Monthly Archives: March 2019

Great Changer/Community Friendship Fundraiser

Published on 2019-03-25 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Dear Families and Friends, As a part of the Third Grade’s biography unit, readers and writers have been studying people who have brought important, nonviolent change to our world. Each student chose a Great Changer to research. After they became experts on their Changers, students wrote teaching poems and created cut paper collages of their […]

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Crocker Culture Returns

Published on 2019-03-25 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Crocker Culture returns on Wednesday May 22nd for an evening of traditional food, spirited performances and more! We invite you to bring a dish to share, a chair/blanket to sit on, and your family. If you’d like to perform/share a dish, please fill out the form and bring into the front office or place in […]

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Elementary Science Night 2019

Published on 2019-03-25 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Amherst Elementary Science Night is on April 10th at the Amherst Regional Middle School Cafeteria from 6-8pm!  This is a first-of-its-kind event to introduce students of Amherst and Pelham’s elementary schools to a wide range of science concepts through hands-on activities and demonstrations in Biochemistry (DNA extraction), Geology (faults/earthquakes), Zoology (animals pelts/skulls), and much more!  […]

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National Breakfast Week in the News

Published on 2019-03-25 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Project Bread’s Elementary Breakfast Week was a huge success! Kids and families got to sample some of the district’s breakfast offerings and give valuable feedback. https://www.wwlp.com/news/local-news/hampshire-county/state-and-local-leaders-bring-breakfast-to-the-classroom-for-amherst-students/1835764065

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Staff Appreciation 2019

Published on 2019-03-24 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

The annual staff appreciation lunch is on Friday April 12, 11:30-1:30pm in the teacher workroom. This year, we are serving a delicious lunch and plan to lightly decorate the space to make it more inviting, a respite from school chaos!  Second and Third grade families are spearheading this event, but we are reaching to the entire community for […]

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Spring is Nature’s Way of Saying, “Let’s Party!”

Published on 2019-03-22 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Your garden is sad, and needs plants and bulbs to cheer up. Your garden will thank you, and so will your PGO! SALE ENDS MARCH 28TH. 1. Credit or Debit CardOrder from our online store and your order ships directly to you. Our group name at checkout is “Crocker Farm Elementary PGO”. Note: If you will […]

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AMHERST EDUCATION FOUNDATION SEEKING NEW BOARD MEMBERS!

Published on 2019-03-21 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

AEF gives approximately $30,000 in grants to our public schools every year. We are seeking Board members who are dedicated to our mission of supporting our regional public schools in providing a challenging and enriching educational experience that maximizes the learning potential of every student and prepares them to succeed in the 21st century. AEF’s […]

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EmbraceRace Webinar: Tuesday, March 26, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Published on 2019-03-21 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

DEVELOPING A MENTOR MINDSET: CRITICAL MENTORING STRATEGIES TO SUPPORT EVERY CHILDa conversation with mentoring expertsDudney Sylla and Dr. Torie Weiston-Serdan REGISTER TO JOIN this free, hour-long, online conversation with your EmbraceRace community, happening on Tuesday, March 26th, at 5:30 pm PT/ 8:30 pm ET.  Why We Gather. Caregivers, educators, coaches, extended family members and other adults in young people’s lives have […]

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Book Swap: May 8 and 9

Published on 2019-03-17 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

What: Crocker Farm’s Book SwapWhen: Swap: May 8 and 9. Setup: May 7 We are especially looking for books for 4th, 5th and 6th grades. Donation bins are in the lobby and preschool entrance (through May 6). This year, we encourage students to participate by donating at least one book that they LOVE, so we can have […]

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Fresh Air Fund: Host a City Kid This Summer

Published on 2019-03-15 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

For a moment, think about the summertime.  What excites you? What are your favorite childhood  memories? For some of us it is catching fireflies, going swimming in the neighbors’ pool, and riding a bike. Opportunities such as these look very different for children who live in the city. Positive experiences shape our self-esteem, confidence, independence […]

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LSSE Sports for Kids This Spring

Published on 2019-03-13 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Active BEAST with Cedric GonnetYour child will develop a mental and physical edge and learn techniques of strength training, nutrition, and keeping a positive mindset. Learn to play hard and have fun in the process!ONE SESSION ONLY – Sunday, March 17, 3:00-5:00PM Spring Ultimate Clinic and MS Prep with Jim PistrangIf your child is a 6th grader […]

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Empty Bowls 2019

Published on 2019-03-12 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Join the Amherst Survival Center at The Pub anytime between 4 pm to 8 pm on Monday, March 18th for a simple, delicious meal and good cheer. You can also take your soup to go! Your ticket allows you to select a unique handcrafted bowl donated by a local potter and dine on delicious soup, […]

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