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...

Fall Sports 10/4/17

The girls’ varsity volleyball team defeated New Lebanon last night in 3 sets. The girls played great all around and everyone contributed to the win. Their record stands at 3-5. They take on Germantown at home on Thursday night- 5:00 game time @ Taconic Hills. Come...

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...

David Orr’s Commencement Address to the Class of 2017

On Saturday, June 10th, Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School was honored to welcome the Class of 2017 commencement speaker, David Orr, PhD, Paul Sears Distinguished Professor of Environmental Studies and Politics at Oberlin College. Orr is the recipient of six honorary...

Declaration of Interdependence

Please join us for a Field to Table Dinner on Our Farm! Honoring Fred Kirschenmann, President of the Board, Stone Barns Center and Distinguished Fellow, Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture, Iowa State University Saturday, July 1st at 6 pm Great food, refreshing...

Sam Devine (’14) Awarded Endowed Internship

Sam Devine HVS’14 has been awarded the Bowman, Melly, Pica, Ross and Salisbury Endowed Internship Funds from Hobart and William Smith Colleges for international internships. This summer, Sam will be interning with internationally renowned artist Remy Jungerman...

Iona Gitt-Henderson (’12) Graduates Cum Laude from Marist

Iona Gitt-Henderson ’12 was on the Dean’s List every semester and graduated Cum Laude in May from Marist College with a BA in political science. For her thesis, Iona researched motherhood, welfare and citizenship. She intends to go to graduate school and...