The Hartsbrook School

High School Week-at-a-Glance

Parent Meetings at 6:30 pm:  
March 7  |  April 26  |  May 11

Yearly Events:  Solstice Celebration December 15, Music and Art Showcase February 16, High School Musical March 23-25, Senior Projects April 12-13, Common Block Showcase May 11, Senior Play June 1-2

Upcoming Events:
Solstice Celebration, December 15, 4 pm and 7 pm
Student Holiday Party, December 16, 10-12:30
Goodbye Party For Tony Cape

(Adults Only) 6:30 pm
Winter Break, December 17-January 2
School Resumes, January 3

Solstice Celebration, December 15 4 pm or 7 pm
Joyous song, poetry, dance and drama will entertain in Piening Hall, while an outdoor bonfire provides a place to enjoy other seasonal festivities. The high school is offering two performances. Our earlier performance is intended for the families with younger students who would like to attend. We will drink cider and celebrate the season by the light of our fire. Please stay a little later or come early to join our festive intermission (or join us just for the bonfire gathering).

Please join us for this special event. Seating is limited so registration is requested.
4pm Performance Registration
7pm Performance Registration

Goodbye Party for Tony Cape (Adults Only), December 16 6:30 pm
Please join us to celebrate Mr. Cape, our beloved Hartsbrook High pioneering teacher. There will be tributes, songs, and a gentle roast after a light meal of soup, salad and dessert. Please RSVP to

From the Hartsbrook Blog — High School

12th Grade Zoology Intensive: Hermit Island, Maine
As part of our Zoology block, the senior class went on a week long camping trip to Hermit Island in Maine. We were joined by the Hawthorne Valley, Kimberton, Lake Champlain, Mass Bay, Monadnock, and Saratoga Springs senior classes. There were ninety-six Waldorf students all gathered at Hermit Island for the second of a three week program that Waldorf senior…

10th Grade Washington DC Trip
This year’s tenth grade intensive brought us to Washington DC. Through our investigation of the ancient Greeks, we have taken up the foundations of our modern institutions: specialized work, political and religious institutions, law and morality and the beginnings of democracy. One of the themes in our curriculum for the tenth grade is comparing and contrasting and a visit to…

9th Grade Civil War Intensive
As part of their Civil War block, the 9th Grade learned about the real life of the civil war soldier, with particular help from the 10th Massachusetts Volunteer Regiment, based in South Hadley.  The re-enactors led classroom demonstrations and taught outdoor marching and weapons drill, and helped us establish an overnight cookout and encampment behind Piening Hall in tents the students built…

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