Spring 2010 Bulletin

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Editor: Connie Sanderson, Assistant Editor:  Amber Cutler
Cover Photo @ 2010 Jeff Woodward

About the cover: The Connecticut River Valley is known for its apple orchards and the Kurn Hattin campus has always had a small stand of apple tress which provided not only a crisp snack, but plenty of fruit for making apple cider, and of course apple pies! On a warm, sunny day in March, with the help of area plantsman Russ Allen and his grandson, Brandon, Kurn Hattin students removed limbs from 80 year old apple trees on the hill above the gymnasium and grafted them on to trees in the "new" orchard, planted some dozen years ago. As one student observed when discussing the procedure, "It will be great to drink history in our cider."