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Ice Cream Social

Thank you to all the families who came out for the last PGO event of the school year—what a fun evening!!! A big shout-out to Andy Cox for procuring all that delicious ice cream for us—and to the wonderful parents (Andy, Ashley, Norm & Eddy) who scooped all evening long! And thank you to all those who put donations in the PGO jar. We raised $239.50—a great start to the 2018-19 school year. Enjoy the last week before the summer vacation begins!  

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LSSE Summer Camps

School's almost out, but you still have time to sign up for LSSE Summer Sports Camps. Register today!  

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PGO Meeting @ Ice Cream Social

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 are invited. Potential agenda Highlights from the 2017-18 school year Explaining the role of the PGO Introduction of 2018-19 PGO Co-Chairs: Paula Lima Jones and Amanda Robertson Call for volunteers for next year Thank you, and see you Thursday!

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Book Swap Success & Summer Reading Challenge

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 for funding the purchase of additional books to supplement the book donations, and to publishers Houghton Mifflin Harcourt & Simon & Schuster for giving us boxes of brand-new books. We are grateful. At this year's book swap, reading specialist Stephanie Joyce and other staff took pictures ...

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Celebrate Crocker Culture THIS Wedneday @ 5:30 p.m.

Published on May 21, 2018 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Dear Crocker Farm Families, We are looking forward to celebrating our school community this Wednesday from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thank you to those of you who have RSVP’d “yes”—we have a big crowd with many people signing up to bring a dish or beverage. Those who have not RSVP’d yet, can do so in the next […]

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Amherst Education Foundation Excellence Grants for 2018-19

Published on May 14, 2018 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Heading into its 25th year, the Amherst Education Foundation announces its Excellence Grants for the 2018-19 academic year.  Totaling $29,000.00, the grants are spread across the Amherst Elementary Schools, the Amherst Regional Middle School, and the Amherst Regional High School. Of particular interest to elementary families is the winning proposal from Jennifer Reese, Elementary Science and Garden Coordinator: ELEMENTARY GARDEN-BASED LEARNING  […]

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Watermelon Help for Field Day: June 8

Published on May 13, 2018 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Crocker Farm’s gym teacher Mr. James is running the school’s 3rd Annual Field Day on Friday, June 8th with a rain date of Monday, June 11th.   Kindergarten through 3rd grade classes are having their Field Day in the morning, 9:15-11:20, & the 4th, 5th, & 6th grade classes are having their Field Day in the […]

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Need Books & Volunteers for Annual Book Swap: May 30 & 31

Published on May 12, 2018 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Dear Crocker Farm Families, Our annual Book Swap is coming up soon: May 30 & 31! The more books we collect, the more books your child will bring home. We still need more books for  all reading levels—preK-Sixth grade—especially books that reflect the diversity of the Crocker Farm community, including in different languages, as well […]

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Celebrate Crocker Culture

Published on May 11, 2018 by Farah Ameen School News

Dear Crocker Farm Families, We are excited to celebrate the rich diversity of our school community on May 23. Flyers (see below) are going home in backpacks today. Please fill out and return the slip at the bottom so we know how many people to expect and whether you’re bringing a dish to share (you […]

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Committee to Review ARPS District Screening and Hiring Practices

Published on May 7, 2018 by Farah Ameen Community News

Dear Amherst Regional Public School Community, ARPS is committed to hiring a diverse workforce and to transparency and inclusion of all voices in the search and hiring process. The Office of Diversity, Equity and Human resources is establishing a Committee to review our current screening and hiring practices to ensure  that the district’s commitment continues to be […]

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Family Time With Multi-Arts: Saturday, May 19, 2 p.m. 

Published on May 3, 2018 by Farah Ameen Community News

Come enjoy a fun, engaging artistic activity with your child aimed at creating collaborative artwork. Tina Zorz will lead families in a Vision Boarding workshop to help you create a collage that has everyone’s values and personality in the same piece of art. You and your family will choose images and words that spark excitement and […]

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Project Safe Childhood Presentations: Tuesday, May 29

Published on April 26, 2018 by Farah Ameen Community News, School News

Dear Crocker Farm Families, The district, in conjunction with the U.S. Attorney’s Office, is hosting a Project Safe Childhood Presentation on Keeping Children Safe and Secure Online. On May 29, there will be presentations at each of the schools for the Fifth and Sixth Graders only. The Crocker Farm Elementary presentation is from 9 to 10 a.m.  Please have your […]

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