Training Week Marks End of Summer/ Beginning of School at Kurn Hattin
August 23, 2019
As summer comes to a close, Kurn Hattin staff prepare for the new school year. As with previous years, houseparents, teachers, houseparents, and other staff come together to participate in Training Week. Training Week is the only time when Kurn Hattin has no children on campus. The week long schedule begins at 8 a.m. and typically continues until 4:00 p.m. The days are filled with presentations, discussions on safety measures and precautions, emergency drills, and training for counselors. Outside professional join the staff in discussions regarding the care and emotional healing of the children, using Restorative Practices methods.
Kurn Hattin Boys Track & Field Wins Small School State Championship at Vermont Rec & Parks State Meet
August 3, 2019
We am happy to share that our boys team won the Small School State Championship at Vermont Rec & Parks State Meet today at St. Johnsbury Academy. Please congratulate Jacob B, Jakobie, Ethan, Ryan, Logan, Cameron, and Matthew.
Children Learn and Play at Kurn Hattin’s Summer Recreational Program
July 23, 2019
Kurn Hattin Homes for Children’s Summer Recreational Program kicked off this June with a host of activities and camps. There are a great variety of camps and activities such dance, track and field, yoga, cooking, field trips to nearby lakes, picking blueberries, swim lessons, and of-course camping. However, new to this year’s summer roster was the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) program. A STEM curriculum was recently introducedat the Kurn Hattin school, and thanks to Colleen Ross (Ms. Coco), Kurn Hattin’s new Summer Rec team member and houseparent, about 50 children, ages 5-15, were able to conduct hands-on STEM experiments as part of the Summer Rec Program.