Kurn Hattin Children Sing at 104th NSNEW Congress

The Kurn Hattin Homes for Children Select Choir, under the musical direction of Lisa Bianconi, was invited to perform for the National Society of New England Women at their 104th National Congress in Windsor, Connecticut on May 11. The Choir performed many music selections and invited the women to join them in singing "Let There Be Peace on Earth".  

Kurn Hattin 7th Grader Attains Second Place in VT VFW Patriots Pen Essay Contest

Alex Lowe, III, a 7th grader at New England Kurn Hattin Homes for Children, has been awarded Second Place in the Vermont Veterans of Foreign Wars Patriots Pen Essay Contest. Lowe, from Pawtucket, Rhode Island, won the Carl M. Dessaint VFW Post 1034 competition as well as the District competition and was awarded a plaque, a backpack with a notebook, a pen, commemorative pins, and two flags: the United States flag and a Patriots Pen flag. He was also awarded two certificates in honor of his accomplishments as well as monetary gifts. Thirty-two Kurn Hattin students, grades 7-8, as well as over 200 Vermont students competed in the annual contest. Congratulations Alex! Kurn Hattin Proud.

Sweet Times at Kurn Hattin Homes

Nothing quite compares to the sweet smell of bubbling maple syrup inside a sugar house! Children of all ages are able to have this classic New England experience at Kurn Hattin Homes. An even bigger treat is the sample of golden syrup that each child gets to taste after they learn about the process of maple sugaring from Director of Farm and Fleet at Kurn Hattin Real Bazin.

Winter Activities Awards at Kurn Hattin Homes

The Kurn Hattin Homes children are active playing sports, working with the horses, and trying new activities all across the campus. The wintertime is no exception; the children spend their time after school in extracurricular activities. The programs offered give not only a time to exercise and play, but also an opportunity to build teamwork skills, develop personal resilience, and practice time management.

Fundraising, Music, and Sports Fill Weekend at Kurn Hattin Homes

It was a very active weekend for the children at Kurn Hattin Homes.

On Saturday, February 3rd , a group of Kurn Hattin eighth-grade students sold home-made baked goods at the Hartford, VT rest area on I-91 South. The 8th graders raised over $200 which will go toward funding their class trip in March. We are very proud of the students’ hard work and dedicated fundraising efforts.