Skip to main content
501-2nd St. East, Box 10, Nipawin, SK, S0E 1E0| 306.862-5303| Fax: 306.752-1933 Utility links
Central Park Elementary School
Learning and Doing Our Best
News Archive

Welcome back to all staff and students!

School began today for students at CPES. It was exciting for all students and staff and an especially big day for our new Kindergarten students. The staff at CPES would like to wish everyone a fantastic 2015-2016 school year.



Announcements Archive


Remembrance Day 2019

November 13, 2019
Staff and students took time to remember the sacrifices made by so many to ensure our freedoms. Poems and songs were performed by Mrs. Tallon's grade 1's and Mrs. Bleich's grade 3's. Thank you to members of Nipawin Legion branch 120 and the Nipawin Air Cadets for their support. ​

NNFK donation from Kinsmen

October 31, 2019
The Nipawin Kinsmen are proud to continue supporting the work of Nipawin Nutrition for Kids in making sure all kids have a fresh and healthy start to their scho ol day. October is feed a kid month in Nipawin. Pictured below is NNFK board members Debbie Chorney and Thiea Stewart receiving...
bike winner.JPG

Bike Award

June 26, 2019
The Nipawin Masonic Lodge donated a bike and the Nipawin Kinnettes donated a helmet and lock to a lucky student at CPES. Students were able to enter their name in the month of June for attending school on time and for being a good citizen. Congratulations to Kai. Pictured with Kai...

Early Act Club - Grade 3 Leadership

June 18, 2019
Our Early Act Club is a group of Grade 3 students who are learning about leadership in their school and community. This year, we worked with our club to complete a food drive in our school for the Salvation Army in Nipawin, to help reach out to families in need. We...

EBS Program - Empower, Believe, and Strengthen

June 18, 2019
As our school works on part of our learning improvement plan to Feed All Four – Mind, Body, Emotions, and Spirit, we embarked on a journey to help our Grade Two students learn skills to cope with the daily stresses of life and to become more resilient children. A community-based committee...

Library Summer REading Club

June 12, 2019
Wapiti Library in Nipawin will be hosting a reading club this summer. Great books, good fun and prizes to be won. As well, the library will be hosting fun days once per week - crafts, authors, painting, science presentations - check with the library for dates and times. ​

Activity Day

June 07, 2019
Activity Day was a bit damp at time and then got warm and humid. Students had a great time with a wide variety of activities. Thank you to all the parents and families who came and watched and helped. Thank you to KidSport for sponsoring the Hotdog lunch.​

Activity Day

June 07, 2019
We are going ahead with activity day. Dress for the weather and be prepared to be flexible with some of the plans. ​

Cookie Dough Orders are In

May 27, 2019
Pick up on May 28 2:30 to 6pm. ​


May 24, 2019

Outdoor Education

May 23, 2019
Students enjoyed extra time outside on Thursday. Time to learn in our outside environments.​

Touch a Truck

May 01, 2019
Students at CPES had the opportunity to explore many large vehicles on Tuesday. Thank you to all the individuals and businesses who supported this activity. ​

TeleMiracle 43 at CPES

February 27, 2019
​ TeleMiracle fundraising with the Kinettes. CPES has been selling Helping Hands, had a pizza sale and a bake sale and had a quarter drive at an assembly. Thank you for all the support.

Family Christmas Bingo

December 13, 2018
There was a huge turn-out for the annual CPES Christmas Family bingo. a huge thanks to CPES staff for all the work organizing and setting up and cleaning up. As always, a big thank you to our community for all the donations to help make this fun night the success it...

Happy Halloween

October 31, 2018
​ Thanks to all the families for the great costumes and treats for Halloween at CPES. Be safe!

Coat Donation

October 26, 2018
​ A huge thank you to the Nipawin Knights of Columbus. They have been raising money by selling calendars in support of Canadian Mental Health. They donated 12 coats to be used by students at CPES who may not have the resources for a winter coat. Thank you Knights of Columbus!...

Terry Fox Run

September 27, 2018
​ The weather held and CPES students and families participated in our annual Terry Fox run. We have currently collecte almost $700 as of this time.


August 20, 2018
​August 29 and 31, Sept 4 9:00AM - 3:00PM

Student Led Conferences

April 26, 2018
​ Thank you to all the families who came out to support their student's learning at our SLC's. Parental and family involvement in education is a key factor in continued success for each learner. If you were unable to attend your scheduled time, please take a moment and contact the school...

