Earlier this year, the boys in Turrell Cottage at Kurn Hattin Homes learned to make walking sticks. They hiked into the woods, selected and sawed small trees, scraped, sanded, stained and added their personalized designs with a burning tool. Recently these walking sticks came in handy during a … [Read more...] about Kurn Hattin Students Enjoy Outdoor Classroom
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Each month the children at Kurn Hattin Homes have a PBiS (Positive Behavioral interventions and Support) challenge to reach a goal and earn prizes by showcasing Kurn Hattin Homes’ expectations: We are kind, We are proud, and We keep trying. In January the students reached their goal of earning … [Read more...] about Sledding and Hot Chocolate
During the month of January, students at Kurn Hattin Homes for Children took on the challenge of trying to reach their goal of 2,022 pushups during P.E. class. They have handily reached that goal. Their next challenge will be a students vs. teachers competition to see which group can do the most … [Read more...] about Kurn Hattin Students Commit to 2,022 Push-Up Challenge
Each year students in grades 6-8 enter the VFW’s Patriot’s Pen youth essay contest, expressing their views on patriotism. The theme for the 2021–2022 contest was: “How Can I Be a Good American?” Gabby Elmore Brown, an 8th grader at New England Kurn Hattin Homes for Children, was selected as … [Read more...] about Kurn Hattin 8th Grader Wins First Place in VFW Patriots Pen Essay Contest
The Kurn Hattin Terrell Cottage boys have been busy over the last few weeks handcrafting walking sticks. Enjoy this slideshow showcasing their work... … [Read more...] about Woodworking in Turrell Cottage
The Rite Aid Foundation has generously awarded New England Kurn Hattin Homes a $10,000 grant as part of its 2021 Giving Tuesday grant award. The grant will help Kurn Hattin Homes in providing the highest level of care and support for its children, allowing them to learn, grow, and reach their full … [Read more...] about New England Kurn Hattin Homes receives Giving Tuesday Grant from The Rite Aid Foundation
Halloween weekend at Kurn Hattin Homes for Children includes all of the usual decorations, costumes, and sweet treats. It also includes the game of I Spy. An elaborate display is planned and executed by Sonja Carey, Executive Assistant, in the foyer of Kurn Hattin’s Mathey Center. The children with … [Read more...] about Kurn Hattin Halloween Activities Sharpen Cognitive Skills