foliage 5k Walk/Run on Saturday, Oct. 14. The Amherst Town Common will be full of fun, family activities as walkers and runners finish the race. The course is a beautiful loop through scenic countryside during peak foliage! All levels of participation […]

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UMass Quidditch Summer Programming Event: Aug. 21-25

Published on August 13, 2017 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

The UMass Quidditch Team is running a Quidditch Summer Programming Event (a sports camp) Aug 21-25. Registration is not high enough to run the event currently, so the new discounted price is $135 per child for the full week, which includes one meal every day as well as all equipment. The program is geared toward kids ages 6-14 or entering […]

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Solar Eclipse Glasses @ Jones Library

Published on August 12, 2017 by Farah Ameen Community News

Hello Families, We hope you’re having a wonderful summer.  We wanted to let you know about a generous offer from  Jones Library next week. An incredible solar eclipse will be visible across the U.S.A. on August 21. Starting Monday, Aug. 14, Jones Library will be distributing special eclipse-watching glasses at the Reference and Kids’ Desks. Two pairs per family; supply is limited. […]

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