Waldorf 100: A Legacy of Love

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the opening of the first Waldorf school, founded by Rudolf Steiner, in Stuttgart, Germany. Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School’s English and Drama teacher Eric Muller reflects on the legacy and impact of Waldorf education. Eric will be...

Summers at Hawthorne Valley: a Family Tradition

Quinn and fellow Field Camper at work in the Corner Garden this summer. Photo by Lawrence Braun. Field Campers reminisce with Farmer Anne about hearing a couple of our cows the night before who had escaped their pasture. Photo by Lawrence Braun. Quinn and fellow Field...

Welcoming Spring with a May Day Celebration

by Karin Almquist, Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School, Grade 6 class teacher If you have chanced to wander into Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School’s (HVS) recess field these past couple weeks, you are sure to have spotted a rough-hewn pole bedecked by silky ribbons in all...

Earth Day Voices

On this day 49 years ago, Gaylord Nelson, a then US Senator from Wisconsin, spearheaded the first Earth Day as a national day to “raise public awareness and concern for living organisms.” Although now honored internationally, and recognized as the birth of the modern...