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!
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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
It has been quite inspirational seeing everyone’s creativity and adaptation during this time. While being remote at intervals in 2020, each Kurn Hattin Homes’ classroom teacher and child connected virtually via Zoom using their computers and Chromebooks. It was truly inspiring to see how … [Read more...] about Adapting and Staying Connected at KHH
An expression of HOPE is beautifully spotlit in front of Kurn Hattin Homes for Children’s Dean Mathey Center. The sign is a visible representation of one of our core values: hope, compassion, nurturance, sense of worth, perseverance. The display was created by Sonja Carey in collaboration with Real … [Read more...] about Expression of Hope