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Hampton Lutheran Alumni Share How the School Has Impacted Them

Hampton Lutheran has been open since September 1969, when Zion Lutheran School joined with St. Peter Lutheran School to form Hampton Lutheran School. Throughout the years, generations of kids have attended the school and grown spiritually and academically. We asked Hampton Lutheran alumni to share what impact attending HLS had on their lives. Here’s what […]

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How to Talk About the Good and the Bad with Your Child’s Teacher

Good communication between parents and teachers is essential to a student’s personal growth and success in school: It positively affects a student’s academic performance, engages the student more with their education, and increases parents’ involvement in their kid’s school life. Effective parent-teacher communication means talking about the joys and the concerns that come with raising […]

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Hampton Lutheran K-6 Students Learn Spanish in the Classroom

At Hampton Lutheran, kindergarten through sixth grade students have the opportunity to learn Spanish in the classroom. Mary Carnoali teaches Spanish lessons to students on Wednesdays through the online video platform Zoom. Last year, Mary taught the Spanish classes in person, but this year, she conducts the classes long distance from Lincoln. Mary teaches third […]

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Winter Weather Gear Checklist

With snow last week and temperatures dipping into the 20s next week, it’s time to prepare for the cold weather in Nebraska. We’ve created a winter weather gear checklist to make sure your kid has the right winter outfit when it’s cold outside. During cold weather, we often hold recess and PE time outdoors, so […]

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6 Halloween Costume Ideas for Elementary Students

Stuck when it comes to costume ideas for your kid this Halloween? Deciding on a costume doesn’t have to be difficult. Here are some ideas for the perfect costume for your child. 1. Book characters Brainstorm ideas of your kid’s favorite book characters. Classic books like Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, The Hobbit, and The Chronicles […]

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4 Ways We Learn About the Protestant Reformation in the Classroom

Reformation Day is coming up on Oct. 31. It marks the date Martin Luther nailed the 95 Theses on the church door in Wittenberg, starting the Protestant Reformation. But even though Luther was the one who started the Reformation, Reformation Day isn’t just for Lutherans. It celebrates the Protestant Reformation from which all Protestant churches […]

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How HLS Uses NaNoWriMo in the Classroom

By Lisa Montoya, third and fourth grade teacher I love writing. I participated in National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo for short) for the first time in 2010, and I loved the whole process. The goal of NaNoWriMo is to write a novel during the month of November. Writers keep track of their word count and […]

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