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Cougar 5K/Fun Run and Carnival

Register now for the Cougar 5K and Fun Run HERE .  This event will be a great family fun time.  Runners can choose either the 5K course or a Fun Run course.   After the race, stay for the annual Cougar Carnival.  . . .

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Back To School Night

It’s time to bring our CHCS family back together!  Please plan to join us at Back to School Night, Tuesday, August 14th at 6:00 PM in the Worship Center.  We will be having our Grand Kick-Off of our 40th Anniversary Year! . . .

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Now enrolling for Fall 2018

Thinking about the Fall Semester?  Now is a good time to take a tour!   Please call the CHCS office 417-782-4114 Ext 201 to schedule an appointment.   The office is open Monday - Thursday 9 AM - 3 . . .

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Navigating Screen Time in Your Family

Please join us for an evening of discussion about the side effects of screen time and children.  Mary Colin, Elementary Principal, will combine her administration knowledge along with her own life, parenting, teaching and coaching . . .

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2018-2019 Employment Opportunities

College Heights Christian School will be accepting applications for the following positions for the 2018-2019 school year: Secondary English Secondary Guidance Counselor Technology Coach    Resumes should be submitted . . .

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Missions Week 2018: March 11-17

CHCS  will celebrate their annual Missions Week from March 12 -16, 2018.  This week is dedicated to serving others, and directly complements the school’s mission of developing servant leaders with a Biblical worldview. . . .

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Russell Signs Letter of Intent with OCC XC

On Wednesday, March 7, 2018, Adam Russell , Senior, signed a letter of intent to run Cross Country at Ozark Christian College, in Joplin, Missouri. Russell has had a successful career in cross country for three years.  He was . . .

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Lett Signs with Missouri Southern State University

Marlee Lett, CHCS senior, signed a letter of intent to play basketball at Missouri Southern State University, Joplin, MO on January 19, 2018.  Marlee has been a varsity starter and team captain all four years.  Miss Lett led . . .

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School Spelling Bee Champions

Congratulations to the following students who won their classroom contest and participated in the CHCS School Spelling Bee.   4th graders: Ben Schumacher, Colton McMillan, Emary Carson, Maristela Lacour, London Hembree and Brock . . .

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YOU are Invited

Join us on Thursday, February 8 from 5:30 to 7:30 to learn more about CHCS by visiting the classrooms and meeting the staff.   Click here to apply to CHCS

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Homecoming Court 2017

Congratulations to Seniors Ben Bishop and Kylee Friend who were crowned King and Queen at Homecoming on December 16th. Senior Male Candidates were nominated based on the Christian Character of Faithfulness and the Senior Female Candidates . . .

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Thompson Signs with NEO

Navy Thompson, CHCS Senior, signed her letter of intent to play Volleyball at Northeastern Oklahoma A & M College, Miami, OK. Navy is a four year varsity outside hitter. Miss Thompson led the team with 173 kills and 43 aces. Navy . . .

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Homecoming 2017

Please join us on Saturday, December 16th at Ozark Christian College for CHCS Homecoming 2017. The Boys Varsity team will take on McAuley at 6:00, followed by the Homecoming Coronation. The Girls Varsity will play immediately after. All . . .

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Thanksgiving Blessings

Thanksgiving is a time of blessings.   Twenty families were blessed with food to the generosity of our school community.   Students from all grade levels bring in Thanksgiving Food Drive items.  The amount of food . . .

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Cougar Carnival

The annual Cougar Carnival was a huge success! Students and the community enjoyed fun games and yummy food all while supporting our school. Thanks College Heights PTF, Joplin, MO for hosting our event!

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Military Appreciation Chapel Ceremony

CHCS honored Military Veterans and those who are serving our country with an appreciation all school chapel. Our main guest speaker was House Representative Bill White. We also were blessed with the Joplin HS ROTC to present our colors and . . .

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Paige Sign With OCC

Ty Paige, College Heights Christian School Senior, signed a letter of intent to play Soccer at Ozark Christian College in Joplin, Missouri. Ty began playing soccer for College Heights his sophomore year and immediately made an impact. He . . .

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Vocal Musicians Selected to District & State Honor Choir

Congratulations to Jacob Knudsen, Hannah Belk, Tessa Greathouse, Emily Brown & Logan Baker on their selection into Southwest Missouri All District Honor Choir.  Over 400 vocal students from all over the . . .

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Students Attend RYLA Camp

Four students recently attended RYLA Camp in Mid-October. Juniors Karli Hardy, Carson Reed, Annie Secker and Will Secker represented CHCS. Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) is a leadership development program run by Rotary . . .

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Inaugural Cougar 5K and Fun Run

The Inaugural Cougar 5K and Fun Run had over 450 runners that took part in the fund raiser for the CHCS Parent Teacher Fellowship.  The Superhero Fun Run was approximately ½ mile for the Pre-K . . .

