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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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By Dharma Villareal At the conclusion of each daily press conference the Governor reminds us that we are New York Tough; he always explains that being New York Tough also means being smart, disciplined, unified, and loving. From my point of view this has been 
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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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Homestead teacher, parent, and award winning author Kelly Adams (pen name K.L. Going) captures what many are feeling after Governor Cuomo announced that schools will remain closed for the duration of the 2019-2020 school year. Great artists know that life is defined as much by 
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By Gabrielle Kahn “S—s-s-s-A-a-a-a-F-f-f-f-E-e-e-e-T-t-t-t-Y-y-y-y….Safety Dance!” sounds from the laptop in my office. Wait. I know that song. It was irresistibly catchy back in middle school. My radio alarm would blast it in the morning. We’d do a dancing line to it in the cafeteria, marching 
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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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While Montessori stressed the importance of using real objects and the use of authentic names and terms with young children in the first plane of development (through age 6) she sometimes referred to the elementary years (6-12) as the “Age of Imagination.” Elementary Montessori teachers 
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By Lily Poletto Age 14 After my middle school class at Homestead School created awareness of climate issues, specifically waste, we implemented phase 2: making less waste at our school. It was the natural next step in continuing our work on climate change and creating 
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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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