March Assembly

March 29, 2018
​ It was wild hair day, Light it up blue for Austism and Legion poster contest winners at assembly today. Congratulations to Klia, Annika and Mya in the colour catagory and A'Leiya and Charlee in the black and white catagory. The wild hair was certainly interesting and thank you to all...

Snowman Building

March 26, 2018
​ As part of CPES's March Fun the students of CPES spent some time building using snow. there were people, buildings, caterpillars and many other creations. Fun was had by all.

TeleMiracle 42 Fundraising

March 01, 2018
​ Students have been busy raising funds through purchasing helping hands, a pizza sale and a bake sale. With the support of the local Kinnettes, CPES staff and students raised $3577 for TeleMiracle 42. Students who purchased the most hands had an opportunity to paint the Principal and Vice-Principal. Grade 1...

Family Bingo

December 14, 2017
​ A huge thank you to all the sponsors for our bingo evening.  As well, thank you to all the CPES staff who volunteered their time to make it a great evening.

Student Led Conferences

November 23, 2017
​ Thanks to all the parents and families who came to support their child's education by coming to SLC's.

NNFK - Fight Foundation

November 02, 2017
​ A huge thank you to LP Miller's Fight Foundation who had a bake sale and raised $447.35 for NNFK.

Happy Halloween

October 31, 2017
​ Great fun at CPES for Halloween.

NNFK Feed a Kid month

October 24, 2017
​ Maxine Cook, representing Murray Dunn GM, presented a cheque to Keltie McKinnon, Nutrition Coordinator for Nipawin Nutrition for Kids. Thank you to Murray Dunn for their generous donation toward NNFK's Feed a Kid fundraising campaign that runs during the month of October.

Grade 2 muffin morning

October 23, 2017
​ Parents and families joined the grade 2's for reading and a muffin morning. A huge thanks to all who were able to join in the fun.

Grade 1 Fall Feast

October 18, 2017
​ A fall feast was enjoyed in the grade one classrooms. Thanks to all the families who contributed to the pot-luck and stayed and visited.

World Teacher's Day

October 10, 2017
​ Staff of CPES passed out apples on Oct. 5. to recognize World Teacher's Day. Thanks to all who participated.

NNFK Feed a Kid

September 28, 2017
​ October is Feed-a-Kid month in Nipawin. Debbie Chorney (NNFK Chair), Shelley Pierlot (Principal) and Kerry Skowronski (Town of Nipawin) helped kick it off at an assembly at CPES. The theme is Each-one-feed-one. If each peson in Nipawin could contribute $2 we could together help ensure students have a positive food...

Terry Fox Run

September 28, 2017
​ CPES staff and students as well as many family members walked and ran through Central Park in keeping with the spirit of Terry Fox.  Town of Nipawin councillor Ms. Skowronski brought a collection from the town office. Total raised from CPES $770.95!

Welcome to CPES 2017-18

September 08, 2017
​A huge welcome back to our returning students and a welcome to CPES to all our new students.

School Begins Sept. 5

July 27, 2017
​ School Begins September 5, 2017 Registration of Students 9-12 and 1-3.  

School Supplies

June 30, 2017
​ Click on Student tab

Activity Day

June 19, 2017
​ Students and staff enjoyed a morning of fun outside activities on Friday, June 16. The weather was cool but the rain held off. Thanks to all the parents who came and watched and to all the families who joined our students for a great lunch.

SoleStice Track

May 30, 2017
​ A group of students from CPES attended the SoleStice Track and Field meet in Tisdale on May 29. Students had been practicing at recesses for the past few weeks. The students had fun, represented CPES positively and had the opportunity to compete against students from other schools. Congratulations to Lily...

When I grow up - assembly

May 26, 2017
​ Great perfomances by Room 23 (Boom Whackers) and singing by room 22. A special performance by Tisdale Day Camps celebrating Canada's 150th birthday.
lawnapalooza 2017 poster.jpg


May 18, 2017

Student Led Conferences

April 26, 2017
​. A huge thank you to all the parents and families who attended SLC's. Student learning is enhanced when the school and home can work together. As well, thank you to the SCC for the wonderful food to help keep the day going

Grade 9 Reading

February 07, 2017
​ Thanks to grade 9 students from LP Miller who shared an appreciation for literacy with our grade 3 students.

Early Act Club

January 27, 2017
​ The CPES Early Act Club (sponsored by Nipawin Rotary) hosted a "Shelter Box" fundraiser. For a small donation, students in grade 3 were able to play floor hockey with CPES staff, guests from Wagner staff, parents and community members. A huge thanks to all who participated.