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Inductees into National Honor Society & College Heights Junior Honor Society

College Heights Christian School is pleased to announce their inductees into the National Honor Society.   This year’s inductees are:  Grace Carter, Jaden Durling, Pierce Gloyer, Becky Gong, Tessa Greathouse, Matthew . . .

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Participants in Missouri Boys State

Ben Bishop, Daniel Estep, & Kyle Good

Three seniors represented CHCS in The American Legion Boys State of Missouri this summer.  The week-long program was held on the campus of the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg.  Ben Bishop, Daniel Estep, and Kyle . . .

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Spiritual Emphasis Week

Spiritual Emphasis Week was held September 11 through 15 for our High School and Middle School students.  Robb Harryman was the guest speaker all week and focused on Jesus' Character, Teachings, Heart, Death, and . . .

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Class of 2017

Congratulations!

Congratulations to the CHCS Class of 2017 who graduated on Sunday, May 14.  This class was the first to graduate with the Cum Laude status which is an Honor’s Diploma with a GPA of 4.0 or higher.  Five graduates obtained . . .

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Johnson to be Collegiate Athlete

To Run Track at MSSU this Fall

Almost every high school athlete says it's been a dream to play college sports after signing a letter of intent.    Not Jonathan Johnson.  "Even at January 1 this year, I was against running track in . . .

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New Superintendent Announced

The School Board of College Heights Christian School is pleased to announce that Mr. Randy Goldsmith has accepted the position of Superintendent beginning July 1, 2017.  Mr. Goldsmith has been serving as the upper school principal at The . . .

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Job Opportunities

College Heights Christian School, Joplin, MO, is accepting elementary (K-5) teacher applications for 2017-2018.  We are seeking candidates for our faculty team who are educationally qualified, energetic, collaborative, and interested in . . .

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Missions Week Highlights

Our annual Missions Week, held March 13 -17, 2017, was a huge success!   This week is dedicated to serving others, and directly complements the school’s mission of developing servant leaders with a Biblical worldview. . . .

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One Act Play Headed to State

Congratulations to the One Act Drama team for their 1st Place State Qualifying win recently. Anna Souder, Zane Leavens, Emma Davison, Jonah Wilcox, Hannah Bagley, Eden Laws, Daniel Estep, Jacob Knudson, and Matthew . . .

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Schedule Your Tour Now

Our annual Open House was held on February 9 th with many new families in attendance.  If you missed it, please schedule your own private tour today.   A guided walk around our school will introduce you to our classrooms, our . . .

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Spelling Bee Winners

Our school's annual spelling bee was held recently with Kelton Welch winning the 4th & 5th grade elementary division and Jay Ball successfully winning the 6th grade middle school competition (his third win overall). Each classroom . . .

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Open House 2017

Do you have an interest in your student becoming part of the College Heights Christian School family?  Enrollment has begun!  Please join us for Open House on Thursday, February 9th from 5:30 to 7:30 PM.  The classrooms will be . . .

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Geography Bee Competition

Congratulations to Elijah Cornett and every Geography Bee finalist! The top two students from each class 4th through 8th competed in the annual school competition. Eighth grader Elijah Cornett was the overall winner and will move forward to . . .

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Students Win Rotary Speech Contest

Congratulations to three outstanding High School students who placed in the Rotary Four Way Test Speech Competition. For Joplin Noon Rotary Club, Senior Myles Jackson took 2nd place. For the Joplin Daybreak Rotary Club, Elizabeth Reaves won . . .

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Alumni Gather at Homecoming

A Homecoming Alumni Gathering was held during the games on December 16th.  Alumni from the 80's to the class of 2016 were in attendance with great food provided on the mezzanine during the games at the Ozark Christian College . . .

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Homecoming 2016

Congratulations to the CHCS 2016 Homecoming King and Queen Matthew Gao and Kenlee Jonas! The Homecoming court each represented a Biblical characteristic as nominated by their class with the King and Queen voted on by the High . . .

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Kindergarten Students Distribute Jesus Bags

Kindergartners worked hard at assembling their Jesus Bags, or hygiene bags, to distribute this Christmas season. Many items including personal hygiene items, food, water, Bibles, and warm gloves and hats were each put into large bags that . . .

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Scholars Bowl Excels Against Class 4 Schools

Congratulations to our High School Scholars Bowl Team for their win at the Kickapoo HS Tournament in Springfield. CHCS had three teams compete against large size (Class 4) schools with our A team taking home the Kickapoo Scholar Bowl Varsity . . .

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Eighth Grade Visits White House Decision Center

The 8th grade American History students were able to participate in the Truman Presidential Library's Educational Department's "White House Decision Center." Students role-played President Truman, Charlie Ross, and many . . .

