Monthly Archives: September 2018

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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Passive Fundraising

Published on September 23, 2018 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Dear Crocker Farm Families Throughout the year, there are different ways you can help our school fundraise without making direct monetary donations. All you have to do is register for school-related fundraising programs at local stores. Please see below for more information. Thank you! Bay State Textiles: Acceptable Clothing Donation Items for Textile Recycling and Reuse […]

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Seeking Volunteers for Field Day: Friday, Oct. 5

Published on September 21, 2018 by Farah Ameen School News

Dear Crocker Farm Families, Cooperative Field Day is Friday, Oct 5. Flyers came home in backpacks last week, asking for volunteers to help with different stations. In addition, please check out the signup genius link for donations of fruit and volunteers to help at the PGO-run snack station: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0F4CA9AC22A5FA7-fall1 Thank you!

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Seeking Flu-Season Fighters: Wipes, Sanitizer, Tissues…

Published on September 18, 2018 by Farah Ameen School News

Dear Crocker Farm Families, With cold and flu season approaching, the PGO is collecting donations of bleach wipes, hand sanitizer, tissues, and paper towels at the Crocker Farm Open House (see Letter & Schedule, below) on Wednesday, September 26. We would appreciate all families donating at least one item, as these are necessities that the school […]

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Represent Crocker Farm at the ABC 5k Run/Walk: Sunday, Oct. 20

Published on September 14, 2018 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Please join the 47th Annual Amherst—A Better Chance Fall Foliage 5K walk/run on Saturday, October 20. The course begins on the Amherst town common and will include beautiful vistas during peak foliage! This is a family event with lots of great post-run entertainment including drumming, dancing, DJs, and Amherst’s own rap artist. This year we […]

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Thank You!!!

Published on September 13, 2018 by Farah Ameen School News

What a great start to the new school year! A big thank-you to all those families who came to the PGO’s Back-to-School Party tonight!!! It was wonderful to see so many familiar faces and to meet new people. We really appreciated all the delicious sides and desserts you brought to share—and for your patience with […]

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AEF Forum With At-large Candidates for Town Council: Tuesday, Oct. 2, 7-9 p.m.

Published on September 12, 2018 by Farah Ameen Community News

AEF brings you an Education Forum with the at-large candidates for Amherst Town Council: Alisa Brewer Robert Greeney Mandi Jo Hanneke Robert Kusner Jim Pistrang Andy Steinberg Tuesday, Oct. 2, 7-9 p.m. Amherst Regional Middle School Auditorium Amherst Education Foundation hosts an Education Forum with the at-large Candidates for Amherst’s Town Council. Hear the six candidates […]

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AEF’s 24th Annual Trivia Bee: Oct. 25

Published on September 12, 2018 by Farah Ameen Community News

Admission is FREE but we encourage donations benefiting Amherst Education Foundation and our public schools. DOORS OPEN AT 5:30 PM Enjoy a fun evening that includes costumes, raffle prizes, refreshments, an audience trivia game, and prizes.THE YOUTH ROUND! It’s back! We will have a youth-only Trivia Round before the main competition. Teams of players 14 years of age and […]

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Back-to-School Party: Wednesday, Sept. 12, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Published on September 11, 2018 by Farah Ameen School News

Dear Crocker Farm Families, We look forward to seeing you at our Back-to-School Party tomorrow. In case of rain, we will gather in the school cafeteria. If the weather looks good, please bring a chair or blanket to sit on. Buses will run from Butternut, Southpoint, and The Brook (see flyers below).  See you tomorrow! […]

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