Category Archives: School News

Photo Fundraiser, Two Sessions @ Crocker Farm

Published on October 15, 2018 by Farah Ameen School News

Capture the Moment : Family Portraits (Above photo: not part of Lexi’s portfolio) Get your family’s unique personality on film! Crocker parent and photographer Lexi Monesson-Olson is offering two family portrait sessions at Crocker Farm: each will run for 20 minutes and cost $25. Lexi will donate $10 from each session to the Crocker Farm PGO (thank you, Lexi!). […]

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PGO Meeting: Monday, Oct 22, 6-7 p.m.

Published on October 15, 2018 by Farah Ameen School News

Dear Crocker Families, Looks like Fall might be upon us…we hope everyone is staying warm and enjoying the change in season. We are hoping many of you will be able to make the PGO meeting next Monday, October 22, from 6 to 7 p.m., in our school cafeteria. It’s a good time to discuss upcoming […]

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Winter Coat & Clothing Drive Coming Soon

Published on October 11, 2018 by Farah Ameen Community News, School News

Dear Families, It’s hard to believe now, but winter will be here soon. As you go through your winter clothes from last year, if you find any good winter jackets, coats, snow pants, boots, etc. that your kids have outgrown or that you no longer need, the PGO asks that you consider donating them to […]

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School Nurse Needs Gently Used Leggings and Pants, Sizes 5-16

Published on October 9, 2018 by Farah Ameen School News

Hello Crocker Farm Families, The school nurse is looking for gently used leggings and pants (no jeans), in sizes 5-16, as well as Where’s Waldo books. Please check out the Crocker Wishlist and sign up if you are able. We will be periodically updating this list as the year progresses; for now, we only have […]

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Election Day (Tuesday, Nov. 6) Bake Sale: Bakers & Volunteers Needed!!!

Published on October 9, 2018 by Farah Ameen School News

The PGO is running two bake sales on Election Day, November 6: at Crocker Farm and Munson Library. This fundraiser is an opportunity to reach out to the larger Amherst community. We need volunteers to run the tables at both locations AND to donate baked goods. We encourage you to bring your children if you can! Who can say no […]

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Another Fun Field Day

Published on October 6, 2018 by Farah Ameen School News

Thank you to Mr. James, our teachers, and staff for yet another successful Field Day. The weather was perfect, and the kids had a great time. A big shout-out to all the volunteer families who contributed fruit and helped serve snacks to the participants. Have a great weekend!

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Congratulations, Readers: You Sent Principal Shea to the Roof!

Published on September 26, 2018 by Farah Ameen School News

Our students, motivated by Stephanie Joyce (Crocker Farm’s reading teacher), made a deal with the principal at the end of the 2017-18 school year,: If they collectively read 50,000 pages over the summer, Principal Derek Shea would climb up to the roof of the school building to celebrate their reading goals. So on Monday afternoon, with […]

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Seeking Volunteers for Field Day: Friday, Oct. 5

Published on September 21, 2018 by Farah Ameen School News

Dear Crocker Farm Families, Cooperative Field Day is Friday, Oct 5. Flyers came home in backpacks last week, asking for volunteers to help with different stations. In addition, please check out the signup genius link for donations of fruit and volunteers to help at the PGO-run snack station: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0F4CA9AC22A5FA7-fall1 Thank you!

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Seeking Flu-Season Fighters: Wipes, Sanitizer, Tissues…

Published on September 18, 2018 by Farah Ameen School News

Dear Crocker Farm Families, With cold and flu season approaching, the PGO is collecting donations of bleach wipes, hand sanitizer, tissues, and paper towels at the Crocker Farm Open House (see Letter & Schedule, below) on Wednesday, September 26. We would appreciate all families donating at least one item, as these are necessities that the school […]

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Thank You!!!

Published on September 13, 2018 by Farah Ameen School News

What a great start to the new school year! A big thank-you to all those families who came to the PGO’s Back-to-School Party tonight!!! It was wonderful to see so many familiar faces and to meet new people. We really appreciated all the delicious sides and desserts you brought to share—and for your patience with […]

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Back-to-School Party: Wednesday, Sept. 12, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Published on September 11, 2018 by Farah Ameen School News

Dear Crocker Farm Families, We look forward to seeing you at our Back-to-School Party tomorrow. In case of rain, we will gather in the school cafeteria. If the weather looks good, please bring a chair or blanket to sit on. Buses will run from Butternut, Southpoint, and The Brook (see flyers below).  See you tomorrow! […]

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Thank You

Published on September 5, 2018 by Farah Ameen School News

A big thank-you to all those who contributed items for our Election Day bake sale, to those who volunteered to sit at the table—and to those who made donations! Though our Crocker Croc Donation Jar doesn’t look very full, we collected $550 and some change!!!! Thank you! We hope to see you at our Back-to-School […]

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Back-to-School Pizza Party: Thursday, Sept. 6, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Published on August 29, 2018 by Farah Ameen School News

Dear Crocker Farm Families, We hope everyone had a good (half) first day and that you are finding ways to stay cool this week. The PGO is excited about our first event next week: our annual Back-to-School Pizza Party on Thursday, Sept. 6, 5:30-7:30. Flyers should have gone home in backpacks today for Grades 1-6; […]

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PGO Election Day Bake Sale: Tuesday, Sept. 4 —Seeking Bakers

Published on August 27, 2018 by Farah Ameen School News

Dear Crocker Farm Families, Tuesday, Sept. 4, is Election Day, and many of you come to vote at our school. To raise funds for events, the Parent Guardian Organization (PGO) is holding a Bake Sale at Crocker Farm all day. To that end, we are seeking bakers (or buyers of baked goods). If you are […]

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