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Fall Blood Drive Success

Students, parents, teachers and administrators all participated in the Fall Blood Drive sponsored by our National Honor Society. Nearly 70 units of blood and plasma were donated. Thank you to everyone who helped and who participated in this . . .

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Holiday Blessings to Others!

Students of all ages have worked recently to give back to others this holiday season.  First, middle school and high school students donated personal hygiene items and small toys to Operation Christmas Child.   Shoe boxes are . . .

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Buy Tickets Now

Please join the CHCS Drama Department as they present "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever!" on Thursday and Friday, November 17 & 18 at 7:00 PM and Saturday, November 19 at 2:30 PM in the Chapel. Tickets can be purchased online . . .

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Cougar Carnival

2016

Saturday, November 5th, Cougars of all ages came together for our annual fundraiser for the classes. Middle School and High School students worked the booths and Elementary students participated. The kids had a lot of fun with the cake walk, . . .

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All School Chapel

On October 28, our entire student body from Pre-Kindergarten to Seniors joined together to worship together. Mrs. Bogar's third grade class taught us about how jack o lanterns portray Christ's plan for us. We collected an offering for . . .

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Cougar Run

The Parent Teacher Fellowship sponsored the annual Cougar Run on a recent Friday evening in October.  Students, grades Pre School through 5th grade, asked supporters to sponsor them while they biked, ran, skated, or walked the course set . . .

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Zarrabi Breaks CHCS Record

A senior forward, Dylan Zarrabi is now the Cougars' all-time leading goal-scorer. He knocked in the record-tying and record-breaking goals during a 3-0 victory against Lone Jack on October 8. After tying Brantley Gossett's school . . .

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NHS & CHJHS New Inductees

On Monday, October 3rd, several new members were inducted into the CHCS chapter of National Honor Society.   The students’ selection into the chapter is based on four criteria: Character, Scholarship, Leadership, and Service . . .

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Spiritual Emphasis Week

Transformed was the topic of this year's Spiritual Emphasis Week, held annually during the first full week of school in September. The week kicked off with songs from our Praise and Worship team. Chapel was held each day with additional . . .

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College Heights Christian School Teacher Video

Watch and listen to what faculty have to say about the atmosphere at College Heights Christian School in this new video clip. Whether you enjoy the Christian atmosphere, high academic rigor, small class size, activities offered, or . . .

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College Heights Christian School Student Video

High School students tell what College Heights Christian School has meant to them in this new video clip. Please call today to find out more information and how you can experience being a part of the College Heights family.

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STUDENT FIRST TO RECEIVE AA DEGREE WHILE ATTENDING CHCS

Carmen Creswell, College Heights Christian School senior, will be the first student to graduate with a college associate degree while simultaneously getting her high school diploma from College Heights. Ms. Creswell started her college . . .

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CHCS Serves The Community

Serving our community is a real strength at CHCS.  In blessing our community, our National Honor Society members recently hosted the annual fall Community Blood Drive bringing in 64 donations.   Additionally, our school’s . . .

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ACSI NEXUS 2015

ACSI NEXUS 2015 —an annual celebratory learning experience that brings together a wide spectrum of Christian educators from across the country. Internationally known thought leaders will challenge you professionally and encourage you . . .

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Admissions Policy

CHCS is a religious institution providing an education in a distinct Christian environment, and it believes that its biblical role is to work in conjunction with the home to mold students to be Christ-like. On those occasions in which the . . .

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Articles of Faith

College Heights Christian School believes….     1. That the Bible is the inspired, infallible, and authoritative Word of God.          (1 Cor. 14:37; 2 Tim. 3:16, . . .

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New and Improved

“CHCS glorifies God through excellence as a Christ-centered learning environment that produces servant leaders with a Biblical worldview” This is our mission.  We do not take lightly the privilege we have at CHCS . . .

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New and Improved Website

Welcome to our new and improved website!  We are excited to launch this site with its many new features including mobility, additional space for posting pictures of our students, and feeds for Facebook and Twitter.  Our goal is . . .

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Our Mission and Emphasis

“ CHCS glorifies God through excellence as a Christ-centered learning environment that produces servant leaders with a Biblical worldview. ” This is our mission.  We do not take . . .

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Parent Teacher Fellowship

Another great way to support CHCS financially is by participating in one of the PTF fundraisers each year – Cougar Run/Carnival (fall) and Cougar Cards (winter).  Last year $ 33,000 was given by PTF for major projects.  To . . .

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Missions Week 2016

College Heights Christian School has had a busy month of March.  From March 14-18, all students participated in our annual Missions week.  Elementary age students sent supplies and prayed for our older students who went out into the . . .

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