Admissions

Accepted Students

Welcome to your new journey as an HC Mustang!

2019-2020 New Student Information

List of 19 items.

  • Laptop Order

    Students are required to purchase a laptop and calculator package from Houston Christian. The package form may be found here.

    The tax-free purchase date is May 24, 2019

    Below you will see the details for the laptop.

    13" MacBook Pro
    • 065-C5WL 2.5GHz Dual-core Intel Core i7, Turbo
    Boost up to 4.0GHz
    • 065-C5WM Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640
    • 065-C5WP 16GB 2133MHz LPDDR3 SDRAM
    • 065-C5X2 512GB PCIe-based SSD
    • 065-C5WQ Force Touch Trackpad
    • 065-C5WT Two Thunderbolt 3 Ports
    • 065-C5XQ Backlit Keyboard (English) / User's Guide

     
     
  • Uniforms

    Tommy Hilfiger is the uniform provider for Houston Christian. 

    Please visit their website to order your uniforms. Samples and sample sizes are available in the front office. 

    Please note: men are required to have one pair of pants as part of their uniform. Although HC does not have a chapel dress, there are occasions where pants for men are mandatory.
    For specific uniform questions, please refer to the HC Student Handbook.
  • Freshman Course Selection

    For questions regarding freshman course selection, please contact Carol Bartels in the Counseling Office at cbartels@houstonchristian.org. 

    To view the freshman course selection sheet
    Please click here to view the course offerings.  

    You may view the four-year plan here.
  • Transfer Student Information

    Course Selection: Please contact the HC Counseling office at 713-580-6099 to schedule an appointment. It is helpful to do this before summer begins as there is summer reading for several courses. 

    After enrollment, all transfer students MUST submit a transcript release to their current school upon completion of the second semester. The form can be found here

    Transfer student orientation will be August 16th in the Livingston Learning Commons. Please bring your laptop.
  • Placement Testing

    If you were unable to attend placement testing on April 13th, please contact the Counseling office to schedule an appointment to test.  Students will have 60 minutes for foreign language and 90 minutes for math. 

    As a reminder, any student wishing to take a course beyond Algebra 1 (including Pre-AP Algebra 1) must take the math placement test.  Any student who previously took Spanish or Latin and plans to continue at HC must take the placement test, even if they plan to start in Spanish 1 or Latin 1. The Foreign Language department would like a base-line for all students. 

    Please contact the HC Counseling office at 713-580-6099 if you have any questions.
  • Book Order

    Once you receive your courses, visit the MBS website to order books.
  • Jump Start

    Dates for Jump Start are as follows:

    Session 1: 7/15-7/18 8:30 am-12:00 pm
    Session 2: 7/22-7/25 8:30 am-12:00 pm
    Session 3: 7/29-8/1   8:30 am-12:00 pm -SESSION FULL
    Session 4: 7/29-8/1  1:00 pm - 4:30 pm -SESSION FULL

    Parents are only required to attend laptop distribution and presentation. 

    For more information, please contact Samantha Norwood at snorwood@houstonchristian.org.
  • Supplies List

    REQUIRED SUPPLIES
    General Supplies:
    • HC required Computer and Calculator
    • Printer at home
    • Appropriate textbook(s)
    • One 2.5 or 3 inch binder
    • 7 pocketed divider tabs (our favorite are the Avery Big Tab Insertable Two-Pocket Plastic Dividers with 8 multi-colored tabs – product number 11907)
    • 3-ring punch (kind that fits inside a 3-ring binder)
    • Loose-leaf paper (college or regular rule)
    • 2 Composition Notebooks (You will need 3 if you are in Spanish 1)
    • Highlighters (multiple colors)
    • Blue or black pens
    • Red grading pen
    • Pencils
    • Daily Planner – All students are required to keep a written (HARD COPY) daily planner.  Best options are those with a weekly and monthly view.
    Students MUST come prepared to EACH class with writing utensils and paper for taking notes.    

    Class Specific Supplies:
    Teachers will distribute a list of other required supplies for their specific course on the first day of class.
  • Summer Reading

    Students are required to complete summer reading. You will find assignments for each grade here.

    *If your email does not support linking to excel, you will be unable to access the above link. Please log into your "myHC," click resources and from there you will be able to access the summer reading.*

  • Summer School

    Freshman students interested in completing their World History course this summer should complete the application by April 1st. 

    Summer School Dates:
    June 4-28
    8:30 AM- 3:00 PM


    For questions regarding summer school, please contact the HC Counseling Office at 713-580-6099.
  • Algebra 1B Summer Course

    This two-week summer course is to refresh and strengthen Algebra 1 skills in preparation for Geometry and beyond. Students will be exposed to the different technologies and teaching methods used at Houston Christian.

    The application for the Algebra 1B Summer Course may be found here. Please bring the completed application to the Counseling Office in order for your place to be held. 
  • Algebra 2 Summer Course

    The purpose of this two-week summer course is to refresh and strengthen Algebra 1 skills in preparation for Algebra 2. Students will be exposed to the different technologies and teaching methods employed at HC needed for success in Algebra II.

    To register, complete the application form and return to the Counseling office. 

  • Athletic Tryouts/ Physical Forms

    The physical form can be found here. Once completed, please submit electronically to Danny Ruiz at druiz@houstonchristian.org or the school nurse at nurses@houstonchristian.org.

    For those interested in volleyball, the mandatory camp will be July 29-Aug 1
    Volleyball tryouts will be August 5th and 6th

    For questions regarding athletic tryouts, please contact Ron Crandall at rcrandall@houstonchristian.org or Britney Lee at blee@houstonchristian.org.
  • Dynamic Sports Training

    If you are an athlete and want to be in the best possible position to succeed next season, DST is THE place to be this summer. Trainers will be offering summer sessions. Register now!

  • Fine Arts Auditions

    Freshman auditions for both the HC Theatreworks 2019-2020 fall show and winter musical are May 11th at 10:00 am in the HC Black Box Theater.  Please prepare a short monologue for the fall show and/or a Broadway song for the musical. Accompanist or audio outlet will be available. Wear comfortable clothing. You might be asked to try some simple choreography.

    For questions regarding the fall show or winter musical, please contact Bobby Linhart at blinhart@houstonchristian.org. 

    For questions regarding either Doxa auditions or SIlver Spur try-outs, please contact Kirsten Tucker at ktucker@houstonchristian.org.
  • Immunizations

    All students must submit birth to current immunization records prior to the first day of school. Records can be mailed, dropped off, or emailed to the school nurse at nurses@houstonchristian.org.
  • New Parent Crash Course

    Mark your calendar for August 27th! Join us at 11:30 am or 7:00 pm in the Daffin Lecture Hall. No need to RSVP. 

    We are requesting that all freshman and transfer parents attend this crash course. The information is highly informative and very helpful- even to those parents who are not new to our school as things are always changing. Topics to be covered include:
    • Managing parent technology (parent portal, teacher's portal pages, checking grades, etc.)
    • Creating self-advocates
    • An inside look at what to expect from our teachers
    • Effective parent-teacher communication 
    • Homework management and study tips (including tips for fighting the Facebook, i-chat, and texting battles) 
    • Information and tips about how to access help and tutoring students 
    • Words of wisdom from parents who have gone before you
  • Spirit Store

    To purchase spirit gear from the MPC spirit shop, please click here.
  • Freshman Transcript Release

    Freshman must submit a transcript release form to their current schools. Completed forms may be sent to Karen Klasen at kklasen@houstonchristian.org or mailed.