Parent Talk: Transitioning in Grade 2

We spoke with SGWS parent, Randi Hodge, about her family’s experience having their daughters, Sienna and Ella, attend Spring Garden Waldorf. Sienna transferred in from a local public school system into grade 2. Ella joined our early childhood program. What made you consider different school options? We’d tried a few different school settings (public, Montessori, and […]

Festivals Celebrate Curriculum!

Students in Class 5, 6 and 7 have unique curriculum-centric festivals in which they partake each year. Our 5th graders participate in a Pentathlon, which correlates to their studies of Greek culture, history and mythology. Our 6th graders take part in Medieval games as a reference to their studies of Medieval times and history. Finally […]

Calling All Alumni: Will You Take Our Survey?

  We are currently conducting a survey to connect with our alumni — to learn what they’re doing, what they’re passionate about, and which of their experiences at Spring Garden Waldorf School have continued to have an impact on their lives over the years. If you did not receive an invitation via email, you can […]

Martinmas Food Drive

Grade Eight are organizing a food drive, through the Akron Regional Food Bank, November 4-13th. It is part of our celebration of Martinmas — to remind ourselves to be the light of kindness during dark days. Grade Eight will set up collection containers in the lobby where you can place anything from cereal to personal care products, as […]

The Way of Waldorf

By: Spring Garden Waldorf Parent, Abby Boyce Becoming a parent directs you into a world of decisions and doubts.  You wish the best for your child and desire the path that will create a happy, healthy, and successful individual.  The onslaught of decisions come swaddled up next to your new infant: breastfeed or formula, cloth […]

Santa Lucia at Spring Garden

Friday, December 13th, second grade students will help the school community celebrate Santa Lucia day. As summarized from and Wikipedia, Lucy’s name means “light” and its etymology also refers to “clarity.” St. Lucia — also known as Saint Lucy, Santa Lucia, Sankta Lucia and Santa Lucía — died in Diocletian Christian persecution. She has been […]

The Latest News

This Weeks Events … Wednesday, December 11 Book Study Group on Our Twelve Senses – 9:00 a.m. Grades 7 & 8 Field Trip to Canton Museum of Art – 9:15 a.m. Bookmobile Thursday, December 12 Parent Council Meeting – 6:00 p.m. December 14 Basketball: Girls vs. St. Augustine – 6:00 p.m. at St. Hilary Mark […]

Jaguars Basketball Schedule

  DATE TIME SITE TEAM OPPONENT Sat. December 7th 2 p.m. St. Paul 8B St. Augustine   6 p.m. St. Hilary Girls St. Joseph CF Sun. December 8th 3 p.m. Hoban 2 Girls St. Paul   5 p.m. Queen of Heaven (Q of H) Green, OH 8B Q of H Sat. December 14th 6 p.m. […]

SGWS Ski Club Is Back!

It’s that season again – It’s time to hit the slopes! Spring Garden Ski Club is the perfect way to get out and have fun. It doesn’t matter whether you’ve never skied or snowboarded before or if you’re a downhill pro. Through the Ski Club, hitting the slopes is an affordable fun time for students, […]