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2017-2018 New Student Information
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Supply List


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 is 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, Tuesday, August 22.  Students should have supplies on class-specific lists by Monday, August 28.  

Transfer Students: 10th, 11th, & 12th Graders

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. 

Laptop Order Form & Pickup

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

2017 Summer Reading

Summer Reading Assignments for Freshmen and Transfer students are available here.

Transcript Release Form

After enrollment, all new freshmen MUST submit a transcript release form to their current school upon completion of the second semester.

Jump Start - Freshman Preparatory Course

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. 

Fine and Performing Arts Auditions

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

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

Online Textbook Ordering

Once your course requests have been approved, please order books here.

Check out these helpful savings tips and also when to get free shipping for your orders online!

Immunization Records

All new students must submit birth to current immunization records prior to the first day of school. Records can be mailed, dropped off, emailed, or faxed (713-580-6001).

If you have any questions, please email Nurse Melissa Flower.

New Parent Crash Course

Mark your calendar for Tuesday, August 29th! Join us at 11:30 a.m. or 7:00 p.m. 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 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 

For specific uniform questions, please refer to the HC Student Handbook.

Spirit Shop

To purchase spirit gear from the MPC spirit shop, please click here.

Graduation Requirements For Class of 2021

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


2017-2018 Major Dates Calendar

To view 2017-2018 school holidays, quarter dates and semester dates, please click here.

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Houston, TX 77043

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