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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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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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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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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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Intensive French Parent Information Nights

YK1 will host two information sessions for parents of Grade 5 students who are considering enrolling their child(ren) in...

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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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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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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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NJM Reopening: Delayed to May 19, 2021

To all N.J. Macpherson School families: On May 12, the OCPHO rescinded the order to close schools based on encouraging...

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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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UPDATE: N.J. Macpherson School COVID-19 Testing

To all N.J. Macpherson School families: All students and staff who were in the school between April 26 and 30, 2021 wi...

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Yellowknife, Ndilo & Dettah schools reopening on May 17, 2021

To all YK1 families: The Office of the Chief Public Health Officer has announced that all Yellowknife, Ndilo and Detta...

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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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Counselling services available to N.J. families

To all N.J. Macpherson School families: During this challenging time, we want to make sure that everyone is taking care...

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May 5, 2021: National Day of Awareness for MMIW

May 5, 2021 is the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and 2SLGBTQQIA+ (Two Spiri...

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Shuttle added to bring N.J. families to testing location

To all N.J. Macpherson School families: Public Health is adding an extra shuttle beginning at 12:30 p.m. today (May 5...

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N.J. Macpherson School COVID-19 Testing Notice

To all N.J. Macpherson School families: The territory's COVID-19 Rapid Response Team has set up a testing location in...

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YK1 Remote Learning Update: May 3, 2021

To all YK1 families: Attached is a letter from Superintendent/ CEO Ed Lippert with a remote learning update following...

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YK1 District Office closed to public until further notice

To all YK1 families: Please note that, in addition to all of our schools and facilities, YK1’s District Office will a...

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Yellowknife, Ndilo & Dettah schools closing until further notice

To all YK1 families: The Office of the Chief Public Health Officer has announced that all Yellowknife, Ndilo and Detta...

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COVID-19: N.J. Macpherson School Outbreak FAQs

To all YK1 families: Attached is a list of frequently asked questions and answers regarding the COVID-19 outbreak th...

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OCPHO Notice: COVID-19 Outbreak at N.J. Macpherson School

To all N.J. Macpherson School families: Please read the attached letter from the Office of the Chief Public Health Offic...

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Confirmed Yellowknife COVID-19 case not linked to YK1

To all parents: Yellowknife Education District No. 1 has received confirmation from the Department of Education, Cultur...

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YK1 Board Bulletin - April 13, 2021

Please take a moment to view the bilingual board bulletin for the regular board meeting held on Tuesday, April 13, 20...

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Regular Board Meeting: 13-Apr-21

The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 will hold its next meeting on April 13, 2021.  Tim...

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DEADLINE EXTENSION: YK1 Strategic Priorities Feedback

DEADLINE EXTENSION: The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 (YK1) tabled a draft of its updated S...

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Have Your Say: Education Act Modernization

The Government of the Northwest Territories is working to modernize the Education Act. This project is one part of the...

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Draft YK1 Strategic Priorities: March 9, 2021

The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 (YK1) tabled a draft of its updated Strategic Priorities...

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YK1 Board Bulletin - March 9, 2021

Please take a moment to view the bilingual board bulletin for the regular board meeting held on Tuesday, March 9, 202...

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2021-2022 School Year Calendars Approved

The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 approved 2021-2022 school year calendars during their...

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Regular Board Meeting: 9-Mar-21

The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 will hold its next meeting on March 9, 2021.  Tim...

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2021 JK/K Promotion: N.J. Macpherson School

Are you thinking about registering your child(ren) in junior kindergarten or kindergarten for the upcoming school year?...

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YK1 Board Bulletin - February 9, 2021

Please take a moment to view the bilingual board bulletin for the regular board meeting held on Tuesday, February 9,...

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Regular Board Meeting: 9-Feb-21

The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 will hold its next meeting on February 9, 2021. ...

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Our Virtual JK/K Open House is coming up!

Are you thinking about registering your child(ren) in junior kindergarten or kindergarten for September 2021? Are you c...

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Next YK1 Superintendent/ CEO Announcement

To all YK1 families: Attached is a letter from Chairperson Tina Drew announcing the school district's next Superintende...

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Special Board Meeting: 21-January-21

The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 (YK1) has called a Special Meeting for Thursday, January 2...

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YK1 Board Bulletin - January 12, 2021

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

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2021 School Support Declarations

If you are a property owner in Yellowknife, you will receive your Notice of Assessment from the City soon. All ratepayer...

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Regular Board Meeting: 12-Jan-21

The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 will hold its next meeting on January 12, 2021.  T...

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District Office closed starting December 23, 2020

YK1's District Office will be closed from Wednesday, December 23, 2020 to Sunday, January 3, 2021 for the holiday season...

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YK1 Board Bulletin - December 8, 2020

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

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Regular Board Meeting: 8-Dec-20

The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 will hold its next meeting on December 8, 2020. ...

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