Hawthorne Valley Community Orchestra Forming

Leave the daily grind behind for an hour or two and experience the electric thrill of thrumming violins and exultant woodwinds surrounding you! Grab your instrument and come make music with locals – of all ages – in the Hawthorne Valley Community Orchestra! Meets...

Declaration of Interdependence in Pictures

On Saturday, July 1st, Hawthorne Valley hosted its third Declaration of Interdependence. As noted by our Executive Director, Martin Ping, “Our hearts are full of gratitude for the support we received. The generosity and good will displayed that evening call for...

David Orr’s Commencement Address to the Class of 2017

On Saturday, June 10th, Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School was honored to welcome the Class of 2017 commencement speaker, David Orr, PhD, Paul Sears Distinguished Professor of Environmental Studies and Politics at Oberlin College. Orr is the recipient of six honorary...

Declaration of Interdependence

Please join us for a Field to Table Dinner on Our Farm! Honoring Fred Kirschenmann, President of the Board, Stone Barns Center and Distinguished Fellow, Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture, Iowa State University Saturday, July 1st at 6 pm Great food, refreshing...

Sam Devine (’14) Awarded Endowed Internship

Sam Devine HVS’14 has been awarded the Bowman, Melly, Pica, Ross and Salisbury Endowed Internship Funds from Hobart and William Smith Colleges for international internships. This summer, Sam will be interning with internationally renowned artist Remy Jungerman...

Iona Gitt-Henderson (’12) Graduates Cum Laude from Marist

Iona Gitt-Henderson ’12 was on the Dean’s List every semester and graduated Cum Laude in May from Marist College with a BA in political science. For her thesis, Iona researched motherhood, welfare and citizenship. She intends to go to graduate school and...

Class of 2017 Commencement Exercises

On Saturday, June 10th, at 2 p.m., graduation ceremonies will be held for Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School’s Class of 2017. This year’s commencement speaker is David Orr, Paul Sears Distinguished Professor of Environmental Studies and Politics and senior adviser to the...

Grade 11 Practicum Experiences

Each year the students in grade 11 take one week to experience what a work week is like in the adult world.  Students are encouraged to choose an opportunity that sparks their interest, and then present their thoughts on that time away to the high school students and...

Short Story by Brett LaFave Published in Literary Journal

Congratulations to Brett LaFave, our high school Math and Metalworking teacher, on the publication of his short story, “Leaves,” in DoveTales, an annual literary journal published by the organization, Writing for Peace. The theme for the 2017 edition is...