Monthly Archives: March 2020

COVID-19 Resources

Published on 2020-03-30 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

Here are some links to find out COVID-19 information at the local and state level: Town of Amherst Covid Website Town of Amherst Website Massachusetts Department of Health

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Project Earth: Calling for Children Collaboration

Published on 2020-03-23 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

Multi-Arts is excited to announce plans to produce a play inspired by Carl Sagan’s “Pale Blue Dot”. This production is set to premiere Summer 2020, and will have elements of live music, narration, and of course, fantastical sets and props! We invite children under 18 to watch this video, reflect on Sagan’s words, and create art/poetry/writing inspired […]

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Thank You Teachers, Staff and Administration!

Published on 2020-03-21 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

While we have reached the end of our first school closure week, we are all adjusting to our new normal. Balancing work needs, interacting with our families, trying to find ways to learn, play and generally stave off boredom for both children and adults is, to put it simply, a real challenge. Let’s give a […]

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Book Swap 2020: How to Get Some Books

Published on 2020-03-21 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

Although we had to cancel the Book Swap, the books collected and purchased won’t go to waste! The PGO has donated around 1300 books to the district to distribute when handing out meals in Amherst. Questions can be directed to 413-362-1871 or martinezm2@arps.org .

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CANCELLED: Teacher and Staff Appreciation Lunch 2020

Published on 2020-03-10 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

Out annual teacher and staff appreciation lunch is on Thursday April 9, 11:30-1:30pm in the teacher workroom. We are serving a delicious homemade lunch and plan to lightly decorate the space to make it more inviting, a respite from school chaos!  While second and third grade families are spearheading the event, we are also asking the entire community for a few […]

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CANCELLED: Hillside Pizza for the 6th Grade

Published on 2020-03-09 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

Due to concerns surrounding COVID-19 and school activities, the 6th Grade Hillside Pizza Fundraiser has been cancelled. All checks will be returned, please contact Tracy Zafian at tmz23@zafian.com for more information (this is not a PGO fundraiser). CANCELLED CANCELLED CANCELLED Buy dinner and dessert while helping Crocker Farm’s Sixth Grade fundraise for their annual field […]

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CANCELLED: Make Your Garden Grow

Published on 2020-03-09 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

Spring is on its way! Warmer temperatures, budding blossoms, relaxing outside with a cool drink…and yard work! What better way to purchase Spring plants and bulbs (that you may already need) AND support Crocker Farm than a Dutch Mills Bulbs fundraiser! For your outdoor or indoor garden, or to gift to someone else, the PGO gets 50% […]

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CANCELLED: Elementary Science Night 2020

Published on 2020-03-07 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

Amherst Elementary Science Night is on April 9th at the Amherst Regional Middle School Cafeteria from 6-7:30pm! This event introduces students of Amherst and Pelham’s elementary schools to a wide range of science concepts through hands-on activities and demonstrations. Activities will be led by older students and scientists from local organizations and colleges. Every student […]

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Big Ideas Update

Published on 2020-03-05 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

The voting closed at 8pm on Super Tuesday for the Big Ideas Campaign. We received 63 votes total and we have a clear winner: Option B: We Love Fresh Paint and Recess. The tally was as follows: Option A (Keep It Even): 20 first choice votesOption B (We Love Fresh Paint and Recess): 38 first […]

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POSTPONED/UNCERTAIN: Book Swap 2020

Published on 2020-03-04 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

Crocker Farm’s annual Book Swap is approaching, and we need your help in the form of BOOKS, for preschool through 6th grade. Collection boxes are in the main lobby and in the preschool entrance.  We are especially looking for titles that appeal to older readers, grades 4th, 5th and 6th. We encourage students to donate at least one book they LOVE (not […]

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