2018-2019 New Student Information
*Click here to sign your 2018 - 2019 student contract*
Laptop order form is now available here. Please note, the tax free date is May 24, 2018.
Houston Christian is pleased to announce Tommy Hilfiger will be the new uniform provider.
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.
If you were unable to attend the freshman course selection meeting, please contact Carol Bartels at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an appointment. To prepare for the meeting, you are welcome to view the freshman course selection sheet.
Please review freshman the four-year plan.
View 2018-2019 course offerings here.
View freshman elective course descriptions here.
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.
Placement Testing: If you are interested in placing into a Pre-AP or AP level math course, please join the April 21st math placement testing at 10:30 AM Please arrive at least 15 minutes before testing begins and enter campus through Looper Hall. No need to register.
All students, please click here to access your course selection worksheet and preview course offerings.
After enrollment, all transfer students MUST submit a transcript release form to their current school upon completion of the second semester.
Transfer student orientation will be August 17th from 9:00 am-2:00 pm in the Livingston Learning Commons. Please bring your laptop.
Dates for Jump Start are as follows:
Session 1: 7/16-7/19 8:30- 12:00
Session 2: 7/23- 7/26 8:30 -12:00
Session 3: 7/30- 8/2 8:30- 12:00
Session 4: 8/6-8/9 12:30- 4:30
For information and to register, click here.
- 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
- 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.
Placement testing will be 9:00 am on April 21st with Foreign Language being first. Math testing will begin at 10:30 am. Students will have 60 minutes for foreign language and 90 minutes of math.
Please plan to arrive a few minutes prior to testing to sign-in.
As a reminder, any student wishing to take a course beyond Algebra 1 (including Pre-AP Algebra 1) must take the math placement test. We are making a change in testing for Spanish this year: Any student who previously took Spanish and plans to continue at HC must take the placement exam, even if they plan to start in Spanish 1. The Foreign Language would like a base-line on all Spanish students.
Please contact the HC Counseling office at 713-580-6099 if you have any questions.
When summer reading assignments for freshmen and transfer students are available, the link will be found here.
Freshman auditions for both the HC Theatreworks 2018-2019 Fall Show and Winter Musical are on May 12th, 10am-1pm in the HC black box. 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 Fall Show or Winter Musical, please contact Bobby Linhart.
Silver Spurs Drill Team & Doxa Repertory Dance Information Meeting will be April 10th at 5:00 pm in the Dining Commons.
Doxa auditions will be May 3rd at 4:00 p.m. in the Brown Family Dance Studio.
Silver Spurs Drill Team Choreography Clinic & Auditions will be May 6th - May 10th from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm in the Brown Family Dance Studio.
For questions regarding either Doxa auditions or Silver Spur try-outs, please contact Cammie O'Hara.
- 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 for students
- Words of wisdom from parents who have gone before you
Graduation Requirements For Class of 2022
(Total Credits _____)
English - 4 Courses/Credits
Math – 3 to 4 Courses/Credits*
Science – 3 to 4 Courses/Credits”
*Choice of (3 Math and 4 Science) or (4 Math and 3 Science)
Social Studies - 3 Courses/Credits
Biblical Studies - 4 Courses/Credits
Foreign Language – 2 Courses/Credits***
Computer - 1 Course/Credit
Electives -8 Courses/Credits*
**Distinguished Scholars Program – 1 Elective Credit for each year
**Program for College Readiness – 1 Elective Credit for each year
***Distinguished (AP) Diploma requires 4 AP courses, Pre-Calculus, 3 Foreign Languages and 3 Electives