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Superintendent Video: Continuation of Learning

YK1 Superintendent Metro Huculak provides an update on the continuation of learning. Parents can expect to hear from the...

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Superintendent Letter: Continuation of Learning

To all parents and stakeholders, attached is a letter from YK1 Superintendent Metro Huculak regarding the continuatio...

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Frequently Asked Questions: JK-12 Continuing Learning

Have questions about how learning will continue for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year? The Department of Educat...

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NWT Education Bulletin: March 30, 2020

To all parents and stakeholders, attached is the NWT Education Bulletin that was released this afternoon (English and...

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YK1 playgrounds closed until further notice

Please note that all of YK1's playgrounds and equipment are closed to the public effective immediately. This action has...

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March 25, 2020 Parent Letter from Education Minister

To all parents and guardians, attached is a letter from Education, Culture and Employment (ECE) Minister R.J. Simpson...

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Minister recommends closing schools for rest of school year

On March 25, 2020, Education, Culture and Employment (ECE) Minister R.J. Simpson and NWT education leaders issued a new...

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YK1 passes motion to close schools for rest of school year

The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 (YK1) has approved a motion to close all its schools for t...

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YK1 District Office closed until further notice

Please note that YK1's District Office will be closed until further notice as a social distancing measure amid COVID-19...

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Joint Letter - YK1 & YCS cancelling classes

Attached is a bilingual joint letter from Yellowknife Education District No. 1 and Yellowknife Catholic Schools regardi...

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COVID-19 Joint Communication - YK1, YCS & CSFTNO

Yellowknife education bodies, in collaboration with the Government of the Northwest Territories and health officials, ar...

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GNWT Coronavirus Information and Resources

To all parents and stakeholders, you're encouraged to visit the Government of the Northwest Territories' Department of H...

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Regular Board Meeting: 10-Mar-20

The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 will hold a Regular Board Meeting on Tuesday, March 10,...

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2020 Calendar Amendment for JHS & WMS Last School Day

To all parents of Ecole J.H. Sissons and Ecole William McDonald Middle School students, attached is a letter from YK1 Su...

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YK1 Board Bulletin - February 11, 2020

Please take a moment to view the bilingual board bulletin for the regular board meeting held on Tuesday, February 11,...

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Information Evening: École Sir John Franklin High School

Is your child transitioning to École Sir John Franklin High School in September 2020? If so, learn more during a paren...

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Parent Information Sessions: New YK1 School Project

Join YK1 for two information sessions to learn more about the school that will replace the current Ecole J.H. Sissons....

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Renowned French author Andre Marois visits YK1

In partnership with Communication Jeunesse, YK1 is proud to announce the visit of award-winning French author Andre Mar...

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Regular Board Meeting: 11-Feb-20

The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 will hold a Regular Board Meeting on Tuesday, February ...

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Phone Issue: Please Call (867) 873-2198

To all parents, we are currently experiencing issues with our main phone line, (867) 873-5814. Please call (867) 873-219...

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JK & K Information Sessions are coming up!

Are you thinking about registering your child in junior kindergarten or kindergarten for September 2020? Are you consid...

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Alain Pelletier Bullying Presentations: February 7

Two YK1 schools will welcome a special guest next week. Alain Pelletier will visit École J.H. Sissons and École Willia...

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2020 School Support Declaration Forms

School Support Declaration Forms have been mailed out to all ratepayers by the City of Yellowknife. As a ratepayer you h...

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Child and Youth Care Counsellor Information Session

Child and youth care counsellors are being introduced at all Yellowknife schools in the 2020-2021 school year. Yellowkni...

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2020 YK1 Photo Retake Schedule

YK1 Photo Retake Days are coming up! Check out the following schedule to make sure your child is prepared for the day. H...

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YK1 Board Bulletin - January 14, 2020

Please take a moment to view the bilingual board bulletin for the regular board meeting held on Tuesday, January 14,...

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Public Health: Pertussis Outbreak in Yellowknife

The following is a media advisory that was issued by the GNWT’s Department of Health and Social Services on January 15...

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Regular Board Meeting: 14-Jan-20

The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 will hold a Regular Board Meeting on Tuesday, January 14...

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YK1 Board Bulletin - December 10, 2019

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

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District Office Closed Dec. 21 - Jan. 5 inclusive

Please note that YK1's District Office will be closed from Saturday, December 21, 2019 to Sunday, January 5, 2020 inclu...

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Regular Board Meeting: 10-Dec-19

The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 will hold a Regular Board Meeting on Tuesday, December 10...

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Final YK1 Accommodation Plan - Dec. 4, 2019

To all YK1 parents, attached is the Final YK1 Accommodation Plan for students while they are displaced from École J.H....

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Parent Survey: JHS & WMS Last Student Day 2019-20

To all parents of École J.H. Sissons and École William McDonald Middle School students, In order to get École J.H....

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YK1 Board Bulletin - November 12, 2019

Please take a moment to view the bilingual board bulletin for the regular board meeting held on Tuesday, November 12,...