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May Day Festival May 4th

»Posted by on Apr 27, 2016 in School News | 0 comments

All are welcome as we celebrate the return of Spring with our May Day Festival Wednesday, May 4.

maypoleEarly Childhood and the Grades celebrate at different times, so if you have children in both, you can celebrate with both. This celebration is part of the regular school day, so all grades students are expected to remain with their class until dismissal. Parents and siblings who join our celebration are welcome to bring a blanket and picnic lunch. For parents and other visitors, there will be a few extra tables outside of the pavilion that can be used for lunch. Please bear in mind that if you bring children who are not in the Grades with you to the celebration at the Pavilion, you are responsible for their care and supervision at all times.

  • 9:00 a.m. – Early Childhood May Day Celebration in the Meadow
  • 12:00 p.m. – Grades 1-8 May Day Festival Begins with Procession from SGWS to Sportsmen’s Club
  • 12:10 p.m. – Lunch blessing at Sportsmen’s Club pavilion
  • 12:15 p.m. – Lunch with lemon cupcakes
  • 12:40 p.m. – Scavenger hunt
  • 1:10 p.m. – Maypole dancing on field adjacent to Sportsmen’s Club
  • 1:30 p.m. – Clean up Sportsmen’s Club and pavilion
  • 1:45 p.m. – Blessing of the Garden
  • 2:00 p.m. – Early Dismissal
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A Sampling of 2016’s Auction Class Projects

»Posted by on Apr 19, 2016 in School News | 0 comments

Check out these wonderful works of art that we will sell Saturday at our live auction!

These class projects bring parents and students of each class together to support the school through a creative, valuable endeavor. The creative works that come out of these collaborations are truly priceless, not only by design, but by the spirit all bring to the task.

The effort and care brought to these projects shows.  We hope you’ll bid, in person or by proxy, on one of these priceless works to help you forever remember your child’s elementary school experience at Spring Garden.

 

Miss Olga's Class

Miss Olga’s Class

Miss Kathy's Class

Miss Kathy’s Class

Miss Julie's Class

Miss Julie’s Class

Miss Zeno's Class

Ms. Zeno’s Class

Ms. Paul's Class

Ms. Paul’s Class

Ms. Sullivan's Class

Ms. Sullivan’s Class

 

Ms. Hume's Class

Ms. Hume’s Class

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Benefit Auction Menu

»Posted by on Apr 15, 2016 in School News | 0 comments

Wonder what food will you be enjoying this upcoming Saturday at our Benefit Auction?
Here’s our menu. Come hungry!

 

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Cold Hors d’oeuvres

Display Imported and Domestic Cheese Display with Flatbreads

Baguettes and Breadsticks Crudité of Vegetables with a Sun-Dried Tomato and Artichoke Dip

Caesar Martini with Romaine, Garlic Croutons, Reggiano and Parmesan Frico Martini Salad of Romaine, Apple Matchsticks, Candled Pecans and a Sweet Spiced Cider Vinaigrette

 
 

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Chef Attended Street Taco Station

 

Grilled Marinated Steak, Cilantro Chicken or Portobello Mushroom with Warmed Flour or Corn Tortillas, Shredded Romaine, Queso Fresco, Guacamole, Pico de gallo, Roasted Corn Salsa and Sour Cream

Chef Attended Carving Station Chef Carved Country Club Sirloin of Beef with Sauces and Artisan Rolls

 
 

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Martini Macaroni & Cheese Table

 

Macaroni & White Cheddar

Fusilli & Classic Cheddar  

Gluten-Free Vegan Penne Pasta Macaroni & White Cheddar

Popcorn Chicken, Chorizo Sausage, Pancetta, Gorgonzola and Asiago Cheese, Sautéed Mushrooms, Broccoli, Tomato, Scallions, Salsa and Fried Onions

 
 

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Hot Hors d’oeuvres Display

 

Honey Sriracha Chicken Meatball

Edamame Dumpling

Gluten-Free Bacon Wrapped Candied Apple Kalamata Olive

Artichoke and Goat Cheese Tart

Gluten-Free Tandoori Chicken Satay

Coconut Shrimp

 
 

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Grand Dessert Display Assorted

 

Mini Pastry, Tarts, Tortes and Seasonal Fruit with Berries

Gluten free Tortes and Pastries

Silver Urn Coffee and Tea Service with Flavoring Syrups and Accouterments 

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Second Annual Eco-Fair – Saturday, April 16

»Posted by on Apr 14, 2016 in School News | 0 comments

waterglobe2All are invited to join us next Saturday at the Second Annual Eco-Fair, presented by the Grace United Church of Christ of Loyal Oak at 3285 Cleveland-Massillon Road in Norton.

 

The event runs from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and features more than 15 vendors, including experts in growing naturally, building for the future, clean and green housekeeping, and protecting wildlife and our ecosystem. Edward Grimes, SGWS gardening teacher, will give a presentation at 11:30 about Waldorf education and how our gardening program helps promote a love of and respect for nature in all our students.

 

This event is free. Supervised activities and projects will be provided for children, and box lunches will be available for $7.00. SGWS will be have a table at the event, and Amy Hecky is still seeking two volunteers who are willing to share their enthusiasm about SGWS. If you’re interesting in lending a hand, call Amy or email her.
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Athletics Department Fundraiser – April 30

»Posted by on Apr 13, 2016 in School News | 0 comments

 

unnamed (2)Mark your calendars! This year’s Athletic Department Fundraiser will be a Taco Buffet Dinner on Saturday, April 30, from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. The cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children 8 years old and younger.

The menu includes turkey tacos and vegetarian black bean tacos, with an array of fixin’s including cheese, sour cream, olives, onions, tomatoes, lettuce, hot sauce, jalapenos, and cilantro. Both corn and flour tortillas are available, or you can get yourself some nachos or a taco salad. All meals are served with rice, chips, and salsa. Guacamole is available for an extra $1, and beverages are $1. You can grab a delicious dessert from the bake sale.

All are welcome, and we hope you will join us for good food, community fellowship, and delicious food prepared by SGWS parents and alumni. This is the Athletics Department’s biggest fundraiser, and we look forward to seeing you there!

 

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Eurythmy Weekend on May 6-7 – Enter to Win

»Posted by on Apr 11, 2016 in School News | 0 comments

We are delighted to announce that Gail Langstroth will be returning to SGWS for another Eurythmy Weekend on May 6-7, 2016. We are also thrilled to announce that the local chapter of the Anthroposophical Society, the Girasol Group, is offering free entry into the event for one lucky person who has not had any previous eurythmy workshop experience. 
The winner will be chosen from the raffle box in the SGWS lobby. There is no fee for submitting your name, but we ask that you not submit more than five tickets per person. The winner will be announced and posted the week of April 25.
For those wanting to attend who do not win, the cost is $80 for the weekend package. If you are interested in just attending the introductory session on Friday night, you may do so for $20. Checks should be made payable to Gail Langstroth and can be dropped off in the SGWS office.

If you have questions, please feel free to email Cate Hunko at cate.hunko@yahoo.com.

 

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