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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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Regular Board Meeting: 10-Nov-20

The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 will hold its next meeting on November 10, 2020. ...

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Organizational Board Meeting: 10-Nov-20

The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 will hold its annual Organizational Meeting on November ...

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Wildcat News November 6th

Click here to access this month's Wildcat News!

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YK1 Superintendent Letter: Public use of school gymnasiums

To all staff, students, parents/guardians and stakeholders: Attached is a letter from YK1 Superintendent/ CEO Ed Lippert...

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REMINDER: Use of face masks/coverings on school buses

To all YK1 families: As temperatures get colder, more students are wearing masks, balaclavas and scarves on school buses...

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YK1 Board Bulletin - October 13, 2020

Please take a moment to view the bilingual board bulletin for the regular board meeting held on Tuesday, October 13,...

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Regular Board Meeting: 13-Oct-20

The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 will hold its next meeting on October 13, 2020.  T...

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WMS Bulletin #7

Click here to access the WMS Bulletin #7

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First Transit seeking part-time bus drivers

First Transit is hiring part-time school bus drivers in Yellowknife. The company, which provides busing services for YK...

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Passing of beloved high school teacher Maureen Tonge

To all YK1 staff, students, parents/guardians and stakeholders: Attached is a letter from Superintendent/ CEO Ed Lipp...

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UPDATE: 2020-2021 YK1 school pictures

To all YK1 families: In mid-September we announced that 2020-2021 school pictures would be delayed indefinitely based...

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Securing additional school buses for the winter

To all YK1 families: In collaboration with other local school boards and First Transit, YK1 has ordered additional scho...

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Extended bus pass sales until September 25, 2020

To all YK1 families: First Transit will be selling more bus passes from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. from September 16...

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Need a bus pass for winter? Please let us know!

To all YK1 families: Please let us know by Friday, September 18, 2020 if you are planning on purchasing a bus pass fo...

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2020-2021 school pictures delayed indefinitely

To all YK1 families: 2020-2021 school pictures will be delayed indefinitely following a recommendation from the GNWT’...

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YK1 Board Bulletin - August 11, 2020

Please take a moment to view the bilingual board bulletin for the regular board meeting held on Tuesday, August 11, 2...

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Final Deadline Extension: Bus Pass Sales

To all YK1 families: The company that provides busing services for YK1 students, First Transit, will be open from 4:3...

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YK1 Superintendent Letter: Welcome Back and Good Luck

To all staff, students, parents/guardians and stakeholders: Attached is a letter from YK1 Superintendent/ CEO Ed Lippert...

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Regular Board Meeting: 8-Sep-20

The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 will hold its next meeting on September 8, 2020. ...

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Important back-to-school resources for YK1 families

To all YK1 families: Attached are some important back-to-school resources for YK1 families, including a parent communiqu...

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Deadline Extension: YK1 Bus Pass Sales

To all YK1 families: The company that provides busing services for YK1 students, First Transit, has agreed to extend th...

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2020-2021 Bussing Information

To all YK1 families: Attached is a document from First Transit containing important bussing information for the 2020-202...

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Minister Message: 2020-2021 School Reopenings

To all YK1 families: Attached is a message from Education, Culture and Employment Minister R.J. Simpson regarding the re...

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YK1 school offices are now open!

YK1 school offices have reopened and staff are available to answer back-to-school and registration questions! Offices w...

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2020-2021 WMS School Reopening Plan

To all staff, students, parents/guardians and stakeholders: Attached is the 2020-2021 reopening plan for Ecole Willia...

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Press Release: 2020-2021 YK1 School Reopening Plans

Dear staff, students, parents/guardians and stakeholders: Attached is a press release regarding YK1's 2020-2021 schoo...

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Regular Board Meeting: 11-Aug-20

The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 will hold its next meeting on August 11, 2020.  Ti...

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Synchronization of Trustee and municipal elections

Dear parents: Over the past two years, Yellowknife Education District No. 1 (YK1) and Yellowknife Catholic Schools (YCS...

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Kim Lee named instructional coordinator of English programs

To all staff, students, parents/ guardians and stakeholders: Attached is a press release from YK1 Superintendent Metro...