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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Updated Accommodation Scenario & Parent Meeting

To all parents and stakeholders, attached is an Updated YK1 Accommodation Scenario for École J.H. Sissons students du...

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YK1 Board Bulletin - October 8, 2019

Please take a moment to view the bilingual board bulletin for the regular board meeting held on Tuesday, October 8, 2...

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Regular Board Meeting: 8-Oct-19

The YK1 Board of Trustees will convene their Regular meeting: Date:  Tues., October 8 Time:  7:00 p.m...

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Yellowknife Education Forum: Candidate Answers

Please find attached a document that contains all the written answers submitted by Yellowknife MLA candidates as part of...

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Parent Letter: Student Climate Change Rally

To all parents and guardians of YK1 students, attached is a letter from superintendent Metro Huculak regarding the stu...

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Yellowknife Education Forum: This Wednesday!

Yellowknife Education District No. 1, Yellowknife Catholic Schools and la Commission scolaire francophone Territoires d...


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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 seven weeks in each exploratory course: Industrial Arts, Home Economics, Art, Technology, Community Awareness and Outdoor Education. 

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 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

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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Our Staff

Administrative Assistant & Finance
West, Liz
Administrators
Lee-Lewis, Jodi - Principal
Jelinski, Heather - Assistant Principal
Librarian
Minkoff, Cheryl
Counsellors
Steyn, Brad - YK1 Community Liaison Counsellor
Teachers
Brennan, Samuel - 8B
Bromley, Laura - 6/7A
Cockburn, Elise - 7C
Dillon, Phil - 6/7A
Fenwick, Kamey - Music/Drama
Fortin, Olivier - 6B
Frosst, Maude - 6IF
Grady, Mitch - 8PIFB/Industrial Arts
Green, Scott - 7PIF
Hamel-Bouchard, Chantal - 6C
Jelinski, Heather - 8PIF
Lalonde, Lynn - 8A
McDonald, Paige - 8PIFA
Nicks, Emily - 7D
Raymond, Marie-Ève - 7B
Sonier, Fédérick - PE/8PIF/Outdoor Ed
Wicks, Darren - PE
Educational Assistants
Blouin, Kathy
Craig, Jason
Gagnon, Angie
Longchamps, Sonia
Mobach, Anne
Vienneau, Patricia
Custodians
Lao, Thanh
Snook, Daena
Student Services
McOuat, Kristan - Program Support Teacher
Parisella, Mélanie - Social Emotional Learning Support Teacher
Waterhouse, Susan - Program Support Teacher

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