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 […]

Spring Garden Seeking Strings Teacher

Spring Garden Waldorf School is seeking a part-time Strings and Orchestra Teacher. This person will be responsible for providing instruction to children in grades three through eight beginning in the fall of 2017.    The ideal candidate will be an experienced teacher, who demonstrates the followings skill and knowledge: strings instruction, ensemble direction, music theory, […]

St. John’s Day Celebration – June 17th

Celebrate the summer solstice at Spring Garden this year! Families and friends of SGWS are invited to join us in celebrating St. John’s Day on Saturday, June 17th from 5:30-7:30 at Spring Garden Waldorf School. Midsummer, or St. John’s Day, is a celebration of the summer solstice.  According to Karen Rivers in Waldrof Education – A Family Guide, “High summer has been celebrated with […]

Community Giveback Day This Thursday

The last day of school is tomorrow, Thursday, June 8th!  After our 9 a.m. assembly, parents can stay for Community Giveback Day. Parents, families, and children will work together to ready the classrooms for the coming year.  This event is a major undertaking and many hands make light work! This event also counts as Work Day volunteer […]

Parent Talk: Transitioning to Spring Garden

  “It’s not about creating cookie-cutter versions of who they think they should be, but about guiding them to simply be the best version of themselves.” We spoke with SGWS parent, Barb Beaty, about her family’s experience having their child, Chelle, transfer into Spring Garden Waldorf from a local public school system in the third […]

Chris Connelly Wins Alumni Award

At this year’s 29th Annual Benefit Auction, April 22nd at The Tangier in Akron, Spring Garden Waldorf School will honor and award an alumni who has made a difference and brought about positive change in the world. This award, “The Waldorf Difference,” is being given to Akron native and NPR reporter, Christopher Connelly. Chris was […]

Why We Do Auction Class Projects

  Sometimes, parents ask why the school has each class make a unique auction project for our Benefit. The simple answer is that they are wonderful works of art that we sell at the live auction! The projects often raise large sums, but there are many other reasons we support the creation of student art […]