Category Archives: School News

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

Published on 2018-09-11 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 2018-09-05 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 2018-08-29 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 2018-08-27 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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Happy Summer!

Published on 2018-06-21 by Farah Ameen School News

Dear Crocker Farm Families, Thank you all for participating in the various PGO-sponsored events during the 2017-18 school year. A special shout-out to all the PGO volunteers, as well as the school staff, custodians, administrators, teachers, and translators (Angela Mills: What will we do without you?) for helping make all our events—from the Coffee(s) With […]

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Summer Reading Challenge

Published on 2018-06-21 by Farah Ameen School News

Let’s send Principal Shea to the roof this fall!!!! All reading from now until the official last day of summer in September counts. Students can record their reading at this online link or on the attached for, which went home in backpacks. Happy summer & happy reading to all!

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PGO Meeting @ Ice Cream Social

Published on 2018-06-11 by Farah Ameen School News

Dear Crocker Farm Families, If you’d like to learn more about the Crocker Farm PGO and/or are interested in getting involved with the PGO during the 2018-19 school year, please spare a few minutes during our Ice Cream Social on Thursday, June 14, for a quick PGO meeting, 7-7:15 p.m. All interested Crocker Farm parents/guardians […]

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Book Swap Success & Summer Reading Challenge

Published on 2018-06-07 by Farah Ameen School News

Last week’s book swap was a great success. We gave away over 2,000 books in 3 days, & many students were very happy to have books of their own to take home. Thank you for all the great book donations & the volunteer help. We couldn’t have done it without you. Special thanks to the PGO […]

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