Notes From the Office

2016-17 Calendar
The calendar of school closings is now available. The website calendar will be updated over the summer.
Please Return Library Books
We have return baskets in each library location:
  • Sundial House
  • Administrative Cottage
  • Rose Garden

Thank you, everybody, for following our Library procedures. As you know, we are an all-volunteer service, and we depend on all of you to use our honor system when signing out and returning books.

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.
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Housing Needed

Can you host LifeWays Students?
Host families are needed to accommodate LifeWays students during their early childhood training at HVWS. Please reply with available beds/rooms, kitchen/cooking area privileges and location including proximity to walking, busing and other information that may be helpful.

Do you have a rental home available?
Looking for a rental home that a group of approximately 10-12 Lifeways Students can rent together for their teacher training at HVWS. Must be affordable. Kitchen use needed. Caring and holistic teachers will take good care of the rental during its use.

Host Families or Rental Home are needed the following weeks:
October 8-14 2016
February 18-24 2017
April 17-24 2017
July 30-August 5, 2017
Please call or e-mail Eileen Straiton, Lifeways Student Services Director, at 203-794-2983 or

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