UMass Employees- Another Way to Support Our Schools

Do you work at UMass? Do you want an easy way to make a contribution to the ARPS PGO and help our schools? The annual UMass-Amherst Community Campaign (UMACC) is now underway. The UMACC program lets UMass employees donate to charitable organizations via paycheck, as little as $1 per pay period. Consider giving to the APRS …

Do you work at UMass? Want an easy way to give to the Amherst schools?

An easy way for UMass employees to donate schools is by giving through UMACC to the ARPS PGO.  The Amherst Regional Public Schools PGO (ARPS PGO), is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization consisting of the PGOs for Crocker Farm, Wildwood, the Amherst Middle School, & the Amherst High School. The APRS PGO’s UMACC number is 15250. …

Florence bank community choice grants – voting ends Dec 31st

Vote for us in the Florence Bank Community Choice Grant program. Each Florence Bank account holder gets one vote, and the voting runs from January 1st to December 31st each year. If you haven’t voted this calendar year, please do! The bank donates $100,000 to local schools and non profits, and we only need 50 …

PGO Fundraiser Busts Through The Goal

Many thanks to all the parents & guardians who donated during the recent Giving Tuesday/Brown Envelope fundraiser.   Our goal was $5,000 and we busted right through it, raising $6,334.03 as of Thursday, 12.3.20.  If you did not get a chance to donate, you still can! Visit http://www.WildwoodPGO.com to donate online.The PGO aims to support teaching …

Wildwood #giving tuesday/brown envelope fundraiser

Giving Tuesday is on December 1 this year, and we urge you to give generously to the Wildwood PGO.  One of two major fundraisers the Wildwood PGO holds every school year, the Fall Brown Envelope Fundraiser culminates on Giving Tuesday and our aim is to raise $5,000.  Please give using the pre-stamped envelope that came …

The Wildwood Library/PGO Book Delivery and Pick Up Project in November!

November Book Deliveries and Pickup This month students will exchange their October books and backpacks for a NEW backpack with NEW books!  IMPORTANT: You must return library books in your backpack to receive a new backpack** (unless this is your first month in the program). Pick Up at Wildwood School:  If you choose to pick …

Important Request from the PGO

Hello Wildwood Families Hola Familias de Wildwood (La version en español de este mensaje se encuentra debajo del mensaje en Inglés) Welcome to the Wildwood Parent Guardian Organization (PGO). You are a member of the PGO simply because you have a child that attends Wildwood Elementary School. Our Core PGO is a group of volunteer parents/guardians …

Trivia Bee – Save the Date!

Save The Date! Neither rain, nor sleet, nor a pandemic will stop AEF’s Trivia Bee. MARK YOUR CALENDARS for the 26th Annual AEF Trivia Bee — Virtual Edition: Thursday, October 29th, 2020 6:30-8:00 p.m. hosted by State Representative Mindy Domb! Participation is free, but we encourage donations benefiting the Amherst Education Foundation and our public …

5th Annual Ski and Winter Gear Sale – October 31, 9 am – 2 pm

Under the tent on the lawn of the Amherst History Museum (67 Amity Street – next to the Jones Library), with deals and choices so big – it’s scary! Proceeds benefit the museum. Shoppers can once again choose from a vast selection of new and used downhill, cross-country skis, ski poles, helmets, snowshoes, boots, skates, …

PGO Mini-Grant Recipient Spotlight: Librarian Mrs. Wells

To raise awareness about how funds donated to the PGO directly support our school, we will be featuring mini-grant spotlights over the coming weeks! One of the ways that PGO fundraisers support the Wildwood community is through the mini-grant offerings, where teachers propose an event, activity, or in this instance visiting authors such as Lisa …

LWV book sale – Summers are for Reading

LWV GIANT SUMMER BOOK SALE Awesome Selection! Low Prices! Friday, July 26: 9 AM to 6 PM Saturday-Sunday, July 27-28: 9 AM to 4 PM Friday-Saturday, August 2-3: 9 AM to 4 PM Fort River Elementary School Gymnasium, 70 South East Street We invite all young readers to come browse our wonderful collection of books …

Please vote in the Florence Bank grant program for the ARPS PGO

Each year, Florence Bank gives away $100,000 to community non-profits through its Community Choice grants program. Florence Bank customers vote for the non-profit of their choice & all non-profits getting at least 50 votes receive a grant.  The non-profits receiving the most votes get up to $5,000(!) through this program. In 2017, the ARPS PGO …

Do you work at UMass? Do you want an easy way to make a contribution to the Wildwood PGO and help our schools?

The annual UMass-Amherst Community Campaign (UMACC) is now underway. The UMACC program lets UMass employees donate to charitable organizations via paycheck, as little as $1 per pay period. The Amherst Regional Public Schools PGO (ARPS PGO), is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization consisting of the PGOs for Crocker Farm, Wildwood, the Amherst Middle School, & the …

Support the ARPS PGO Through AmazonSmile

Doing any online shopping through Amazon during the holidays? Did you know you can earn money for the ARPS PGO with each Amazon purchase. Enroll in this passive fundraising to earn money for the Amherst/Amherst Regional School PGOs while you shop! AMAZON SMILE Shop for everyone on your gift list this holiday at smile.amazon.com/ch/46-4510327 and Amazon donates …

Thank you to the entire Wildwood Community!

We made it! Together, we raised a whopping $4,885 for our Giving Tuesday fundraising event! This incredible generosity is a testament to the commitment Wildwood families have toward public school education. Thanks to your generosity, the Wildwood PGO will be able to support teachers and staff, and fund exciting projects that enrich the educational experience …

Thank You Note from Mr B.

“Thanks to the amazing support of our PGO, families, and students, there are two new soccer goals and balls for students to use throughout the day. The goals are perfect for smaller sized games, and allow multiple grades to have their own field during recess. Thank you!!!” – Mr. B. This equipment was purchased with …

Hello Wildwood Families, #ValleyGivingTuesday is Here!

On or before Tuesday, November 27, please give to the Wildwood children and to the people that welcome them in school. Make out a check to the PGO and send it back to school in the BROWN ENVELOPE. Or, click here to donate online! The Giving Tuesday/Brown envelope fundraiser is the biggest single funder of …

Warm Winter Coat & Clothing share at Amherst Public Schools

To help everyone stay warm this winter, the Amherst School PGOs are collecting winter clothing for distribution to school and community families. We are seeking donations of clean, gently used winter clothing for students (pre-k through 12th grade) & families. * coats * snow pants * snow boots * hats * mittens * gloves * scarves …

Wildwood MakerSpace Wishlist for 2018-2019

Our MCBA PLAY DAY making is underway.  We need your help! Please donate any of the following items to Librarian Susan Wells. Ping Pong balls 5 new scissors (ADULT) 3 pinking shears Fabric Thread Sewing needles Pin Cushion Exacto knife set Sharpies (thick and thin) Felt Colored CARDSTOCK Paint brushes (All sizes) Plastic tarp DOUBLE …