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Fall 2020 Planning Website

Please follow THIS LINK to view the Fall 2020 Planning website that was created to help you follow up on plans for the approaching school year. 

Join us for the CF Moving On celebration

Join us to watch our Moving On celebration video on Wednesday June 17th at 9:30 a.m.! There will be words of wisdom from Dr. Morris, Mr. Shea, Ms. Smith and a special guest speaker, Elizabeth Ellis. Help us cheer on our 6th graders that are saying goodby to Crocker and hello to Middle School. Click on this link to watch our video. 

Black Lives Matter Statement

The Amherst, Pelham and Amherst-Pelham Regional School Committees would like to share this statement - Black Lives Matter: School Committees Statement

We Miss You!

To all our Crocker Farm friends and family, we want you all to know how much we love and miss all of you! Thank you to Ms. Lincoln for making this cool video as a reminder to everyone that you all are always in your hearts.

Video on Emotional Health and Your Children

Please see this insightful session we had with our school counselors in a discussion on managing with the current situation, emotional health and well-being, and your children. We would like to share our thanks and gratitude to our counselors for sharing their expertise and for their willingness to set this up! You can see the video by clicking READ MORE and clicking this link:

A Thank You to Food Service

We have 14 distribution sites providing food, that now also includes Pelham. This would not be possible without the amazing work our food service staff, under the direction of Mike Gallo O’Connell, have done. We are grateful to our drivers, custodians and volunteers who have given their time and energy to making sure our students get the food they need. SEE THE FLYER HERE  

Employee Open Enrollment

Please visit the Town of Amherst's website for details regarding open enrollment. All forms/changes should be sent to Human Resources no later than April 15, 2020. You can send the forms/changes or any questions to Human Resources at Also, given the current crisis, forms will be accepted without signature for those who are not able to sign. You can visit the website on the Town of Amherst directly by selecting "Read More" to get to THIS LINK.  ...

Extended School Closure

Please see the attached letter for more information regarding the extended closure based on Governor Baker's announcement on March 25, 2020. Schools will remain closed until May 4th. Updates will continue to be provided to the ARPS community as well as any resources needed on the COVID-19 site that can be found HERE.  Por favor, vea la carta adjunta para más información sobre la prórroga de la clausura basada en el anuncio del Gobernador Baker del 25 de marzo de 2020. Las escuelas permanecerán cerradas hasta el 4 de mayo. Las actualizaciones continuarán siendo proporcionadas a la...

Meal Services

During the COVID-19 school closure, meal services will be delivered to 13 locations in a “Grab and Go” variety to our Amherst students. Beginning next Monday, March 23, UMass will be partnering with the District to deliver to the highlighted sites with their Baby Berk Food Truck.  We want to thank them for helping the District to ensure that all of our students have access to nutritious breakfast and lunch options throughout the school closure. Please note that the distribution times have changed at the sites where UMass is delivering.  Please see the link Durante el cierre de la escuela...

Student Meals

We are pleased to share we will start delivering meals, once a day, to 13 different locations in Amherst for families who access our federal nutrition program. We are attaching the flier with the locations and times we will be delivering lunch and breakfast during weekdays starting tomorrow, Tuesday, March 17, 2020.  Please note volunteers will be at each of these locations to help with the distribution. We ask that people come, pick up their meal bag and promptly return home. We must follow the state guidance of not having large groups of people congregating in one place.  We are all...