Monthly Archives: January 2021

Jones Library Webinar: March 4 @ 7 p.m.

Published on 2021-01-31 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

As we begin to think about planning our gardens this year, it’s a good time to consider the benefits of adding plants that attract birds, butterflies, and bees. Learn how to do just that by joining Jones Library for a webinar,  Attracting Birds, Butterflies, Bees, and Other Beneficials, via Zoom on Thursday, March 4, 2021 at […]

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Winterfest 2021: Feb. 5 & 6

Published on 2021-01-31 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

Amherst Recreation, The Business Improvement District and The Amherst Area Chamber presents Ice Sculptures on the Common! A Drive-Through Experience!February 5 & 6, 2021, from 5 to 7 p.m. Welcome one and all to Winterfest 2021! This fantastical event will feature at least 11 life-sized animal ice sculptures displayed on the Amherst Common. Your favorite […]

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School Committee Hosting Open Meeting for Town Residents: Feb. 4 @ 6 p.m.

Published on 2021-01-31 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

What: Meeting hosted by the Amherst School CommitteeWhen: Thursday, February 4, at 6 p.m.Zoom link and info:http://arps.org/district/open-meeting-amherst-schools-during-covid Following a presentation on the state of our schools during COVID, youcan ask questions, make public comment, and speak directly with town officials on topics such as: • Children and remote learning• Best practices for safely opening school […]

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ARPS Biliteracy Awards

Published on 2021-01-31 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

Dear Parent or Guardian,  The Amherst, Pelham, and Amherst-Pelham School Districts value the linguistic diversity of our community. To celebrate the assets of multilingualism and to promote sustained English language, native language, heritage language, and global language learning, the Amherst Regional School District is excited to continue offering a language initiative called the Seal of […]

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AEF’s 2021-2022 Excellence Grants Program for Teachers

Published on 2021-01-31 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

The Amherst Education Foundation (AEF) is inviting teachers to apply for AEF’s 2021-2022 Excellence Grants Program.  Awards range from $2,500 – $15,000 each and grant proposals are due February 28.     AEF is looking for projects that focus on and extend student learning in required subject areas and/or those for which the Department of Elementary and […]

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Multi-Arts Wants to Hear from YOU!

Published on 2021-01-31 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

Multi-Arts wants to tailor their vacation program to your needs, by offering an online program that supports your children and your family during this February 15-19, 2021 School Vacation. We want children to have the pleasure to experience ARTS in all its manifestations. To give a voice to their inner self.  To give them confidence. To provide them with the ability to appreciate themselves, and realize the beauty in […]

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Virtual Town Halls on School Start Time Proposals

Published on 2021-01-17 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

As noted in last week’s ARPS Update, the District plans to explore multiple options for the time of day school will start for students for the 2021-2022 school year.  Over the next six weeks, the District will conduct a public engagement process, which will include two virtual town hall meetings for ARPS families on Monday, January 25, at […]

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Crocker Farm PGO Mask Fundraiser

Published on 2021-01-17 by crockerfarmpgo School News

Dear Crocker Farm Families, The Crocker Farm PGO is able to sponsor events, teacher stipends, and other items—like the back-to-school welcome bags, PE jump ropes, WiFi hotspots and internet access for district families, additional supplies requested by teachers for remote learning purposes, and much more!—because of generous donations from Crocker Farm families as well as […]

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Traveling “Recess Van” for K-6 Students

Published on 2021-01-17 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

The Amherst Hurricanes Athletic Boosters and Amherst Recreation are teaming up to provide a “Recess Van,” during the lunch/recess break between 11:30 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. from January 11 to January 29, 2021. The 30-minute activities will be held from approximately 11:40 a.m. to 12:10 p.m. Where: Mondays: Amherst Regional Middle SchoolTuesdays: Mill River Recreation […]

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Racial Identity Exploration Book Club Discussion

Published on 2021-01-17 by crockerfarmpgo School News

Our next book club virtual meeting will take place Saturday, January, 23, 1-2:30 p.m. (please see the meeting info below). We will be discussing the podcast Nice White Parents, brought to you by Serial, a New York Times company.   Looking forward to seeing all book club members next week. Happy listening! Lexi (she/her) is […]

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Borrow a Wi-Fi Hotspot From our Public Libraries!

Published on 2021-01-10 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

Our town libraries are we are able to extend free internet access to patrons beyond the library buildings with their Wi-Fi hotspot lending program. Hotspots can be borrowed from the Jones Library or Munson Memorial Library by any CW MARS cardholder who is at least 18 years of age and has a library card in […]

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Ukulele Play Along

Published on 2021-01-10 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

Save the date for some musical fun via Zoom: Monday, January 18, at 7 p.m. Grab your ukulele and play along—because playing your ukulele is more fun when you do it with others. Participants will be muted, so don’t worry about how you sound! Follow the link for more info: https://www.joneslibrary.org/Calendar.aspx?EID=10309.

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Virtual Zine Club @ Jones Library!

Published on 2021-01-10 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

When: Wednesday, January 13, 7 – 9 p.m. Join us for another meetup of our virtual Zine Club collaboration with Forbes and Lilly libraries!  It’s a fun, two-hour drop-in session where you can work on personal art projects or talk about possible art and zine collaborations, all while enjoying good company and sometimes witty banter. This […]

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Feasting From Your Winter Pantry—Hosted by Jones Library

Published on 2021-01-10 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

Looking for ways to make a delicious dinner without last minute trips to the market, especially these days? Join us for Feasting From Your Winter Pantry: Soul Warming Recipes From Your Pantry, a webinar to be presented by Liz Barbour and hosted by the Jones Library via Zoom on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 7 p.m.  Whether […]

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