Early childhood through grade 12

Hawthorne Valley Association

All School Spring Concert

Come support the students, grades 3-12, at the Chatham High School’s Auditorium for the all-school spring concert! With instrumental and choral performances of music by Vivaldi, Purcell, Mozart, and Grieg. Admission is free, but donations are welcome to support the Music Scholarship Program which gives students access to private lessons. Weekly instrument lessons are an

May Day Celebration & Spring Fair

Violinist and student dancers at the 2023 May Day celebration

Mark your calendars for Saturday, May 4 and join us for Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School’s annual May Day Celebration & Spring Fair! The traditional Maypole dancing will begin at 10am, with games and festivities for all ages to follow. Traditional May Pole Dancing & Music Community Games Delicious Food Local Vendors More details to come.

Faculty Spotlight – Patrick Stolfo

Patrick Stolfo

This year, Patrick Stolfo will mark his thirty-sixth year as a teacher at Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School. He is stepping back from his role to focus on his own artistic craft more fully and will continue educating the next generation of Waldorf teachers as part of the core faculty of Hawthorne Valley’s Alkion Center. When

“Regenerating Life” Film Screening and Panel Discussion

regenerating life film poster

Join us for a screening of the film Regenerating Life: How to cool the planet, feed the world, and live happily ever after. This three-part documentary film by John Feldman will be screened at Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School’s Assembly Hall on Sunday, April 21 – Earth Day weekend – starting at 1:30 pm. After the film

Grade 10 Play

student artwork for HVS Grade 10 presentation of Mrs. McThing

The Class of 2026 invites the community to their presentation of… Mrs. McThing This play by Mary Chase includes the humorous with elements of mystery and the supernatural. The story features a wealthy heiress and her spoiled and over-protected son who live in a mansion; the servants and high society friends of the wealthy woman;

Cultivating the Will & Building Resilience

Dr. Steven Johnson

Part of the Hickory Program Speaker Series   Join us on Thursday, April 11 at 7:30pm for a talk with Dr. Steven Johnson on “Cultivating the Will & Building Resilience.” In this talk, Dr. Johnson will discuss how education, physical, and sensory nourishment impact our Will, and how our ability engender faith, love, and hope

Alumni Spotlight – Loghan & Naomi Call

In January, we caught up with Loghan Call, Class of 2008, and his mother Naomi Call, to learn more about their new company Audacia Elixirs, a handcrafted line of nonalcoholic elixir cocktails that are now available in the Farm Store. While Loghan only attended HVS for kindergarten and Grade 9 before his family relocated to

12th Grade Graduation

The community is warmly invited to join us on Saturday, June 15 at 2pm under the School Pavilion for the Class of 2024 Graduation! We are delighted to welcome Matt Fleury, a member of HVS’s first graduating High School Class of 1983, as our commencement speaker. Matt currently serves as President and CEO of the

HVS Participates in 2024 Science Olympiad

HVS 2024 Science Olympiad team

On February 3, 15 High School students traveled to John Jay High School in Hopewell Junction, NY, to participate in Division C of Science Olympiad. This is the fifth year a team from Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School has participated. When Eileen Lee first joined HVS as the High School administrator, she was impressed by a