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 […]

A Rewarding 2016 Track Season

by Nancy Stewart The 2016 SGWS Jaguars Track and Field season has come to a close. The season was filled with record breaking performances by almost all of the athletes. Several athletes set new school records for Spring Garden: 8th graders Anycia Jimenez and Megan May, 7th graders Catherine Greer, Dominic Denney, Eric Huber, Ian Matias, […]

Seventh Grade Renaissance Faire

This Friday, Spring Garden Waldorf will host its annual Waldorf Renaissance Faire for seventh graders from our own school and also Waldorf Schools from Cincinnati, Louisville, Pittsburgh, and Ann Arbor. Seventh graders in Waldorf Education study the Renaissance, which appropriately appeals to the emerging adolescent. After all, the Renaissance era’s innovative thinkers were voracious learners, […]

May Day Festival May 4th

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

A Sampling of 2016’s Auction Class Projects

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 […]