“Inspire kindness and pay it forward”— a phrase Casey Cota and Kelley Cota Tully learned from their grandfather, Ken Cota. After making some technology upgrades at Cota and Cota, Casey and Kelley chose to donate 24 tablets to Kurn Hattin Homes for Children to repurpose. Knowing the … [Read more...] about Community Kindness Expressed to Kurn Hattin by Cota & Cota
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Kurn Hattin’s Kindergarten and First Graders had a special day at the end of March to celebrate reading. They enjoyed a pajama day, making monster bookmarks, and holding a read-a-thon in which they read books many different ways such as reading with sunglasses, reading outside, and reading to the … [Read more...] about Reading Celebration
Walking a labyrinth has long been used for meditation, relaxation, stress reduction, greater creativity, and a sense of living in the present. Kurn Hattin’s labyrinth was created with stones transported from the fields to the woods and then thoughtfully placed in a circular path leading to the … [Read more...] about Students Take Relaxing Walk in Kurn Hattin’s Labyrinth
Kurn Hattin Homes’ maple sugaring season is officially underway under the instruction of Conor Fitzgerald, Assistant Farm Manager. Conor, with the help of 6th and 7th graders, spent the last few weeks tapping several species of maple trees at Kurn Hattin. Buckets were mounted, sap levels … [Read more...] about Kurn Hattin Homes’ maple sugaring season is underway!
The practice of using dogs to pull sleds with loads dates back to early history. The Kurn Hattin children learned about this practice and sport first hand when Rob Farley of October Siberians, a Vermont sled dog team and Siberian Husky kennel, visited campus. After a presentation on the history, the … [Read more...] about Siberian Husky Sled Dogs Visit Kurn Hattin
The pandemic has presented challenges in various areas including the Food Service Department at Kurn Hattin Homes for Children. Everything that was done in the past had to be modified and adjusted to meet the State’s requirements for safety and physical distancing. Before returning in July from … [Read more...] about Kurn Hattin Food Services Perseveres and Stays on Course