Monthly Archives: December 2021

AEF’s Stars in Our Schools Campaign

Published on 2021-12-19 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

Is there a teacher or staff member that has made a difference in your child’s life this year? Make a donation to the Stars in Our Schools Campaign in honor of them and AEF will send a note of gratitude on your behalf, thanking them for all their hard work and dedication. The money raised will help […]

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K to 12 Art Competition

Published on 2021-12-19 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

Cool Science is a free and public art competition held each fall for all K-12 artists.  Cool Science is a collaboration between the UMass Lowell, UMass Boston, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, University of Kansas, and Kansas City Art Institute.  Last year Cool Science received a National Science Foundation grant that helped it expand […]

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MPAC Meeting: December 15 @ 7 p.m.

Published on 2021-12-12 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

This is a reminder to please join the next meeting of the Multilingual Parent Advisory Council on Wednesday, December 15th from 7 to 8 p.m. You can find the meeting agenda here. The flyer has the links to access the meeting, as well as to RSVP and request an interpreter.  ¡Saludos! Esto es un recordatorio […]

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Parents/Guardians Needed for Math Program Review

Published on 2021-12-12 by crockerfarmpgo Community News, School News

Dear MPAC families, We have been informed that a district-wide review of the K-5 elementary math program for grades K-5 is about to begin. This action has been called for by many staff who have expressed concerns about the efficacy of our current curriculum. It is possible, or even likely, that the Superintendent will end […]

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Conversation With Cornel West

Published on 2021-12-05 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

If you missed Dr. Cornel West’s inspiring conversation with Superintendent Mike Morris last week, please check out this video. This event was part of the district’s Evenings With ARPS series. And don’t miss next week’s event on Wednesday, December 8: a conversation with Joseph “Dr. J” Mathews, PhD, author of Things I Wish My Teacher Knew About […]

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Thank You for Your Generosity!

Published on 2021-12-05 by crockerfarmpgo School News

Dear Crocker Farm Families, We are extremely grateful for your donations during our Month of Giving fundraiser! Thanks to your generosity, we surpassed our $5,000 goal. This year continues to be unusual, and often challenging, for students, teachers, and staff. The PGO is working hard to support our school by meeting extra classroom/specials needs. Thank […]

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Free Community COVID-19 Test Kits

Published on 2021-12-05 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

The Amherst Health Department is now offering asymptomatic, unobserved community testing for COVID-19. Adults and children ages 4 and older without symptoms of COVID-19 are eligible for testing. This new service is in collaboration with the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Pick up test kits in the Jones Library front hall during regular open hours, or at […]

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