Category Archives: School News

Return to In-Person Learning Survey

Published on 2021-03-07 by crockerfarmpgo School News

Dear Crocker Farm Families, Last week, the Amherst and Pelham School Committees unanimously approved the following motion: The School Committee directs the Superintendent to develop and implement a plan for the return of in-person learning, for all students who want it, with grades k-2 returning by April 5, grades 3-6 returning by April 12, and […]

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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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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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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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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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ARPS Winter Coat Drive

Published on 2020-11-28 by crockerfarmpgo Community News, School News

Dear Crocker Farm Families, The ARPS Family Center-led district-wide coat drive is in full swing. Thank you to everyone who has donated items or made monetary contributions. If you are in need of winter gear (coats, boots, hats, gloves, etc.) for your children, please contact Mildred Martinez (Martinezm2@arps.org, 413-362-1871) at the ARPS Family Center so you […]

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Crocker C.A.R.E. Home Reading Bags

Published on 2020-11-21 by crockerfarmpgo School News

Dear Crocker Farm Families, Our school library, in collaboration with the PGO, will soon implement the Crocker C.A.R.E.  Home Reading Bags program. Through this program our students will receive a bag with books they can enjoy and keep. The purpose of the program, considering that our school has over 400 students and the health crisis […]

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PGO Book Club: Exploring Racial Identities

Published on 2020-07-25 by crockerfarmpgo Community News, School News

Dear Crocker Farm Families, We hope everyone is staying cool, safe, and sane. There has been a lot of news about school reopening possibilities in our district, so we hope you are reading our blog and Facebook posts to stay updated.  At the request of an interested parent, the PGO is hosting a book club, […]

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Updates on Elementary School Reopening Possibilities for the Fall

Published on 2020-07-09 by crockerfarmpgo School News

Dear Crocker Farm Families, We hope everyone is staying safe and as cool as possible right now. The district staff have done an analysis of the spaces available for classrooms in each of the school buildings, assuming there is social distancing, decent ventilation in each teaching space, etc.   Based on this analysis, for the Wildwood, […]

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PGO Budget Overview: 2018-19 School Year

Published on 2019-02-28 by Farah Ameen School News

    Dear Crocker Farm Families, We hope everyone is keeping warm—spring will be here soon, we hope! You have been bombarded with posts and emails about fundraisers and helped fill up donation jars at bake sales and and other school events. In case you were wondering what those donations are going toward, below is an […]

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Fort River School Building Committee Presentation @ Crocker Farm: Friday, Feb. 15, 8:45-9:45 a.m.

Published on 2019-02-12 by Farah Ameen School News

Jonathan Salvon (Fort River parent and Chair of the Fort River School Building Committee) and Maria Kopicki (Crocker Farm parent and Co-Vice-Chair of the FRSBC) will present the work of their committee regarding the Fort River Elementary School site, as well as answer any questions you may have. Please don’t miss this opportunity to stay […]

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