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Support HLS Through Kleinhenn Fundraising Sales

Need to buy some Christmas gifts? We are now taking orders for greeting cards, food, magazines, candles, small kitchen items, and gift items through our annual Kleinhenn fundraising sales. If you would like to support Hampton Lutheran by purchasing any of these items, you can talk to a student, call the office, or click here […]

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5 Sites to Help Your Child Master Keyboarding Skills

Kids practice keyboarding at school, so they don’t need to practice it at home…right? While it may seem like your child gets plenty of practice typing at school, he needs to practice at home, too, if he wants to master the skill. Much like studying for a test, kids learn better if they practice a […]

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5 Steps to Helping Your Kid Talk to Adults Confidently

It can be scary to talk to adults. After all, they’re several feet taller than kids and use words kids don’t know. But talking to adults is an important skill for kids to learn. Learning how to talk to adults guides kids into maturity in their discussions with peers. Talking to adults requires an understanding […]

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6 Reasons Why Memory Work Is Important for Your Child

First through sixth graders at Hampton Lutheran all memorize Bible verses, prayers, or sections of Luther’s Small Catechism each week. While learning a new string of words each week may seem like a chore to your child (and you), we believe that exercising and expanding children’s memory is very important—especially memorizing important words of the […]

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5 Ways to Preserve Your Child’s Art

If you’ve got a child in school, you probably already know how much adorable artwork your child creates—and also how much space it takes up. You want to hold onto as much of it as possible, but you also can’t keep every single thing. Luckily, there’s a few ways to preserve your child’s art without […]

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4 Fun Ways to Exercise as a Family

Your kids need exercise outside of their gym classes and recess at school. Children older than six need at least an hour each day of moderate or vigorous physical activity. And you should exercise, too—the Department of Health and Human Services recommends that adults get 20 minutes each day of moderate exercise or 75 minutes […]

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Lunch Program Changes for 2017-2018

Here are some lunch program changes from Ms. Deb’s kitchen that you will need to be aware of: 1. Salad bar Salad bar will be served on Friday this year. There will always be a meat entree with the salad bar (i.e. taco salad bar), and the meat entree is subject to change. 2. Substitutions […]

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