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Update: École J.H. Sissons Replacement School Project

After much study and discussion with various government and stakeholder groups, Yellowknife Education District No. 1 (YK...

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Regular Board Meeting: 11-Dec-18

The Regular Board Meeting of the YK1 Board of Trustees is coming up: Date:  Tuesday, December 11, 2018...

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CBC Canadian Music Class Challenge

Our Grade 6 & 7 classes have submitted videos to the 2018 Canadian Music Class Challenge! On December 11, the top ten...

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Education savings incentives: Plan for your child’s future

Planning for a child’s post-secondary education, whether it is in an apprenticeship program, CEGEP, trade school, coll...

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Organizational and Regular Board Meeting: 13-Nov-18

The Annual Organizational Meeting of the Board of Trustees is coming up: Date:  Tuesday, November 13, 2018...

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Public Notice: Library Revitalization - WMS

Dear Parents/Guardians, École William McDonald Middle School is excited to announce their Library Revitalization pro...

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Cannabis Information: Parents & Staff

Check out the information for Parents and School Staff regarding cannabis and school. PARENTS: What you need to kn...

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YK1 student wins We Day award at Edmonton conference

Click here to read a press release from Jeff Seabrook, principal of École William McDonald Middle School, about Grade...

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Voting Locations for Election Day

Election Day is coming up! On Monday, October 15, 2018, Yellowknife residents can cast votes for the municipal and schoo...

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World Teachers' Day 2018

Friday, October 5, 2018 marks World Teachers' Day. Click here to read a press release from YK1 Superintendent Metro Hucu...

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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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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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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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Sports Academy Registration

Click here to access this year's Wildcats Academy registration. Please note that the due date for the form and money i...

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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...

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WMS Parent Information Night

Come see if middle school programming suits your child's needs and take a tour of the only true middle school in the ter...

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École J.H. Sissons Site Recommendation Decision Letter

Click here to read a press release from YK1 Superintendent Metro Huculak regarding the Board of Trustees' decision on...

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Open House dates for all schools

All YK1 schools are excited to host their Fall Open Houses for all of the public. Range Lake North School:  Se...

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Regular Board Meeting - 12-Sep-17

The Regular Board Meeting of the YK1 Board of Trustees is coming up. Date:  Tuesday, September 12, 2017...

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French for Parents Workshops

Attention CPF NWT Members!   Have you been wanting to learn French?  Maybe to keep up with your child(ren) as th...

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Pancake Breakfast

Join us for a FREE Pancake Breakfast Saturday! Date:  Saturday, August 26, 2017 Time:  10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m....

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Regular Board Meeting: 13-Jun-17

The Regular Board meeting is coming up. Date:  Tuesday, June 13, 2017 Time:  7:00 p.m. Locati...

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Regular Board Meeting: 14-Mar-17

The regular meeting of the YK1 Board of Trustees is taking place: Date: Tuesday, March 14, 2017 Time:  7:00 p.m....

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Regular Board Meeting: 14-Feb-17

Please join YK1 Trustees for the Regular monthly Board Meeting: Date:  Tues., February 14, 2017 Time:...

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Thank you for your feedback!

YK1 would like to thank all parents who responded to the school calendar survey.  We were impressed by the overwhelming...

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Marking the tragedy in the City of Quebec

YK1, along with other agencies, will be lowering their flags to half-mast to mark the tragic events which took place in...

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Junior Kindergarten Information & Resources

Do you have questions about Junior Kindergarten at YK1 for the 2017-2018 school year?  Please see some resource links b...

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Important calendar dates for 2017-2018

YK1 has been unable to finalize their school calendar as of yet.  This is due to the unsettled issue surrounding the Me...

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YK1 Town Hall Meeting - January 24, 2017

Please join the YK1 Board of Trustees and Administration for our Town Hall Meeting on January 24, 2017. 

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Regular Board Meeting: 10-Jan-17

The Regular Board meeting is right around the corner.   Date:  January 10, 2017 Time: 7:00 p.m....

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WMS Weekly Jan 11-18

Click here for this weeks update!

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CPF Circus Fun!

Click here for an exciting opportunity for fun over the Christmas Break!

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YK1 Bulletin for December 2015

Click here to view YK1's December Bulletin.