Street Performer wows CPES

January 13, 2017
​ Isaac Girardin brought sticks, balls, knives and plates to a show of juggling, balance and entertainment. Grade 2 and 3 classes also had an opportunity to learn some of the skills he uses. thanks to Isaac for his time and the students for being great ambassadors of CPES.

PreK Concert and family Day

December 19, 2016
​ Thanks to all the parents and families who came for breakfast and a great family morning. The performances were cute and exciting.

Winter - Outside Recess Practice

December 14, 2016
​ We have had a few questions from parents, staff, and students on our wind chill policy/ practice at our school. It is as follows:  Wind Chill Safety Practice at CPES: When the windchill or temperature falls to -30 C, school administration will advise school staff to keep students inside, during...

Literacy Night

November 18, 2016
​ A celebration of reading and things involving literacy was held at CPES on Thursday, Nov. 17. Many students and families came out to read together, engage in crafts and activities and enjoy some milk and cookies. thanks to Mrs. Pierlot and Janine Grassing for all their hard work.

Remembrance Day Service

November 14, 2016
​ Students and staff participated in a Remembrance Day Service with assistance from the Nipawin Legion and Air Cadets. Wreaths were laid by the Legion and by classrooms.

Halloween at Central Park

October 31, 2016
​ Have a safe and fun Halloween.

Muffin Morning and Literacy

October 12, 2016
​ Grade 2 classes welcomed parents and families for a Muffin and book Oct. 7. It was exciting to see all the reading going on in the classrooms while muffins, coffee and milk were enjoyed by all.

ThanksGiving Potlucks

October 12, 2016
​ Potluck lunches were held at CPES in Grae 1 and with Grade 3 (rm26) and K (rm8) on Friday Oct 7. It was wonderful to see all the parents and families come together to meet, to enjoy time with their children at school and to partake in all the wonderful...

NNFK Feed a Kid Campaign

October 03, 2016
​Mrs. Chorney (NNFK President) along with Mrs. Corrigan (representative from town of Nipawin) kicked off Feed a Kid month for October in Nipawin.

Assembly - Rider Pride Day

October 03, 2016
​ Our monthly assembly took place on Sept. 30th. Mrs. Chorney with Mrs. Corrigan kicked off NNFK's Feed-a-Kid campaign which runs through the month of October. Thank you to the town for declaring October Feed-a-Kid month. Thanks to Mrs. Tallon's Grade 1's, Miss Senger's Grade 1's and Mrs. Nakonechny with Miss...

Terry Fox Walk / Run

September 29, 2016
​Students, staff, parents and community members participated in the annual Terry Fox Run on Sept. 29. Mrs. Tallon presented a video about Terry's run and led some stretching before leading the run in Central Park. As of this time, CPES has raised over $563 from donations. Thank you to all who...

Picture Day

September 29, 2016
​ Check with your child's teacher if any questions.

Welcome back Assembly

September 02, 2016
​ Students were welcomed to CPES by Mrs. Pierlot and Mr. Lorenz. All staff were introduced and some expectations for recess and lunch were reviewed.

Labour Day

August 25, 2016
​ No School September 5th.

School begins

August 25, 2016
​ The 2016 -2017 school year will begin on Thursday, September 1. Form 2 Kindergarten will begin on September 2nd.


August 25, 2016
​ New student registration will be on Monday, August 29th. 9:00 - 12:00 and 1:00 - 3:00.

Kindergarten Graduation

June 17, 2016
​ We at CPES want to wish all the K students a great summer.

A masterpiece

April 14, 2016
​ Grade 3 girls club worked on the idea of being unique and individuals but also how great we become when we work together.

Legion Poster Contest Winners

April 08, 2016
​ Congratulations to the winners of the Legion's Remembrance Day Poster Contest. In the black and white category 3rd Emma Mercereau, 2nd Jayden Yadlowsky, 1st Sydney Rann. In the colour category 3rd Savannah Severight, 2nd Trinity Michel, 1st Danica Aquino. Thank you to the Legion for sponsoring and supporting this activity. Joining...

Leprechauns Cause a Mess

March 17, 2016
​  Room 25 had set traps to catch a Leprechaun but, the Leprechauns foiled the traps and left a tasty mess.

CPES Act Early Club

March 14, 2016
​ Our Central Park Early Act Club is a group of interested leaders from Grade 3 who wish to contribute in positive ways to their school, community and world. The Rotary Club of Nipawin is providing sponsorship and guidance of this Club and attended our Charter Meeting today. Students received club...

