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Yellowknife, Ndilo & Dettah schools reopening on May 17

To all YK1 families: The Office of the Chief Public Health Officer has announced that all Yellowknife, Ndilo and Detta...

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Child and youth care counsellors available to families

To all YK1 families: Child and youth care counsellors (CYCCs) are available to support families by phone and video. CYC...

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Regular Board Meeting: 11-May-21

The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 will hold its next meeting on May 11, 2021.  Time:...

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GNWT expanding COVID-19 vaccine program to include 12+

To all YK1 parents: The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) has announced the expansion of its COVID-19 vacc...

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May 5, 2021: National Day of Awareness for MMIW

May 5, 2021 is the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and 2SLGBTQQIA+ (Two Spiri...

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YK1 Remote Learning Update: May 3, 2021

To all YK1 families: Attached is a letter from Superintendent/ CEO Ed Lippert with a remote learning update following...

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YK1 District Office closed to public until further notice

To all YK1 families: Please note that, in addition to all of our schools and facilities, YK1’s District Office will a...

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Yellowknife, Ndilo & Dettah schools closing until further notice

To all YK1 families: The Office of the Chief Public Health Officer has announced that all Yellowknife, Ndilo and Detta...

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COVID-19: N.J. Macpherson School Outbreak FAQs

To all YK1 families: Attached is a list of frequently asked questions and answers regarding the COVID-19 outbreak th...

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Confirmed Yellowknife COVID-19 case not linked to YK1

To all parents: Yellowknife Education District No. 1 has received confirmation from the Department of Education, Cultur...

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YK1 Board Bulletin - April 13, 2021

Please take a moment to view the bilingual board bulletin for the regular board meeting held on Tuesday, April 13, 20...

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Regular Board Meeting: 13-Apr-21

The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 will hold its next meeting on April 13, 2021.  Tim...

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DEADLINE EXTENSION: YK1 Strategic Priorities Feedback

DEADLINE EXTENSION: The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 (YK1) tabled a draft of its updated S...

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Have Your Say: Education Act Modernization

The Government of the Northwest Territories is working to modernize the Education Act. This project is one part of the...

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Draft YK1 Strategic Priorities: March 9, 2021

The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 (YK1) tabled a draft of its updated Strategic Priorities...

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YK1 Board Bulletin - March 9, 2021

Please take a moment to view the bilingual board bulletin for the regular board meeting held on Tuesday, March 9, 202...

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2021-2022 School Year Calendars Approved

The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 approved 2021-2022 school year calendars during their...

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Regular Board Meeting: 9-Mar-21

The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 will hold its next meeting on March 9, 2021.  Tim...

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YK1 Board Bulletin - February 9, 2021

Please take a moment to view the bilingual board bulletin for the regular board meeting held on Tuesday, February 9,...

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Regular Board Meeting: 9-Feb-21

The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 will hold its next meeting on February 9, 2021. ...

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Virtual JK/K Open Houses are coming up!

Are you thinking about registering your child in junior kindergarten or kindergarten for September 2021? Are you consid...

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Next YK1 Superintendent/ CEO Announcement

To all YK1 families: Attached is a letter from Chairperson Tina Drew announcing the school district's next Superintende...

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Special Board Meeting: 21-January-21

The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 (YK1) has called a Special Meeting for Thursday, January 2...

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Traffic Congestion

Please see the attached document for information regarding Traffic Congestion:   Traffic Congestion

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YK1 Board Bulletin - January 12, 2021

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

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2021 School Support Declarations

If you are a property owner in Yellowknife, you will receive your Notice of Assessment from the City soon. All ratepayer...

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Regular Board Meeting: 12-Jan-21

The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 will hold its next meeting on January 12, 2021.  T...

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District Office closed starting December 23, 2020

YK1's District Office will be closed from Wednesday, December 23, 2020 to Sunday, January 3, 2021 for the holiday season...

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YK1 Board Bulletin - December 8, 2020

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

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Extension of "No Stopping Zone" on Taylor Road

To all Ecole J.H. Sissons and Ecole William McDonald Middle School families: Attached is a notice from the City of Yello...

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Regular Board Meeting: 8-Dec-20

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

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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