Early childhood through grade 12

Hawthorne Valley Association

Massimo Hamilton ’20 & Elizabeth Frishkoff ’86 receive 2024 Henriette Reiss Award

2024 Henriette Reiss Award Recipients

Massimo Hamilton, Class of 2020, of Germantown and Elizabeth Frishkoff, Class of 1986, of Ghent, will each receive this year’s Henriette Reiss Award for Artistic Endeavor for their illustrations of books on fishing and food and the Abenaki language, respectively. This award is given annually to current or former Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School (HVS) graduates

Meet the Class of 2024

Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School's Class of 2024

Members of the Class of 2024 have been accepted to the following colleges and universities: Appalachian State University | Bard College | Bennington College | Binghamton University Clarkson University | College of Charleston | Columbia-Greene Community College* | Community College of Philadelphia | Gettysburg College | Hofstra University | Hudson Valley Community College* | Husson

Grade 12 Play – “Fools”

The Hawthorne Valley Class of 2024 will perform Neil Simon’s comic romantic fable Fools as their senior play in the School Assembly Hall on Thursday, June 6, Friday, June 7, and Saturday, June 8 at 7pm. The play tells the story of a remote Ukrainian village that has been under the influence of a curse

Alumni Spotlight – Matt Fleury ’83

Matt Fleury, class of 1983; photo credit Le Petit Studio

On June 15, we are delighted to welcome Matt Fleury, a member of Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School’s first graduating high school class of 1983, as our 2024 Commencement speaker. Matt currently serves as President and CEO of the Connecticut Science Center, a nonprofit in Hartford, CT that is a top educational destination. This year marks

The Artistic Journey: 50th Anniversary Henriette Reiss Awardee Exhibition

From May 17 to June 2, experience the vibrant spirit of Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School through this exhibition containing artwork from past Henriette Reiss Awardees. To celebrate Hawthorne Valley Waldorf Schools’ 50th anniversary and the achievement of every awardee who have come and gone, doing incredible work in the classroom and out in the world,

Senior Project Presentations

The High School warmly invites the community to the Class of 2024 Senior Project Presentations, next Friday, April 19 at 7pm and Saturday, April 20 at 2pm in the School Assembly Hall. We are very proud of our seniors and their accomplishments, and we are excited to share their presentations with you all. The students

“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

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

Alumni Spotlight: Lailah Amstutz ’07

Escuela Zantli students in a festive procession

To hear more stories like this and get up-to-date news and events relating to alumni, subscribe to the HVS Alumni Newsletter by clicking here. After graduating in 2007, Lailah Amstutz spent several years traveling the world and training as an artist before settling in Popoyo, Nicaragua, with her young family. She now is immersed in