Each year students in grades 6-8 enter the VFW’s Patriot’s Pen youth essay contest, expressing their views on patriotism. In November 2020, Kurn Hattin Homes’ eighth grader Anthony Davis, was the first place winner at the local VFW Post 1034 Carl M. Dessaint and Auxiliary. He … [Read more...] about Kurn Hattin Student Receives VFW Patriot’s Pen Award
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Kim Fine, Director of Annual Fund & Special Projects at Kurn Hattin Homes for Children in in Westminster, Vermont has been recertified by CFRE International as a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE). Fine joins professional fundraisers around the world who hold the CFRE designation. … [Read more...] about Kurn Hattin’s Annual Fund Director Recertified as CFRE
Its “May Madness” at Kurn Hattin. During this month, the children have a weekly 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. The recent weekly goal of … [Read more...] about “May Madness” and Ice Bucket Challenge at Kurn Hattin
“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
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