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Physical Literacy Groups

Click HERE to access the goups for this round of Physical Literacy

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Regular Board Meeting: 12-Feb-19

The Regular Board Meeting of the YK1 Board of Trustees is coming soon! Date:  Tues., February 12, 2019...

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Grade 8 Parent Night: February 20, 2019

École Sir John Franklin High School will host a Grade 8 Parent Information Night on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 starti...

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2019-2020 YK1 School Calendars: Second Drafts

Dear parents and guardians, Thank you for all your comments regarding the 2019-2020 school year calendars. Following...

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NWT Canadian Parents for French AGM: February 2

The Northwest Territories' Canadian Parents for French (CPF) chapter will host its Annual General Meeting at École J.H....

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YK1's Jeff Seabrook named one of "Canada's Outstanding Principals"

Yellowknife Education District No. 1 (YK1) is thrilled to announce that Jeff Seabrook, principal of École William McDon...

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Talent Show Fundraiser for Eugene Roach: Jan. 31

You're invited to a talent show fundraiser at École William McDonald Middle School on Thursday, January 31. Students fr...

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Parent Letter: Requesting an amendment to the Education Act to extend Trustee te...

Attached is a letter from Yellowknife Education District No. 1 (YK1) Chairperson John Stephenson regarding the length...

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Parent Information Nights: January 22 and January 24

YK1 is hosting two parent information nights with French Immersion Math Consultant Renée Michaud next week. Renée Mic...

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Enjoy an evening of art at École William McDonald Middle School

Join École William McDonald Middle School for Art Night on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 starting at 7:00 p.m. Discover...

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Student Support Declaration: Deadline February 18, 2019

Please be advised that Notices of Assessment were mailed on January 4, 2019. Anyone wishing to change their school supp...

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Town Hall Meeting: École J.H. Sissons Rebuild Project

Please find attached a bilingual press release from the Department of Education about the town hall meeting scheduled...

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Town Hall Meeting: JHS Geotechnical Study Results

ECE and YK1 will be hosting a public meeting for the presentation of the geotechnical study results for the École J.H....

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Regular Board Meeting: 8-Jan-19

The Regular Board Meeting of the YK1 Board of Trustees is: DATE:  January 8, 2019 TIME:  7:00 p.m....

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2019-2020 Draft Calendars: Give us your feedback!

Dear parents and guardians, Attached are the draft calendars for the 2019-2020 school year for your consideration. On...

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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...