Niton Central News

June 13 - June 17

Principal's Message

Dear Niton Central School Community,

With under three weeks to the end of the school year, we've had a ton of great activities going on, and more yet to come! Our Grade 9 Farewell Trip to the Palisades Centre was a huge success, and our Elementary Trip to Rotary Park in Whitecourt today promises to be a ton of fun! The Grade 7/8 trip to Jasper is going forward this Wednesday and students are excited to hike and have a soak in the Hot Springs! Also moving forward this Wednesday, our Grade 9's will be travelling to Parkland to experience a day in the life of a Grade 10 Student! Thanks go out to Ms. Servold at PCHS for arranging this opportunity for our students!

I'd also like to take the opportunity to thank my colleagues here at NCS. They've been working very hard and and giving their time, energy, and passion to make sure students have the opportunity to participate in trips, engaging learning activities, end of year screening assessments, and are prepared for end of year exams, PAT's included. Extra thanks also goes to the staff at the Green Grove Pool for their support in getting our students in the pool! It's been a high point in the day for so many kids!

Last week, I met with an enthusiastic group of Jr. High students who advocated for a Jr. High Dance to be held this Friday, from 5:30 - 8:30. Thanks to Alyssa, Ryland, Olyvia, and Andi for their work planning this event for their classmates!

Have a great week!

Mr. Steve Ripkens, Acting Principal

Niton Central School


Transportation Notice for 2022-2023 School Year



Please continue to phone the school or email Mrs. Benson at or your student's homeroom teacher if your child will be absent. Sign-out your student through the office if they will be picked up early and please notify their bus driver.

Week at a Glance!

Niton Central News - June 13th to 17th, 2022

Monday, June 13

Tuesday, June 14

  • Field Trip - Elementary - Rotary Park in Whitecourt.

Wednesday, June 15

  • Field Trip - Grade 7 & 8’s - Maligne Canyon and Miette Hot Springs

  • Grade 9’s at Parkland Composite High School (PCHS)

Thursday, June 16

  • NO Hot Lunch

Friday, June 17

  • Jr. High Dance - 5:30 - 8:30

  • Movie Night - Monsters Inc. - starts at 6:00 p.m. at the Niton Community Hall. Free admission, snacks and drinks provided. Craft Kit provided by the Niton Library. Thank you to Yellowhead County Libraries & Family and Community Support Services (FCSS). Registration is required. Please call 780-325-3782 or email

  • Grade 6 - Math and Reading PAT’s

  • Grade 9 - Math PAT

Upcoming Events:

  • June 16 - Grades 7 and 8 English final exam (Part A Written)

  • June 17 - PAT: Math 6 and 9 ,

  • June 17 - Math 7 and 8 final exam

  • June 20 - PAT: LA 6 and 9 (Part B)

  • June 20 - Grades 7 and 8 English final exam.

  • June 22 - PAT Social 6 and 9

  • June 22 - Grade 7 and 8 Social Final Exam

  • June 23 - Elementary Track & Field

  • June 24 - PAT: Grade 6 & 9 - Science

  • June 24 - Grades 7 and 8 Science final exam

  • June 28 - Awards Day - Start time TBA


  • Registration for the 2022-23 school year is open! Please contact the school if you did not receive a snapcode in your email (check spam). Remember to select the Returning Student option for any student previously registered with GYPSD. All Jr. Kindergarten and Kindergarten students will need to be registered as a New Student. If you have been issued a Yellowhead County address, please be sure to fill in the correct postal code as this will be linked with Transportation for bus mapping and pick up.

  • Please remember that if your child(ren) are sick, keep them at home to stop the spread. Rapid tests are still available at the office upon request.

  • Please make sure to send extra clothes in case your child(ren) gets wet or muddy.

  • Dirty shoes will not be allowed in the gym, please make sure your child(ren) has indoor shoes and shoes for outside.

Welcome to the World!

Grade 9 Farewell!