SGWS Science Whiz Alena Veigl

It’s news when an alumni wins a Science Fair award, but Alena Veigl has won the ACESS (Akron Council of Engineering and Scientific Societies) Award for outstanding project at the Akron Science, Math, and Technology Expo for the second year in a row. The title of this year’s ACESS award-winning project from January was “How […]

Girls on the Run Season Wrap-Up

By Joanna Caley, GOTR Coach Photos courtesy of Tyra Scott and Loucile Powers The weather was perfect for a great 5K race on Sunday. After gathering in Lock 3 and checking in at the SGWS sign post, the girls were invited to have their faces and hair painted to “show their colors.” Then, all the […]

A Stellar Season for Our Track Teams

By Nancy Stewart, Coach and Athletic Director Photos courtesy of Dana Welton It has been a successful and rewarding track and field season for Spring Garden Waldorf School, with one more meet to go. On Saturday, Grade Eight athletes participated in the Cleveland preliminary meet against Akron and Cleveland schools. Congratulations to Simon Welton, who […]

Language as a Whole Body Experience

Learn about the roots of Eurythmy with international Eurythmist, poet, and movement alchemist Gail Langstroth on April 11-12 at Spring Garden Waldorf.  This journey into language as a whole body experience will commence Friday evening, April 11, with a lecture and demonstration about the how, where, and why of Eurythmy. Saturday’s workshops offer the opportunity to access and […]

Spring Parent Child Classes

Our Parent / Child classes offer a warm, enriching environment for children ages 18 months to 4 years old. Parents are nearby to observe and interact as their children are guided through the morning by the gentle rhythm of circle time, creative play, snack and story time. Parents are encouraged to discuss child development and […]

Ice Skating at Kent State

It’s that time of year again! On February 28, we welcome back our annual tradition of spending three Friday afternoons on the ice.   Grade One students are introduced to this tradition by their Eighth Grade Buddy, and all grades share the ice. New students find a supportive and safe environment to learn to skate, and for many […]

BIG LOVE Festival!

Spring Garden Waldorf School is proud to be a part of this Saturday’s (2/22) BIG LOVE Festival at the Downtown Akron Musica Complex at 51 E. Market Street. The FREE event, which begins at noon, will include art, music, dance, food, kid friendly crafts and spirited fun with community! Event highlights include: Performances by: Zach […]

Auction Donations – What Will You Donate?

Donations for our 25th Annual Benefit Auction come in all forms and yesterday one of our students got to benefit from a donation made last year. The family of Theodore Martin-Powers were the lucky bidders on a Fire Marshall Experience during school hours. Theo not only got to hang out with a fireman, but was […]

Spring Garden Honors Alumni Laura Wallerstein

At this year’s  25th Annual Benefit Auction, March 22, at Greystone Hall, Spring Garden Waldorf School will honor an alumni who has made a difference and brought about positive change in the world.  This award, “The Waldorf Difference,” is being given to Akron’s own Laura Wallerstein for her participation as a Board Member with Big […]

In-Session Classroom Tour February 12th

Experience Waldorf first hand by walking through in-session classes on February 12th. See our teachers doing what they love and see students loving to learn. Administrators will be available to answer questions both before and after our in-session tour which begins Wednesday at 9am. Come Experience the Waldorf Difference. If you can come on the […]

Akron Mardi Gras Bash Benefits SGWS

The 2nd Annual Akron Mardi Gras Bash will be held on Saturday, March 1st, from 7:00 – 11:00 at The Tangier on W. Market Street near Highland Square. This Mardi Gras Destination features an open bar, New Orleans-style food, a DJ dance party and a full evening of dancing, masks, beads and fun. And best […]