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Order Your Yearbook Today!

Published on 2020-05-17 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

The yearbook committee has tried to create a yearbook that students of all ages can enjoy. It will include photographs of students from all grades enjoying specials, classroom activities, and school events as well as pictures of teachers and staff and a section devoted to graduating sixth graders. To order a yearbook go to: treering.com/1015484466141338. […]

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Thank You…

Published on 2020-05-08 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

Here’s a shout-out and a HUGE “thank you” to our teachers/staff/administrators in honor of Teacher Appreciation Week. We are grateful for all you do for our children every day—especially in these unprecedented times!! Our kids miss you, as do the parents/guardians/families. AND… —Crocker Farm PGO & Families

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Virtual Multi-Arts on Saturdays

Published on 2020-05-06 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

Art, in all its manifestations, has the power to connect us with what matters the most: it connects us with ourselves, with life, love and beauty. In these times of change and isolation, to be able to create and give life to something that comes from within ourselves is healing and fills us with joy. That is why, like […]

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Kids Art Contest

Published on 2020-05-06 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

Hello Artists and Art Enthusiasts, LSSE with the Town of Amherst is announcing a Kids Art Contest. We are looking for art that is inspired by all the helpers we see around us during this strange time in our lives. The aim is to show the helpers how much they mean to us with a […]

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Free Meals for Children

Published on 2020-05-06 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

To support families during school closures, Amherst-Pelham Regional Public Schools (ARPS) has partnered with UMass Dining to provide children aged 0-18 with free, nutritious breakfast and lunch meals every day of the week as part of the USDA’s emergency COVID-19 response. The Eos Foundation awarded the district a $2,500 grant to support continued distribution of […]

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We Met Our WiFi Fundraising Goal

Published on 2020-05-02 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

Just over two weeks ago, the ARPS PGOs (parent guardian organizations) launched this fundraiser to ensure that all Amherst and Amherst Regional public school students have home WiFi access during the school shutdown.  We have now raised enough to cover the costs not only for the rest of this school year, but for next year […]

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Signs to Celebrate ARHS Class of 2020

Published on 2020-05-02 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

We hope this email finds you and your families healthy and doing as well as can be expected. This is a strange and difficult time for most students, but especially our seniors. This should have been a spring full of fun and recognition, but they will miss out on many rites of passage.  We want […]

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Playground at Kendrick Park

Published on 2020-05-02 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

The Town of Amherst is designing a playground for the children ofAmherst, to be located in Kendrick Park.  The Planning Department, LSSE and DPW staff are working together to prepare a design, with input from the public.  During the summer of 2019 the Town of Amherst applied for a PARC grant from the Commonwealth of […]

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Wifi for All

Published on 2020-04-05 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

ARPS Distance Learning Initiative: Internet Access for All Students Students need internet access in their homes in order to fully benefit from the distance learning now being offered by our public schools in this time of crisis – but we know that about 100 families in our school district do not have the financial means […]

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Cancelled and Postponed PGO Events: As of April 3rd, 2020

Published on 2020-04-02 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

Due to COVID-19 concerns, the PGO must cancel/postpone some Spring 2020 events and fundraisers. We have listed only events and fundraisers that the PGO is directly involved with. As of April 3rd, 2020: The following events and fundraisers are CANCELLED and will not be rescheduled: Crocker Culture, Book Swap, Staff Appreciation Lunch, Science NightDutch Mill Bulbs Fundraiser, […]

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Meal Delivery Information

Published on 2020-04-01 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

While school is closed, ARPS Nutrition Services Department, ARPS Family Center and the UMass Baby Berk Food Truck are offering breakfast and lunch for students who rely on those school meals. An article about their efforts is available here. There are 13 pick-up locations where students can take their grab-and-go meal while observing social distancing. […]

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COVID-19 Resources

Published on 2020-03-30 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

Here are some links to find out COVID-19 information at the local and state level: Town of Amherst Covid Website Town of Amherst Website Massachusetts Department of Health

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Project Earth: Calling for Children Collaboration

Published on 2020-03-23 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

Multi-Arts is excited to announce plans to produce a play inspired by Carl Sagan’s “Pale Blue Dot”. This production is set to premiere Summer 2020, and will have elements of live music, narration, and of course, fantastical sets and props! We invite children under 18 to watch this video, reflect on Sagan’s words, and create art/poetry/writing inspired […]

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Thank You Teachers, Staff and Administration!

Published on 2020-03-21 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

While we have reached the end of our first school closure week, we are all adjusting to our new normal. Balancing work needs, interacting with our families, trying to find ways to learn, play and generally stave off boredom for both children and adults is, to put it simply, a real challenge. Let’s give a […]

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