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6 Tips and Tricks for Memorizing Memory Work

Memory work is an important part of Hampton Lutheran’s curriculum. Each week, kindergarten through sixth grade students memorize important Bible verses, prayers, or sections from Luther’s Small Catechism. Memorizing memory work guides kids through the Scriptures and helps them understand God’s Word. In the Bible, God calls us to read His Word and take it […]

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How HLS Promotes Student Ownership in the Classroom

When students come to Hampton Lutheran each day, we want them to feel like their classroom is their classroom, not just a room that they have to go to every day. We want them to feel a sense of ownership in their classroom. We want them to think: “This room belongs to me, and I […]

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HLS Students Connect With Chinese Student Through Letters

Hampton Lutheran fifth and sixth grade students had a chance to connect with a student in China through a letter exchange. The letter exchange was facilitated by Mary Carnoali. Mary Carnoali has been teaching Spanish at HLS once a week for kindergarten through sixth grade since September 2018. She teaches English as a foreign language […]

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The Importance of Spontaneous Prayer for Kids

This year at Hampton Lutheran, we are Joy:Fully Following Jesus in all we do. Our Bible verse for the year is 1 Thessalonians 5:16–18: “Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” The Bible tells us to bring everything to God […]

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Hamilton County Extension Program Gives Students Hands-On Science Lessons

At Hampton Lutheran, students get hands-on science lessons through the Hamilton County extension program, including gardening and hatching chicken eggs. The Hamilton County extension program offers after-school enrichment classes to HLS students, together with Hampton Elementary students. The classes are led by our county extension agents in conjunction with the 4-H Club through the University […]

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Classroom News: What’s Going On in Fifth and Sixth Grade?

Welcome to September’s edition of Classroom News! Each month during the school year, a teacher at HLS will share what’s going on in her classroom to highlight neat projects and activities students are doing. This month, let’s see what Mrs. Carnoali has to say about fifth and sixth grade: We begin with the upper graders, […]

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Third and Fourth Grade Classroom Makeover: Castle Edition

Third and fourth graders on the first day of school! On the first day of school, Mrs. Montoya surprised her third and fourth grade students with a classroom makeover. When students saw the classroom at the open house a week before school, the classroom had normal classroom decorations. But when the kids walked into the […]

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