SGWS Honors Alumni James Herold

  At this year’s 27th Annual Benefit Auction, April 23rd at Greystone Hall, Spring Garden Waldorf School will honor and award 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 native and Commarke President, James Herold, for his contributions […]

The Auction Flower & More Auction Updates

  Early Bird Tickets now Available through March 26th.  Click here to purchase your ticket now.  Wondering about the flower in the lobby? It’s our donation thank you flower.  Community members procuring donation items for the auction will have their names pinned to our flower as our way of saying thank you for all the […]

SGWS presents, SCREENAGERS, at Copley High School

  All are welcome to attend the documentary screening of the film, “Screenagers,” Thursday, May 5th at 7 p.m. at the Copley High School Auditorium.  This event, free and open to the public, is hosted by Spring Garden Waldorf School and sponsored by Integrative Neuropsychology. The thought provoking documentary by physician and filmmaker, Delaney Ruston, […]

Why We Do Auction Class Projects

  Sometimes, parents ask why the school has each class make a unique auction project for our Benefit. The simple answer is that they are wonderful works of art that we sell at the live auction! The projects often raise large sums, but there are many other reasons we support the creation of student art […]

Scholastic Art Award Winners

Congratulations to SGWS current students and alumni for their participation and recognition in the Scholastic Art awards competition. Current SGWS student, Cameron Knotek-Black and alumnus Kira Cseak, Caroline Edwards, Emma Hecky and Grace Hecky all received awards. Winning students could receive three types of recognition for their work. Honorable Mention: Artwork demonstrating creative potential. Silver […]

Lady Jaguars Receive CYO Sportsmanship Award

The Spring Garden Waldorf School sixth, seventh and eighth grade basketball team, the Lady Jaguars, will be awarded The Diocese of Cleveland Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) Sportsmanship Award. The Diocese of Cleveland CYO gives Sportsmanship Awards to those teams who exemplify extraordinary good sportsmanship during their competitions/games. The Sportsmanship Award Ceremony will be held on […]

IOWA Testing at Spring Garden

  While the majority of the assessments at Spring Garden Waldorf school are done through observation and without formal testing, we do administer the IOWA Test of Basic Skills once a year, to 4th through 8th graders, for specific academic feedback. The unique unfolding of the Waldorf curriculum through the grades creates some discrepancies between […]

Expanded Parent Council Meeting

Many schools have a PTA or PTO, and here at Spring Garden we have Parent Council. The Parent Council serves as the voice of parents at our school and promotes community enrichment and communication between the faculty, Board, and the parent body at large. While parents are always welcome to attend any Parent Council meeting, […]

On The Matter of Mud – Why Waldorf Kids Get Dirty

  “We can’t blame children for occupying themselves with Facebook rather than playing in the mud. Our society doesn’t put a priority on connecting with nature. In fact, too often we tell them it’s dirty and dangerous.” – David Suzuki The National Wildlife Federation has essentially created a whitepaper on dirt to explain and encourage […]

Auction Ticket Raffle

  Win a free ticket to the auction! This upcoming Friday Morning, January 29th, enter for a chance to win a free ticket to this year’s Benefit Auction, valued at $75. Raffle tickets are $1 each and will be on sale Friday morning from 8:20 – until the start of the Assembly. After that time, […]