Category Archives: School News

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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Thank You, Crocker Community!

Published on 2021-11-07 by crockerfarmpgo School News

Successful Coat Swap A huge shout-out to everyone who volunteered their time this past week to help our Crocker Community!!! You came to the school to sort through jackets/coats/hats/gloves/mittens—and then help kids/families/teachers “shop” for much-needed winter gear. (A special round of applause for Sylvia Brandt and James Kwak for all the behind-the-scenes work that led […]

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Winter Coat Swap Next Week: Nov. 4 to 6

Published on 2021-10-31 by crockerfarmpgo School News

Here are two ways you can help: 1. Drop off your gently used coats, snow pants, vests, boots, gloves, and hats in one of the giant boxes outside the main entrance at Crocker Farm, or drop off at the box outside of Farah’s house at 57 Glendale Road. Please drop off all donations by Monday, November […]

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Seeking a Winter Gear Drive Coordinator

Published on 2021-10-03 by crockerfarmpgo School News

Dear Crocker Farm Families, Belated Happy International Day of Nonviolence, aka Gandhi Jayanti (Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday, Oct. 2). October…before you know it , winter will be upon us! As you start to pull out coats for cooler weather, please don’t get rid of those gently-used coats/hats/jackets/vests/boots that no longer fit your family! The PGO will […]

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Save the Date(s) for Movie Night(s): Oct. 15 & 16

Published on 2021-10-03 by crockerfarmpgo School News

We hope you’ve signed up for Movie Night(s). We need parent/guardian volunteers on both nights to help with directing people, keeping an eye on the kids, and handing out snacks. When you sign up for one of the movie nights, please offer to help out if you can. Thank you. Crocker Farm Noche de Película! […]

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Crocker Farm Open House, Thursday, Oct. 14

Published on 2021-09-26 by crockerfarmpgo School News

SAVE THE DATE: Crocker Farm Open House is scheduled for October 14th from 5:45pm-7:00pm. Similar to last year, the Open House will be hosted virtually. A detailed agenda will follow in the coming weeks. At this year’s event you will:  • Hear from Derek, Jen, and the PGO in google meet. • Attend live classroom teacher […]

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Amherst Community Theater Auditions: September 24-26

Published on 2021-08-29 by crockerfarmpgo School News

  A hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages, this timeless fable will capture your heart with its irresistible songs, lavish sets and costumes, and a full live orchestra. Enthusiastic audiences will fill the 600-seat UMass Bowker Auditorium for 9 performances in January, 2022. Actors, singers, and dancers ages 7-107 are encouraged to try out […]

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School Bus Schedules & Stops

Published on 2021-08-29 by crockerfarmpgo School News

School bus stops and times, along with the bus conduct guidelines, for all of our schools are now available on the district website.  Many of the routes and times have changed over the past few years, so please check the lists for your bus stop time and location.  You may find there are fewer bus stops, […]

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Arrivals & Departures at Crocker Farm

Published on 2021-08-29 by crockerfarmpgo School News

Welcome back!! Please take a few minutes to read the following attachment regarding arrival and departure routines at Crocker Farm for the 2021-2022 school year. CF News Arrival and Departures 2021-2022 English.pdf  Cf News Arrivals and Departures- Spanish.pdf 

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Amherst Elementary School Buildings & 2021-2022 School Year

Published on 2021-08-15 by crockerfarmpgo Community News, School News

At 12:00 p.m. next Wednesday, August 18, Superintendent Mike Morris and the Amherst elementary school principals will host a virtual information session regarding the plan for the utilization of the Amherst elementary school buildings in the upcoming school year.  Due to COVID-related adjustments, certain spaces, such as cafeterias, will be used in atypical ways, and […]

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Thank You & Have a Wonderful Summer

Published on 2021-06-27 by crockerfarmpgo School News

Dear Crocker Farm Families, We hope your kids had a good last week at school. Congratulations to our Sixth Graders for graduating elementary school—we will miss you all (and your parents) in the halls/at pickup (once life goes back to “normal”). A big thank you to the grade parents who coordinated with the school to […]

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