Auction Early Bird Tickets

Early Bird Auction tickets are now available! Click here to purchase your tickets now. Our Early Bird price is good until April 1st. The 2017 Annual Auction Benefit is Saturday, April 22, at The Tangier at 532 W. Market St. in Akron. This $65 entry includes an Open Bar and Tapas Buffet dinner. The event […]

Classroom Tours – March 8th

All are welcome to Spring Garden’s upcoming In-Session Classroom tours on Wednesday, March 8th, at 9 am.  REGISTER HERE or Email our Admissions Director, Amy Hecky, at admissions@sgws.org. Our “Walk Through The Grades” day provides parents a unique opportunity to see how our teachers employ this innovative approach to education. You will see our students as they learn […]

IOWA Testing at Spring Garden

While the majority of the assessments at Spring Garden Waldorf school are done through observation and without formal testing, we do administer the IOWA Test of Basic Skills once a year, to 4th through 8th graders, for specific academic feedback. The unique unfolding of the Waldorf curriculum through the grades creates some discrepancies between the […]

Making the Transition to First Grade

Kristen Oberhaus, our current first grade main lesson teacher, will give a presentation for parents regarding the transition from kindergarten to first grade.  Kristen has the unique experience of having been an assistant in the kindergarten program for a number of years and is our current first grade class teacher.  She will share with parents […]

SGWS Employment Opportunities

  Our families are our best referral for new students and employees! Please share the following opportunities for anyone that may be interested. Administrative Assistant Duties include providing customer service, managing electronic and paper files, school correspondence and calendars, providing first aid to students, answering phones and providing administrative support to faculty and staff. Applicants […]

State of the School February 7th at 6:30 pm

Please join us, February 7th at 6:30 pm, as we gather as a community to hear from the Board, Faculty, and Administration. This meeting, about the state of our growing school, is an opportunity to actively learn more about Spring Garden and participate in conversation relevant to the school community. Parental involvement in a child’s education helps learning […]

Thursday Class Meetings Start Tonight

Class meetings are an important time for parents and teachers. Families learn about their child’s specific classroom curriculum, social dynamics and plan for upcoming activities. Please plan to attend your upcoming Class Meeting! January 19: Class Meetings – Grades 1,3,5,7 – 7PM January 26: Class Meetings – Grades 2,4,6,8 – 7PM February 2: Class Meetings […]

Open House: Sunday, Jan. 22nd 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, January 22nd 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 […]

The Spiral of Light

One of Spring Garden’s most beautiful festivals has arrived: The Spiral of Light. This calm, reflective and musical event is an experience in how one’s inner light glows forth, even at this time of extreme darkness. As singers fill a darkened room with music, each child follows a spiral path of evergreens to a central, […]