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Crocker Farm PGO Election Day Bake Sale

Fire Up Your Oven! Election Day Bake Sale

Published on 2022-10-27 by pgoupdates School News

The Crocker Farm PGO volunteers are excited to share that they will be hosting the “formerly annual” Election Day Bake Sale in person at the voter entrance of the school on November 8th. Donations of baked goods can be delivered directly to Crocker Farm on the 8th during polling hours, which begin at 7am, or brought to the Front […]

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Girls on the Run Greater Boston

Girls on the Run 2023! Sign up and help make it happen

Published on 2022-10-21 by pgoupdates Community News

A number of Amherst Parents are co-ordinating an effort to start a Girls on the Run program for Amherst 3rd-5th grade girls this Spring 2023 (https://www.girlsontherunwesternma.org/). They are calling for volunteer coaches to help bring this idea to life. The days and times for practice will be determined when enough coaches have volunteered. The organizing […]

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WinterWonderland

Coat Swap Volunteers Needed (October 18 & 19)

Published on 2022-10-11 by pgoupdates School News

Please sign up for a 2-hour volunteer shift here: Crocker Farm Coat Swap 2022Shifts run from 8:30am – 2:30pm on Tuesday, October 18 and Wednesday, October 19. You will help match students with coats, snow pants, boots, or other winter items in their sizes. At present we are planning for the Coat Swap to take place indoors, in […]

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Trivia Bee

28TH ANNUAL TRIVIA BEE!

Published on 2022-10-02 by pgoupdates Community News

The Amherst Education Foundation is hosting its 28th Annual Trivia Bee on Thursday, October 27 at 6:30pm in the Amherst Regional Middle School Auditorium. Put together a Trivia Bee Team (4 people max) and test your knowledge against other community members, businesses and organizations during a super fun event!  Teams are encouraged to come in their best Halloween costumes […]

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UMass Dance Marathon – Our Annual Carnival

Published on 2022-09-08 by pgoupdates Community News

The mission of UMDM is to encourage collaboration between students, UMass Amherst, and the Amherst community by working to raise awareness and funds for local patients and families of Baystate Children’s Hospital, in connection with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Through uplifting and interactive events we will foster a yearlong celebration for the Baystate Children’s Hospital. […]

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The Little Mermaid Audition

AUDITIONS for THE LITTLE MERMAID!

Published on 2022-08-31 by pgoupdates School News

Amherst Community Theater (formerly ALSCT) is creating a fabulous, large-scale musical, with lavish sets and costumes, a full live orchestra, and enthusiastic audiences to fill the 600-seat UMass Bowker Auditorium for nine performances in January. With great fanfare, we’re thrilled to finally be presenting Disney’s The Little Mermaid. A hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages, this timeless […]

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Welcome Block Party

Welcome Block Party!

Published on 2022-08-26 by pgoupdates Community News

The PGO is delighted to once again host the Welcome Block Party for new and returning members of the Crocker Farm community. We’ll provide pizza, beverages, entertainment (and hand sanitizer!) and community members are also encouraged to bring a beverage and/or dessert to share. When: September 15th 5:30-7:30pm Where: Crocker Farm Lawn & Playground (Rain […]

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Gratitude & reflections – a look back at the 2021-22 school year

Published on 2022-06-19 by pgoupdates School News

Dear Crocker Community, Wow, we’ve come to the end of a full in-person school year—what an accomplishment! As we wrap up the 2021-22 school year, and our kids kick off the summer, I wanted to send an email on behalf of the PGO. We’d like to thank our teachers, staff, specials teachers, custodians, bus drivers, and cafeteria […]

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Safe Routes to school Massachusetts

We need your help: Safe Routes to School initiative

Published on 2022-06-19 by pgoupdates Community News

A group of Crocker Farm parents is reactivating an earlier discussion about Safe Routes to School (SRTS) and the idea of improving the walkability for students and families at Crocker Farm.  A Wildwood parent, Christine Lindstrom, has started an effort to get the Amherst schools more involved with the Massachusetts SRTS program. Through her efforts, we […]

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South Amherst 4th of July Community Picnic

Published on 2022-06-19 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

All South Amherst residents are cordially invited to the South Amherst 4th of July Community Picnic on the South Amherst Common (in front of Munson Library). There will be games for all, free lemonade and ice cream, and a children’s parade. PROGRAM 9:30am : Participants arrive10:00am: Parade10:30am: Short program with Rep. Mindy Domb10:45am: Games on […]

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Amherst-Pelham Regional Middle School

ARPS Spring Meeting on June 9

Published on 2022-06-05 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

The ARPS PGO will hold its spring meeting on Thursday, June 9 at 4:30pm. This is a public meeting. It will be held virtually on Google Meet: meet.google.com/vqy-ejfg-kpfARPS PGOSpring MeetingJune 9, 4:30pm Agenda: Individual School Updates ARPS PGO Officer Updates Taxes and State Filings (including new rep payee) Group Fundraisers UMACC (United Way) Giving Tuesday Florence Bank Amazon […]

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Amherst Pride - General Store & Art Gallery Flyer 2022

Family Friendly Pride Activities This Weekend

Published on 2022-06-05 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

There are a number of family friendly activities taking place at the Amherst Pride celebration at the Mill District this weekend. All of these are free. Saturday, June 410:00 am – 7:00 pm Crown & Streamer Making in the Gallery. General Store and Art Gallery.3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Face Painting & Giant Bubbles on […]

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How you can help show appreciation for teachers & staff

Published on 2022-06-05 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

From Amherst Education Foundation As the school year comes to a close, we reflect on how proud we are of all our teachers, staff, students, and parents. Public schools are a critical part of our community, and their funding is imperative. With that in mind, the Amherst Education Foundation (AEF) is excited to announce our Spring Stars in Our Schools fundraiser. Show […]

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Sixth-Grade Water-Filling Station Fundraiser: 2022

Published on 2022-06-05 by crockerfarmpgo School News

Dear Crocker Farm Families, Our sixth-graders are about to move on to the Middle School in the fall. As we prepare for the festivities, the parents working on graduation celebrations wanted to reach out about a few things. Sixth-grade families will host a non-school-sponsored pizza party at Groff Park on June 15 evening (5 – […]

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