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YK1 Board Bulletin - February 11, 2020

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

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N.J. Macpherson School Art Show: Come See Shells

N.J. Macpherson School presents Come See Shells: An Exhibition of Student Drawing Studies and Creative Explorations of S...

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Parent Information Sessions: New YK1 School Project

Join YK1 for two information sessions to learn more about the school that will replace the current Ecole J.H. Sissons....

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Regular Board Meeting: 11-Feb-20

The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 will hold a Regular Board Meeting on Tuesday, February ...

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JK & K Information Sessions are coming up!

Are you thinking about registering your child in junior kindergarten or kindergarten for September 2020? Are you consid...

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2020 School Support Declaration Forms

School Support Declaration Forms have been mailed out to all ratepayers by the City of Yellowknife. As a ratepayer you h...

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Child and Youth Care Counsellor Information Session

Child and youth care counsellors are being introduced at all Yellowknife schools in the 2020-2021 school year. Yellowkni...

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2020 YK1 Photo Retake Schedule

YK1 Photo Retake Days are coming up! Check out the following schedule to make sure your child is prepared for the day. H...

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YK1 Board Bulletin - January 14, 2020

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

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Public Health: Pertussis Outbreak in Yellowknife

The following is a media advisory that was issued by the GNWT’s Department of Health and Social Services on January 15...

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Regular Board Meeting: 14-Jan-20

The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 will hold a Regular Board Meeting on Tuesday, January 14...

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YK1 Board Bulletin - December 10, 2019

Please take a moment to view the bilingual board bulletin for the regular board meeting held on Tuesday, December 10,...

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District Office Closed Dec. 21 - Jan. 5 inclusive

Please note that YK1's District Office will be closed from Saturday, December 21, 2019 to Sunday, January 5, 2020 inclu...

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Regular Board Meeting: 10-Dec-19

The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 will hold a Regular Board Meeting on Tuesday, December 10...

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Final YK1 Accommodation Plan - Dec. 4, 2019

To all YK1 parents, attached is the Final YK1 Accommodation Plan for students while they are displaced from École J.H....

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NJM Winter Show: December 5, 2019

Join N.J. Macpherson School for its annual winter show, 'Upon the Mantelpiece', a Victorian-themed concert, on Thursday,...

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YK1 Board Bulletin - November 12, 2019

Please take a moment to view the bilingual board bulletin for the regular board meeting held on Tuesday, November 12,...

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Draft Accommodation Scenario: Inviting Public Feedback!

YK1 is still seeking feedback on the draft accommodation scenario shared with parents and stakeholders last week and di...

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Updated Draft Accommodation Scenario & Parent Meeting

To all parents and stakeholders, attached is an Updated Draft YK1 Accommodation Scenario for École J.H. Sissons stude...

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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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YK1 is seeking substitute teachers!

With a new school year underway, Yellowknife Education District No. 1 (YK1) is seeking more substitute teachers. Package...

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YK1 Board Bulletin - September 10, 2019

Please take a moment to view the bilingual board bulletin for the regular board meeting held on Tuesday, September 1...

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UPDATE: New YK1 School Project

The Steering Committee tasked with overseeing the New YK1 School Project continues to meet on a regular basis. The commi...

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School Photo Days are coming up!

School Photo Days are coming up! Check out the following schedule to make sure your child is prepared for the day. Havin...

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Regular Board Meeting: 10-Sep-19

The regular meeting of the YK1 Board of Trustees is coming up. Date:  Tuesday, September 10, 2019 Time...

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2019-2020 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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Yellowknife Education Forum: September 25

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

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Reminder: Forrest Drive Closure

Dear parents, with school resuming on Tuesday, September 3 we thought we'd remind you of ongoing construction work takin...

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Traffic and parking lot changes at Mildred Hall School

To all Mildred Hall School and YK1 parents, attached is a letter from YK1 Superintendent Metro explaining some important...

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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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2019 Welcome Back BBQ

Join YK1 for a Welcome Back BBQ on Saturday, August 31, 2019 in the YK1 parking lot (5402 50 Avenue) from 11:00 a.m. to...

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2019-2020 School Supply Lists

Click here to access 2019-2020 school supply lists for all six YK1 schools. Have a great summer! Ecole J.H. Sisso...

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École J.H. Sissons Project Summary - June 2019

The Steering Committee comprised of a number of different organizations continues to meet regularly to provide governanc...

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YK1 Board Bulletin - June 11, 2019

Please take a moment to view the bilingual board bulletin for the regular board meeting held on Tuesday, June 11, 20...

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Register your child for the Birchbark Discovery Centre!

Birchbark Discovery Centre: Call for Expressions of Interest for the 2019-2020 School Year The Birchbark Discovery Ce...

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YK1 schools celebrate Pride Week

Mildred Hall School and N.J. Macpherson School are celebrating Pride Week from June 17 to June 20, 2019! On June 18, N....

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Regular Board Meeting: 11-Jun-19

The Regular Board meeting of the YK1 Board of Trustees is coming up. Date:  Tuesday, June 11, 2019 Tim...

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Two YK1 teachers inducted into NWT Education Hall of Fame

Two of YK1's longest-serving teachers were inducted into the NWT Education Hall of Fame on June 5. The school district...

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Appointment of acting superintendent during medical leave

Attached is a letter from YK1 Chairperson John Stephenson which details that Ed Lippert, assistant superintendent of YK1...

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Regular Board Meeting: 14-May-19

The Regular Board Meeting of the YK1 Board of Trustees is coming up. Date:  Tuesday, May 14, 2019 Time: 7:00 p....

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UPDATE: École J.H. Sissons School Rebuild

Following four public meetings held last week, Yellowknife Education District No. 1, the GNWT's Department of Education...

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Administration changes for 2019-2020 school year

Yellowknife Education District No. 1 (YK1) has three administration staffing changes to announce ahead of the 2019-2020...

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2019 JK & K Camps are coming up!

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

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Fourth public accommodations meeting scheduled

*** Please note that a fourth public accommodations meeting has been scheduled for Thursday, April 25 at N.J. Macpherson...

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REMINDER: Draft Accommodations Plan Meetings

Please find attached a stakeholder letter from YK1 Superintendent Metro Huculak regarding three public meetings coming...

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