Monthly Archives: October 2017

Volunteers Needed for Coat Drive: Nov. 13-16

Published on October 26, 2017 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Dear Crocker Farm Families, We are looking for volunteers to help sort through coats and also to staff coat distribution days. This is a much needed service put on by the school and PGO. Please consider donating a few hours of your time. We are looking for volunteers from Nov. 13 to 16. Please contact Tracy […]

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Crocker Farm Barnes & Noble Book Fair: Saturday, Nov. 11

Published on October 25, 2017 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Save the date for the Crocker Farm Barnes and Noble Book Fair: Saturday, Nov. 11. This year our Barnes and Noble Book Fair coincides with the in-store Maker Fair. We are looking for volunteers who can help invite people in the store to participate in our book fair activities. We welcome 5th-6th grade volunteers as well—they can help […]

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Flash Family Photo Fundraiser: Saturday, Oct. 28, 12-2:30 p.m.

Published on October 23, 2017 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Crocker Farm families, We are so lucky to have photographer Lexi Monessen-Olson offer to do a family portrait session on Saturday, Oct. 28, from 12 to 2:30 p.m. at Crocker Farm Elementary School. Sessions will run for 15 minutes and will cost $25.Lexi will donate $10 from each session to the Crocker Farm PGO. Every family will […]

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Tea With the Principal: Friday, Oct. 27, 3:30 – 4:20 p.m.

Published on October 19, 2017 by Farah Ameen School News

Please join other Crocker Farm parents/guardians for Afternoon Tea with the Principal. We will be talking about how our school is encouraging healthy bodies with special guests Dustin James (Physical Education Teacher) and Ryan Harb (Director of Food Services). Enjoy a traditional tea and conversation after school on Friday, Oct. 27, 3:20 – 4:20 pm.  

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PGO Meeting + Discuss Homework Policies w/ Mike Morris: Thursday, Oct. 26

Published on October 19, 2017 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Dear Crocker Farm Families, Please save the date for these two important events next Thursday, Oct. 26.  Guarde la fecha para estos dos eventos importantes el próximo jueves, 26 de octubre. PGO meeting: Community room, 3:45 p.m. Come learn about how you can get involved in the PGO!   Reunión de PGO: sala comunitaria, 3:45 p.m. ¡Ven a […]

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Working the Amherst Housing Puzzle: A Community Problem Solving Forum: Wednesday, Oct. 25, 7 p.m. 

Published on October 19, 2017 by Farah Ameen Community News

    During the past 10-15 years, Amherst has lost an estimated 800 households with children under 18, according to US Census data.  Significant numbers of homeless individuals are served each year by local service providers, but rarely placed in housing. Barriers to developing new affordable housing in Amherst for both individuals and families often appear […]

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Community Family Dances: Sunday, Oct. 22, 3-5 p.m.

Published on October 16, 2017 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Plans are afoot for another season of COMMUNITY FAMILY DANCES that are fun for all ages!  When: Sunday, Oct 22, 3-5 p.m., at the Common School, 521 South Pleasant St., Amherst.Check out the Facebook event: Family Dance Facebook Event. All dances taught by Jim Fownes Music by Double Time: Ron & Louise Grosslein and Robin Harrington & Jim Fownes Potluck snacks at the break (please bring something to share) […]

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Thank you!

Published on October 13, 2017 by Farah Ameen School News

Dear Crocker Farm Families, It was wonderful to see familiar faces and meet new families at the Open House yesterday. We hope you enjoyed visiting your kids’ class(es) and touring the school. Thank you to everyone who brought baked goods for the PGO table—we appreciate all you do for the school. And thank you to […]

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AEF Trivia Bee: Oct. 26 (New Round for Kids 14 and Younger)

Published on October 13, 2017 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

The Amherst Education Foundation (AEF) is hosting its 23rd annual Trivia Bee on October 26 in the Middle School auditorium and is thrilled to announce that we have added a new round for kids ages 14 and under. State Representative Solomon Goldstein-Rose will emcee the event, and we will have local community leaders act as judges for the prizes. […]

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ARPS PGO Fall Public Meeting: Oct. 19, 3:30 p.m.

Published on October 12, 2017 by Farah Ameen School News

All are invited to attend the ARPS PGO Fall Public Meeting When/Where: October 19,  3:30 p.m. @ The Works Agenda: • Introductions • Voting on Officers for the 2017-2018 School Year • Individual School Updates • Taxes and State Filings • Group Fundraisers: Snack Pantry, UMACC (United Way), Giving Tuesday, Florence Bank, Amazon Smile The Amherst Regional Public […]

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