Monthly Archives: October 2020

Election Day Information: Tuesday, Nov. 3

Published on 2020-10-31 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

Repost from ARHS PGO Parent News Amherst: The Town of Amherst is divided into ten Precincts, now organized in to five Districts. See below table to view your Precinct and polling location as well as your corresponding District.  Hours The polling hours for all elections and all polling places are 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Precinct […]

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Basic Rights in Special Education: Understanding the IEP

Published on 2020-10-24 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

This free workshop for parents/guardians and professionals—on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 7-9 p.m.—is sponsored by the Special Education Parent Advisory Council. To receive the online access link, please email sepac@arps.org. The workshop will cover what an IEP is, why it is important, how the IEP is developed, a child’s strengths and concerns, a vision statement, sections […]

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Town of Amherst Seeks Public Input on Block Grant Priorities

Published on 2020-10-22 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

Amherst will be making its annual application to receive federal funds administered by the state in the Community Development Block Grant program. These funds are awarded primarily to projects, programs, and services that improve the lives of Amherst’s low and moderate income residents.  The CDBG Advisory Committee would like to hear from the community about […]

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Sixth Grade Family Committee

Published on 2020-10-18 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

Dear Sixth Grade Families, We are looking for Sixth Grade Families to form a committee to work on activities for our sixth graders, from (Covid-observant) field trips, to small group get-togethers, to the Sixth Grade Supper, and anything else. We are looking for families to take photos, document moments, and try to figure out what […]

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5th Annual Ski and Winter Gear Sale: Oct. 31, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Published on 2020-10-14 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

Where: Under the tent on the lawn of the Amherst History Museum:67 Amity Street (next to the Jones Library) The proceeds benefit the museum. Shoppers can choose from a vast selection of new and used downhill, cross-country skis, ski poles, helmets, snowshoes, boots, skates, snowboards, outdoor clothing (including jackets, gloves, mittens, and hats) all in […]

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Multi-Arts Presents “Project Earth”: Nov. 1, 4 p.m.

Published on 2020-10-14 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

Multi-Arts invites you to a virtual presentation of “Project Earth,” a humorous and entertaining story full of imagination about what our world will be in the year 3,000. There is hope! With doable actions we can change the direction our planet is heading. This show will be performed by professional actors in collaboration with children. […]

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AEF’s 26th Annual Trivia Bee: Oct. 29, 6:30 p.m.

Published on 2020-10-12 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

Neither rain, nor sleet, nor a pandemic will stop the Amherst Education Foundation’s Trivia Bee! SIGN UP for the 26th Annual AEF Trivia Bee — Virtual Edition: Thursday, October 29, 2020 6:30-8:00 p.m., hosted by State Representative Mindy Domb! Participation is free, but we encourage donations benefiting the Foundation and our public schools. You can register […]

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Update on Covid Cases and Phase 1 Return to In-Person Learning

Published on 2020-10-02 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

Dear Crocker Farm Families, The Amherst Health Department has notified the District that the total active cases of Covid-19 have increased from 35 to 51 since we were notified that the Phase 1 return to in-person learning would be delayed.  The updated daily count exceeds the Districts’ metrics from the tentative agreement with the Amherst-Pelham […]

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Seeking K-6 Class Parents for the 2020-21 School Year

Published on 2020-10-02 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

Dear Crocker Farm, We hope that the first couple of weeks of school have been relatively smooth for you and your children, and that everyone received their back-to-school bags from the PGO. If you haven’t picked up your bag yet, please check in with your child’s teacher or with the school. As this year is […]

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