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...

Grade 11 Practicum Experiences

Each year the students in grade 11 take one week to experience what a work week is like in the adult world.  Students are encouraged to choose an opportunity that sparks their interest, and then present their thoughts on that time away to the high school students and...

Short Story by Brett LaFave Published in Literary Journal

Congratulations to Brett LaFave, our high school Math and Metalworking teacher, on the publication of his short story, “Leaves,” in DoveTales, an annual literary journal published by the organization, Writing for Peace. The theme for the 2017 edition is...

Rose Ceremony Friday, June 9

Join us to witness the tradition of the Rose Ceremony on Friday, June 9, at 10:30 a.m. under the tent in the school yard. The Rose ceremony is a closing of the circle moment as each first grade student who was welcomed in the fall by a senior with a flower, bids...

Grade 12 Play: The Importance of Being Earnest

Hawthorne Valley School’s twelfth grade performs Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest,” a play often celebrated as “the wittiest play in the English language.” This “serious comedy for trivial people” is a side-splitting send-up of the social conventions of...

Senior Trip Update: The First Four Days

Breakfast. Learning what to do with Alvaro our community specialist and Jen our GLA program coordinator (bottom right). First steps in constructing the bathrooms. Playing with the children. Hard at work. Our pool. Cooking with Lisbia. Updates from the Senior Service...