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This Weeks Events …

  • Thursday, November 7
    •  School Store Catalog Party -8:30 – 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 – 7:30 p.m.
  • Friday, November 8
    • School Store Catalog Party — 8:30 – 10:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
    •     Early Childhood Lantern Walk (Miss Olga, Miss Julie, and Miss Kathy — Please see emails from your child’s teacher for details
  • Saturday, November 9
    • Work Day – 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    •     Parent-Child Class Martinmas Lantern Walk — Please see Miss Roberta for details
  • Sunday, November 10
    •  Open House – 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.


Mark Your Calendars …

  • November 11
    • Board Meeting – 6:30 p.m.
  • November 13
    • Walk Through the Grades – 9:00 a.m.
    • Book Study on Our Twelve Senses – 9:00 a.m.
    • Bookmobile
  • November 14
    • Parent Council Meeting – 6:00
  • November 16
    • Children’s Festival and Artists’ Market
    • Work Day – 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.


Children’s Festival and Artists’ Market November 16

Great news! 91.3 The Summit will be broadcasting from the Children’s Festival from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.! We are thrilled to have their support for this event.

Mr. Vargo is planning something fun for a craft, too! Make sure you come on Festival day to see what it is!

If you are interested in having a vendor table on this day you must turn in your vendor form asap.  The available spaces are quickly filling. You can download a vendor form by clicking here.

Sign up today for the many opportunities available to support the Festival. You can work at home or here on Festival day. It takes many hands to pull off this magical day for children, so jump in and sign up today. Sign-up sheets are posted outside Amy Hecky’s office. If you’re not sure how best to help, email Lerryn Campbell or Amy Hecky and they will help you decide.

The Children’s Festival and Artists’ Market will be Saturday, November 16, from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


Welcome, New Students!

In October we welcomed two new students and their families to the Spring Garden community. John McCollough joined Ms. Hunko’s Class 7; his mother is Marie Dutt and his grandmother is Margo Haren. Maria Barton joined Mr. Gannon’s Class 5; her mother is Kathy Barton. Please join us in welcoming these new community members!


November Hot Lunch Dates and Menus

On Tuesday, November 12, our hot lunch will be cheese quesadillas with brown Spanish rice, hot vegetable, and fruit salad. Order forms are due by 8:30 a.m. Friday, November 8 — if you have not received a copy,click here to download one on PDF.

On Tuesday, November 19, we will serve chicken nuggets with creamy mashed potatoes, a hot vegetable, tossed salad, and fruit. A vegetarian salad plate is available as an option. Order forms for theNovember 19 hot lunch are due by 8:30 a.m. on Friday, November 15 —click here to get a copy.

We always need volunteers to help with hot lunches — if you have the time and want to spend a busy and fun morning in the kitchen, please sign up on the sheets posted near the parent mailboxes.


Silver Graphics Orders Due Friday

Last week, order forms for Silver Graphics were placed in your mailboxes. To order, attach a check made payable to Spring Garden Waldorf School to your order form and place it in your Parent Council Rep’s mailbox. (You may keep the sample prints at the bottom of the form.) Order forms are due Friday, November 8, by 3:00 p.m. Original artwork will be returned after all orders have been received. Products will arrive at the school before the holiday break.

School Pictures Are Here!

This afternoon we placed all student pictures in parent mailboxes. If your order is missing or incorrect, please contact Nancy Williams directly via email.

Auction Survey — Your Input Is Needed!

Please click here to follow the link to a very brief survey about your experiences at past SGWS Annual Auctions, even if you’ve never attended. Please take a moment to complete this survey by Monday, November 11 (it will take less than 5 minutes to complete). Your feedback can help us ensure that this important event is as enjoyable and beneficial as possible.

School Store Catalog Party Thursday and Friday!

Our second annual Catalog Party is this week! Follow these links to start browsing catalogs from Grimm’s Toys and Brown Sheep Yarn, orclick here to see catalogs from Camden Rose Toys, Sarah’s Silks, Steiner Books, Sunbeam Candles, Uriel Home Remedies, and Uriel Facial Care.

As promised, one featured item from each catalog will be available on these dates only for 20% off: canopies from Sarah’s Silks, Drawing with Head, Hand, and Heart from Steiner Books, Candle for Peace Manifestations Aromatherapy Pillar from Sunbeam Candles, lanaloft worsted handpaint yarns from Brown Sheep, and the cold care kit from Uriel.

Please encourage friends and family to participate, too! Enjoy complimentary refreshments, a chance to win door prizes, and a fun shopping atmosphere. Anyone unable to shop in person may use this order form. Thank you for supporting SGWS by making purchases through your school store!

    Sale Dates and Times:

            Thursday, November 7          8:30 – 10:00 a.m.

                                                         3:00 – 7:30 p.m.

            Friday, November 8              8:30 – 10:00 a.m.

                                                        11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

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