Category Archives: School News

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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Volunteer PGO Positions Available for 2019-20 School Year

Published on 2019-02-07 by Farah Ameen School News

We are looking for volunteers to fill two PGO positions for the 2019-20 school year: (1) Treasurer; (2) Blog/Communications Director. Selected individuals will begin their “apprenticeship” this Spring. If you are interested, please email Thank you, Amanda & Paula PGO Co-Chairs

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YEARBOOK Photos Needed

Published on 2019-01-26 by Farah Ameen School News

The Sixth Grade and PGO are looking for candid photos taken at events (MLK assembly, field day, concerts, performances, Shea on the Roof, etc) from the 2018-2019 school year for the yearbook. If you have any to share, please email them to: Keep this in mind as the year progresses, and email any photos of events through […]

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Upcoming Events at Crocker Farm

Published on 2019-01-08 by Farah Ameen School News

You are invited to attend 2 wonderful events happening at Crocker Farm within the next week. Te invitamos a asistir a 2 eventos maravillosos que van a suceder en Crocker Farm la próxima semana. 1. Thursday, January 10: Come enjoy an hour of music as our talented band and orchestra perform.  The concert begins at 6:30 pm. All […]

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Next Steps for Farm-to-School Program

Published on 2018-12-17 by Farah Ameen Community News, School News

  The district’s Farm-to-School work that began at the start of this school year is ready to move into the next phase. Expanding on the essential relationships with local farmers, strong in-house food services program, and school garden program, the aim is to work together toward the vision of “Building a stronger, healthier community through diversity, food access […]

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Thank You Volunteers, Bakers, Sweet-Tooth Indulgers & Voters

Published on 2018-11-09 by Farah Ameen School News

Dear Crocker Farm Families, The PGO’s Election Day bake sales at Crocker Farm and Munson Library were very successful —we received donations of about $1,800, plus sold 10 Coupon books ($10 each). Thank you to all those who baked, donated goods and money, volunteered at the tables—and, of course, voted! Your contributions will go a […]

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Table Staff NEEDED for Election Day Bake Sale

Published on 2018-10-23 by Farah Ameen School News

The Election Day bake sales give us a chance to reach out to the larger Amherst community for donations. Each location stands to raise $500, which is a lot for us. Without these funds, future PGO events and initiatives are at risk. The PGO runs on volunteer support, so please consider taking a shift. And we can always use more nut-free baked goods to sell! […]

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Photo Fundraiser, Two Sessions @ Crocker Farm

Published on 2018-10-15 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 2018-10-15 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 2018-10-11 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 2018-10-09 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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