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Crocker Farm Band & Orchestra Ice Cream Social: Thursday, Jan. 10

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! Or at least, our kids do. It seems that the ice cream request from our music teachers didn't make it home to most parents. So this is a call to recruit parent volunteers to make sure the ice cream costs and coordination don't fall to our music teachers. Please sign up to bring ice cream, toppings, and supplies for Thursday night's (Jan 10, 6:30 p.m.; musicians should be at school by 6 p.m.) band and orchestra event. And please help spread the word about this need by forwarding this request to other Crocker ...

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Upcoming Events at Crocker Farm

You are invited to attend 2 wonderful events happening at Crocker Farm within the next week. Te invitamos a asistir a 2 eventos maravillosos que van a suceder en Crocker Farm la próxima semana. 1. Thursday, January 10: Come enjoy an hour of music as our talented band and orchestra perform.  The concert begins at 6:30 pm. All performers are requested to arrive at 6 p.m. to prepare. Following the concert is an ice-cream celebration for all performers. Please bring a non-perishable food item if you would like to contribute to the food drive for the Amherst Survival Center. 1. Jueves 10 de enero de 2019: Venga ...

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Food Drive for Survival Center

Orchestra teacher Heather O'Mara has organized a food drive for the Amherst Survival Center to take place at both the Crocker Farm orchestra concert (January 10, 6:30 p.m.) and the Wildwood orchestra concert (January 11, 6:30 p.m.). Non-perishable food items are welcome. Thank you

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Exploratory Day of the Arts

Multi-Arts invites children to join in an exploratory day of the Arts on January 21 (Martin Luther King Jr. Day). Children will work with professional artists exploring different types of art, dance, creating stories, mime, and more. A day of immersion in the arts is valued at $75, but families can pay by DONATION! For families of children at Amherst schools, Multi-Arts is offering an extra day of immersion in the arts, January 22 (schools closed for curriculum day), for $75. Financial aid is available Limited space. Register now: www.multi-arts.org Place: Immanuel Lutheran Church, Amherst • Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

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Amherst Town Council Inauguration: Saturday, Dec. 2

Published on 2018-10-24 by Farah Ameen Community News

  Please save the date to join the Amherst community in celebrating the inaugural swearing-in of our first Town Council. And please share this message—all are invited! When: Sunday, December 2, at 1 p.m. Where: Amherst-Pelham Regional High School Auditorium Reception to Follow More details and RSVP form coming soon via: www.amherstma.gov/inaug

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Table Staff NEEDED for Election Day Bake Sale

Published on 2018-10-23 by Farah Ameen School News

The Election Day bake sales give us a chance to reach out to the larger Amherst community for donations. Each location stands to raise $500, which is a lot for us. Without these funds, future PGO events and initiatives are at risk. The PGO runs on volunteer support, so please consider taking a shift. And we can always use more nut-free baked goods to sell! […]

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Photo Fundraiser, Two Sessions @ Crocker Farm

Published on 2018-10-15 by Farah Ameen School News

Capture the Moment : Family Portraits (Above photo: not part of Lexi’s portfolio) Get your family’s unique personality on film! Crocker parent and photographer Lexi Monesson-Olson is offering two family portrait sessions at Crocker Farm: each will run for 20 minutes and cost $25. Lexi will donate $10 from each session to the Crocker Farm PGO (thank you, Lexi!). […]

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PGO Meeting: Monday, Oct 22, 6-7 p.m.

Published on 2018-10-15 by Farah Ameen School News

Dear Crocker Families, Looks like Fall might be upon us…we hope everyone is staying warm and enjoying the change in season. We are hoping many of you will be able to make the PGO meeting next Monday, October 22, from 6 to 7 p.m., in our school cafeteria. It’s a good time to discuss upcoming […]

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ARPS PGO Fall Meeting: Oct. 24, 4-5 p.m.

Published on 2018-10-12 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

When: Wednesday, October 24, 4-5 p.m. Where: The Works, 48 N. Pleasant St., Amherst Meeting Agenda Introductions Individual School Updates Election of President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, Officer Annual Taxes and State Filings (including new rep payee) Group Fundraisers: UMACC (United Way), Giving Tuesday, Florence Bank, Amazon Smile Other Business not anticipated by the chair Adjourn The […]

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Winter Coat & Clothing Drive Coming Soon

Published on 2018-10-11 by Farah Ameen Community News, School News

Dear Families, It’s hard to believe now, but winter will be here soon. As you go through your winter clothes from last year, if you find any good winter jackets, coats, snow pants, boots, etc. that your kids have outgrown or that you no longer need, the PGO asks that you consider donating them to […]

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School Nurse Needs Gently Used Leggings and Pants, Sizes 5-16

Published on 2018-10-09 by Farah Ameen School News

Hello Crocker Farm Families, The school nurse is looking for gently used leggings and pants (no jeans), in sizes 5-16, as well as Where’s Waldo books. Please check out the Crocker Wishlist and sign up if you are able. We will be periodically updating this list as the year progresses; for now, we only have […]

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Election Day (Tuesday, Nov. 6) Bake Sale: Bakers & Volunteers Needed!!!

Published on 2018-10-09 by Farah Ameen School News

The PGO is running two bake sales on Election Day, November 6: at Crocker Farm and Munson Library. This fundraiser is an opportunity to reach out to the larger Amherst community. We need volunteers to run the tables at both locations AND to donate baked goods. We encourage you to bring your children if you can! Who can say no […]

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Another Fun Field Day

Published on 2018-10-06 by Farah Ameen School News

Thank you to Mr. James, our teachers, and staff for yet another successful Field Day. The weather was perfect, and the kids had a great time. A big shout-out to all the volunteer families who contributed fruit and helped serve snacks to the participants. Have a great weekend!

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Press Release From Fort River School Building Committee Sept. 5 2018

Published on 2018-10-03 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

Over the summer, the Fort River School Building Committee has continued to make progress with its feasibility study. The  results of the indoor air quality study performed by ATC Group Services of West Springfield showed that the levels of asbestos, bacteria, mold, and radon are within acceptable levels and similar to or below background/outside concentrations. […]

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Youth Basketball

Published on 2018-10-01 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

Parents and Players, Basketball is just around the corner and we’re looking forward to an even better year!!  Amherst Youth Basketball League: Jamboree starts Saturday, December 15, and the first game starts Saturday, January 5!  This league is for girls and boys between grades K-12 Amherst Suburban Basketball: Tryouts begin Wednesday, October 24, for boys and Thursday, October 25, for […]

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