Kurn Hattin News
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.
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.