Adapting the Writing Challenge #1000WordsOfSummer for Kids

Want to encourage and challenge your kids to write more? Adapting the popular #1000WordsOfSummer writing challenge is a fun way to get your kids excited about writing. Author Jami Attenberg started the #1000WordsOfSummer writing challenge last year as a way to encourage herself and friends to dig into writing projects during the summer. The guidelines […]

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What Our Summer Reading Program and STEAM Camp Look Like This Year

This year, Hampton Lutheran’s summer reading program looks a bit different than past years: It includes a STEAM camp. But what exactly is STEAM? It’s STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) integrated with the arts. This past school year, Mrs. Montoya did STEM classes on Wednesday afternoons with third through sixth graders to teach kids useful […]

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5 Ways Parents Can Support VBS

It’s VBS time! St. Peter and Zion are excited to host Vacation Bible School this summer June 24 to 28 from 8:30-11:30 AM at Zion Lutheran Church. All children age three (as of 8/1/18) through the fifth grade (as of current year) are welcome to attend. This year’s VBS is Miraculous Mission: Jesus Saves the […]

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What Teachers Actually Do During the Summer: Miss Gocke

Kids often don’t think about what their teachers are doing over the summer, and parents might not know, either. Even though school is out, teachers are hard at work over the summer, too: They’re working on summer programs, developing new curriculum and activities for the next school year, working on professional development, and more! We […]

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Summer Reading Program and STEAM Camp

Dragons and Castles: The World of Fantasy is the theme for our summer programs this year. We will provide a summer reading program and a STEAM (science, tech, engineering, arts, math) camp for kids each Wednesday from June 12 to July 24 (except June 26). The library time will be at 9 AM Wednesdays with […]

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What Teachers Actually Do in the Summer: Mrs. Carnoali

Kids often don’t think about what their teachers are doing over the summer, and parents might not know, either. Even though school is out, teachers are hard at work over the summer, too: They’re working on summer programs, developing new curriculum and activities for the next school year, working on professional development, and more! We […]

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What Teachers Actually Do in the Summer: Mrs. Montoya

Kids often don’t think about what their teachers are doing over the summer, and parents might not know, either. Even though school is out, teachers are hard at work over the summer, too: They’re working on summer programs, developing new curriculum and activities for the next school year, working on professional development, and more! We […]

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8 Prayers to Say With Your Kids Each Day

With the National Day of Prayer program coming up on May 2, prayer is on our minds. Now is a great time to revisit how you pray with your kids and look for ways to add simple prayers to your family life. Prayer is a conversation with God, and teaching kids simple prayers helps them […]

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This Year in Fifth and Sixth Grade

This year in fifth and sixth grade, we started off with our Back-to-School 5K and Family Fun Run, and we’ve been running strong ever since. We had a wonderful time on the beautiful grounds of the The Leadership Center Saturday with the second Annual 5K and Mile Run/Walk. We also had our annual welcome back […]

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