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What Exactly Is the Reaccreditation Process?

The last week of April is the culmination of the reaccreditation process for Hampton Lutheran School. On Monday, April 29 and Tuesday, April 30, a team headed by Dr. Ron Bork from Concordia University, Nebraska, will visit HLS to evaluate our self-study reaccreditation documentation and assess our school. Let’s explore what accreditation is, what’s involved […]

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What We’re Reading: April 2019

What We’re Reading is a blog series where we talk about the books Hampton Lutheran School teachers are reading out loud in their classrooms. Here’s what the teachers are reading to their classes this month. Preschool and PreK: Mrs. Feddern The first week of April, we read Jesus Appears on the Emmaus Road, a Bible […]

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Meet the New School Secretary, Dana Kort!

Hampton Lutheran School has a new secretary. Monday, April 15 was Dana Kort’s first full day as school secretary after a few weeks of training for the position. We welcome Dana into our HLS staff and thank our previous secretary, Esther Edelman, for her years of service and hard work at the school. Celebrating our […]

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Meet the Volunteers of HLS

April 7–13 is Volunteer Week. At HLS, we have several volunteers who help in the classrooms, organize fundraisers, drive kids to field trips, and help make the school the best it can be. Let’s meet some of the volunteers of HLS who are committed to helping your child grow spiritually and academically. Phyllis Schrader Phyllis […]

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Hampton National Day of Prayer Program

HLS is hosting a National Day of Prayer luncheon and program on May 2, 2019, from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM at the Hampton Auditorium. The lunch will start at 11:30 AM. A freewill donation will be accepted for the lunch, which includes ham, baked potatoes, salad, baked beans, dinner rolls, and dessert. The money […]

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12th Annual HLS Plant Sale

The 12th annual HLS plant sale will be held on Friday, April 26 from 5–8 PM and Saturday, April 27 from 9 AM to noon at the Hampton City Auditorium. Plant sale orders will be available to pick up, and plant items will be available for purchase onsite. This year, the students exceeded their goal […]

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What HLS Teachers Learned at the NETA 2019 Conference

On March 26, HLS teachers went to school! Teachers attended the Nebraska Educational Technology Association conference, an event the HLS teachers were eagerly anticipating. The NETA 2019 conference was held Wednesday, March 27 through Friday, March 29 at the CHI Health Center Omaha. The teachers came away from the conference full of ideas and motivated […]

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How to Talk to Your Kids About the Nebraska Flooding

“God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore, we will not fear though the Earth give way and mountains fall into the heart of the sea. Though its waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with their surging.”Psalm 46:1-3 Almost everyone at Hampton Lutheran and in the Hamilton County community […]

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2 Myths and 3 Benefits of Small Class Sizes

Did you know research shows that smaller class sizes improve students’ academic performance and their engagement during class? Students in small classes generally score better on standardized testing and tend to be one or two months ahead in content knowledge. They interact more with their teacher and behave better, meaning the teacher spends less time […]

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