Welcome to Clinton Prairie Elementary School

Welcome to Clinton Prairie Elementary School.
The entire Clinton Prairie family of teachers, staff, and administrators are working diligently each day to provide the very best education in the state to our roughly 600 students in grades kindergarten through sixth.  The teachers are well versed in many instructional techniques to create productive citizens for Clinton County and Indiana.  The many programs offered at Clinton Prairie are sure to meet the diverse needs of all students.  You are encouraged to browse our website or schedule a visit to see what sets CP apart from all other elementary schools.
We are Gopher Great!


  1. Accelerated Weekend Experience - Northwestern University is offering a unique experience for students in grades 5-8. They will be offering an ACCELERATED WEEKEND EXPERIENCE for academically talented students in grades 5 through 8 a full, single weekend to explore an area of study in depth with an expert in the field. Students will: Gain insight into careers in math, science or technology. Engage with like-minded peers and motivating instructors. April 26 & 27, 2014 at La Lumiere School La Porte, IN • 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. each day.  Click here for more information.
  2. Check out the new Picture Gallery by clicking here.  It can be found under News, then select 2013 - 2014 Picture Gallery.
  3. The FACS Department is offering Prom dresses for our high school students. If you have any dresses you would like to donate, or would like to offer for sale, please contact either Mrs. Albitz 765-659-3305 x338 or Mrs. Stillwell 765-659-3305 x337.
  4. Box Top winning classrooms: 10) Brovont-673;  9) Schrock-674;  8) Sheets-772;  7) Morris-817;  6) Tatum-888;  5) Myers-1014;  4) Overman-1029;  3) Stockberger-1175;  2) Lock-1516;  1) Rynearson-1557.  Top 3 classrooms won a pizza party and the next 7 get milk shakes!  We collected $1626.20 in this contest.  So far this year we have collected $5027.10!  A new contest will start Monday.  KEEP COLLECTING – GREAT JOB!
  5. Students: Keep collecting box tops for this latest contest and keep bringing them in; Teachers: please send all box tops daily to Mrs. Clinton’s room.
  6. PARENTS: Please select the following for more information in regards to Special Education Students.  Joint Services, which is our Special Education Co-Op, and the State Special Education site IN*Source.
  7. All 5th Grade Students: Be sure to participate in the 2014 Indiana Urdan Forest Council Arbor Day Poster Contest!  1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place State Winners receive gift cards: $200.00, $100.00, and $60.00, respectively.  Please visit the Indiana Urban Forest Council's Education Page to learn more about the contest.
  8. GOPHER COAT CLOSET - If you know of a student who needs a coat, please contact Mrs. Rynearson.  She will gladly accept monetary donations as well.
  9. School Bus Drivers Needed for Clinton Prairie School Corporation.  Click here for more information.
  10. The Manson Church will be hosting a Study Table to aid your student with their homework on Tuesday evenings directly after school.  We have arrangements with the school to transport your child to our church.  It would be your responsibility to pick up your child, no later than 4:15 pm.  As we have limited space, we will have to limit our students in grades 1 thru 4.  School age siblings may also attend.  We do serve a snack as soon as the children arrive at the church.  Permission slips must be signed and turned in to the school office before they will be able to ride the bus.  If interested, contact Dorothy Chaney at 654-7370.
  11. Impact - the after school program at Abba's Place in Mulberry has 5th & 6th graders meeting on Tuesday and Thursday.  Information sheets are available in the office if interested.
  12. PARENTS: Please review the updated letter concerning back-door pickups after school by clicking here.

Snow Make-Up Days & Graduation

The following dates have been approved by the School Board as Snow Make-Up Days:
     Friday, May 30th; Monday, June 2nd; Tuesday, June 3rd.
Graduation: Sunday, June 8th @ 2:00 pm.

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Our third graders were anxiously awaiting a special performance from the @Indy_Symphony. Star Wars music too? http://t.co/OPz760Z5gF
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Reminder: Mid-term reports are going home this afternoon with students. That only means one thing. Only 28 days to keep working hard!
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Third grade is heading to the symphony today. Thanks to Mrs. Schilling for coordinating this trip.
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RT @BeckyCole73: Daisy Scouts from @CPElem at Clinton County Humane Society last night. Learning and donating and helping! http://t.co/9t1
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Good morning CP. Beautiful sunrise makes way for a fantastic day! http://t.co/BNBIGfA0go
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