SGWS at Global Village Festival

Join Spring Garden Waldorf School at the Global Village Festival of Greater Akron — a celebration of international and ethnic diversity in our community. The event will take place in The Jenkins Community Learning Center at 227 E. Tallmadge Ave. on Sept. 16th from 11 am to 5 pm.   This event will highlight the […]

Completing the Circle: A Conversation, Sept. 15th

One of our focuses this year at SGWS is building community. We have planned some new opportunities for community engagement including adding time at class meeting for parents to engage with each other and faculty. We are also adding an informal time for conversation with members of the faculty, administration, board, and parent council called […]

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 […]

Welcome Back Dinner Aug. 28th at 6:30 PM

Our annual Welcome Back Dinner for all families will be held on Monday, August 28th at 6:30 PM.  Please join us for a free night of community comradery and good eats. This adult only event will take place in the gymnasium. Parents as welcome to BYOB and the menu this year will feature a selection […]

SGWS Dismissal Rules & Info

The start of a new school year is a great time to remind parents of the rules we have established for picking up students in grades one through eight in order to keep these busy times as safe as possible for students, parents, and teachers alike.  When picking up students at dismissal here are 3 […]

Now Available: 2017-18 Events Calendar

Please click here to access our newly published 2017-18 event calendar.   We have also provided parents with a key dates calendar including closures and early dismissals.  This calendar contains more detailed information about our school year events such as class meetings, festivals, and assemblies.  Hard copies are available in the office and in your […]

Waldorf School Supplies – Outerwear

If you haven’t received it already, you will soon get your student’s back to school supply list. Along with the usual pencils and paper and folders, you may notice some less usual, outwear requests. Welcome to the world of outdoor play, EVERY day! If you’re new to the Waldorf school scene (or even if you’re […]

Akron Public Schools Transportation Reimbursement

If you are currently living in the Akron Public School (APS) district and you have a child in K-8th grade, you may be eligible for transportation or payment in lieu (PIL).  If your address is current with the office, you should have received a Request for Transportation in the mail recently.  The application period for […]

Complete Work Days in August!

Interested in getting a jump start on your Work Day and service hours for the 2017-18 school year? Please join us on Tuesday, August 8th and Wednesday, August 9th to help move teachers back into their classrooms and prep the building for the beginning of the school year. On Tuesday, August 22nd from 5:30-8:30 we will […]