Monthly Archives: December 2020

Grateful for Donations to Our PGO

Published on 2020-12-20 by crockerfarmpgo School News

Dear Crocker Farm Families, Many thanks to the Crocker Farm families and friends who supported the PGO during the Month of Giving! To date, nearly 50 families have given $4,320 that will be used to help teachers and students this year. It is not too late to help! We can accept online donations through December 31st, and […]

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Winter Gear “Store” on Monday, Dec. 21st

Published on 2020-12-20 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

A huge shout-out to all those who volunteered at the winter gear “store” at ARMS on Friday. Many families came through and got things they needed. The free “store” will be open to all on Monday, Dec. 21, 9 a.m. – noon.  Families are welcome to come in and “shop” then. There are still quite […]

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Effortless Fundraising

Published on 2020-12-19 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

FLORENCE BANK COMMUNITY CHOICE GRANTS: VOTING ENDS DEC 31ST Vote for us in the Florence Bank Community Choice Grant program. Each Florence Bank account holder gets one vote, and the voting runs from January 1st to December 31st each year. If you haven’t voted this calendar year, please do! The bank donates $100,000 to local […]

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Free Asymptomatic Covid-19 Testing Site

Published on 2020-12-19 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

As part of the state’s expansion of testing, UMass Amherst is providing free COVID-19 tests for local community members. Adults and children ages 10 and older without symptoms of COVID-19 are eligible for testing.  Tests are offered by appointment only at the Public Health Promotion Center (PHPC) at the Mullins Center, located at 200 Massachusetts […]

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Call for Submissions: Dreaming the Future!

Published on 2020-12-12 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

The Forbes, Jones, and Lilly libraries are collaborating with UMass’s Feinberg Lecture Series, and asking the young people of Western Massachusetts (ages 5-18) to help envision a future where climate change is mitigated and the world has adapted. The project, Dreaming the Future, asks young people to consider their relationship with the natural world, how they think […]

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Stars in Our Schools!

Published on 2020-12-12 by crockerfarmpgo Community News, School News

In celebration of teachers and staff, we are excited to announce our winter Stars in Our Schools fundraiser! The Amherst-Pelham School District has been working through unprecedented educational challenges as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. Our teachers, staff, and parents have stayed resilient and creative throughout the year. Please help the Amherst EducationFoundation continue […]

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…For Supporting Our Winter Coat Drive

Published on 2020-12-12 by crockerfarmpgo School News

Dear Crocker Farm Families,Thank you so much for your generous donations toward the district-wide Winter Coat Drive. We wanted to let you know that the ARPS Family Center doesn’t need any more winter gear right now (thanks to area-wide families’ generosity, we have raised enough money to buy whatever remaining coats are needed). FYI: According to the FC, […]

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“Holiday Happiness” Card Campaign

Published on 2020-12-12 by crockerfarmpgo Community News, School News

Hello Crocker Farm families, Delaney MacPhetres, a CF alumni (now a HS junior), has coordinated a “Holiday Happiness” Card Campaign. A Holiday Happiness deposit box is located outside the main entrance at Crocker Farm for families to bring  cards. Below is more information, and the more cards the merrier the holidays. As you may have heard, the […]

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PGO Meeting: THIS Wednesday, Dec. 9, at 7 p.m.

Published on 2020-12-05 by crockerfarmpgo School News

We hope everyone had a good week. The days are getting shorter and colder, and we hope you’re getting a chance to catch some sunlight whenever you can. If anyone in your family is in need of winter gear, please check out our post about the district-wide Winter Coat Drive. Meanwhile, we hope many of […]

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Town Library Services for Families

Published on 2020-12-05 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

BOOKS!      BOOKS!       BOOKS!     Are your children craving books that they can touch and hold? Are you and they tired of reading the same old books over and over again? Do they need a break from e-books during independent reading time?  The Amherst Public Libraries can help!!!! Although the libraries […]

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