Admissions

Accepted Students

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2020-2021 New Student Information

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  • DSP Presentations

    The Distinguished Scholars' Program invites you to view the virtual presentations of DSP seniors.

    For more information, click here.


  • Laptop Order

    Students are required to purchase a laptop and calculator package from Houston Christian. To complete the form, please click here.

    The tax-free purchase date is May 26, 2020.  
  • 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

    *Please note: course selection is now closed. We will be hosting a make-up session. Please continue to check this page for that date.*

    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.  
    Please click here for course descriptions.

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

    Transfer students, one of the counselors, Ms. Bartels, Mr. Chaves or Ms. Pearson, will reach out to you in the near future to arrange a virtual meeting to discuss your 2020 - 2021 course selections. 

    Click here for course descriptions.
    Click here for course offerings.

    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 14th from 9am - 1:30pm in the Livingston Learning Commons. Please bring your laptop.
  • Placement Testing

    Placement testing will be rescheduled when it is safe to move within our community.

    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

    We are delighted to have you and look forward to working with you over the coming weeks to prepare for your first year at HC!  So that you are ready for your next learning adventure we will be offering an abridged version of Jump Start this year, via Google and using the GMeet format.

    The dates for Jump Start are as follows:
    7/7-7/9       
    7/14-7/16   
    7/21-7/23     

    We will focus on a different area each day.

    Tuesday:
    English-Summer Reading
    10:30-11:30 - English 
    1:00-1:30 PAP English
    1:30-2:00 Assistance with Summer Reading and Q/A - Open to All Students
     
    Wednesday:
    Math/Social Studies/Science
    10:30-11:30 All Levels
    1:00-2:00 - Office Hours - Assistance with Summer Reading and Q/A - Open to All Students
     
    Thursday:
    Leadership - Summer Reading - Effective Student Strategies
    10:30-11:30 All Levels
    1:00-2:00 - Office Hours - Assistance with Summer Reading and Q/A - Open to All Students
     
    For the sessions to be the most impactful please visit the summer reading tab and order your student's designated reading for their English and Leadership book for their grade level.

    Please email Anne Dalton at adalton@houstonchristian.org for questions.
  • 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. Please click here to view the required reading.
  • Summer School

    *Summer school is now full. If you are interested in being placed on the waitlist, please contact Heather Rosandich.*

    Freshman students interested in completing their World History course this summer should complete the application by April 1st. *Please note: If you have not yet paid your enrollment deposit, your summer school spot will NOT be reserved, regardless of when it was submitted. Please follow the steps on the summer school application.*

    Summer School Dates:
    June 2-26
    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 will be available shortly. 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. Forms will be available in April.

  • Athletic Tryouts/ Physical Forms

    The physical form can be found here. Once completed, please email to Danny Ruiz at druiz@houstonchristian.org or the school nurse Trish McGreevy at tmcgreevy@houstonchristian.org.

    Cheer tryouts will be virtually conducted April 20th-23rd. Please contact Ashley Haynes at ahaynes@houstonchristian.org for more information.


    For questions regarding athletic tryouts, please contact Dave Kinard at dkinard@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 2020-2021 fall show and winter musical will be May 2nd 9am-12pm. All auditions will be located 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. 

    DOXA AND SILVER SPUR AUDITIONS:
     
    Auditions will take place a little differently.  Ms. Tucker will be sending out different dance videos for each team to learn.  The videos will be sent out May 4th.  Please film yourself dancing the skills and routines, upload them to google drive or email them to ktucker@houstonchristian.org by May 7th.  
     
    Please email ktucker@houstonchristian.org to sign up to audition by May 1st.
  • 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 Trish McGreevy at tmcgreevy@houstonchristian.org.
  • New Parent Crash Course

    Mark your calendar for August 25th! 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 Alys Caldwell at acaldwell@houstonchristian.org or mailed.