Wildcats Defeat Heatly in First League Match

The HVS boys’ varsity basketball team got their first win of the season visiting Heatly last night with a strong victory, 72-43. HVS started the game strong and never looked back. We moved the ball well and the scoring was balanced, overall it was a great game...

Alumnus Julian Müller Performs at Carnegie Hall

On Thursday, December 7th, Hawthorne Valley School distinguished alumnus and renowned cellist Julian Müller (’11) performed in a concert at Carnegie’s Weill Recital Hall in New York City. The concert was part of the Mannes Sounds Festival 2017 where young...

Meet our Staff – Spencer Fenniman

Farm Co-Manager Spencer Fenniman came to Hawthorne Valley Farm in January 2012 to take on the position of Field Manager. A Westchester County native, Spencer graduated from Colby College in Maine with a degree in Anthropology before spending time living out West,...

Meet our Staff – Nancy Disbrow

Rose Kindergarten Teacher Teaching has been a lifelong passion for Nancy Disbrow, Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School’s new Rose Kindergarten Teacher. As a child, she used to play school with her younger siblings, using a blackboard her family had in their house....

10th Grade Completes Week-Long Surveying Project

The week of October 23-27, the 10th Grade took part in a week-long surveying project – a traditional part of the 10th Grade Trigonometry and Surveying main lesson at Hawthorne Valley. Over the course of this project, the students worked across the road on the...

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...