Category Archives: School News

Thank You & Have a Wonderful Summer

Published on 2021-06-27 by crockerfarmpgo School News

Dear Crocker Farm Families, We hope your kids had a good last week at school. Congratulations to our Sixth Graders for graduating elementary school—we will miss you all (and your parents) in the halls/at pickup (once life goes back to “normal”). A big thank you to the grade parents who coordinated with the school to […]

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AEF Stars in Our School

Published on 2021-06-20 by crockerfarmpgo Community News, School News

It’s the end of the year. If you’d like to recognize teachers and staff with a gift in their honor, consider participating in the Amherst Education Foundation’s Stars In Our Schools program!   Step One: Think of all of the teachers and staff you would like to thank and the total of how much you […]

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Sixth Grade Celebration & Mini Yearbook Fundraiser

Published on 2021-06-13 by crockerfarmpgo School News

As the school year winds down and we look ahead to the summer, let’s take a minute to celebrate our Sixth Graders, for whom the final year of elementary school has been unprecedented (well, last year’s sixth graders had a similar experience). Please visit the Sixth Grade Celebration & MIni Yearbook Fundraiser page for details […]

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Times to Return Students’ Loan Tech Devices

Published on 2021-06-06 by crockerfarmpgo Community News, School News

At the close of the school year, the Information Systems Department will be collecting students’ loan devices (Chromebooks, iPads and hotspots) outside the District Offices entrance of the Middle School on the following dates and times: Thursday, June 24: 2:30-4:30 p.m. Friday, June 25: 2:30-4:30 p.m. Monday, June 28: 3:00-7:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 29: 3:00-7:00 p.m. Thank you, in advance, […]

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BPAC Meeting: June 8th, 7-8 p.m.

Published on 2021-06-06 by crockerfarmpgo Community News, School News

6월 8일 오후 7시에서 8시까지를 이중언어 학부모 자문 위원회 회의를 위해 비워 두세요 BPAC 회의 의제 2021년 6월 8일, 토론: BPAC 명칭 변경 언어 접근성 캠페인 최신 정보 SOB 장학금 모금 운동 2021년 학년도 학부모 제안 사항들 ………………………………………………………………………… Reserve la fecha, 8 de junio 7-8 PM Agenda para la reunión de BPAC 8 de junio […]

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Snacks, Sanitizers, Wipes Drive for Classrooms

Published on 2021-05-16 by crockerfarmpgo School News

Dear Crocker Farm Families, The PGO—supported by your generous donations over the year—hosted a Snacks/Treats/Beverages Station for our teachers and staff to welcome them back after the break (gift cards were also sent to our teachers who are part of the remote-learning team). Thank you to Ms. Aldrich for purchasing items and organizing everything. Thank […]

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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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