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Information Night: French Math Consultant

YK1 is proud to invite you to an information evening with French Immersion Math Consultant Renée Michaud. Based in Cal...

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YK1 is seeking substitute teachers!

With a new school year underway, Yellowknife Education District No. 1 (YK1) is seeking more substitute teachers. Package...

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YK1 Board Bulletin - September 10, 2019

Please take a moment to view the bilingual board bulletin for the regular board meeting held on Tuesday, September 1...

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UPDATE: New YK1 School Project

The Steering Committee tasked with overseeing the New YK1 School Project continues to meet on a regular basis. The commi...

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Fire Drills - September 19th and 20th

This Thursday and Friday we will hold our first fire drills of the school year. We will use the same process as was in p...

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La Semaine en Revue - 16 au 20 septembre

In order to streamline the publication of our 'Semaine en Revue', we are trying a different approach this week. We would...

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School Photo Days are coming up!

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

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La Semaine en Revue - 9 au 13 septembre

La Semaine en Revue Ecole J.H. Sissons le 9 au 13 septembre, 2019 Directeur: Mr. Graham Arts (graham.arts@yk1.nt....

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Regular Board Meeting: 10-Sep-19

The regular meeting of the YK1 Board of Trustees is coming up. Date:  Tuesday, September 10, 2019 Time...

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2019-2020 YK1 Open Houses

All YK1 schools will be hosting public Open Houses over the next few weeks. Drop by our schools during the following tim...

PAC Meeting

The JHS PAC invites parents to attend our first PAC Meeting this year on Wednesday Sept 11 in the music room at 7pm. The...

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Yellowknife Education Forum: September 25

Yellowknife Education District No. 1, Yellowknife Catholic Schools and la Commission scolaire francophone Territoires d...

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Reminder: Forrest Drive Closure

Dear parents, with school resuming on Tuesday, September 3 we thought we'd remind you of ongoing construction work takin...

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Traffic and parking lot changes at Mildred Hall School

To all Mildred Hall School and YK1 parents, attached is a letter from YK1 Superintendent Metro explaining some important...

August 29, 2019 - Class Lists and School Opening Information Coming...

Welcome back to our students and families. I am pleased to be joining the J.H. Sissons team this year and I am looking f...

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Early Literacy Backpack Program

DID YOU KNOW? All YK1 junior kindergarten students will get a head-start on their learning this year with our Early Lite...

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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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Parent Letter: Meet the new principal of École J.H. Sissons

Yellowknife Education District No. 1 (YK1) is excited to announce that Graham Arts will be the new principal of École...

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JHS School Supplies List 2019-20

Good morning, Here is the school supplies list 2019-2020. http://jhs.yk1.nt.ca/documents/general/J.H. Sissons Scho...

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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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Register your child for the Birchbark Discovery Centre!

Birchbark Discovery Centre: Call for Expressions of Interest for the 2019-2020 School Year The Birchbark Discovery Ce...

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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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Hay River Track & Field Meet

Good morning everyone!  We are finally sending you the information for this year's Hay River Track & Field meet. We...

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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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Register your child for a YK1 French Camp now!

You can register your child for a French Camp at École J.H. Sissons here. Four camps will be offered over the next few...

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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...