2017-2018 New Student Information
*Click here to sign your 2017 - 2018 student contract*
- 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 is 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, Tuesday, August 22. Students should have supplies on class-specific lists by Monday, August 28.
Course Selection: Please contact the HC Counseling office at 713-580-6099 to schedule an appointment.
Placement Testing: If you are interested in placing into a Pre-AP or AP level course, please join the April 22nd at 10:00 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 18th from 9:00 am-2:00 pm in the Livingston Learning Commons. Please bring your laptop.
All new students are required to purchase the laptop package through Houston Christian. Please download the order form here.
Computer pick-up dates:
7/20 1:00 PM
7/27 1:00 PM
8/3 1:00 PM
Dates for Jump Start are as follows:
Session 1: 7/17-7/20 8:30-12:00*SESSION 1 IS FULL*
Session 2: 7/24-7/27 8:30-12:00
Session 3: 7/31-8/3 8:30-12:00
Session 4: 7/31-8/2 1:00-4:30
For information and to register, click here.
All tryout information is located here.
All new students and students participating in athletics at Houston Christian are required to have a yearly physical. HC offers the opportunity for a physical on campus (Metro Gym), Wednesday, May 10th from 3:00pm - 5:00pm. The cost is $25. Checks, made payable to HC, and cash are accepted.
Auditions for both the Fall Show (Our Town) and the Winter Musical (Legally Blonde) are on May 6th, 10am-1pm in the HC black box. Please prepare a short monologue for the fall show and/or a Broadway song for the musical. Wear comfortable clothing. You might be asked to try some simple choreography. For questions regarding Fall Show or Winter Musical, please contact Bobby Linhart at email@example.com
Doxa auditions will be May 16th at 5:00 p.m. in the Brown Family Dance Studio.
Silver Spur try-outs will be May 18th at 5-6:30 p.m. in the Brown Family Dance Studio.
For questions regarding either Doxa auditions or Silver Spur try-outs, please contact Karess Grant at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 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
Houston Christian uniforms are to be purchased through Parker Uniforms.
The used uniform sale will be held on the following dates from 12:00 pm-2:30 pm in the MPC room:
July 20th and 27th; August 3rd
The MPC room is located behind the Metro gym. Signs will be positioned to direct you. All uniforms are $5 and $2 for spirit wear. Cash only please. Shirts, pants, shorts, skirts, and spirit wear will be available in a variety of sizes. For questions regarding the sale, please contact Margaret Dice at email@example.com.
For specific uniform questions, please refer to the HC Student Handbook.
Graduation Requirements For Class of 2021
(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