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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 CrockerFarmPGO@gmail.com. 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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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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27th Amherst Invitational: May 12-13

Published on April 24, 2018 by Farah Ameen Community News

Come and cheer for our ARHS players while watching 32 Ultimate teams from the East Coast compete in this prestigious frisbee tournament! Games will be held at Amherst Regional High School and Amherst Regional Middle School beginning at 9 a.m. The event is free but there will be food for purchase. Follow this event on Facebook: www.facebook.com/amherstinvitational

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Drawing and Painting (Ages 8-11): Thursdays, May 10-June 14

Published on April 17, 2018 by Farah Ameen Community News

Drawing and Painting (Ages 8-11): Thursdays, 3:30-4:45 p.m., May 10- June 14 (6 Classes) $240 A new session of Drawing and Painting (ages 8-11) will begin Thursday, May 10!  This is a great opportunity for kids to get involved in an enriching after-school activity where they can engage in self expression in a supportive environment. The studio is right […]

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Seeking Books for Book Swap

Published on April 13, 2018 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Crocker Farm’s annual Book Swap is coming soon. This is a great school tradition. Collection boxes will be out in the Crocker Farm lobby and at the preschool entrance after the April break. We are seeking books for preschoolers to older readers, and especially need books for 5th and 6th graders. If you are doing […]

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Celebrate Our Cultural Diversity: Wednesday, May 23

Published on April 13, 2018 by Farah Ameen School News

Dear Crocker Farm Families, Please Save the Date for an evening to celebrate the rich diversity of our school community: Wednesday, May 23, 5:30-7:30 p.m.   Let’s honor our rich cultures with an evening of traditional food, clothing, and performances. Wear a special outfit, if you like, and bring a favorite dish to share with […]

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