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Free Community COVID-19 Test Kits

Published on 2021-10-16 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

The Amherst Health Department is now offering asymptomatic, unobserved community testing for COVID-19. Adults and children ages 4 and older without symptoms of COVID-19 are eligible for testing. This new service is in collaboration with the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Pick up test kits in the Jones Library front hall during regular open hours, or at […]

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COVID-19 Information Session: October 6

Published on 2021-10-03 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

Join a virtual discussion with local medical professionals at 8 p.m. on October 6 to get your questions answered about how to keep your family and community safe this fall and winter. Click here to join the meeting. Esta es una sesión informativa con profesionales médicos locales para discutir una variedad detemas incluyendo el covid-19 y la […]

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Seasonal Produce Virtual Cooking Class: Sept. 30

Published on 2021-09-26 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

Join the Amherst Survival Center and the Jones Library for a virtual cooking class on Thursday, Sept. 30, 6 – 7 p.m.  Since we still can’t gather in great numbers in one room, let’s gather together virtually to learn some recipes and tips for using the season’s fresh produce.  Are you wondering what to do […]

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PGO Meeting: Tuesday, Sept. 21 @ 7:30 p.m.

Published on 2021-09-12 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

Would you like to learn more about the Crocker Farm Parent Guardian Organization and how we work with the school to help support our kids’ and staff’s needs? If so, please join us for our first online meeting of the year on Tuesday, Sept. 21, at 7:30 p.m. We would love to recruit volunteers for any […]

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Amherst Hurricane Athletic Booster Announcements

Published on 2021-09-12 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

Please mark your calendars and join us for our two upcoming Booster meetings, both to be held via ZOOM: Tuesday, Sept. 28, from 5 to 6p.m. via Zoom: https://amherstcollege.zoom.us/j/95334830876?pwd=YnRLeU9QZmNqTzlMTXdHT2Jhb2hXZz09. We will be developing the slate of Officers/Board Members to be voted upon at the annual meeting. So, if you’re interested in becoming more involved, join to […]

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ARPS Needs Bus & Van Drivers

Published on 2021-09-05 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

This year there is a state-wide shortage of van and bus drivers, and our district is in dire need of additional drivers. If you are interested in applying, or know someone who is, please email humanresources@arps.org.  Those with experience are encouraged to apply, but the district will provide training and support to obtain the required licenses for […]

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Parent/Guardian Input Needed for ELL & MPAC Programs

Published on 2021-07-04 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

Dear Families, As part of our regular ELL program evaluation cycle with the Department of Education, ARPS conducted a program evaluation with an external evaluator in the spring of 2020. AN ELL Action Planning group consisting of teachers, staff, and parents has been formed to carefully review the evaluation report and develop an action plan […]

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“What to a Slave Is the Fourth of July?” Reading

Published on 2021-06-20 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

With the help of a grant from Mass Humanities, South Congregational Church, 1066 South East Street in Amherst, will mount a public reading and discussion of Frederick Douglass’s famous “What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?” speech on July 4 at 3 p.m. UMass Professor Amilcar Shabazz will introduce and lead a discussion of the […]

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ARHS Presents ‘The Sound of Music’ This Weekend

Published on 2021-06-06 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

It’s here!  ARHS presents The Sound of Music – a fully-outdoor live musical theater production, just in time to celebrate the end of the school year. Come check out the work of scores of actors, techies, and musicians that have built this wonderful show from the ground up.  With nearly 100 student involved, chances are there’s someone you know […]

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We Gather Together: Virtual Poetry Reading on May 6 @ 7 p.m.

Published on 2021-04-25 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

Join the Amherst Survival Center and the Jones Library for a virtual poetry reading! Since we still can’t gather together in one room, let’s gather together virtually to share some poetry.    Participants can read an original poem or share a poem by a favorite poet. Poetry in any language is welcome. This inclusive, family-friendly event is designed to […]

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COVID-19 Care Kits @ The Boulders on April 7

Published on 2021-04-04 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

A group of bilingual (Spanish/English) medical providers and health workers from Cooley Dickinson Medical Group will be coming in a van to the Boulders on April 7, from 1 to 2 p.m., to provide care kits and answer questions about the COVID-19 vaccine. 

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