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teacher, and as the creator of an amazing fiber arts program.  She was only recently retired when we learned of her tragic death last December.
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"Musical theater is a way to bring people together, to open others to a new voice and perspective that maybe they haven't discovered yet," says seventh-grader Audrey Shannon of Homestead Collaborative College High School (CCHS)...
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As a young author at the start of my career, one of my peers was asked to judge a book award. At the time, that felt like a far-away goal – something I could never imagine being invited to do. I remember thinking, I hope I get to have that experience someday. Fast forward twenty years...
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This past two years has been an unprecedented global experiment in the increased use and ubiquity of screens and with it the consumption of media, social and otherwise. Whether out of feelings of compassion, overwhelm, or just plain survival children were granted greater access and license to life mediated through a screen. As we observe this hyper-digital generation and the impact of media to learning, emotional states, sleep habits, attentiveness, and socialization, to name a few, I’d like to share some recent reflections I have had on this subject. 
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Amidst the chaos and uncertainty of the past couple years, Homestead has forged ahead into the future we know is possible. Homestead expanded from a core staff of 38 to 49, hiring teachers for Wellness, Inclusivity, Mindfulness, and Outdoor Education instruction.  The student body grew from 213 to 246 as Homestead opened a new high school campus in Hurleyville, adding 9th grade. This is evidence of our resounding trust in the inherent potential, beauty, and intelligence of humanity. The mutual commitment of Homestead staff and our community of families is clear. Together we are devoted to creating a nurturing place of exploration and learning for our children.
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Depending upon your circumstances, two glaring problems are associated with the Economic Impact Payments, also known as the Stimulus Checks.  People gripe all the time about sending money “to” the government, so why should we be carping now about this reversal of fortune?  Money “from” the IRS?  
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If you thought that Covid had a lease on our full attention, think again! It is plain to see that we are at a pivotal crossroads in American culture. The direction we take in the coming years is no less than an existential choice. A 
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Thank you to all the community members who contributed to the “Let’s Heat The Tipis Fund.” Jack is in communication with the man who is custom making or stoves already. We are so grateful to everyone who helped us meet the fundraising goal. We wish 
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𝕎𝕚𝕟𝕥𝕖𝕣 𝕚𝕤 𝕔𝕠𝕞𝕚𝕟𝕘. 𝘖𝘶𝘳 𝘛𝘪𝘱𝘪𝘴 𝘯𝘦𝘦𝘥 𝘺𝘰𝘶!! Dear Fellow Homestead Families!   We are Moms to Lily (4th grade) and Sidney (Kindergarten) and feel incredibly lucky that our kids are able to learn in-person at our extraordinary school during these unprecedented times.   As you may know, 
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By Cheri Brasseale Photo by Randy Harris On August 25th,  I had the honor of inviting my “Uncle” Jake Singer, a well respected Navajo Sundance Chief, and traditional healer in the blessing of the tipis at the Homestead. Before assisting him, by smudging the tipi’s with sage and 
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