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La semaine prochaine - le 27 septembre au 1er octobre, 2021

We would like to start by thanking our families for their ongoing support of our students’ learning as we continue wit...

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2021 Trustee Election: Voting Options & Locations

The next Trustee election for Yellowknife Education District No. 1 (YK1) and Yellowknife Catholic Schools (YCS) is sched...

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YK1 Board Bulletin - September 14, 2021

Please take a moment to view the bilingual board bulletin for the regular board meeting held on Tuesday, September 14...

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Joint Communique: Extension of Public Health Orders

To all YK1 families: Attached is a joint communique from Yellowknife Education District No. 1, Yellowknife Catholic S...

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Public Survey: Naming YK1's New School

To all YK1 families: Click here to read a press release from Graham Arts, principal of École J.H. Sissons and chair...

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2021 YK1 & YCS Trustee Elections: List of Nominees

Notice is hereby given that the following persons have been nominated for the election of Trustees to Yellowknife Educat...

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NOTICE: Polling station changes for federal election

Please note that Elections Canada has changed some polling stations in Yellowknife for the federal election on Monday, S...

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Distance Learning Update & Equipment Loans

Teachers are hard at work putting the finishing touches on their distance learning plans. Learning-at-home starts tomorr...

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Meet the Teacher - Postponed

Previously, we had posted an announcement to our website regarding Meet the Teacher this Thursday. Given the recent anno...

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Short Term Equipment Loans

By now you will have received a letter from our superintendent Dr. Vaselenak regarding the school closure announced ear...

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Public Health Order: School Closures Sep. 14 - 24, 2021

To all YK1 families: Attached is a letter from Superintendent/ CEO Dr. Cindi Vaselenak regarding today's public heal...

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Regular Board Meeting: 14-Sep-21

The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 (YK1) will hold its next meeting on September 14, 2021....

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Language Courses through Collège Nordique

We are posting this on behalf of our partners at Collège Nordique. Please take a moment to look over the poster (found...

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La semaine prochaine à Sissons - le 10 au 17 septembre

The second week of school has continued as smoothly as did the first one. While all being aware of the changes happening...

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District Office closed until further notice

Please note that YK1's District Office (5402 50 Avenue) is closed to the general public until further notice with the s...

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Chairperson Letter: Good Luck for 2021-2022

To all YK1 families: Attached is a letter from Chairperson Tina Drew wishing parents and students good luck for the 2...

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Finding a Name for our New School

Our new school will need a name. We have a committee of dedicated volunteers working to build an inclusive process for f...

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2021 Trustee Election: Nominations open today

Notice is given to the voters of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 (YK1) and Yellowknife Catholic Schools (YCS) that...

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Quick Update - PAC Meeting - September 8th

Our first Parent Advisory Council meeting of the year is on Wednesday, September 8th, at 7:00 pm, via Zoom. Please join...

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La Semaine Prochaine à Sissons - le 3 au 10 septembre, 2021

We would like to thank our students, parents and teachers for a great first week of school. Students and parents have ad...

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Prospective Trustee Information Session: September 9, 2021

Are you interested in running for the Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 (YK1) or Yellowknife Cat...

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Press Release: National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

To all YK1 families: Attached is a press release from Chairperson Tina Drew regarding the upcoming National Day for Trut...

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Updated Routines for Day Two

Thank you very much to parents and students for a great first day of school! It was wonderful to greet our new and retur...

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Additional bus pass sales hours

To all YK1 families: School bus passes can still be purchased from First Transit over the lunch hour (12:00 to 1:00 p.m....

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School Start-Up Information for Monday, August 30th

We are very happy to be able to welcome our students back to school tomorrow, August 30th, 2021. Our teachers have been...

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Welcome Back to a New School Year!

Introduction I would like to welcome our returning staff and students to our school, and to welcome those of you who...

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2021-2022 School Reopening Guidelines

To all students and parents/ guardians: Attached is a bilingual joint communique issued by Yellowknife Education Dist...

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2021-2022 School Reopening Update: August 19, 2021

To all students and parents/guardians: Attached is a joint letter from Yellowknife Education District No. 1, Yellowknife...

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YWCA seeking afterschool care leaders

YWCA NWT has openings for part-time junior and senior leaders for the afterschool childcare program it operates out of...

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August 2021 Bus Pass Sales

To all YK1 families: Attached is a calendar outlining when school bus passes can be purchased from First Transit, whi...

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2021 Trustee Election: Enumerate & Save the Date

To all YK1 families: The next Trustee election is scheduled for Monday, October 18, 2021.  Seven publicly-elected of...

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2021-2022 School Supply Lists

Click here to access 2021-2022 school supply lists for all six YK1 schools. Have a great summer! Ecole J.H. Si...

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CYCC Availability: Summer 2021

To all YK1 families: Please note that child and youth care counsellors (CYCCs) are available to students and families th...

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YK1 Chairperson Letter: June 23, 2021

To all YK1 families: Attached is a letter from YK1 Chairperson Tina Drew thanking families for making this school yea...

Child and Youth Care Counselor Availability this Summer

Child and Youth Care Counselors provide services to a number of students and families. Our CYCCs are assigned to the sch...