Meet Our Students
Alexander Allen-Walden, 8th Grade
Alex has been a student at Green Meadow since Kindergarten. He enjoys basketball, art, and playing the trombone. He appreciates that Green Meadow “has high standards and helps us become well-rounded people”.
Mia Bieber, 12th Grade
Mia has been at Green Meadow Waldorf School since Nursery/Kindergarten. She says, “Having the same classmates every year makes it like a family. You get to know everyone very well and share all your memories and achievements. The teachers and students have a relationship that most schools don't have. We feel free to talk to them if we need help with anything. My favorite classes, now that I am in high school, are probably Art and English. Every semester we have a different type of art or craft that we can choose, as opposed to another elective. We create beautiful artwork using different mediums and techniques. I enjoy English because I love creative writing. When it is warm out, sometimes we go outside and write poetry near the stream or sitting in the warmth of the spring sun. When I graduate and leave Green Meadow, I hope to go to college for art. Green Meadow has taught me that I can do anything if I believe in myself.”
Jazmin Black, 11th Grade
Jazmin started at Green Meadow in 9th Grade. She most enjoys science, whether it's Biology, Physics, or Chemistry. She says, "It's nice to have a balance of both the sciences and the arts. Seeing how the arts and the acadmics intertwine in the world is something that I do not think I would get from going to most other schools. Once I graduate, I will continue on to college to get a degree in either business or hospitality managment, then will hopefully move on to the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY, to build the skills I need to open up my own bakery."
Eva Kocher, 10th Grade
Eva started Kindergarten at Green Meadow Waldorf School in September 2001. The classes she most enjoys are: Morning Lesson, Art, English, Spanish. She says, “I enjoy morning lesson because it gives me the opportunity to deeply explore many diverse topics throughout the school year, from human biology to the novel Moby Dick. Art classes here at Green Meadow allow me to express myself by using my hands and mind to create a final product that reflects my individuality. English teaches me how to use and love the English language, while improving my skills as a writer and building my appreciation for other writers. My Spanish classes have given me the chance to learn about many different cultures while teaching me how to speak the language! This is something I fully appreciate!”
Eva continues, “Since 1st grade, Green Meadow has taught me to look at things from many different perspectives, which has really helped shape my thinking. The education I have received at Green Meadow has provided me with many skills that will last a lifetime. However, what I truly value are the friendships that I have built over the past 12 years, for I know I am surrounded by a network of friends that will be there for me no matter what, and this is something that I might not have received at another school. I am truly grateful for this gift. After I finish high school, I want to go to college and travel the world. For now, I’m just enjoying the rest of my time at Green Meadow.”
Paul Koonaporn, 8th Grade
Paul, who has attended Green Meadow since Kindergarten, loves the viola and basketball. When asked what he appreciates about Green Meadow, he said “the people and the art program”.
Anoukia Papp, 9th Grade
Anoukia started at Green Meadow in 1st Grade. She travels every day from Manhattan to attend our school. Her favorite subjects are English, Woodwork, Music, and Orchestra. Of her Green Meadow education, she says, "The teaching is much more personal than in other schools, and the teachers pay attention to each student instead of the class a whole. There is also more focus on art and music, and the environment is very friendly. When I graduate I would really like to do something related to music, like playing in an orchestra."
Zuzu Tadeushuk, 10th Grade
Zuzu came to Green Meadow at age five, for Kindergarten. Her favorite subjects are English, History, Spanish, and German. Zuzu says, "I have fun every day at school, and feel very supported by my teachers and friends. I love the community that is built both within and around each grade. Green Meadow offers a rich and diverse curriculum in which the students have to participate artistically, intellectually, and even physically to make the subject their own. I find this process very challenging but ultimately rewarding. When I graduate high school, I hope to travel through Europe and Asia. After this, I intend to go back to school and become fluent in as many languages as I can, work with children, and perhaps go to law school."
Kaoruko Yanagi, 8th Grade
A Green Meadow student since 1st grade, Kaoruko likes to dance and sing. She enjoys Green Meadow’s arts program and says that she is grateful that bullying is limited, and addressed proactively, on our campus.
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