Neuroscience and Waldorf Education with Joshua Magleby, Ph.D.

“Neuroscience and Waldorf Education” Wednesday, September 28 – 7:00 p.m. only Please join us to hear neuropsychologist Dr. Joshua Magleby speak about neuroscience and the ways in which Waldorf education supports brain development. Please email Amy Hecky to Register. Registration is required for this free event.Dr. Magleby is a frequent lecturer on topics related to neuropsychological and […]

Michaelmas in The Waldorf Tradition

In Waldorf education, we celebrate Michaelmas — a traditional Christian celebration of the Archangel St. Michael — observed in the Northern Hemisphere since Roman times on September 29th and typically honored by a feast. Michaelmas is also held around the equinox and has been associated with the beginning of fall and the darker, colder days […]

Class Meetings: Sept. 22, 29 and Oct. 6

The best education is one where a child’s parents are deeply invested; not only in the outcome, but in the everyday experience. That’s why Spring Garden offers class meetings for parents. These meetings are an important time for families to come and learn about Waldorf methods, to understand their child’s specific classroom curriculum and dynamics, and […]

School Store News

Drop into the school store before and after school daily for coffee, tea, comradery and shopping! Would you like to get involved with the school store? There are a lot of great volunteer opportunities and consignment opportunities for makers of all kinds. Be sure and read the Tuesday notes for school store updates and special […]

Off to Camp Y-Noah

Every fall, rain or shine, Spring Garden Waldorf School takes students in Grades 4, 5, and 6 on an overnight camping trip at Camp Y-Noah. Although it’s great fun and inspires camaraderie, there are academic and developmental reasons we take our older students camping. Academic: Children get to go horseback riding, canoeing, and climbing, and […]

The Waldorf Rose Ceremony

At Spring Garden, like at all Waldorf schools around the world, The Rose Ceremony takes place on the first day for all students. But this traditional event is most influential for the incoming first grade and last year students at the school. This ceremony accentuates the special significance of these years for first and eighth […]

Come Experience the Waldorf Difference

Spring Garden is part of the long­standing Waldorf tradition, drawing attention for what the New York Times calls, “a teaching philosophy focused on physical activity and learning through creative, hands­ on tasks… Implementing the right thing at the right time and following a multi­disciplinary approach to teaching, which is supported by modern­ day scientific research […]

Work at Spring Garden Waldorf School

  Spring Garden is growing! We recruit and hire people of any gender, race, color, ethnic origin, or any other protected class or group to all the rights and privileges of all its programs and activities. Join our growing school. We are now hiring for the following part-time positions:   Strings Teacher Spring Garden Waldorf […]