The Importance of Christian Education in 23 Christian Education


Christian education plays a vital role in shaping the lives of students, imparting not only knowledge but also values and principles rooted in the Christian faith. At Houma Christian School (HCS), we are dedicated to providing a holistic educational experience that combines academic excellence with spiritual growth. In this article, we will explore the various aspects of Christian education at HCS and the impact it has on our students.

The Role of HCS Clubs and Organizations

At HCS, we believe in providing our students with a well-rounded education that extends beyond the classroom. Our clubs and organizations offer opportunities for students to develop their talents, leadership skills, and character.

Beta Club and National Honor Society

The Beta Club and National Honor Society are prestigious organizations that recognize academic achievement, leadership, and community service. Through these clubs, students have the chance to participate in service projects, develop their leadership skills, and make a positive impact in the community.

Student Government Association (SGA)

The Student Government Association at HCS allows students to actively participate in the decision-making process of the school. This organization provides a platform for students to voice their opinions, plan events, and contribute to the overall school community.

Worship Team

The Worship Team at HCS leads students in worship during chapel services and other school events. This team not only guides students in their spiritual growth but also helps create a vibrant and uplifting atmosphere during worship gatherings.

Updates and Announcements

Stay informed about the latest happenings at HCS with these updates and announcements.

Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Tracking

Thank you to all who participated in Operation Christmas Child by packing a shoebox! You can now track your shoebox by visiting this link.

Early Dismissal Due to Inclement Weather

Parents, please note that due to predicted inclement weather, HCS will have an early dismissal on Monday, the 8th. High school students will be dismissed at 10:35 AM, and elementary students at 11:00 AM. All games and practices for the day have been canceled. Classes will resume at normal times on Tuesday, the 9th. Stay safe!

Math Lesson and Student of the Month Winners

In the latest math lesson, sixth graders at HCS engaged in a hands-on activity where they sorted M&M’s by color and used the data to explore ratios. This interactive approach to learning helps students connect mathematical concepts to real-world situations.

Congratulations to our Student of the Month winners who were recognized for their outstanding effort. We are proud of each of you for embodying the virtue of “Effort” in your academic pursuits.

PTC Meeting Announcement

Parents, mark your calendars for the monthly PTC meeting on Tuesday, January 9th at 5:30 PM. The meeting will take place in the Blended classroom. We encourage all parents to attend and actively participate in the school community.

Congratulations to Staff Members

HCS would like to congratulate staff members Mrs. Brittany Vera and Ms. Krista Butts on their recent academic achievements. Mrs. Brittany received her Masters of Education in School Counseling from Nicholls State University, while Ms. Krista received her Masters of Arts in Teaching with a Concentration in Secondary English. We are proud of their dedication to continuous learning and their commitment to providing quality education to our students.

Boys Varsity Soccer Game and Senior Recognition

Join us tonight at 6:30 PM for the boys varsity soccer game at HCS. During halftime, we will have a special presentation to recognize our seniors. Come out and support our talented athletes!

Holiday Office Closure

Please note that the HCS office will be closed at 11:30 AM on Thursday, December 14th, and Friday, December 15th. The office will reopen on Wednesday, January 3rd, which is also the day when all students will return to class. We wish you a wonderful and blessed Christmas!

Grand Champion Winners and Cookery Results

Congratulations to our Grand Champion winners at HCS! We are proud of their achievements and dedication to excellence.

We would also like to acknowledge the winners of the Beef, Sugar, and Sweet Potato Cookery held on December 9, 2023. Your culinary skills and creativity are truly commendable.

Tacky Sweater Day and Field Trips

Today at HCS, students celebrated Tacky Sweater Day, showcasing their outrageous and fun sweater choices. Laughter filled the halls as students embraced the festive spirit.

The Blended class had an exciting field trip to Breaking the Code, a thought-provoking experience that challenged their problem-solving skills. Afterward, they enjoyed a delicious lunch at El Paso, creating lasting memories with their classmates.

Third Grade Economics Project

In the third grade, students put their business skills to the test with a hands-on economics project. They opened their own store, providing an opportunity for them to learn about entrepreneurship and financial literacy. Our staff had a great time shopping at their store, supporting their learning journey.

Midterm Exams and Schedule

Parents, please take note of the upcoming midterm exams at HCS. From December 12th to December 15th, high school students will have half days for exams. 7th and 8th graders will have a test in each class, with 8B having a Physical Science midterm. Students who are exempt from an exam do not need to attend that period. The exam schedule is as follows:

  • The first exam of each day is from 7:26 AM to 9:00 AM.
  • The second exam is from 9:05 AM to 10:35 AM.

On Friday, December 8th, B day exams will be reviewed. If your child is exempt from all B day exams, they are excused from attending on Friday. On Monday, December 11th, A day exams will be reviewed. If your child is exempt from all A day exams, they are excused from attending on Monday. If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to us. Blessings to all our students as they prepare for their exams!

Thank You to the Golf Committee

A big thank you goes out to the Houma Christian Golf Committee for organizing and hosting the inaugural Golf Tournament. Your dedication and hard work made the event a great success. We appreciate your commitment to supporting HCS and providing opportunities for our students.

HCS Tournament Appreciation

We would like to express our gratitude to the staff and students who volunteered their time and efforts at the HCS tournament. Your contribution helped make the day enjoyable and memorable for all participants. Thank you for being part of our school community.

In conclusion, Houma Christian School is committed to providing a holistic Christian education that empowers students academically, spiritually, and emotionally. Through clubs and organizations, updates and announcements, and a nurturing learning environment, we strive to create an educational experience that prepares students for a life of purpose and service. Join us in celebrating the achievements and growth of our students at HCS!