News Archive

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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...

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Update on HPV#2/Pediacel Vaccinations

Earlier this morning, we received an update from Public Health on vaccinations for students in Grade 5 and those who are...

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School Supply List for 2021-2022

We have just posted our school supply list for 2021-2022 to our website. To access the list, please look under the Docum...

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Cette Semaine à Sissons - le 22 et 23 juin, 2021

We would like to wish everyone a happy National Indigenous Peoples Day! We hope that everyone enjoyed the beautiful weat...

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YK1 Board Bulletin - June 8, 2021

Please take a moment to view the bilingual board bulletin for the regular board meeting held on Tuesday, June 8, 2021...

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Cette Semaine à Sissons - Le 14 au 18 juin, 2021

There are just under two weeks to go before the end of the school year. Thank you for keeping on top of the school news...

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Prospective Trustee Information Session: June 17, 2021

Are you interested in running for YK1’s Board of Trustees, or know someone who is? YK1 is hosting a virtual informatio...

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Cette Semaine à Sissons - Le 7 au 11 juin, 2021

Thank you for keeping on top of the school news. Here is what we have for you this week. Subway Day There will be a...

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Regular Board Meeting: 8-Jun-21

The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 will hold its next meeting on June 8, 2021.  Time:...

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Parents/caregivers invited to learn about online safety

To all YK1 families: The RCMP's Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) unit has partnered with The White Hatter company to...

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Cette Semaine à Sissons - Le 31 mai au 4 juin, 2021

This week brings us into June, and the final month of the school year. Teachers have begun final evaluations of students...

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Birchbark Call For Expressions Of Interest 2021-2022

The Birchbark Discovery Centre is seeking to intake students from Grades 1 to 6 for the 2021-2022 school year. The mult...

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Indigenous Story: How Frog Brought Winter

Yellowknife Education District No. 1 (YK1) is pleased to announce that How Frog Brought Winter, a loving tribute to the...

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Virtual meetings with French author Diya Lim

Yellowknife Education District No. 1 is pleased to announce that French author Diya Lim will be meeting with students f...

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Updated OCPHO school screening and testing process

To all YK1 families: The Office of the Chief Public Health Officer (OCPHO) is providing new guidance for screening and...

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First Transit's Route 2 resuming service May 25, 2021

To all YK1 families: Please note that First Transit's Route 2 will resume service tomorrow morning - Tuesday, May 25, 2...

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Cette Semaine à Sissons - le 24 au 28 mai, 2021

We hope that all of our students and their families enjoyed the long weekend. We look forward to seeing everyone back at...

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Ongoing CoVID-19 Response & Vaccine Planning

To all YK1 families:  As COVID-19 vaccines roll out to more and more Northerners, there is lots of information – a...

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YK1's District Office reopens to the general public

To all YK1 families: Please note that YK1's District Office has reopened to the general public. We just ask that anyone...

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Cette Semaine à Sissons - le 17 au 21 mai, 2021 - Part Two!

Thank you for checking our website and keeping yourself informed of the latest school news. In addition to the informati...

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Four more bus routes resuming service on May 18, 2021

To all YK1 families: Please note that the following First Transit bus routes will resume service tomorrow - on Tuesday...

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Cette Semaine à Sissons - le 17 au 21 mai, 2021

Welcome Back! We are very happy to be welcoming our students back into the school tomorrow morning, May 17th. Students,...

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Schools reopening to in-person learning on May 17, 2021

To all YK1 families: We are happy to welcome students back to in-person learning again starting Monday, May 17, 2021....

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YK1 Board Bulletin - May 11, 2021

Please take a moment to view the bilingual board bulletin for the regular board meeting held on Tuesday, May 11, 2021...

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Some bus routes will not be in service on May 17

To all YK1 families: Please note that the following bus routes will not be in service on Monday, May 17, 2021 due to sel...

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YK1 Ratepayers Meeting: May 25, 2021

The public is invited to YK1's Ratepayer (budget) Meeting on May 25, 2021 starting at 6:30 p.m. This is an opportunit...

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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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Cette Semaine à Sissons - le 9 au 14 mai, 2021

Now that we have completed the transition to online learning, we are able to resume some of our normal communication rou...

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Some Chromebooks Still Available

Thank you very much for the work you are doing with your children at home. We know that family support is an important c...

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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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Additional Chromebooks Available

We have been fortunate to get a supply of extra chromebooks for our school, and are now able to provide more of them to...