Welcome to Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School

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Unconventional by Nature: Early Childhood through Grade 12

Early Childhood program classroom building

Early Childhood Virtual Tour

We welcome you to learn more about our Early Childhood program at Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School. Click to watch the video, and then contact us if you’re interested in learning more. Our admissions staff can be reached at (518) 672-7092 x 111, or by email.

On the Pulse of Morning

On the Pulse of Morning

On the Pulse of Morning Maya Angelou, 1967   […] I, the Rock, I the River, I the Tree I am yours--your Passages have been paid. Lift up your faces, you have a piercing need For this bright morning dawning for you. History, despite its wrenching pain, Cannot be...

Senior Stained Glass Block

Senior Stained Glass Block

Among the many projects seniors work on during this final year of their high school experience, the stained glass course provides for a challenging arts project requiring honed focus…Our stained glass course was interrupted by an unprecedented occurrence, the pausing of all group activities due to COVID-19…

Each child’s journey is unique. As Waldorf educators, we strive to impact their journeys in ways that are both powerful and lifelong. How can we best connect children to their natural and wondrous abilities? How can we foster an environment fertile enough to spark their highest sense of purpose? When we allow them to have wonder it’s a gift, and it’s a seed that is planted in them that will grow into adulthood.  And, if we can do this, if we can plant the seeds of joy, and love, and gratitude through our teaching and through our support, then we are giving the child a gift for their future.

Katie Demers

Early Childhood Teacher

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