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Welcome! We are so glad that you are here. The information below is provided to help you get familiar with Denver Christian.

All School Information

Below you will find the table of contents with links to our student handbook. A majority of your questions can be answered here but please feel free to let us know if you have more questions.

Academic InformationArrival & Dismissal ProceduresAthleticsAttendance Policies and Procedures
Bus InformationCampus Safety and SecurityCheating and PlagiarismCollege/Career Counseling
Communication and School Social MediaCounseling ServicesDaily SchedulesDress Code
Emergency School Closing ProceduresEnrollment AgreementHomeworkExtend Learning Services
HarassmentHealth InformationNut Aware InformationLibrary / Academic Commons
Mission StatementMotor Vehicle PolicyParent Association & VolunteersOn Campus Wifi
Parent Teacher ConferencesCommunication with StaffSchool Office Phone Use PolicyPersonal Electronic Devices Policy
Playground GuidelinesResolving ConflictStaff ListStudent Conduct and Discipline
Tobacco, Alcohol and Drug Free CampusVisitors and Guests

2024-2025 Academic Calendar
Thunder Grounds: Our coffee bar in the atrium is open for middle school and high school students as well as parents and staff from 7:50-10:30am daily.
Faith Families– Faith Families are groups of students from all different grade levels (k-12). Faith Families meet once a month and provide an opportunity for students to form bonds across grade levels. Faith Families also work together on service projects each year including Dance your Shoes Off that benefits Soles for Souls and a food drive in the Fall.
Back To School First Day Schedule– Coming Soon!
Stay Informed – Weekly Newsletters- Subscribe here!

Chapel at Denver Christian

Chapel– Chapel is led by Chaplain Frankie Jones. Frankie offers spiritual guidance, encourages growth, is the author of Chaplains Corner, encourages student leadership by mentoring the DC Disciples group. Chapels are held in our Performance Arts center on Thursdays. To view a live stream chapel visit this link.

Chaplain Frankie Jones

Security at Denver Christian

Denver Christian has two full time security officers on site to help keep our school safe. Director of Security, Officer John Ford and our newest security officer, Jeremiah Branham. Both Ford and Branham bring experience and knowledge to our campus to enhance our security measures and work extremely hard to keep our students safe.

Chaplain Frankie Jones

Counseling at Denver Christian

Serving the whole child is what we strive to do! Not only does Denver Christian support students academically, physically, spiritually but we support them emotionally too. Our school has a full and experienced counseling team serving preschool, elementary, middle and high school students with 42 years of combined experience and state licensures.

our team of counselors

Thunder Store

Get your Spirit Wear in the Spirit Store located off of the lobby. Open during school hours. You can also purchase gear online here!

our team of counselors

Preschool

Important Contacts
2024 Orientation Dates– 3yrs and Junior Kindergarten and the combo 3yr/4yr class on Zoom- August 13th @ 9am. 4yr old class on Zoom at 11am on August 13th.
Attendance – attendance@denverchristian.org
2024-2025 School Supply List– Coming Soon!
After School Programming & Summer Camps

Elementary

Important Contacts
Attendance– attendance@denverchristian.org
Summer Reading Challenge
2024-2025 School Supply List
After School Programming
Room Parent Information– Our Room Parents are volunteers who serve a very important role. In order to be a room parent you will need to fill out a back ground check and be a part of our Parent’s Association.

Upcoming Orientation Dates:

Elementary Reading Assessment: 9am-12pm (15 minute bocks) on August 14th – Watch for the sign up genius to sign up for your slot.

5th grade band fitting- 8am-12:30pm on August 14th. Watch for the sign up genius to sign up for your slot.
Summer Camps

Middle School

Important Contacts
Canvas
2024- 2025 School Supply List– Coming Soon!
Summer reading.

Here is the middle school summer reading list:  

Incoming 6th Graders:  Read at least ONE of these novels carefully AND one of your own choosing.

 Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli (590)

 Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls (700)

 Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson (810)

 Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George (860)

 Hoot by Carl Hiaasen (760)

The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan (740)

 Gregor the Overlander by Suzanne Collins (630)

 Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed (600)

 New Kid by Jerry Craft (graphic novel) (320)

Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery (original unabridged version) (970)

Hatchet by Gary Paulsen (1020)

Incoming 7th Graders:  Read at least ONE of these novels carefully AND one of your own choosing.

A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin (1150)

 Navigating Early by Clare Vanderpool (790)

 Paperboy by Vince Vawter (940)

 A Mutiny in Time by James Dashner (800)

 Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan (770)

 My Brother Sam is Dead by James Lincoln Collier and Christopher Collier (770)

 Moon over Manifest  by Clare Vanderpool (800)

 Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick (1000)

Black Beauty  by Anna Sewell (1020)

 Brian’s Winter by Gary Paulson (1140)

Incoming 8th Graders:  Read at least TWO of these novels carefully AND one of your own choosing.

 The Contender by Robert Lipsyte (760)

 House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer (660)

 Uglies by Scott Westerfeld (770)

 Matched by Allyson Braithwaite Condie (680)

 Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys (490)

Trouble by Gary D. Schmidt (930)

The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle by Avi (740)

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak (730) 

A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness (730)

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain (950)

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling (1030)


Weekly Communication– Each Monday morning Dr. Amidon (Principal) will send out a Morning Message covering the week’s details. You will receive this Monday Morning Message through email.
Chrome Books
Performing Arts
Room Parent Information– In Middle school we have two Grade Parents who are volunteers that serve a very important role. Even our older students benefit from parent involvement and support. In order to be a grade parent in middle school you will need to fill out a back ground check and be a part of our Parent’s Association.
SALT
Middle School Trips
Middle School Electives
Middle School Sports
Summer Camps

Orientation– For ALL 6th graders and all new to DC middle school students- August 14th – 8:20am-12pm

High School


High School Website
BYOD- Bring your own computer device to school- Our high schoolers bring their own preferred computer device with them to class.
Career Academies (coming soon!) – Athletic Performance/Health, STEM, Education and Business/Entrepreneurship career paths.
Canvas
Parking- Seniors have the option to purchase a parking spot in the Senior lot. The rest of the parking spaces are on a first come first serve basis. We do have over flow parking about a block away that has monitored security.
Athletics Website & Communication (Remind Groups)– Denver Christian athletics is in the Denver Metro League. Once a student is on a sports team the coach typically will send an invite to join a REMIND group to communicate. REMIND communication comes through texts.
High School Trips- Discovery Week (coming soon!) – Discovery week is an exciting time each year where our high school takes a full school week to discover new things. Discovery week can be in town, within the United States or out of the country.
Crew– Crew groups are groups made of 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th graders. Crew meets every other week and possibly more. Service opportunities are offered within each Crew.
Off Campus Lunch Schedule– Seniors in good standing receive the privilege to leave campus for lunch twice a week.

Orientation Dates:

Freshman retreat: August 14th – all day

All New Students- August 14th- 8:20am-12pm