Children and their families are invited to celebrate Halloween at Spring Garden on Thursday, October 30th, at 6:00 pm. Children dress up in non violent or gory, media free costumes and visit their very own dressed-up teachers who will festively pass out treats from their classrooms.
Parents and children will need to be done walking through the school by 7:30 when the stations close. Don’t forget to bring a bag for all the treats! Caty Petersilge is also hosting a family, pumpkin-carving-fun day after school on Wed. Oct 29th. Children and parents attending this event can bring as many pumpkins as they would like to carve and take to decorate their home.
Children will have no school on Friday, October 31, and Monday, November 1st. These days are reserved for teacher conferences, so please sign up for a time to speak with your teacher. Sign up sheets will be posted on the office windows.
Have a fun, safe and happy Halloween!
Children of all ages love the magical cookie fairy and boat wish rooms, along with unique crafts, music, and the outdoor medieval catapult. Younger children especially love the face painting, puppet shows, story-telling and the make and take crafts.
The artisan market offers handmade items for young and old. Enjoy a delicious café which offers homemade food and baked goods. Stay and have lunch while the kids play!
The festival takes place at 1791 South Jacoby Rd in Copley, OH. Admission to the event is $2 per person.
Lots of volunteers are needed the day before, day of and night of cleanup. Look to the office windows and also to the Volunteer Opportunity tab on our website for upcoming signs ups to help.
Students in grade 3-5 can bring a friend to school this Monday, October 13th, to experience Waldorf Education first hand. Join us and see the educational philosophy that has caught the attention of the New York Times and CNN.
Children attending bring-a-friend-to-school day, will spend the day with their sponsor friend as a typical Spring Garden Waldorf student. They will shadow their friend in the classroom and experience a regular day, including main lesson and all the day’s subjects.
Students must be registered to attend. Please call 330-666-0574 to register or email Amy Hecky at email@example.com.
by Hazel Emery M.Ed.
Tuesday will be hot lunch day at Spring Garden and students may fill out the form, sent home by teachers, by the Friday at 8:30am before hot lunch is served. The standard lunch, which includes one drink, will be $3.75 for fall 2014. Extra items may be ordered for an extra cost, as indicated on the hot lunch forms. Forms turned in late will be a assessed a $0.50 late fee, but absent students who have ordered lunch will not be charged.
Hot Lunch Volunteers Needed
The lunch program needs many hands to run smoothly. We especially need help with serving, from 11:30 to 1:00. Please come join us! The rhythm of the lunch program can be a bit hectic at times, so find a good comfort level for yourself and help as often as you can. No cooking experience is required!
Hot Lunch Forms are available HERE: http://sgws.org/sgws-parents/forms/
Turn your child’s artwork into a cherished treasure or unique holiday gifts with the Silver Graphics Artwork Fundraiser, sponsored by Parent Council. Samples of available products will be on display next week on the glass case in the lower-grades hallway.
Artwork needs to be submitted to your Parent Council Representative by Friday, October 3! We know that’s VERY soon, but we need to send it ASAP so the products are returned before Holiday Break begins.
Click here for information about how to submit artwork. Check your mailboxes and watch your email for more information.
Small fundraisers can make a big difference. Spring Garden has three easy ways for you to shop and help the school all at the same time.
AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know — same products, same prices, same service. But Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to SGWS whenever you shop on AmazonSmile. Click here to start shopping now!
Save those Acme receipts. The Acme Community Cashback fundraiser has begun. We receive 5% of the total Community Cashback amount at the bottom of the receipts, which counts purchases of Acme brands including Acme Fresh Market, Food Club, Top Care, Full Circle, ValuTime, Paws, World Classics, Academix, Domestix, and Electrix. We need a minimum of $1,500 in eligible purchases to qualify, so be sure to enlist the help of family and friends in saving receipts!
Each one of these earns Spring Garden 10 cents. Don’t send those dimes to the local landfill! Bring them to the office, and place them in our container on the table near the Service Hours Log.
Every time you search online, we get paid. Just go to http://www.goodsearch.com/, login with Facebook or other account, and then choose Spring Garden as your charity. Use this browser for your search once logged in and we get a check.