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It’s Gingerbread Time!

For the 35th year in a row, the school’s assembly hall will be transformed into a gingerbread wonderland! These entries are then donated to the school, to be auctioned off to the highest bidder at the Yuletide Fair. Now is the time to think about your...

EARTH FUNDRAISER: Win a beautiful handmade quilt!

Support the EARTH Program at HVS by purchasing raffle tickets to win this custom creation by artist Lauren Wolff.  EARTH brings the benefits of nature, agriculture, and Waldorf education to children who benefit from small class size in an outdoor educational setting....

Farm-to-School Lunch Program Tasting at the Farm Store

Stop by the Farm Store this Friday for a chance to sample selections from our Grab & Go section, made by Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School’s Farm-to-School Lunch Program. The tasting will include staples like the tuna salad, egg salad, and chicken salad, the Golden...

Meet our Faculty – Thomas Brown

Thomas Brown, Hawthorne Valley’s High School Math & Science Teacher, is on a quest to change society’s perception of math. “People don’t realize the importance of the way math is taught,” he said. “Everyone can do math, but it has to be presented in a way each...

Meet Our Staff – Karin Almquist

Karin Almquist is a lifelong learner. She has received two Masters degrees and studied in a Ph.D. program. Her area of focus was international affairs and religious studies, but the learning she has found most meaningful is what she’s discovered while guiding her...

Waldorf 100: A Legacy of Love

  Act locally, affect globally: Waldorf schools change the world The first Waldorf school was founded in Stuttgart in 1919. Today there are over 1,100 Waldorf schools and almost 2,000 Waldorf kindergartens in some 80 countries around the globe. This Centennial is...