Kurn Hattin Homes for Children Share Holiday Wishes

December 19, 2019

The children and staff at Kurn Hattin Homes wish each of you—our friends, supporters, volunteers, and families safe and happy holidays and new year.

Successful Women Have Grit

December 12, 2019

Sara Stine is Kurn Hattin Homes for Children’s therapeutic riding instructor, which affords her the perfect blend of her teaching experience and extensive background with horses. Sara’s teaching method begins with the children lying on yoga mats in what used to be the milk house of the old Kurn Hattin barn.

Captain Richard Phillips Shares Story of Courage with Kurn Hattin Children

December 5, 2019

Captain Richard Phillips, a Merchant Marine and the subject of an extraordinary international drama when he was captured by Somali pirates who attacked and boarded his ship, in April 2009, visited Kurn Hattin and its students on Tuesday, December 3rd, to talk about his life and career. Captain Phillips shared with the students his path to joining Merchant Marines and his experience as Captain for 25 years. “What I’ve learned is that we’re all stronger than we even know and that the strength is already within us,” he said. “Nothing is completely lost until we choose to give up. Failure is only final when we quit,” he continued. The afternoon presentation ended with a question and answer session. There were many questions from the students, ranging from what dangers he faced on the sea to which continents he’s visited– which was every continent.

Kurn Hattin Lauded as a Vermont PBiS School of Merit

November 25, 2019

Every year the VTPBIS State Team acknowledges PBIS schools for their achievements. PBiS (Positive Behavioral interventions and Support) is a nationally recognized method of addressing behavior, conduct, and problem solving, where students, faculty, and staff work together to promote a positive, predictable, and a safe environment for everyone in all school settings.

Moving Veterans’ Day Observance Held at Kurn Hattin Homes

November 13, 2019

On the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month, veterans and friends joined the Kurn Hattin Homes' children, staff, and volunteers for the 24th Annual Veterans' Day Observance. The annual event featured a program of commentary, music, and a delicious meal to honor and remember all veterans and their gift of service.

Kurn Hattin Students’ Magical Afternoon With Yale University Magic Society

November 12, 2019

It was an afternoon of magic, learning and fun.  Six members of the Yale University Magic Society travelled to New England Kurn Hattin Homes on Sunday, November 3rd, to conduct workshops on basic magic techniques and perform a magic show.  Kurn Hattin students, along with their mentors from Vermont Academy, were treated to a great show featuring mind-boggling tricks, optical illusions, and slight-of-hand techniques which thrilled young and old alike.

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. 

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