Notes From the Office

Usernames & Passwords
Please e-mail Christina Dixcy at to request a new username and password for this site. If you are a returning parent, your e-mail address is your username and you may request a forgotten password on the login screen.

2016-17 Calendar
Click to view/print/download a PDF calendar of school closings and major festivals for the 2016-17 school year.  For a full calendar of events visit our Calendar page. Scroll down on this page for instructions on syncing the calendar with your digital calendars.
Community Participation Form
We ask that each family please print, complete, and return a Community Participation Form to the office or submit the form online.

Health Assessment Forms
The following students must submit health forms to the office before the start of the school year: all early childhood students, rising first graders, rising seventh graders, students newly enrolled at HVWS.
Strings Program
Parents, please make sure you have registered for the Honeywell Alert System so that you will be notified of any unexpected school closings or important announcements in a timely fashion. Honeywell Instruction Sheet
Extended Care
If you plan to send your child to aftercare or late care on a drop-in basis, please send a note to school with your child that morning. For early care drop-ins, parents may simply bring their child to the Rose Garden building in the morning; advanced notification is not required. If you would like to register for extended care for the year, please visit our Extended Care page and scroll to the form at the bottom of the page.

Pickup Notices & Absences
Please call or e-mail Sandy Proksa with any notifications: 203-364-1113 or

Amazon Smile
Log on to Amazon through Amazon Smile, select Housatonic Valley Waldorf School as your designated charity, and for any purchases you make Amazon will donate .5% to the school.

Social Media
Like us on Facebook
Join our Facebook parent group CT Waldorf Connects (CWC)
Follow us on Twitter and Instagram
Social Media Policy

Faculty Meals

Thank you, parents, for generously sharing your culinary talents with the faculty for their post-meeting meals!
September 13: 8th Grade
September 27: 6th Grade
October 18: 7th Grade
November 1: Sunflower
December 6: 1st Grade
January 17: 5th Grade
January 31: Rose
February 14: 3rd Grade
March 7: 1st Grade
May 2: 4th Grade
May 16: 2nd Grade
May 30: Sunflower & Rose

Adding the Calendar Feed to your Calendars

Read more for instructions for linking the website calendar to your Outlook, iPhone/iPad, or Google Calendars...
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After-School Programs
Click title to learn more and register your child(ren) for Lyre after-school classes with Diane Barnes. Classes begin November 2.
School Store Orders
Waldorf Calendars Orders Due November 3
Heavy Bunny Workshop
November 5, 9 AM-12 PM, $25
Please register today--we're ordering supplies now!
Order Wreaths & Swags
Support the Class of 2017 and order your wreaths and swags by November 17.
Close Buy
Close Buy can still receive orders!
Enter our school code, 14299, and HVWS will receive 30% from your purchase.
Leadership Council
The Leadership Council, comprised of representatives from the College of Teachers, Board of Trustees, and Administration, can be reached at
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