Kurn Hattin News
Kurn Hattin Homes for Children Gives Thanks
November 6, 2019
The children and staff at Kurn Hattin Homes wish each of you—our friends, supporters, volunteers, and families a very warm and meaningful Thanksgiving.
Kurn Hattin Students Selected for Vermont Music Festival
November 5, 2019
Seventeen Kurn Hattin students were chosen to perform in the upcoming Vermont District VI Music Festival which will be held at Bellows Falls Union High School on Friday, November 22nd and Saturday, November 23rd.
Kurn Hattin Selected for Shaw's GIVE BACK WHERE IT COUNTS Program
November 4, 2019
New England Kurn Hattin Homes for Children has been selected as a beneficiary of the Shaw's GIVE BACK WHERE IT COUNTS Program for the month of December.
The Shaw's GIVE BACK WHERE IT COUNTS Program, which launched in April 2019, is a reusable bag program that facilitates community support with the goal to make a difference in the communities where shoppers live and work.
Kurn Hattin Scarecrows
October 30, 2019
The Kurn Hattin children had a great time creating fun and imaginative scarecrows for a campus contest. “This year’s entries were very, very spirited,” commented Nancy Richardson, Director of Residential Services and one of three judges. There was also an entry by Executive Assistant, Sonja Carey, from the Dean Mathey Center.
Kurn Hattin Hosts Dr. Ned Hallowell at Annual Fall Conference
October 29. 2019
Kurn Hattin Homes for Children held its 28th Annual Conference on Friday October 25th. Every autumn, Kurn Hattin hosts an educational conference offering opportunities for training and skills development for educators, child care professionals, and community partners from the eastern region. This year featured world-renowned author and speaker Edward (Ned) Hallowell, M.D., who spoke on the topic will be, “How to Find the Right Difficult. How to Make ADHD Work For You Not Against You.”
Bestselling Author and ADHD Expert Dr. Ned Hallowell, M.D. to address Kurn Hattin Fall Conference
October 14, 2019
New England Kurn Hattin Homes for Children will hold its 28th Annual Fall Conference on October 25, from 8:45 am – 3:30pm in Westminster, VT. This year’s topic will be “How to Find the Right Difficult. How to Make ADHD Work For You Not Against You.” World-renowned author and speaker Edward (Ned) Hallowell, M.D will be headlining at this year’s conference. Dr. Hallowell is a leading authority in the field of ADHD, having taught at Harvard Medical School for over 20 years, and is the founder of the Hallowell Centers for Cognitive and Emotional Health located across the country.
Kurn Hattin Homes Welcomes New Trustee and Incorporators at Annual Meeting
October 4, 2019
On October 2nd, New England Kurn Hattin Homes held its Annual Meeting of Trustees and Incorporators. The Board re-elected nine Incorporators for terms of three years; Michael Blau (Hudson, NH), Mark Bodin (Chester, VT), Christopher Hackett (Westminster, VT), James Lynch (Walpole, NH), Bruce Martin (Walpole, NH), Rhonda Nolan (Danbury, CT), William Scarlett IV (Saxtons River, VT), Sheldon Scott (Bellows Falls, VT), and Greg Worden (Brattleboro, VT).
Kurn Hattin Celebrates 125th Anniversary with Fall Festival
September 24, 2019
On a beautiful day, Kurn Hattin held its 125th Anniversary Fall Festival. This free and fun event on Saturday Sept, 21, included: children’s games, fire truck aerial ladder rides, student circus performances, hayrides, fresh cider from our cider press, a photo booth, Native American horse painting, square dancing to live music, 16 craft and food vendors, a chili cook-off, and much more.
Apple Harvesting Time at Kurn Hattin
September 24, 2019
Every September and October, Science teacher Tom Fontaine takes his students to pick apples from trees that were planted in the 90's by several of his classes with Real Bazin, Kurn Hattin’s Farm Manager.