École William McDonald Middle School

Yellowknife Education District No. 1


Phone: (867) 873-5814 Fax: (867) 873-4671

Address: 50 Taylor RD Yellowknife NT X1Z 3X2

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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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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, the elective courses and co-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 – Four options, the students will get a chance to try them all! Industrial Arts in our modern IA shop, Home Ec in our full service kitchen lab, Art is taken in our fully stocked art room and Outdoor Ed takes advantage of the wooded location of the school.

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 quincee 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
Teachers
Brennan, Samuel - 8C
Bromley, Laura - 7A
Fortin, Olivier - 6B
Frosst, Maude - 6IF
Green, Scott - 8PIF
Hamel-Bouchard, Chantal - 6C
Lucas, Deirdre - 7PIFB
McDonald, Paige - 6D
McOuat, Kristan - 6A
Sonier, Fédérick - 7PIFA
Fenwick, Kamey - Music/Drama
Grady, Mitch - Teacher/IA
Lalonde, Lynn - 8A
Parisella, Mélanie - 7B
Stentaford, Allison - 8B
Wicks, Darren - PE
Educational Assistants
Craig, Jason
Smith, Lydia
Gagnon, Angie
Student Services
Murray, Sarah - PST

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