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Final 2019-2020 YK1 Calendars

The Board of Trustees for Yellowknife Education District No. 1 (YK1) approved the 2019-2020 school calendars during thei...

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Regular Board Meeting: 12-Mar-19

The Trustees of YK1 will be holding their Regular Board Meeting: Date:  Tues., March 12, 2019 Time: ...

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NWT Canadian Parents for French AGM: March 4

The Northwest Territories' Canadian Parents for French (CPF) chapter will host its Annual General Meeting at École St....

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Caring for Kids

Please visit the link to learn how to help your child if you think they have pink eye. https://www.caringforkids.cps....

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Regular Board Meeting: 12-Feb-19

The Regular Board Meeting of the YK1 Board of Trustees is coming soon! Date:  Tues., February 12, 2019...

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2019-2020 YK1 School Calendars: Second Drafts

Dear parents and guardians, Thank you for all your comments regarding the 2019-2020 school year calendars. Following...

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YK1 Parent Workshop: Home Reading Program

HOME READING PROGRAM: HOW TO SUPPORT READING WITH YOUR CHILD IN FRENCH IMMERSION YK1 is hosting a literacy informatio...

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Family Literacy Week is here!

We are celebrating with a sweet treat kick off thanks fo our friends at the Co-op! 

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JK & K Information Sessions are coming up!

Are you thinking about registering your child in junior kindergarten or kindergarten in September? Are you considering ...

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Parent Letter: Requesting an amendment to the Education Act to extend Trustee te...

Attached is a letter from Yellowknife Education District No. 1 (YK1) Chairperson John Stephenson regarding the length...

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Parent Information Nights: January 22 and January 24

YK1 is hosting two parent information nights with French Immersion Math Consultant Renée Michaud next week. Renée Mic...

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Student Support Declaration: Deadline February 18, 2019

Please be advised that Notices of Assessment were mailed on January 4, 2019. Anyone wishing to change their school supp...

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Town Hall Meeting: École J.H. Sissons Rebuild Project

Please find attached a bilingual press release from the Department of Education about the town hall meeting scheduled...

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Town Hall Meeting: JHS Geotechnical Study Results

ECE and YK1 will be hosting a public meeting for the presentation of the geotechnical study results for the École J.H....

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Mac's Tracks for January!

Please click on this link to view our first newsletter of the year! 

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Regular Board Meeting: 8-Jan-19

The Regular Board Meeting of the YK1 Board of Trustees is: DATE:  January 8, 2019 TIME:  7:00 p.m....

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2019-2020 Draft Calendars: Give us your feedback!

Dear parents and guardians, Attached are the draft calendars for the 2019-2020 school year for your consideration. On...

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Update: École J.H. Sissons Replacement School Project

After much study and discussion with various government and stakeholder groups, Yellowknife Education District No. 1 (YK...

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Regular Board Meeting: 11-Dec-18

The Regular Board Meeting of the YK1 Board of Trustees is coming up: Date:  Tuesday, December 11, 2018...

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N.J. Macpherson School presents: The Legend of Polar Mountain

N.J. Macpherson School will host its annual winter show on Thursday, December 6, starting at 7:00 p.m. This year's show,...

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Education savings incentives: Plan for your child’s future

Planning for a child’s post-secondary education, whether it is in an apprenticeship program, CEGEP, trade school, coll...

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Organizational and Regular Board Meeting: 13-Nov-18

The Annual Organizational Meeting of the Board of Trustees is coming up: Date:  Tuesday, November 13, 2018...

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Mac's Tracks for November!

To view this month's newsletter, click here.

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Public Notice: Library Revitalization - WMS

Dear Parents/Guardians, École William McDonald Middle School is excited to announce their Library Revitalization pro...

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Cannabis Information: Parents & Staff

Check out the information for Parents and School Staff regarding cannabis and school. PARENTS: What you need to kn...

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Cannabis and School

In light of the new legislation taking effect today, please take a moment to read the information available for staff an...

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Voting Locations for Election Day

Election Day is coming up! On Monday, October 15, 2018, Yellowknife residents can cast votes for the municipal and schoo...

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World Teachers' Day 2018

Friday, October 5, 2018 marks World Teachers' Day. Click here to read a press release from YK1 Superintendent Metro Hucu...

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Election Staff Needed!

Anyone interested in applying for an Election Staff Position for the Trustee Election, Monday, October 15, 2018, is invi...

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YK1 After-School Childcare Update

YK1 elementary schools will continue to offer after-school childcare Wednesday and Thursday for children who are regist...

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Cannabis: What To Know Ahead Of Legalization

Cannabis will become legal in Canada and the Northwest Territories on October 17, 2018. Click the following links to fin...

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List of 2018 Trustee Nominees

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

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Free Family Show! Bighetty Bros Puppeteers

The Department of Education, Culture and Employment is hosting over 70 Indigenous language educators in Yellowknife this...

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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...

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Nominations for Trustee open today

Do you or someone you know want to become a YK1 Trustee? Nominations for Trustee open today (August 31) and close at ...

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2018-2019 School Calendars Finalized

Yellowknife Education District No. 1’s Board of Trustees approved the 2018-2019 school calendar during their regular m...

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Bus Pass Information

Register for a School Bus Pass the easy way via Email Simply email yellowknife@firstgroup.com and we will send y...

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"Learning Together: Right From The Start" Symposium

Parents and caregivers of your children are invited to two free information sessions about creating play spaces, and saf...

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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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CBC Kids Contributors: Assignment Package

Are you 9 to 16 years old? Are you the type of person who needs to know what’s happening in the world? Are you a great...

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School Supply Lists 2018 2019

Visit our Document section here on our website to view the supply lists for next year. 

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Indigenous Language & Culture Week at NJ!

Thank you to our amazing NJ ILC team, we have a great week planned.  Our annual Potluck Feast is happening Friday, June...

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WMS Parent Information Night

Come see if middle school programming suits your child's needs and take a tour of the only true middle school in the ter...

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N.J. Macpherson School presents "It's a Jungle Out There!"

Click here to read a press release about an upcoming performance from N.J. Macpherson School students.

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JK & K Camps are coming up!

Are you thinking about registering your child in junior kindergarten or kindergarten next year? Are you considering N.J....

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Grade 4 & 5 Soccer Tournament

Please click here to view the schdedule. All games take place at the Field House and students are to make arrangements f...

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Toiletry Drive

TOILETRY DRIVE     We are accepting donations up until the end of May. There is a donatio...

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Mac's Tracks for May!

Check out our Mac's Tracks for May!   

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Mac's Tracks April

Our April newsletter has gone home in paper copy, and you can view it online as well!  http://njm.yk1.nt.ca/view.php...

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Coyote spotted on N.J. Macpherson School property

ATTENTION PARENTS: A coyote was spotted on N.J. Macpherson School property earlier today. Members of the City’s munici...

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