École William McDonald Middle School

Yellowknife Education District No. 1


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

Address: 50 Taylor RD Yellowknife NT X1A 3X2

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New COVID-19 screening tools for students and teachers

Dear parents and guardians: Thank you for being so diligent in the screening of your children every day. In response t...

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YK1 Board Bulletin - November 10, 2020

Please take a moment to view the bilingual board bulletin for the regular board meeting held on Tuesday, November 10,...

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Wildcat News November 20th

Click HERE to see the latest Wildcat News!

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PBIS Blitz!

Check out our PBIS Blitz video!   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ImCAMklIFR4

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Parent Teacher Interviews Term 1

We have opened up the schedules for booking parent/teacher interviews. This year will be different, with teachers offeri...

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YK1 Superintendent Letter: Report Cards and PST Interviews

To all YK1 families: Attached is a letter from Superintendent/ CEO Ed Lippert regarding a number of upcoming events, inc...


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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 and extra-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 – Small groups of students spend approximately eight weeks in each exploratory course: Industrial Arts, Fine Arts, Technology, and Outdoor Education. 

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 quinzee 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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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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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

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Our Staff

Administrative Assistant & Finance
West, Liz
Administrators
Seabrook, Jeff - Principal
Jelinski, Heather - Assistant Principal
Librarian
Minkoff, Cheryl
Counsellors
Bowden, Sandra
Teachers
Bromley, Laura - 6/7D (English)
Cockburn, Elise - 6B (French Immersion)
Fenwick, Kamey - Music/Band
Fortin, Olivier - 6/7C (French Immersion)
Frosst, Maude - 6IF (Intensive French)
Green, Scott - 7PIF (Post-Intensive French)
McDonald, Paige - 6A (English)
Raymond, Marie-Eve - 7B (French Immersion)
Sonier, Federick - Phys. Ed./Outdoor Ed.
Wicks, Darren - Phys. Ed./Industrial Arts
Educational Assistants
Bousquet, Josiane
Gagnon, Angie
Minkoff, Cheryl
Mobach, Anne
Vienneau, Patricia
Custodians
Lao, Thanh
Student Services
McOuat, Kristan - Program Support Teacher
Simmons, Katey - Program Support Teacher

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