Now accepting applications for the 2021-22 academic year. Serving grades pre-k through 9. Homestead is online through January 19.

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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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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By Peter Comstock Dealing with a pandemic is, to say the least, a real chore requiring patience, understanding, hard work, and endurance—all of which combine into a quality called courage. And courage is what this school community has shown in abundance. We have also discovered ways 
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Jack Comstock, Assistant Head of School Responding to an Emergency  It’s early on in the pandemic when we hear from friends who work in NYC hospitals that doctors and nurses are being given only one N-95 mask per week while the hospital they work for, 
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“Ultimately, we moved here (to Sullivan County) for our children.  We believe in the importance of early childhood education.  We believe in teaching our children now to be environmental stewards and humanitarians.  We believe waiting for college is too late to invest in our children’s 
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By Jessica Gibson Our daugter started pre-k at the Homestead School in 2018 and moved on to kindergarten in 2019.  The school campus is an amazing environment for a hands on nature-based education, and the teachers are all so kind and understanding of each child. 
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On the morning of March 18, 2020, as the Homestead School staff launched their first day of online learning, I received a text from our friend at CovidCourage in New York City, asking if we’d be able to collaborate with them in the effort to 
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Written by Melissa Cahn, Upper Elementary Teacher On January 22, 2020, the Upper Elementary and Middle School students dedicated The Homestead School as an International Peace Site. This school wide celebration featured drumming, songs of peace, and reciting the following Peace Actions: Seek peace within yourself 
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