Shopping with the Elves

The popular School Store service, Shopping with the Elves, begins next week!  6th, 7th and 8th grade students will be available to help our younger students buy secret gifts for their loved ones. The event will be held on Tuesday 12/13: 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.; Wednesday 12/14: 12-12:30 p.m.  and 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.; and […]

SGWS Students Make Art for Social Justice

Spring Garden Waldorf Eighth graders are proud participants in the art exhibit, “Build Bridges, Not Walls” — a timely call for people to create inclusive social and political spaces, both in and out of school communities. The Akron Art Museum will showcase the exhibit on Thursday December 8th, from 5:30-8:30, in a free event open […]

Students Learn Math Running a Business

Spring Garden Sixth Graders get a taste for entrepreneurship and a thorough grasp of business math during their Business Math Main Lesson Block.  Collaboration, innovation and teamwork abound during this 6 weeks as students work together to develop, create, market and sell products at the Annual Children’s Festival and Artists’ Market. In Waldorf Education, experiential […]

School Catalog Party Nov. 2, 3 & 8

Our annual  School Store Catalog Party will be held November 2nd, 3rd and 8th this year between 8:30-12:15 and 2:30 to 5:30. We’ll be accepting pre-payment by cash, check or MCA. Start your holiday shopping early and get great gift ideas from companies such as… Grimm’s Toys, Sarah’s Silks, Camden Rose Toys, Brown Sheep Yarn, Steiner Books, Sunbeam Candles, […]

The Importance of Fairy Tales

“If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.”  ― Albert Einstein So, why do Waldorf Educators read fairy tales to our early childhood and primary school students? Because fairy tales are imaginative stories with rich visual and contextual elements that […]

Waldorf Kindergarten – A Magical Day

Young children at Spring Garden spend their day in a place that honors their imagination and innocence while feeding their minds, bodies and spirits. Rhythm and routine are so essential for the well being of a child which is why the early childhood day is focused on comfort and predictability. The day begins as children […]

Pumpkin Carving and Halloween Celebration

Parent Council will be hosting a Halloween Celebration on Friday, October 28, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the SGWS Oval, and a Pumpkin Carving Event Thursday, October 27, from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m at the Sportsmen’s Club Pavilion next to SGWS. For The Pumpkin Carving Event Thurs. 8/27 @ 3:30: Please sign up for this event. A […]

A Guide to Service & Work Hours at SGWS

Service Hours at SGWS At Spring Garden Waldorf School, all families are asked to contribute to the school through Service Hours. Service Hours not only offset operating costs for the school, they also offer opportunities to build the community and deepen families’ sense of belonging. The number of service hours each family is obligated to […]

Michaelmas Festival Schedule

In the Grades: Our Michaelmas Festival begins at 12:45 with our tradition of flying kites in the field behind the school. Parents are welcome to observe the kite flying; however, the students have been thoughtfully paired up, and they are to remain with their partners and should not be with their parents during kite flying. […]