Monthly Archives: January 2020

For School, Stomach and Country: Presidential Primary Bake Sale

Published on 2020-01-30 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

The PGO is holding bake sales at two Presidential Primary polling locations on March 3rd, 2020: Crocker Farm and Bangs Community Center. Our Election Day bake sales allow us to reach the larger Amherst community. Each location stands to raise $500-$750, which is major! The PGO runs on volunteer support, so please consider taking a […]

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PGO Meeting Reminder

Published on 2020-01-30 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

Our forum to discuss big ideas is on February 3rd, 6:30-8pm at Crocker Farm in the Cafeteria. Mr. Shea and Ms. Smith will be on hand for discussion and questions. See you then!

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Sleeping Beauty: Winter Break Ballet Workshop for Ages 6-13

Published on 2020-01-26 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

Tuesday, 2/18-Friday, 2/219:00 am – 3:00 pm@ Amherst Ballet (29 Strong Street, Amherst)$350 ($320 if registered by January 31) Explore the classic ballet Sleeping Beauty at Amherst Ballet’s February workshop! Everyone will find something for them from Sleeping Beauty crafts and movement games, to high-quality personalized ballet training, to learning iconic fairy roles from the ballet. Dancers will delve into the world […]

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LEGO First Robotics Club: Volunteer Search

Published on 2020-01-26 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

MassFIRST has a goal to get a robotics team in every Massachusetts public school district, and has grant funding available for teachers and/or parents interested in starting a LEGO First Robotics Club at Crocker Farm. If you are interested in forming a team or have questions, please email massfirstrobotics@gmail.com. https://www.firstinspires.org/robotics/flljr

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On the Same Page: Community Read & Special Events

Published on 2020-01-26 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

The Jones Library is holding its eighth On the Same Page community reading program, this year featuring the memoir Call Me American by author Abdi Nor Iftin.  A variety of programs are being offered to enrich the reading experience of this title and to encourage dialog about the themes the book presents, particularly immigration and African […]

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PGO Meeting: Big Ideas

Published on 2020-01-15 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

Thanks to your generous support of the Crocker Farm PGO in 2018 and 2019, we have sufficient funds ($12,000) to support one or more Big Ideas. This is a chance to go beyond the core events and support that the PGO typically funds, and to make a bigger contribution to Crocker Farm. For more background […]

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Free Community Dance Class

Published on 2020-01-15 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

“Express Yourself”! Kids, teens and adults in the Amherst community are invited to come immerse yourselves in the joy of dance through everyday movements, such as gesturing, walking, turning, jumping and posing, all set to natural rhythms and multi-cultural upbeat music and led by M’bewe Escobar. The next session is on Friday, January 31, from […]

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ARPS Building Project

Published on 2020-01-12 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

The Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) Board voted unanimously to invite the Town of Amherst into the eligibility period to address building deficiencies in our district schools. The Amherst MSBA building project website is now live, and you can find important information, announcements and supporting documents. Please visit frequently for up-to-date information about the project […]

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Book Hour at Crocker Farm Library

Published on 2020-01-10 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

Our amazing librarian, Ms. Waleska Santiago, invites parents and guardians to check out the diverse selection of books she has to offer. It’s a treasure trove—from issue-oriented books, to biographies, to fantasy novels, to (yes, never fear!) graphic novels—there’s something to please each reader. Please come to “Book Hour” @ the library on Thursday, January […]

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