Category Archives: School News

Crocker Farm Book Swap Flyer

Crocker Farm Book Swap is back!

Published on 2022-05-15 by crockerfarmpgo School News

Wednesday, June 1, & Thursday, June 2, 202210 a.m. – 2 p.m.  both daysBook donations welcome! Please drop off books in the bin outside the office.Donation guidelines:YES:✓ Books for kids in PreK-6th grade✓ Books in very good or like-new condition✓ Hardcover, paperback, or board books✓ Fiction and nonfiction✓ Books in languages besides English NO:✓ Moldy, water-damaged, […]

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Sixth-Grade Water-Filling Station Fundraiser: 2022

Published on 2022-05-15 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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Dash Robot

Crocker Farm receives AEF grant for Dash Robot Project

Published on 2022-05-01 by crockerfarmpgo School News

The Amherst Education Foundation (AEF) has announced its grants for 2022. Among the recipients is the Dash Robots project at Crocker Farm School. This project will offer a highly interactive and impactful six-week-long robotic session for grades 1-6, fostering computational thinking and creativity. Students will learn the basics of coding in an equitable and inclusive […]

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Recycle your old clothes

Recycle your old clothes and help Amherst Schools earn money

Published on 2022-04-10 by crockerfarmpgo School News

Bay State Textiles collects used clothing and other textiles. They accept items in good condition as well as stained clothes, single socks and shoes, worn towels and linens, and other textiles—just make sure they’re clean and dry. You can also recycle stuffed animals, backpacks, pillows… anything that’s soft.  Donations should be put in bags before being […]

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Volunteers needed

New PGO Members Needed

Published on 2022-03-20 by crockerfarmpgo School News

Dear Crocker Farm community, At the end of this school year we will say goodbye (and THANK YOU) to Farah Ameen, fearless PGO co-chair, when her daughter moves up to the middle school. Farah has volunteered in many different capacities at Crocker Farm since she was a pre-school parent, and we will miss her! We […]

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Sixth-Grade Graduation Celebration Committee

Published on 2022-02-27 by crockerfarmpgo School News

Dear Sixth Grade Families, Welcome back to the last few months of Elementary School for your sixth-graders! Before we know it, our preteens will be at the Middle School. (Yikes!) It’s time to start planning for our sixth graders’ Moving On Ceremony. To that end, we are still looking for a couple more parent/guardian volunteers […]

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Crocker Farm PGO Meeting Tomorrow: Feb 28 @ 6:30 p.m.

Published on 2022-02-27 by crockerfarmpgo Community News, School News

Dear Crocker Farm Families, We hope your children had a relaxing break. This is a reminder for you to please join us our first meeting of 2022 tomorrow, Feb. 28, at 6:30 p.m. (See Zoom link and dial-in instructions below.) We’d love to hear how everyone is doing and to see if you have any ideas for virtual […]

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PGO Leadership Positions Open for 2022-23 School Year

Published on 2022-02-20 by crockerfarmpgo School News

Dear Crocker Families, Looking ahead to the 2022-23 school year, we are seeking volunteers for a few PGO leadership positions. The time commitment is not huge—and it helps you stay involved in the Crocker Farm community. Please check out the list and descriptions below. We already have a co-chair candidate and a parent taking over […]

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Parents/Guardians Needed for Math Program Review

Published on 2021-12-12 by crockerfarmpgo Community News, School News

Dear MPAC families, We have been informed that a district-wide review of the K-5 elementary math program for grades K-5 is about to begin. This action has been called for by many staff who have expressed concerns about the efficacy of our current curriculum. It is possible, or even likely, that the Superintendent will end […]

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Thank You for Your Generosity!

Published on 2021-12-05 by crockerfarmpgo School News

Dear Crocker Farm Families, We are extremely grateful for your donations during our Month of Giving fundraiser! Thanks to your generosity, we surpassed our $5,000 goal. This year continues to be unusual, and often challenging, for students, teachers, and staff. The PGO is working hard to support our school by meeting extra classroom/specials needs. Thank […]

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A Note From Superintendent Mike Morris

Published on 2021-11-21 by crockerfarmpgo Community News, School News

Dear CF PGO, I wanted to send a quick appreciation for the work of the CF PGO.  I know how much time and energy has gone into creating viable outdoor spaces for students.  I truly appreciate everyone’s efforts on this front! Your continued support of Crocker Farm is outstanding and makes a difference every day. […]

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Crocker Farm’s Month of Giving: November

Published on 2021-11-14 by crockerfarmpgo School News

November is Crocker Farm’s most important fund drive of the year: A Month of Giving! In 2020, more than 50 Crocker Farm families and friends donated over $4,000 during the Month of Giving. The Crocker Farm Parents & Guardians Organization (PGO) used those funds to purchase everything from books, to new playground soccer goals, to […]

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Volunteers Needed for School Gardens Day

Published on 2021-11-14 by crockerfarmpgo Community News, School News

Please join the ARPS School Gardens team for a day in the Amherst school gardens! They will visit all three Amherst elementary schools on Saturday, November 20 (CROCKER FARM: 9 to 10 a.m.), to tidy up spaces and put our gardens to sleep for the winter. Bring your own garden gloves, loppers, or clippers if […]

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Crocker Farm PGO Work Party Pizza: Sunday, Nov. 14, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Published on 2021-11-14 by crockerfarmpgo School News

Please join us at Crocker Farm on Sunday, between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., to help finish two service projects for the school. Kids are welcome! If you are on TEAM ASSEMBLE TABLES: We have 6 more round tables to put together. Tools that are helpful include Socket Wrench, 1/2″ Socket Bit, 1/2″ Wrench, Tape Measure, […]

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