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September 4 Election Bake Sale

Dear Crocker Farm Families, We hope everyone registered to vote in the upcoming primary elections, Tuesday, Sept. 4. Since our school is where many of us will be voting, the PGO is holding a bake sale. To that end, we are looking for bakers (or those who'd can drop off purchased baked goods)—as well as volunteers for our Bake Sale table at the pre-K entrance. If you can contribute items, please bring them to the Bake Sale table directly on Sept. 4 If you are able to donate baked goods or to (wo)man the table for a few hours, please email Thank ...

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CF Grounds Cleanup Day: Sunday, Aug. 26, 1-3 p.m.

    Dear Crocker Farm Families, Our amazing custodians have been busy getting our school ready for the 2018-19 academic year. But we still need help getting our grounds ready for our children, teachers, and staff. If you are willing/able to donate some time on Sunday, Aug. 26, 1-3 p.m., please gather with other parent volunteers (by the front office) to help clean up the grounds. We will need help with mulching, wedding, and painting, among other things. Even 30 minutes makes a difference!!! If you can make it, and have gardening gloves and any small gardening tools (shears, shovels, forks...), please bring them. ...

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Project Backpack 2018 Distribution: Aug. 16 and 17

Dear Crocker Farm Families, Please check out the flyer below for information on Project Backpack 2018. Backpacks will be distributed on August 16 and 17, but the district will continue to collect backpacks and supplies all year long—and distribute as needed. Thank you  

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New Interim Assistant Principal for Crocker Farm

Hello Crocker Farm Families, I hope that everyone is enjoying the warm, summer weather. This is such a wonderful time of the year to be able to find time to play outside and to have time to read and relax. School starts in just over three weeks time (August 29). I am writing to let everyone know that we are happy to announce that after a thorough and intensive interview process, Jennifer Smith has been selected as the Interim Assistant Principal for the 2018-2019 school year. Ms. Smith was the unanimous choice of our interview committee, which was comprised of staff and ...

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Volunteers Needed to Beta Test New ARPS Website

Published on June 5, 2018 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

The district is in the process of updating to a more user-friendly website with the goal of launching the new site in July, and is looking for volunteers to beta test the site prior to it going “live.” Up to 10 volunteers needed for two 45 minute sessions on Monday, June 11, at 10 a.m. and […]

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Seeking Summer Garden Volunteers

Published on June 5, 2018 by Farah Ameen School News

We are looking for support from families to help the school gardens have a healthy summer growing season. Families are invited to join Leila and Jen for an on-site garden volunteer training at your school on Saturday, June 9 (Wildwood @ 9 a.m., Fort River @ 10:15 a.m. & Crocker Farm @ 11:30 a.m.). In the session (under […]

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Multi-Arts summer camp: June 18-August 10

Published on June 1, 2018 by Farah Ameen Community News

Multi-Arts summer camp is back June 18-August 10. This camp aims to awaken and develop your child’s creativity and to stimulate and engage your child’s imagination! Theater, art, creative stories, music, dance and more offered. For information and to register:

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ARPS PGO Spring Public Meeting: Tuesday, June 12, 3:15 p.m.

Published on June 1, 2018 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

The ARPS PGO is a 501(c)3 organization consisting of the PGOs for Crocker Farm, Wildwood, Amherst Regional Middle School, & Amherst Regional High School.  Our meetings are open to all When: Tuesday, June 12 at 3:15 p.m. Where: The Works, downtown Amherst Agenda • Introductions • Individual School Updates • Taxes and State Filings • […]

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ARHS Project Graduation/Senior Party Volunteers Needed!

Published on May 29, 2018 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Attention families of the ARHS Class of 2018: Please consider joining in the over 35-year tradition of throwing a SAFE Party for the Graduating Seniors and their guests. Over 40 local businesses stepped up to sponsor this event in 2017. It truly takes a village!   We need volunteers at the event to help with […]

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Thank You for Making Celebrate Crocker Culture a Success!

Published on May 23, 2018 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

That was an amazing evening of celebrating the diversity of our Crocker Farm community!!! Thank you to all the families who came and helped make this such a successful event. We really appreciated the delicious food and the beautiful performances—there was so much talent tonight! A big shout-out to our school’s Student Engagement Team and […]

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Call for Taste-Test Comment Collectors: Change of Date

Published on May 22, 2018 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

On Monday, June 11, Chef Sam will be at Crocker Farm for a special taste test of a brand-new lunch menu item: Green Monster Pizza! This homemade pizza will be on the menu later in June, featuring pesto made using produce harvested from our school gardens. We would like to collect student feedback during the lunchtime taste […]

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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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