Homeschool Student Opportunities

High School lab student at workHawthorne Valley Waldorf School offers opportunities for students who are learning through a homeschool program to enroll in selected Main Lesson blocks.

Our program is open to students in grades 9-12 through the end of the 2017-2018 school year.

Main Lesson blocks currently offered are from 8:15-10:10 am, Monday–Friday. Afternoon art classes are also offered. Click here for full course descriptions and details. 

Grade 9

Main Lesson Blocks

History Through Art ~ October 2-27

Physics ~ October 30-November 21

Tragedy & Comedy ~ November 27-December 22

American Literature ~ January 8-26

Organic Chemistry ~ January 29-February 15

Anatomy & Physiology (Biology)  ~ February 26 – March 16

Geology  ~ March 19 – April 20

Modern History ~ April 23- May 11

Probability & Statistics  ~ May 21 – June 8

 

Afternoon Art Blocks

Forge ~ October 30 – December 23

Fiber Arts ~ January 8 – February 15

Calligraphy ~ February 26 – April 21

Black & White Drawing ~ April 23 – June 9

 

 

Grade 10

Main Lesson Blocks

Surveying and Trigonometry ~ October 2-20

Surveying Field Project (full-day) ~ October 23-27

Geometry  ~ October 30-November 21

Ancient History  ~ November 27-December 22

Inorganic Chemistry ~ January 8-26

Physics ~ January 29-February 15

Poetry ~ March 26 – April 20

Ecology ~ April 23 – May 11

Government ~ May 21 – June 8

 

Afternoon Art Blocks

Sculpture, Weaving or Bridges (choose one)   ~ October 30 – December 23 and  April 23 – June 9

 

 

Grade 11

Main Lesson Blocks

History Through Music ~ October 2-27

Biology ~ October 30-November 21

Electricity ~ November 27-December 22

Parzival ~ January 8-26

Geometry ~ January 29-February 15

Astronomy ~  February 26 – March 16

Medieval History ~  March 19 – April 20

Romantics ~  April 23 – May 11

Shakespeare ~  May 21 – June 8

 

Afternoon Art Blocks

Woodworking or Abstract Painting (choose one)  ~ October 30 – December 23

Bookbinding or Sculpture (choose one)  ~ January 8 – February 16

Sculpture or Woodworking (choose one)  ~ February 26 – April 21

Still Life or Bookbinding  (choose one)  ~ April 23 – June 9

Grade 12

Main Lesson Blocks

Transcendentalism  ~ October 2-27

Economics  ~ October 30-November 21

Optics ~ November 27-December 22

World History ~ January 8-26

Faust ~ January 29-February 15

Biochemistry ~ February 26 – March 16

History Through Architecture ~ March 19 – May 4

 

Afternoon Art Blocks

Dance ~ October 30 – November 22

Eurythmy ~ January 8 – February 16

 

For students new to Hawthorne Valley, please complete the student and parent applications below as well as the course request from.

Student application

Parent Application

Course Request form

For students who have previously been enrolled in other courses, please complete the Course Request form.

Please contact the Admissions Office with questions and to confirm the availability for a main lesson block via email, or by calling 518-672-7092 x111.