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...

Fall Festival 2019

Join us for the Annual Hawthorne Valley Fall Festival celebration! Sunday, October 13 ǀ 10 am to 4 pm ǀ Free Admission ǀ Rain or Shine We are proud to partner with Zero to Go to make this a zero waste event! Every autumn, Hawthorne Valley offers the Fall Festival as a...

Global Waldorf 100 celebration to be livestreamed

Today, September 19, marks the global celebration of Waldorf Education’s 100th Anniversary! The special celebration in Berlin, Germany, will be livestreamed from 4:30am-4pm EST. The event will follow the themes of “See the World” in the morning, “Love the World” in...

Alumni Welcome Events Fall 2019

Greetings HVS Alumni! This fall we will be celebrating 100 years of Waldorf Education with multiple in-school and community events in September and October, culminating in the Fall Festival celebration. Stay tuned for more information coming soon! We would love to...

Meet our Staff – Indigo Ocean

PBLC Program Manager & Kids Can Cook Summer Camp Manager Indigo Ocean knew from an early age that she was interested in teaching, but was going to teach differently than the convention. She grew up in Schenectady with parents who both worked as public school...

The Class of 2019 High School Graduation

The Faculty and Staff of Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School cordially invites you to attend The Class of 2019 High School Graduation on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at two o’clock in the afternoon We are honored to have Matthew Stinchcomb, founder of The Good Work Institute,...

Meet Our Staff – Marla Silverstein

Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School Main Office Administrator Marla Silverstein has an eclectic array of talents and interests—photography, agriculture, floral design, event producing, and teaching to name a few—all of which she draws from as Main Office Administrator....

Alumni Spotlight: Justin Lange ’02

Justin Lange is an inventor. Or, in modern parlance, a “creative technologist.” Either title suits Justin, as long as it means that they (preferred pronoun) work creatively at the intersection of new technology and human interaction. Justin’s most recent design, for...