N.J. Macpherson School

Yellowknife Education District No. 1


Phone: (867) 873-4372 Fax: (867) 873-4638

Address: 525 Range Lake Rd, Yellowknife, NT X1A 3X1

Principal: Landon Kowalzik
Assistant Principal: Randy Caines

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YK1 Board Bulletin - October 8, 2019

Please take a moment to view the bilingual board bulletin for the regular board meeting held on Tuesday, October 8, 2...

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Regular Board Meeting: 8-Oct-19

The YK1 Board of Trustees will convene their Regular meeting: Date:  Tues., October 8 Time:  7:00 p.m...

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Yellowknife Education Forum: Candidate Answers

Please find attached a document that contains all the written answers submitted by Yellowknife MLA candidates as part of...

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Parent Letter: Student Climate Change Rally

To all parents and guardians of YK1 students, attached is a letter from superintendent Metro Huculak regarding the stu...

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Yellowknife Education Forum: This Wednesday!

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

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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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About Us

N.J. Macpherson School is a Junior Kindergarten to Grade 5 school. Our school grew out of the need for the growing population of Frame Lake South. During the first three years (1985-1988), while planning and construction of the facility took place, school was held in four portable classrooms on the site. August 30, 1988 marked the first day of classes in the almost completed building, and on September 23, 1988 we honoured Norm Macpherson and his widow in an official opening ceremony. The expanding population of the area led to the construction of a five-room addition in 1990. In 2009, we added another three classrooms in our portable to accomodate our growing numbers. In the fall of 1998, we celebrated N.J.'s 10th anniversary with the introduction of our mascot, Mac, the Scottie dog, and the gift of a school flag from our Parent Advisory Committee. Our new school song, "Hey, Hey, I Go to N.J.!" has become a hit in the city! We sing it at our assembly! Make sure you learn the words so you can join in with gusto!


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