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...

May Day 2018

  Thank you to our Families and Community Members! Fundamental to life at Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School is a commitment to the celebration of the rhythms of nature through the days, weeks, months, and seasons. Each year on the first Saturday in May, Hawthorne...

Meet our Staff – Farmer Jess

As the Advanced Dairy and Livestock Apprentice at Hawthorne Valley Farm (HVF), Jess Brobst spends her days caring for all aspects of barn life—milking, maintenance in the milk house and fields, operating equipment, feeding the chickens, cows, and pigs, managing the...

Meet our Staff – Irene Davis

Irene Davis joined Hawthorne Valley’s Finance Office in 2008 with over 20 years’ experience in business and finance administration. In her position, Irene handles accounts receivable for Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School and other Hawthorne Valley initiatives and...

HVS Alumnus Performs Free Concert this Weekend

This Saturday, March 3, at 7 p.m., enjoy a free concert featuring alumnus Julian Müller on cello (’11) and Timothy Dunne on piano. The concert, “Sounds of Europe,” will include works by Dvořák, Schumann, Bartók, Chopin, and Brahms. Location: Christian Community...

Wildcats Advance to Quarterfinals

The #8 Hawthorne Valley Wildcats varsity boys’ basketball team defeated the #9 Loudenville Christian Eagles in the first round of post-season sectional play last night (Wednesday, February 21) at home. Jonas Davis led the offense with 26 points, 18 of them from...

We’ve Gone Solar!

At the end of January, Hudson Solar began installing 76 solar panels on Hawthorne Valley School’s Practical Arts Building and the adjacent pavilion. These panels, made by SunPower, will capture 24,853 kW of power. “That is the equivalent of the amount of electricity...