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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Ideas for Celebrating National Coloring Book Day

Friday, August 2 is National Coloring Book Day! Read on to learn why coloring is a great activity for kids, as well as some ways you can celebrate National Coloring Book Day. Why Coloring Is Important Coloring is a fantastic activity for little ones. Grasping a crayon or marker helps kids develop fine motor skills […]

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How We Make Communication With Parents Accessible and Effective

Did you know that effective parent-teacher communication is a huge factor in a student’s success at school? Students benefit from strong communication between their parents and their school. Good communication strengthens parent-teacher relationships, increases parental involvement in their kids’ school life, and increases students’ motivation. It also has positive effects on students’ academic performance. That’s […]

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Prepping Your Kid’s Wardrobe for the School Year

It’s time for back to school prep! While you’re checking that you have all the necessary school supplies, it’s a great time to take a look at your kid’s closet and make sure they have the clothes they need for the upcoming school year. At Hampton Lutheran, our dress code reflects the biblical principle that […]

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3 Benefits of Combined Classrooms

At Hampton Lutheran, we use a combined classrooms model for teaching: Two grades are taught in the same room by the same teacher. This means our preschool and kindergarten, first and second grade, third and fourth grade, and fifth and sixth grade each share a classroom and teacher. The benefits of combined classrooms for elementary […]

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Our 2019–2020 School Year Theme, Joy:Fully Following Jesus

Hampton Lutheran’s theme for the 2019–2020 school year is Joy:Fully Following Jesus. This theme is based off the LCMS’s national theme for the school year, Joy:Fully Lutheran. Hampton Lutheran is indeed a joyfully Lutheran school, but we wanted to highlight that we are first and foremost joyfully following Jesus. We teach Law and Gospel and […]

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10 Quick and Easy Healthy Snacks for Kids

Only 2 percent of kids ages 2 to 19 consistently eat a healthy diet. Healthy snacks go a long way in making sure your kid gets the nutrients they need. Look for snacks that have a fruit, vegetable, protein, or nonfat dairy product as the first ingredient or are rich in whole grains. Try different […]

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