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Phone: (867) 873-5814
Fax: (867) 873-4671

Address: 50 Taylor RD Yellowknife NT X1Z 3X2

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List of 2018 Trustee Nominees

Notice is hereby given that the following persons have been nominated for the election of Trustees to Yellowknife Educat...

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Election Staff Needed!

Anyone interested in applying for an Election Staff Position for the Trustee Election, Monday, October 15, 2018, is invi...

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Free Family Show! Bighetty Bros Puppeteers

The Department of Education, Culture and Employment is hosting over 70 Indigenous language educators in Yellowknife this...

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YK1 Open Houses

All YK1 schools will be hosting public Open Houses over the next few weeks. Drop by our schools during the following tim...

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Nominations for Trustee open today

Do you or someone you know want to become a YK1 Trustee? Nominations for Trustee open today (August 31) and close at ...

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2018-2019 School Calendars Finalized

Yellowknife Education District No. 1’s Board of Trustees approved the 2018-2019 school calendar during their regular m...




About Us

Welcome to École William McDonald Middle School!

École William McDonald Middle School is Yellowknife’s only true middle school!  Students have the opportunity to develop their literacy and social skills within all aspects of the academic program, the elective courses and co-curricular activities.

Our excellent school facilities provide the backdrop for student achievement in the academic subjects, the arts, physical education and the co-curricular activities. Our school staff, parent volunteers, and community representatives are all vital human resources through which our students receive support in their daily learning experiences at École William McDonald Middle School.

Not since birth has the adolescent brain gone through greater growth as it does in these three years. Our students are truly receptive and ready to "take charge" and we provide many opportunities for students to grow and challenge themselves with programs like:

Exploratories – Four options, the students will get a chance to try them all! Industrial Arts in our modern IA shop, Home Ec in our full service kitchen lab, Art is taken in our fully stocked art room and Outdoor Ed takes advantage of the wooded location of the school.

Me to We – Is a club that heightens the awareness of social and economic differences in the world and empowers the students to effect change within the community and globally.

Camp Akaitcho – Challenges students and fosters independence while teaching students the ability to live and survive in the winter landscape. Students snowmobile out for a weeklong stay in an igloo or a quincee putting all their new skills to the test!

Hidden Lake Canoe Trip – Canoeing out to Hidden Lake in June…This trip is a favorite of students!

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Athletics

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WMS Hay River Soccer Team

Congratulations to the WMS Girls team that traveled to Hay River this past weekend..A chilly wet weekend but they walked...

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Hockey Academy Registration

Click here for the 2015/16 Hockey Academy Registration form. 

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Territorial Track Meet Medal Winners!

Congratulations to Janaya Hanninen and Mira Mercer for winning gold in Best Overall in their age category and to Jack...

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Jr. Cager Schedules

Grade 6 Girls Grade 6 Boys Grade 7 Girls Grade 7 Boys Grade 8 Girls Grade 8 Boys

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Jr. Spike It Schedules

As we recieve the schedules we will post the links below: Grade 6 Boys Grade 6 Girls Grade 7 Boys and Girls...

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Wildcat Wear Now On Sale!

If you would like to place an order, please fill out a separate order form for every piece you would like to purchase. ...



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Our Staff

Educational Assistants
Smith, Lydia
Gagnon, Angie
Graig, Jason
Student Services
Lee-Lewis, Jodi - PST
Murray, Sarah - PST

Yellowknife Education District No.1

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