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Denver Christian School provides opportunities for students to try new things that interest them through a variety of co-curricular clubs and activities. Some of these clubs meet before school, some are offered during the school day, and some meet after school.  Clubs that meet before or after school may include additional costs.  Some of these clubs and activities have been suspended for the 2020/2021 school year due to Covid-19, as noted below.

Elementary School:

Registration information for elementary school clubs and activities will be communicated through the parent newsletter.  If you have questions about any club details, please contact Lauralee Veenstra, elementary school principal.

Each year the  specials teachers select a theme week focus for the elementary classes.  Classrooms and hallways are transformed in a week of focused fun and learning.

Suspended for 2020/2021.  Each month, students in grades 3-5 read a book and then join our librarian Karen Waanders for the Movie version of the book along with snacks and fun activities.

Suspended for 2020/2021.  Elementary and middle school students get the opportunity to build extensive Lego creations in a group environment, learning building skills and working together in groups for a common goal.

Retired elementary art teacher Linda Holmes gives elementary students in grades K-5 the chance to explore different media and techniques outside the regular school art curriculum. The club meets on Thursdays after school from 3:20 – 4:30 PM.

Suspended for 2020/2021.  Students in grades 1-8 can participate in the ACSI District Spelling Bee.

Vex Robotics brings the science and fun of robots to our elementary students.  Meets after school.

Suspended for 2020/2021.  Running is used to inspire and motivate girls, encourage lifelong health and fitness, and build confidence through accomplishment. Important social, psychological, and physical skills and abilities are developed and reinforced throughout the program. The result—making the seemingly impossible, possible, and teaching girls that they can.

Middle School

Registration information for elementary school clubs and activities will be communicated through the parent newsletter.  If you have questions about any club details, please contact Tyler Amidon, middle school principal.

Suspended for 2020/2021.  Students in grades 1-8 can participate in the ACSI District Spelling Bee.  Students in grades 5-8 have the opportunity to advance to regional and national bees.

Suspended for 2020/2021. 8th graders have the opportunity to perfect the art of public speaking through competition and membership in this national organization.

Middle schoolers can join music teacher Jen Last in leading the praise music for weekly chapels.

Both middle school can audition for and perform in dramatic and musical performances offered in the fall and the spring.

Middle schoolers can participate in school-sponsored movie nights, pool and lake parties, ice skating, the 8th grade dance, and more.

High School

High Schoolers can participate in numerous clubs and activities that enhance their high school experience.  Contact Steve Kortenhoeven, high school principal, for more information about high school clubs and activities.

Students commit to scholarship and service in this national organization that celebrates academic achievement.

The yearbook club works all year long to assemble the annual DC yearbook.

Students develop skills in public speaking and research and compete against other local high schools.

Students vote for representatives from each class to join Student Council each year.

Suspended for 2020/2021.  Grand friends is a program developed for Denver Christian High School students on late start mornings which allows our students to connect with senior citizens at Lakeview Senior Living. Students visit Lakeview once a month for games, arts & crafts, and friendship.

High school students may audition for dramatic and musical performances each fall and spring.

Senior guys compete for the coveted title of Mr. Thunder.