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Why We Start Every Day With Prayer at HLS

At Hampton Lutheran, we start each school day by coming to our God in prayer, both as teachers and as classrooms. We believe it’s important to start each and every day by focusing on the reason we’re at HLS: to grow in our relationship with the one true God. Taking a quiet moment to pray […]

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5 Ways Parents Can Get Kids Ready for Junior High

Hampton Lutheran students traditionally rank among the top of their class when they go on to junior high. And it’s not just because HLS teachers have high expectations for kids in the classroom and help them grow academically—it’s also due to their parents’ involvement in getting kids ready for junior high. Parents are committed to […]

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Classroom News: PreK and Kindergarten

Welcome to the PreK and kindergarten class with Mrs. Stutzman! We have two kindergarteners and seven prekindergarteners this year. Everyone is having so much fun getting to know each other. This year is a little bit different than last. Last year, preschool was separated from kindergarten and had their own classroom down in the basement […]

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#OurHLSFamily: Meet the Griffiths!

Meet the Griffiths! Trynley Hayden is a prekindergarten student at Hampton Lutheran, and Megan Griffith works in the accounting department at CVA. We asked the family a few questions to get to know them better. Trynley and Megan Griffith What are some of your favorite hobbies to do as a family? We love being active […]

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Hampton Lutheran Alumni Share How the School Has Impacted Them

Hampton Lutheran has been open since September 1969, when Zion Lutheran School joined with St. Peter Lutheran School to form Hampton Lutheran School. Throughout the years, generations of kids have attended the school and grown spiritually and academically. We asked Hampton Lutheran alumni to share what impact attending HLS had on their lives. Here’s what […]

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How to Talk About the Good and the Bad with Your Child’s Teacher

Good communication between parents and teachers is essential to a student’s personal growth and success in school: It positively affects a student’s academic performance, engages the student more with their education, and increases parents’ involvement in their kid’s school life. Effective parent-teacher communication means talking about the joys and the concerns that come with raising […]

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Hampton Lutheran K-6 Students Learn Spanish in the Classroom

At Hampton Lutheran, kindergarten through sixth grade students have the opportunity to learn Spanish in the classroom. Mary Carnoali teaches Spanish lessons to students on Wednesdays through the online video platform Zoom. Last year, Mary taught the Spanish classes in person, but this year, she conducts the classes long distance from Lincoln. Mary teaches third […]

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Winter Weather Gear Checklist

With snow last week and temperatures dipping into the 20s next week, it’s time to prepare for the cold weather in Nebraska. We’ve created a winter weather gear checklist to make sure your kid has the right winter outfit when it’s cold outside. During cold weather, we often hold recess and PE time outdoors, so […]

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