Girls On The Run Returns

We are extremely excited to announce the return of Girls on the Run to Spring Garden! Girls on the Run is a North American non-profit program that works to encourage pre-teen girls to develop self-respect and healthy lifestyles through dynamic, interactive lessons and running games, culminating in a celebratory 5k run. The organization’s curricula seek […]

SGWS Back-to-School Event Guide

There are many fun activities both preceding and during the first week of school. You can find the Interactive School Calendar HERE for the latest events, which can be downloaded to your calendar.  Click here for our traditional PDF year-long calendar for a one-stop, full-year look at all the school year’s ongoing events. Here are a few […]

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 […]

Summer Work Day Opportunities

Many hands make light work! Work days are our most effective way to accomplish larger scale projects. This is why we require 20% of your service hours, of the 30 hours of volunteering required, be work days.  Work days also help project planning and completion, help build community, and show the children what’s involved in supporting the school. […]

Come Experience the Waldorf Difference

Spring Garden is part of the long­standing Waldorf tradition, drawing attention for what the New York Times calls, “a teaching philosophy focused on physical activity and learning through creative, hands­ on tasks… Implementing the right thing at the right time and following a multi­disciplinary approach to teaching, which is supported by modern­ day scientific research […]

Work at Spring Garden Waldorf School

  Spring Garden is growing! We recruit and hire people of any gender, race, color, ethnic origin, or any other protected class or group to all the rights and privileges of all its programs and activities. Join our growing school. We are now hiring for the following part-time positions:   Strings Teacher Spring Garden Waldorf […]

Meet Class One Teacher, Kristen Oberhaus

We sat down with our new Class One teacher at SGWS, Kristen Oberhaus, to ask her a few questions about her life and love of teaching. Welcome to our new first grade teacher! What is your favorite quote about teaching or education? I have lots, but currently, but my favorite is: “EVERYBODY IS A GENIUS. […]

SGWS Plant Sale Week of 6/13

Get a little Spring Garden in your very own garden! This year we will be offering a variety of tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, herbs, and flowers. All plants are $2.50 each.     Greenhouse Sale times are: Monday 6/13 – Friday 6/17: 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Special arrangements to purchase plants outside posted sale times can be made […]

Community Giveback Day

By Hazel Emery, M.Ed. On the last day of school we come together to pack up classrooms, move teachers’ materials into their next-year classroom, and button up the building for the summer. This is a wonderfully busy day, bringing a satisfying end to a successful year. It is also a work day for volunteer hours. […]

June Parent Child Classes at Spring Garden

What are you doing with your little ones this summer? Consider the Spring Garden Waldorf Parent Child Classes held weekly for seven weeks, 9:30-Noon, on either Thursdays, Fridays or Saturdays. Classes start June 9,10 & 11 and parents register for the day of their choice. Parents and children (ages 18 months to 4 years old) join together […]