Register Now for Winter Parent Child Classes

Parents and children, ages 18 months to 4 years old, join together in a class that is held mostly outdoors and imitates the rhythms and atmosphere of a Waldorf early childhood class experience. Learn More about our Parent Child Classes by Clicking Here. Register Below for a Winter Parent Child Class of your choice, Starting January:  […]

Spring Garden Welcomes Dr. Chirakos

We are pleased to announce that Dr. JoAnn Chirakos has joined our staff as Educational Services Coordinator. Dr. Chirakos will work closely with the Educational Support Team, providing input as a school psychologist and administrative support to the team. The focus of this new role will be to collaborate with faculty, parents, and other professionals […]

Michaelmas 2017, Friday Sept. 29th

Our annual Michaelmas performance will take place Friday, September 29th at 6:30 p.m. on the outdoor stage. Should there be rain, the performance will take place in the gym. A bonfire will take place after the performance with complimentary cider provided through Parent Council.  We will also host a bake sale in support of the Raise […]

Meet Our New Strings Teacher

Chauncey Aceret is joining our staff as a long-term Strings substitute.  Mr. Aceret is a classically trained cellist and most recently performed with the Grant Park, Mansfield, and Canton Symphony Orchestras. He is currently the Orchestra Personnel manager with the Ashland Symphony Orchestra.  He earned his Master of Music in Cello Performance and Suzuki Pedagogy […]

Essential Elements of Waldorf Education

Spring Garden Waldorf School offers students rigorous academics in a developmentally appropriate environment. We aim to make learning enriching, relevant and meaningful to help students develop intrinsic motivation and inspire a lifetime of learning. Our approach considers and caters to each area of a child’s three-fold being — their body, mind, and unique spirit. It […]

Parent Talk: Transitioning to Spring Garden

  “It’s not about creating cookie-cutter versions of who they think they should be, but about guiding them to simply be the best version of themselves.” We spoke with SGWS parent, Barb Beaty, about her family’s experience having their child, Chelle, transfer into Spring Garden Waldorf from a local public school system in the third […]

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 […]

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 […]