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...

Rachel Loshak is New Rising First Grade Class Teacher

We are thrilled to welcome Rachel Loshak as our first grade class teacher for next year (2019-20). Rachel has lived in the U.S. since 1995 after being raised on an apple farm in the U.K. She has held a life-long love of nature and music, studying violin, piano, and...

Henriette Reiss Award 2019

The Henriette Reiss Award at Hawthorne Valley was created in 1993 through the generosity of Elizabeth Hughes Papas to honor the work and spirit of artist/teacher Henriette Reiss (1889-1992). Central to the life and work of Henriette Reiss was the abiding insight that...