Early childhood through grade 12

Hawthorne Valley Association

2023 HVS Graduation Ceremonies

Thank you to families and community members who joined us on June 9 and 10 for our end-of-year ceremonies at Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School to celebrate our students! In particular, our Senior Class and 8th Grade students were honored as they each came to the threshold of a new stage of their educational journeys.

Special thanks to Vanessa Valdez, High School Science Teacher, for sharing these reflections on her first the Senior Inner Graduation, the 8th Grade Celebration, and the Class of 2023 Commencement.

Alumni Spotlight – Mike Pewtherer ’92

This June is the start of a new adventure for Mike Pewtherer, Class of 1992, as he ends his time as a teacher at Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School. Mike has been a beloved teacher of everything from physics to practical arts, and he will be deeply missed by students and fellow faculty. Mike grew up