Turose is Open for the Holidays!

Turose will be open during Winter break, including Christmas Eve! Visit the school shop (inside the Admin building) for a wide-range of beautiful items including Hanukah and Christmas candles and books,  fair trade ornaments, lots of great cooperative games, beautiful...

The Magic Dreidel, A Yiddish Folktale for Hanukkah

This humorous tale offers a glimpse into the festival of Hanukkah… Many children over the years have seen this story performed at the Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School Kindergarten with puppets created by C. Bachrach… Listen to the antics of Jakob, who is...

Alumni Update: Hannah Otten ’12

Earlier this year, Hannah Otten, class of 2012, was working on getting into medical school. She graduated from Bates College with a degree in Math in 2016 and returned to the area to take courses at UAlbany to pursue her growing interest in health care. She continued...

Hawthorne Valley Fall Festival Magazine and Virtual Event

So much has changed in the world since the last time we hosted our Fall Festival in 2019. Due to safety concerns about large gatherings and the need for us to limit visitors on our farm to protect our farmers’ health, we are unable to host an in-person celebration of...

Welcome Back to Hawthorne Valley School!

On Tuesday, September 1st, we welcomed our beloved students back to campus! To view the Return To Campus 2020-21 booklet shared with families on August 20th, click here. This document contains important information regarding drop off & pick up times, health &...

A Year-in-Review

This academic year at Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School is one that we won’t soon forget — indeed, it may be the most memorable school year across the globe. It has been a year that has brought us new challenges that we never thought we’d see in our lifetime. We...

Hawthorne Valley Names Interim COO

Hawthorne Valley CEO Martin Ping, in consultation with the Board of Trustees and the Interbranch Management Group, has appointed Lauren Wolff to serve as Interim Chief Operating Officer beginning July 2020. The Interim Chief Operating Officer (COO) is charged with...

Reopening the School Plans

The last week of July, the faculty presented Reopening Plans for the 2020-21 school year. The slide decks for these presentations are now available for parents to review and download at this link.