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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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Public Meetings: Draft Accommodations Scenarios

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

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Annual Ratepayer's Meeting: 16-Apr-19

The Trustees of YK1 will be holding their annual Ratepayer's Meeting: Date: Tuesday, April 16, 2019 Tim...

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Regular Board Meeting: 9-Apr-19

The Trustees of YK1 will be holding their Regular Board Meeting: Date: Tuesday, April 9, 2019 Time: 7:0...

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YK1 Ratepayer Meeting - April 16, 2019

Everyone is welcome to attend YK1's Ratepayer Meeting on April 16, 2019. The meeting will be held at the YK1 district of...

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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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