Category Archives: Community News

AEF 2022-2023 Excellence Grant Awards

Published on 2022-01-16 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

Are you a teacher or staff member in the Amherst, Pelham, Leverett or Shutesbury public schools? Or do you know someone who is? The Excellence Grant Awards application period for the 2022-2023 academic year is now open! Please email for an application packet or for more information, or share this message with anyone you think might be interested. Applications […]

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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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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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A Note From Superintendent Mike Morris

Published on 2021-11-21 by crockerfarmpgo Community News, School News

Dear CF PGO, I wanted to send a quick appreciation for the work of the CF PGO.  I know how much time and energy has gone into creating viable outdoor spaces for students.  I truly appreciate everyone’s efforts on this front! Your continued support of Crocker Farm is outstanding and makes a difference every day. […]

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Volunteers Needed for School Gardens Day

Published on 2021-11-14 by crockerfarmpgo Community News, School News

Please join the ARPS School Gardens team for a day in the Amherst school gardens! They will visit all three Amherst elementary schools on Saturday, November 20 (CROCKER FARM: 9 to 10 a.m.), to tidy up spaces and put our gardens to sleep for the winter. Bring your own garden gloves, loppers, or clippers if […]

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COVID Vaccine Clinic @ARHS: Tuesday, Nov. 23!

Published on 2021-11-14 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

Don’t miss the vaccine clinic for any ARPS student 5+ or staff interested in receiving one. The Amherst Regional High School will be holding the clinic on Tuesday, November 23, from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Boosters will also be available for adults. Please register for your vaccine using THIS LINK. You can also follow the link […]

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