The Festival of Michaelmas

by Janene Ping, with references from an article by Steve Spitalny from Lilipoh magazine Festivals are held to inscribe into the human soul a feeling of union and community, both with fellow human beings and the world. They are a nodal point of inner connection to the...

Hawthorne Valley Community Orchestra Forming

Leave the daily grind behind for an hour or two and experience the electric thrill of thrumming violins and exultant woodwinds surrounding you! Grab your instrument and come make music with locals – of all ages – in the Hawthorne Valley Community Orchestra! Meets...

Declaration of Interdependence in Pictures

On Saturday, July 1st, Hawthorne Valley hosted its third Declaration of Interdependence. As noted by our Executive Director, Martin Ping, “Our hearts are full of gratitude for the support we received. The generosity and good will displayed that evening call for...

Class of 2017 Commencement Exercises

On Saturday, June 10th, at 2 p.m., graduation ceremonies will be held for Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School’s Class of 2017. This year’s commencement speaker is David Orr, Paul Sears Distinguished Professor of Environmental Studies and Politics and senior adviser to the...