Early childhood through grade 12

Hawthorne Valley Association

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

An Artistic Journey – a 50th Anniversary Exhibition

painting of Henriette Reiss

Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School is excited to partner with Lightforms Art Center to bring you an exhibition that celebrates the power of art and the profound impact of arts education. “An Artistic Journey” invites viewers to experience the vibrant world of Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School and delve into 50 years of artistry, highlighting the transformative

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

Alumni Spotlight – Myrto Daskaloudi ’12

Myrto Daskaloudi performing at the Threads of Earth Showcase

For the past couple of years, Myrto Daskaloudi (Class of 2012) has been fully dedicated to the joys and challenges of new motherhood, caring for her 8-month-old baby. Recently, however, she began to sense a longing to reconnect with her community and rediscover her own identity beyond being a mother. With her diverse background as

Workshop: Ukrainian-Style Egg Decorating

crate of eggs decorated in the Ukrainian style.

Join Caroline O’Neill at Turose Gift Shoppe & School Store to learn the beautiful Ukrainian-style of egg decorating with layered wax dyeing. This workshop is for ages 10 & up. Space is limited, and pre-registration is required by email or at 518-672-0052.

Mid-Winter Trek to the Wilderness

Over the Midwinter Break, 9 brave and adventurous high school students decided to go to Minnesota to participate in an extracurricular opportunity; a dogsledding and cross country skiing expedition with the Voyageur Outward Bound School (VOBS) based in Ely, MN. This is where I went to work right after graduating college and spent 8 plus

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;

Workshop: Honey Bee Felted Finger Puppet

At this workshop, participants will use sheep’s wool, soap, and water to create a busy bee finger puppet. This class is open to all ages and led by Caroline O’Neill, HVS Handwork Teacher. Space is limited; preregistration is required by email or at 518-672-0052.