Category Archives: School News

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

Published on 2018-10-09 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 2018-10-06 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 2018-09-26 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 2018-09-21 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 2018-09-18 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 2018-09-13 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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