Alumni News – Congratulations to Graduates

Hannah Schurr, SGWS class of ‘06, has graduated from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Summa Cum Laude, with Honors, and as the Outstanding Art Department Senior. Ravi Harley and Willow Campbell were honored with awards in academic excellence at Theodore Roosevelt High School in Kent, Ohio. Both SGWS grads have maintained a 3.5 GPA this year. […]

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 […]

Congratulations to our Accomplished Alumni

Former SGWS student, Ian Lim-bonner (class of 06) graduated Allegheny College with honors with a BS in Environmental Science.  Ian recently interviewed with OPWALL and said, “This [job] would allow me to conduct biodiversity research in Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean (fingers crossed). Tomorrow I leave for a four week backpacking trip around Europe. Life is […]

Alumni Writes Winning Essay about SGWS Teacher

This Saturday, April 12th, SGWS alumni, Sarah Welton, will be honored for her winning essay about Spring Garden Waldorf teacher Marie Paul. The My Favorite Teacher contest, sponsored by Barnes and Noble, declared Sarah the winner of the 9-12 grade essayist category for her entry about her Spring Garden Class 1-8 teacher. In addition to be […]

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 […]

Alumni Invites the Pope to Dinner

As reported earlier this week by The Akron Beacon Journal, Katie Wagner, along with her fellow Walsh University students studying abroad in Rome, was able to hand a dinner invitation to Pope Francis. Katie and fellow students got to St. Peter’s square at 6 a.m. for a good spot and when the Pope stopped near […]

Alumni On

Since our ever-popular Alumni section gets much attention here on the blog, we decided to conglomerate those posts and create a page on our website. Here’s the link:  Our new Page Contents are also below for easy reading. We are SO proud of all our alumni. Great job everyone! Nate Howe Northeast Ohio native and […]

What Happens to Waldorf Graduates?

There is a Survey of Waldorf Graduates Phase 2, by Douglas Gerwin and David Mitchell, Full Study Here, published by The Research Institute for Waldorf Education. We recently read the 2007 study and thought our parents would find these pieces of information particularly interesting.   Profile of a Typical Waldorf Graduate Majors in arts/humanities (47%) […]

Sarah Caley is Junior Coach for Girls on the Run

After participating in Girls on the Run for two seasons, SGWS 7th grader, Sarah Caley, is becoming a Junior Coach to give back to the organization that gave her a great community experience.  Sarah is a Junior Coach for the Girls on The Run (GOTR) team at Old Trail school in Bath. According to the […]

The Mitchell Brothers Make Us Proud

Spring Garden Waldorf grads, Max and Ed Mitchell, are doing great work out in the world. Max is a reporter for The Legal Intelligencer, which is the oldest law journal in the United States. Here is a recent article written by Max and picked up by the Pittsburgh Post Gazette or you can read many […]