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Calling all “soon-to-be” husky pups!

Is your child a “soon to be” Husky pup? We want every child to LOVE kindergarten! To help ensure their success, we plan two special days to get to know them a bit BEFORE they start school. The first of these two days is Kindergarten Readiness Day on Wednesday, March 13, 2019.
  • To request a Kindergarten Readiness  appointment for your child, register online or contact us at (219) 838-0356. 
  • To learn more about our Kindergarten program join us for our Parent Preview Event on January 14, 2019 at 6:30 pm.  To learn more, click here.

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Family Game Night is coming to town!

Save the Date!

PTO is once again hosting a Family Game Night on January 18.  Join us for a night of Bunco, snacks and fellowship! More details to come.

See Your Child Thrive!

Our Parent Preview Days give you the chance to see our style of learning in real life! Highland Christian School is an accredited, professional learning community where students are challenged in faith and learning through a standards-based comprehensive curriculum, formal Biblical instruction, and personal interaction.
Please RSVP online or by contacting Jodi at(219) 838-0356 x165 or jlineburg@highlandchristian.org.

We are pleased to be a Project Lead the Way School providing students with individualized learning, a fully-integrated 1:1 technology program, personal discipleship and STEM education.

The difference is real!  Visit with our principal,  enjoy live classroom visits and observe how students (preK-gr8)  are academically equipped, Biblically grounded and spiritually nurtured to impact the world for Christ at Highland Christian School.  Can you picture your child thriving here?

 

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Grateful for Our Foundation!

Highland Christian School is blessed to have a vibrant, growing Foundation.  Our Foundation bridges the gap between short term cash gifts and long term financial needs.  To best understand the benefit of our Foundation Fund, it helps to understand the relationship between the school’s budget, constituent gifts and long term planning.

The Annual Budget of Highland Christian School accounts for our operating expenses. These expenses include things like salaries, benefits, curriculum and utilities.  Constituent gifts fund projects and needs that fall outside of the annual budget like building projects, capital improvements and special needs such as tuition assistance and scholarships. Gifts to the Foundation are kept in perpetuity, meaning we do not spend principal gifts.  Principal gifts are invested and an annual gift is given to the school out of earned income.

The Highland Christian School Foundation provides a variety of opportunities for parents, grandparents, alumni and friends of Highland Christian School.  In addition to educational resources and professional planned gift services (free of charge through our affiliation with the Barnabas Foundation), the HCS Foundation provides the means for long term support of Christian education.

 

 

Get 1: Give 1 Jogathon Gift Recipient Announced

Drumroll, please….are you ready? You helped us raise $18K during our “Get 1: Give 1 Jogathon”. Because of our school community’s generosity we are able to give not 1 but 2 gifts! The first recipient of this special student-generated gift is Roseland Christian Ministries.

Thank you to each of our students and the family and friends who supported this endeavor.  We trust that it will be a memorable experience – contributing to our students faith and character formation –  as they learn to be generous towards other out of reverence for Christ.

Stay tuned for the 2nd gift presentation during our Christmas Chapel.

Thanks for supporting our Annual Food Drive!

Every good and perfect gift comes from God and we are so grateful for His steadfast love and the way it changes us.  Together, we packed over 150  food boxes for Roseland Christian Ministries!  As Pastor Joe shared, these blessing boxes are more than food – they are a demonstration of real love, God’s love, through His  people.  Some of the families who receive these boxes will hear the gospel of Jesus Christ for the first time.  Others will experience his  love again and their hearts will be opened.  Thank you for the generosity with which you shared.  May many receive Him as their Savior and Lord as a result of these provisions.

We are grateful for each of you and the special place you have here at Highland Christian!

 

Join us for our Thanksgiving Chapel

Parents and grandparents are invited to our Thanksgiving Chapel.  Please join us as we give thanks to God and present our gifts to representatives from Roseland Christian Ministries.

Funding Needs 2018-2019

We are grateful to the community that surrounds and supports us financially! Here are the base needs that are before us this year. Click on any orange button to “Give Now!”

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Funding Need: $9,000
As of 1/18/2019, we have received $ 7,530

18 students are eligible for the $500 SGO Scholarship this year. This scholarship gives them access to the Indiana CHOICE Scholarship in future years without having to forfeit one year in Christian school. This link will take you to the Institute for Quality Education. This is the scholarship granting organization that Highland Christian School is registered with. Be sure to indicate that your gift is designated for Highland Christian School when you process your gift through this website.  Update:  This need has been met!  THANK YOU!

 


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Funding Need: $45,000
As of 1/18/2019, we have received $54,515

Your contribution to our annual School Improvement Drive fuels innovation and growth at Highland Christian School. This year we are looking to raise approximately $45K. These funds will be used to outfit (2) junior high classrooms with modular furnishings in keeping with 21st-century learning goals, provide continued professional development for our teachers and address needs related to out signage on Ridge Road.  To view the full appeal, click here.


Sustain Funding Need: $25,000
As of 1/18/2019, we have received $ 7,995

It is imperative that we develop and maintain a competitive edge in standards based education while being wise stewards of our financial resources. The Foundation Fund reduces tuition costs for parents and provides financial stability for our school.


Hope Funding Need: $20,000
As of 1/18/2019 we have received $ 10,650

We appreciate the opportunity to encourage families who fall on hard times, yet seek to be responsible with their tuition obligation. For families who don’t qualify for state aid, these board-designated funds are a lifeline!


The Family Legacy Funds


The HOPE Fund 


Auction Funding Need: $100,000
Each year, approximately $100K of expenses are covered by income from our annual Auction event. We appreciate the generosity of our enthusiastic community who makes this possible!


PTO Funding Need: $10,000
When you participate in PTO sponsored fundraising events, you are investing in strong Home-School relations.



Wish List

Funding Need:  Variable

items are items that are not planned for in the annual budget – but are “wishes” that benefit the learning experience in classrooms or meet other special school-wide needs.

To learn more about fundraising at Highland Christian, visit “Support HCS”

 

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