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Middle School Science Fair

On Friday, January 17, Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School will host its annual Middle School Science Fair. The event will run from 10:30 to 12:45pm, and is open to all HVS parents and students. The Grade 6 students will present display posters on a research topic from...

Double Book Launch at Hawthorne Valley School

Please join Hawthorne Valley, Alkion Press, and Waldorf Publications on Sunday, January 26, at 3 p.m. in the Hawthorne Valley School Hall (HVS) – 330 County Route 21C, Ghent, NY 12075 – as we launch two new books: The Black Madonna and the Young Sculptor by...

Meet Our Faculty – Rachel Loshak

1st Grade Class Teacher Rachel Loshak grew up on an apple farm in Suffolk, England. She comes from a family of hard-working fruit farmers, entrepreneurs, and musicians, and has had a successful career as a singer, songwriter and bassist, touring internationally...

Join Us for our Annual Winter Concert

Please join Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School for our annual winter concert on Friday, December 13th at 7 p.m. at St. Mary’s Church in Hudson (429 Allen St.). The Middle and High School Choruses will join forces to present Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana accompanied by...

Join us for our 43rd annual Yuletide Fair

Join us for our 43rd annual Yuletide Fair on Saturday, December 7, 2019, as we celebrate the holiday season! The school assembly hall will be transformed into a winter wonderland with dozens of original gingerbread creations on display. Children and adults are invited...

Silent Auction is LIVE – Yuletide Fair 2019!

The Silent Auction for Yuletide 2019 has an online website this year which is now LIVE for you to peruse and set up your account and bidding parameters for the items of your choice. We will have a Silent Auction room this year again in the first-grade classroom....

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...