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2019 Welcome Back BBQ

Join YK1 for a Welcome Back BBQ on Saturday, August 31, 2019 in the YK1 parking lot (5402 50 Avenue) from 11:00 a.m. to...

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2019-2020 School Supply Lists

Click here to access 2019-2020 school supply lists for all six YK1 schools. Have a great summer! Ecole J.H. Sisso...

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École J.H. Sissons Project Summary - June 2019

The Steering Committee comprised of a number of different organizations continues to meet regularly to provide governanc...

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YK1 Board Bulletin - June 11, 2019

Please take a moment to view the bilingual board bulletin for the regular board meeting held on Tuesday, June 11, 20...

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Mini WE Day Live Feed

Watch WMS Mini We Day live!! Tickets still available, contact us at 873-5814. Tickets are free but you need one to at...

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Regular Board Meeting: 11-Jun-19

The Regular Board meeting of the YK1 Board of Trustees is coming up. Date:  Tuesday, June 11, 2019 Tim...

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Two YK1 teachers inducted into NWT Education Hall of Fame

Two of YK1's longest-serving teachers were inducted into the NWT Education Hall of Fame on June 5. The school district...

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Appointment of acting superintendent during medical leave

Attached is a letter from YK1 Chairperson John Stephenson which details that Ed Lippert, assistant superintendent of YK1...

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Regular Board Meeting: 14-May-19

The Regular Board Meeting of the YK1 Board of Trustees is coming up. Date:  Tuesday, May 14, 2019 Time: 7:00 p....

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UPDATE: École J.H. Sissons School Rebuild

Following four public meetings held last week, Yellowknife Education District No. 1, the GNWT's Department of Education...

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Administration changes for 2019-2020 school year

Yellowknife Education District No. 1 (YK1) has three administration staffing changes to announce ahead of the 2019-2020...

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2019 JK & K Camps are coming up!

Are you thinking about registering your child in junior kindergarten or kindergarten next year? Are you considering Rang...

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Fourth public accommodations meeting scheduled

*** Please note that a fourth public accommodations meeting has been scheduled for Thursday, April 25 at N.J. Macpherson...

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REMINDER: Draft Accommodations Plan Meetings

Please find attached a stakeholder letter from YK1 Superintendent Metro Huculak regarding three public meetings coming...

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Public Meetings: Draft Accommodations Scenarios

Please find attached a stakeholder letter from YK1 Superintendent Metro Huculak regarding three public meetings coming...

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Annual Ratepayer's Meeting: 16-Apr-19

The Trustees of YK1 will be holding their annual Ratepayer's Meeting: Date: Tuesday, April 16, 2019 Tim...

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Regular Board Meeting: 9-Apr-19

The Trustees of YK1 will be holding their Regular Board Meeting: Date: Tuesday, April 9, 2019 Time: 7:0...

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YK1 Ratepayer Meeting - April 16, 2019

Everyone is welcome to attend YK1's Ratepayer Meeting on April 16, 2019. The meeting will be held at the YK1 district of...

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WMS Parent Letter - Mar. 14, 2019

Good afternoon parents of École William McDonald Middle School students,  Please read the following letter from Y...

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Final 2019-2020 YK1 Calendars

The Board of Trustees for Yellowknife Education District No. 1 (YK1) approved the 2019-2020 school calendars during thei...

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Regular Board Meeting: 12-Mar-19

The Trustees of YK1 will be holding their Regular Board Meeting: Date:  Tues., March 12, 2019 Time: ...

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NWT Canadian Parents for French AGM: March 4

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

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WMS Parent Letter - Feb. 22, 2019

Good afternoon parents of École William McDonald Middle School students,  Please read the following letter from YK1...

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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....