TeleMiracle Fundraising

March 03, 2016
​ Students at CPES purchased Helping Hands. Goals were set: 300 - pie Mrs. Pierlot; 400 duct tape Mr. Lorenz to a wall. Thanks to Mr. Duff and Ms. Grayson for the donation of the tape. Great job students on all your fundraising efforts.

Courtesy Clerk

February 26, 2016
​ Mrs. McBain, admin assistant at CPES was named the courtesy clerk for Rotary. Mrs. McBain has a bright smile and a welcome to all who come to CPEs.

Assembly - Telemiracle

February 26, 2016
​ A great assembly. Filling our buckets and pieing Mrs. Pierlot for Telemiracle. Students needed to buy 300 helping hands. Top buyers in each class had the privilege.

Pink Day

February 26, 2016
​ ​ Central Park Elementary students participated in the anti-bullying activities as part of National Pink Day.

January Assembly

February 03, 2016
​ At the "Hat Day" assembly, performances by the grade 1's, 2's and a plan from the grade 3 act early group was followed by a draw for some sleds for those who had brought back thier safe routes to school surveys.


January 27, 2016
​     A great turn out for an evening of reading. It was great to see all the students and families come to CPES and enjoy reading together. Milk and cookies helped make the time even more special. A huge thank you to Janine Grassing (outreach) and Shelley Pierlot (principal)...

Welcome Back

January 05, 2016
​Happy New Year to the students and families of CPES.

NNFK Donation

November 30, 2015
​ The Knights of Columbus made a generous donation of $400 to Nipawin Nutrition for Kids. Presenting the cheque is Eloy Schermann.

NNFK Donation

November 24, 2015
​ The Diamond North Credit Union held a hotdog sale and raised $397 for Nipawin Nutrion for Kids. Pictured are Melanie Zich, Wendy Beasley and Debbie Chorney (NNFK).

Remembrance Day Service

November 10, 2015
​ A Remembrance Day Service was held On November 10. Thanks to the Legion, Air Cadets and Veterans who helped make it a special affair.

CPES Halloween

October 30, 2015
​ CPES costume Parade

Scare Away Hunger

October 30, 2015
​ CPES in conjunction with Melody Motors collected food for the Nipawin Food Bank. A huge thank-you to all who brought in food. Thank you to Melody Motors for this initiative and the donation to CPES.
IMG_0378 (640x427).jpg

October Assembly

October 29, 2015
​ Our Orange and Black Spirit Day had performances by grade 2 and 3, costume parade by form 2 Kindergarten and learning Happy Birthday in Cree.

November Dates to Remember

October 28, 2015
Nov. 2 - Students Achieve Workshop for Teachers - 3:45 - 4:30 pm. ​Nov. 4 - Brain Walk for Students Nov. 6 - DLR #1 Deadline for Grades 2 and 3 Nov. 10 - Remembrance Day Program - 11 am. Nov. 11 - No School - Remembrance Day Nov. 12 -...

Farm to Fork

October 20, 2015
​     Grade 3 students from CPES and Grade 4 students from WES participated in the Farm to Fork program which helps students learn about where and how we get our food. The students rotated through 8 different stations during their time.


October 19, 2015
​ Thoughtexchange is an online tool to help understand what is important to our parents, staff, students and community members. Families who have provided us with their email address will be emailed the link to Thoughtexchange which includes some open-ended questions to respond to, to provide input for our school. Thank...

Terry Fox Run

October 01, 2015
  Staff and students celebrated the 35th Anniversary of Terry's Marathon of Hope by watching a video of Terry, warming up and then walking and running with families and community members.

Assembly - Rider Pride and wear green

September 28, 2015
​ CPES students showed great school spirit by proudly wearing their Green and Rider Gear.

Picture Day

September 21, 2015
​ Click on the link for tips for picture day.

Open House

September 15, 2015
​Thanks to parents and families for joining CPES for our open house and hot dog sale. Thanks to Nipawin Masons for barbqueing and to BEd students for rolling and delivering hotdogs and juice.

Toque Donation

September 11, 2015
​ Thanks to Nipawin Minor Hockey for donating extra ato Mc toques to CPES. These will be given to students who do not have warm headwear during the winter. Pictured are Rob Wallington, Kooper Wallington and Janine Grassing (CPES Outreach).


September 08, 2015
​ A big thank you to Kendra Friesen and her family, for donating new lunch bags full of school supplies to our school. Thank you so much!!

ROAR Assembly

September 03, 2015
​School wide expectations for all students. Parents welcome to attend.