April Outing For SGWS Families

Did you know? Each month Parent Council organizes a fun meet-up for interested families. Last month was roller skating and this month’s social outing is at Wolf Creek Environmental Center in Sharon Center. SGWS families with children of all ages are welcome to meet up on Saturday, April 29th at 1:30. We’re meeting at the Wolf […]

Spring Garden Auction FAQ

Have questions about the upcoming Spring Garden Waldorf School Auction? We hope you find the answers below in our Frequently Asked Questions.   Q: What is The Auction? A: The Benefit Auction at Spring Garden Waldorf School is one of two major fundraisers that take place each year. We come together to support our school […]

Open House: Sunday, April 9th at 1:00

Spring Garden Open Houses are a unique opportunity to learn more about Waldorf Education and our school. Our upcoming open house is Sunday, April 9th from 1-3 pm. Drop into our welcoming school community for self guided tours to see student work, visit classrooms and speak with faculty, staff and current parents. Enrollment is still available for […]

The Spring Garden Tree

  Have you seen the beautiful tree in our lobby? This art installation, which will recognize donors to our Raise the Roof Capital Campaign, is a collaborative creation of a local business and several local artists, including an artist from our parent community. The work began with a drawing from our go-to creative designer, Susan […]

Auction Early Bird Tickets

Early Bird Auction tickets are now available! Click here to purchase your tickets now. Our Early Bird price is good until April 1st. The 2017 Annual Auction Benefit is Saturday, April 22, at The Tangier at 532 W. Market St. in Akron. This $65 entry includes an Open Bar and Tapas Buffet dinner. The event […]

Lessons in Woodworking

  In a recent note to parents, our woodworking teacher, Mr. Frank Vargo, shared a very insightful story about what woodworking teaches our students here at Spring Garden.  As you might guess, it’s not just about making beautiful items out of wood. I had the opportunity to speak for a moment about our woodworking curriculum […]

Catching up with Alumni: Emma Hunko-Haynack

  After graduating from SGWS in 2007, Emma went to Copley High School and then went off to Ohio State for her bachelor’s degree in Sociology. She is currently in her first year of a Masters of Human Resource Management at Ohio State’s Fisher College of Business and is planning to graduate in May 2018. She […]

Educating The Whole Child in Waldorf Schools

  Waldorf Educators say they focus on “educating the whole child.” They also say the curriculum engages the student’s “head, heart and hands,” and uses “multi-disciplinary” methods of teaching. This sounds great, of course, but what does this really mean? Waldorf Education’s founder, Austrian scientist and philosopher, Rudolf Steiner, had very forward thinking ideals in […]

The Spiral of Light

One of Spring Garden’s most beautiful festivals has arrived: The Spiral of Light. This calm, reflective and musical event is an experience in how one’s inner light glows forth, even at this time of extreme darkness. As singers fill a darkened room with music, each child follows a spiral path of evergreens to a central, […]