Parent Child Classes Begin September 21st

There are still spaces available in the Fall Parent Child Program! Join with other caregivers and their young children for an opportunity to share an educational experience in a supportive and peaceful environment. To apply, complete the Parent Child Application and...

Meet Our Staff – Betsy Brennan

The Hudson School in Hoboken, New Jersey, has sent classes to Hawthorne Valley Farm for week-long stays through the Visiting Students Program since the 1980s. Through this relationship, Betsy Brennan first experienced the beauty of the valley as a child. She has...

Meet Kevin Kilb, Rising First Grade Teacher

We are pleased to re-introduce our rising first grade teacher Kevin Kilb! This will be Kevin’s third time leading a class of students at Hawthorne Valley. He graduated his first class of students in 2008 and will graduated his second this past June. Kevin graduated...

Dear Parents…An End of School Year Note from Janene Ping

by Janene Ping, Morningstar Kindergarten Teacher, and Kindergarten Chair Warm Greetings to you all as we welcome in summer! June has been a very busy month. Celebratory picnics and graduation ceremonies are times to gather and take joy in the children’s learning and...

Alfa Demmellash to Give HVS Commencement Address

Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School’s (HVS) commencement exercises will be held on Saturday, June 9, at 2 pm. We are honored to welcome Alfa Demmellash, Co-founder and CEO of Rising Tide Capital, who will give the Class of 2018 commencement address. Alfa Melesse...

Alumna Alya Davis to Intern at Ford Foundation

Alya Davis (’15) recently sent us the following update: “I am in my Junior year at Marist College in Poughkeepsie NY and during the fall semester 2017 I traveled to Vietnam, Morocco and Bolivia with the International Honors Program (IHP) to study the...