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Horizon Christian School is a community built on strong relationships. Our events and activities are designed to be an enhancement of these. Starting in August with student orientations and several school retreats through the end of the year celebrations, Horizon Christian has a high volume of activities designed to build strong relationships through shared memories. 

Elementary School

Welcome Back Luau is our festive kickoff event of the school year that occurs on the Thursday night before school starts. We host a catered Hawaiian dinner on our playground, participate in a “pep rally”, and open classrooms for students to meet their teacher and turn in school supplies. We ask veteran parents to contact our new families so that we build a connection and community early on.  

Back to School Night allows parents the opportunity to hear from their child’s teacher about the classroom culture, the schedule, volunteer opportunities, and expectations and academic goals for the school year.  

Family Night is an opportunity for our school community to explore dynamic learning stations including live animals, art experiences, math challenges, people smart mixers, introductions to musical instruments and STEM hands-on activities. We host this night in September to give another opportunity for new families to feel like they are part of the Horizon family.  
 
Spring Student Showcase and Art Show celebrates and showcases individual art achievement by our students. Student have two pieces of original art exhibited in the gym, and in the elementary classroom, students show off a portfolio of their best work.  

Variety Show is an opportunity for our students to display talent that might not be evidenced in the classroom including singing, dancing, gymnastics, musicianship, or other America’s Got Talent skills!  

School Field Day and BBQ are scheduled for the last full day of school each year. A picnic lunch is provided, and then cooperative outdoor games are played all afternoon. 

Middle School

Welcome Back to School Night is a night for middle school families to come on to the campus and connect with other students. Students will receive their schedule, meet their teachers, tour the school and enjoy a treat from the shaved ice truck. Parents will hear from Mrs. Hiday and all of the teachers about school culture, events, expectations, academic goals, and volunteer opportunities.

Homecoming is an all school-community event for our k-12 families. The week consists of daily class competitions, school pride dress-up days, and fun activities. A Friday night athletic contest concludes the week where we crown Jr. Princes and Princesses to the middle school students alongside the Prince, Princesses, Queen and King of the High School.

Hawks Rising Celebration is the conclusion of our annual fundraiser in which we have an all-community event full of activities, prizes, special performances, and then the official reveal have how much money our families have donated.  

Christmas Week we celebrate with stockings hung on the lockers filled with treats each day, hot cocoa and story chapel, creating Christmas décor galore, Christmas sweater competitions, and filling the building with the true Christmas Spirit.

Monthly PEP Rallies is a time each month that our middle school students gather in the gym to celebrate birthdays, A’s for the month, and a themed activity takes place. Students are given the opportunity to connect and strengthen their relationships with teachers and students.

S.T.E.A.M Genius Mini Maker Science Fair is one of the highlight events of the year. Our students spend weeks creating projects and inventions showcasing their creativity and ingenuity. It all culminates in an interactive science fair where all students are celebrated, and parents and friends are astounded.

8th Grade Promotion is our time to celebrate the hard work of our students as they transition from middle school to high school. We take time to honor the efforts of our 8th-grade students during our 8th Grade Promotion Ceremony. This special night allows our teachers and staff the opportunity to acknowledge each student individually and to share the character traits their peers voted for. It is a wonderful and emotional night as we commission our students and pray God’s blessing on their high school journey.

3-2-8 Event is the event that ends our year with celebration of students many talents. 6-8th grade meets at the school to participate in a range of activities from painting to playing in a basketball tournament to acting in a play. We round the night out with pizza and a movie.

In addition to our listed activities, we have many more that include attending plays, choir concerts, Friday break activities, spirit week, Kingdom Assignments, serve day, and various celebrations.

High School 

Homecoming is an all school-community event for our k-12 families. The week consists of daily activities, dress up themes, assemblies, and contests. A Friday night athletic contest concludes the week where we crown Princes, Princesses, King, and Queen.

Hawks Rising Celebration is the conclusion of our annual fundraiser in which we have an all-community event full of activities, prizes, special performances, and then the official reveal have how much money our families have donated.   

12 Days of Christmas/ All-nighter features 12 Days of events, class parties, dress up days, and competitions, concludes with the All-nighter that takes us into Christmas break.   

Formal is our yearly event designed to give students an opportunity to dress up and enjoy an evening of entertainment and dessert. A formal court with princes, princesses, a king, and a queen are also honored.  
   
Color Wars is clearly the highlight of the year for most students. Color Wars is a class competition that allows students to represent their grade in over 60 different events such as, painting, science experiments, cooking competitions, go kart racing, and so much more. There is something for everyone on this day designed to highlight the gifts and abilities of our students.  

There are many other events throughout the year including, Hawktoberfest, Cornhole tournament, volleyball tournament, spelling bee, academic awards ceremony, senior tribute, serve day, and more.