COVID-19 Updates and Resources

The New York State Department of Health has established a call center to address questions from the public. If you have questions about what is happening in New York, how the virus is spread, and what to do if you have symptoms, please call 1-888-364-3065. Given the...

Feel the Love at Hawthorne Valley School

During the month of March, Hawthorne Valley Farm Store Café will be teeming with love expressed through an Exhibition of Hearts. Students, parents, alumni, faculty, staff, and community members from Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School have submitted heart cards that share...

The Waldorf Alum Networking Platform

You are invited to join The Waldorf Alum Networking Platform   Connect with hundreds of Waldorf alums across the US, Canada, and Mexico for Networking Opportunities Jobs and internships Mentorships Regional Alum Events + Plain ol’ Fun Join Today! Visit,...

March Open House

Please join us Saturday, March 7, 2020 for a School Wide Open House. Enjoy school tours at 10am & noon, meet faculty, see student work, explore the Waldorf curriculum and more!! Complete Schedule for the day: 9:30-10am: Welcome Tea 10am & 1pm: Puppet Show...

Meet our Faculty – Janene Ping

Morningstar Kindergarten Lead Teacher Janene Ping has been an early childhood educator at Hawthorne Valley for almost 30 years. She had always been drawn to teaching and found her calling working with young children. “Early Childhood is a time when the children are so...

Middle School Science Fair

On Friday, January 17, Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School will host its annual Middle School Science Fair. The event will run from 10:30 to 12:45pm, and is open to all HVS parents and students. The Grade 6 students will present display posters on a research topic from...

Double Book Launch at Hawthorne Valley School

Please join Hawthorne Valley, Alkion Press, and Waldorf Publications on Sunday, January 26, at 3 p.m. in the Hawthorne Valley School Hall (HVS) – 330 County Route 21C, Ghent, NY 12075 – as we launch two new books: The Black Madonna and the Young Sculptor by...

Meet Our Faculty – Rachel Loshak

1st Grade Class Teacher Rachel Loshak grew up on an apple farm in Suffolk, England. She comes from a family of hard-working fruit farmers, entrepreneurs, and musicians, and has had a successful career as a singer, songwriter and bassist, touring internationally...