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Cette Semaine à Sissons - le 26 au 30 octobre, 2020 - Updated

Hello to our Sissons families and extended community. Here is the school news for this week! Thanks for checking us out...

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Cette Semaine à Sissons - le 19 au 23 octobre, 2020

'Cette Semaine' is the weekly newsletter of École J.H. Sissons, keeping our community informed of upcoming school event...

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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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Subway Hot Lunches!

We are posting this note on behalf of our school's PAC and are very happy to see the return of hot lunches. Thank you ve...

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Cette Semaine à Sissons - le 13 au 16 octobre, 2020

Happy Thanksgiving to our students and families. Here is the news at Sissons for this coming week... Wall Tent Constr...

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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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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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Google Classroom Sessions for Parents

Our school district's Information Technology department has been working in collaboration with EdTech to offer a session...

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Cette Semaine à Sissons - le 5 au 9 octobre, 2020

This week's edition of Cette Semaine is relatively short. We hope you have a good week! World Teacher Day - October 5...

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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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Reminder - Orange Shirt Day - September 30th

We would just like to remind everyone that tomorrow, September 30th, is Orange Shirt Day. This event is to remind us of...

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Cette Semaine à Sissons - le 28 septembre au 2 octobre, 2020

This week's edition of Cette Semaine is a series of reminders for our community. We hope you all have a great week! O...

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Joint Communication - Parking

In collaboration with École Alain St.-Cyr, École William McDonald and ourselves, we are posting a reminder to our pare...

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Update - PAC Meeting Tonight (Wednesday, September 23, 2020)

We are making a slight change in plans for this evening's PAC meeting. At the request of our PAC, we will be holding a m...

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Welcome Letter from École William McDonald

Earlier today, Mr. Seabrook and Ms. Jelinski from École William McDonald wrote to our parent community, welcoming us to...

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Cette Semaine à Sissons - le 21 au 25 septembre, 2020

Here's what we have on our school calendar for this week. PAC Meeting Our first PAC meeting of the year will take...

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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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Cette Semaine à Sissons - September 14th to 18th, 2020

Here is the news for Sissons school and community for the week of September 14th to 18th inclusive. School Photos –...

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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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Cette Semaine - le 8 au 11 septembre, 2020

Now that the first week of school has passed, we are resuming our regular weekly parent newsletter. We call it 'Cette Se...

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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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Our Phone Lines are UP!!!

We are just posting a quick update to our page to let you know that our phone lines are now back up. If you need to call...

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Update - August 31, 2020

It was great to see all of the students and parents returning to school, albeit at a different building. This was our fi...

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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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Student Contact Information

In order to help our teachers stay in touch with you, but also to ensure the safest departure from school, we are asking...

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Additional Start-Up Information

We have just updated our information regarding our school startup. Our original information was posted on August 19th. T...

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Reminder - School Grounds Visit - Grade 4 and 5

This evening at 6:00 PM, we are scheduled to meet with any interested parents and students in Grades 4 and 5. As the sch...

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Classroom Placement Emails - Delays and Corrections

Late yesterday evening, we sent out a series of emails to our parents advising them of their child's classroom placement...

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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 the...