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Important Registration, Verification Information and C3 Dates

Important Registration, verification information and C3 Dates to RememberMonday, August 10th from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Registration and verification for all of our students at our C3 at Merrill campus, 1551 S. Monroe St. Please enter at our Iowa St. entrance. Students can receive their homeroom assignments for grades 1-5 and their classroom teacher’s name for kindergarten. We will also collect signatures and fees as below.Please Bring

  • Cash or check for our Community Partner fee $45.00
  • Identification
  • Immunization Record (For ALL new students, returning students updated records only)
  • *If you are currently a C3 student or have been a DPS Student with access to Parent Portal you can fill out your C3 verification online.  We still need parents to come on registration.


  • Parent Service Requirement. Our goal is for C3 students to become lifelong learners. We can’t do it alone. We will ask you to sign a student / teacher/parent agreement at registration. Our parent agreement includes 20 community hours per family per year.
  • Community Partner Fee. We will also be collecting our community partner transportation fee for the year, which supports our community partner work. The fee for 2015-16 will be $45 per student. If this is a hardship for your family please let us know. Our amazing PTSA will help raise funds for the additional costs of maintaining this important part of our school.
  • School Supply lists. If you ordered supplies through KidsSupplies, your student’s box of supplies will be delivered to the classrooms on August 21. Supply lists available and online on C3 website.
  • Assessments. Parents will be able to sign up their children for assessments at registration as needed.   DRA testing for grades 1-3 will be prior to school starting on August 19. Kindergarten assessments will take place in the afternoon of the 24th, 25th and 26th. Students who need DRA testing in grades 4-5 will be contacted by their teachers.

PTSA Table. Please stop by and meet our PTSA parents and learn all about exciting events for the year. New families get a special welcome kit.


  • MyschoolAnywhere Table. Please stop by and sign up for our new communication platform to receive all C3 digital mailings.


  • Full Build C3 Tshirts. New blue t-shirts designed by our Yearbook Curiosity Crew will be available at the “Coolers” and first day of school for $5 each.   All parents can prepay if you would like.



  • C3 Drop off and Pick-up protocols. All you need to know about our C3 Express Lane



*If you cannot attend registration on August 10th you can stop by the C3 office August 17 -21 during our regular summer office hours 8 a.m. – 3p.m. on weekdays. On August 14th the staff will all be on a retreat together and the office will be closed.


Clean up Night is a great opportunity to meet new families, support our teachers and staff and make C3 look amazing for the start of school.

Monday August 17, 2015 At C3

5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Sign up at registration


Class Coolers are an opportunity to meet other classroom families and your teachers.

August 18th:

Kinder 4:00-5:00 C3 Playground

5th Grade 5:00-6:00 C3 Playground


August 19th:

2nd Grade 4:00-5:00 C3 Playground

3rd Grade 5:00-6:00 C3 Playground


August 20th:

1st Grade 4:00-5:00PM C3 Playground

4th Grade 5:00-6:00PM C3 Playground



Monday, August 24th 8:05 a.m. First Day of school: Please follow all signs for parking and watch for neighborhood driveways. Students will line up by grades, follow the signs. There will be Coffee & Kleenex at 8:15 am for parents. Note: On August 24, 25 and 26 Kindergarten students will only attend classes from 8:05 -11:10 a.m. so their teachers can do their individual assessments in the afternoon.


There will be no C3 Express Lanes the first week of school. All students must be picked up in person from their teachers. Watch for our map at registration.


Monday, September 7th Labor Day Holiday NO SCHOOL


Thursday, September 10, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Back to School Night: This is an adult only evening. We will be sharing calendar and volunteer opportunities this evening.




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Immediate Openings at C3 2nd Round Choice, Spots Going Fast!


  • Immediate openings at Creativity Challenge Community (C3) are available for fall 2015 in grades 3, 4 and 5. Taking applications for wait lists in kindergarten, first and second.
  • C3, a DPS innovation elementary school located in Merrill Middle School at 1551 S. Monroe St., will offer kindergarten through 5th grade for the very first time for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Please check out our school website at
  • Reach out to the DPS Office of Choice and Enrollment Services for applications and additional information.

Office of Choice & Enrollment Services
Denver Public Schools
3131 N Eliot Street, Denver, CO 80211

Hotline: 720.423.3493
Direct: 720.424.8163

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C3 School Tours Every Thursday from 9:00-10:00AM Starting In October

Please come visit C3 for a tour every Thursday from 9:00AM-10:AM.

We look forward to seeing you!

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