Saturday, January 30, 2016

Amherst College Day with Crocker Farm

From the Superintendent's weekly newsletter (Jan 29th):
On January 21th, Crocker Farm students in fifth and sixth grade had the opportunity to share the morning with over 100 students, professors, and coaches from Amherst College. The annual Amherst College Day at Crocker Farm focused on “growth mindset” and keynote speaker, Professor C. Rhonda Cobham-Sander (the Emily C. Jordan Folger Professor of Black Studies and English at Amherst College) helped inspire the oldest learners in the school. Crocker Farm was fortunate to have a diverse cadre of presenters including representatives from Chemistry, Economics,Math, Football,Women's Ice Hockey, Track and Field, Tennis, Men's Lacrosse, Library and Information Technology, Softball,Men's Soccer,Computer Science, and Baseball. All sessions focused upon the idea of "Yes I can!" and perseverance as students at Crocker Farm work toward attaining individual and team/ school-wide goals. 
Thank you to Amherst College & all the participating staff & students!