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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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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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"Bouncing in the Boreal" Album Release Party!

Indigenous artist and YK1's very own Miranda Currie is excited to announce the release of "Bouncing in the Boreal" - a n...

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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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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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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 registe...

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YK1 schools will provide after-school childcare services

YWCA Yellowknife has announced that after-school childcare programs will be suspended for the foreseeable future due to...

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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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"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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École J.H. Sissons Site Recommendation Decision Letter

Click here to read a press release from YK1 Superintendent Metro Huculak regarding the Board of Trustees' decision on...

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Junior Kindergarten and Kindergarten Information Night

Attend an information session at Mildred Hall School on Feb. 22 starting at 7:00 p.m. if you're planning on registering...

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Open House dates for all schools

All YK1 schools are excited to host their Fall Open Houses for all of the public. Range Lake North School:  Se...

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Regular Board Meeting - 12-Sep-17

The Regular Board Meeting of the YK1 Board of Trustees is coming up. Date:  Tuesday, September 12, 2017...

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YK1 After-school Care

YK1 is pleased to announce that after-school care will be available to parents who require this service for their childr...

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Junior Kindergarten / Kindergarten FAQs

Early Drop-off – After-school Programming - Staggered Starts The following is an important announcement for parents...

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Pancake Breakfast

Join us for a FREE Pancake Breakfast Saturday! Date:  Saturday, August 26, 2017 Time:  10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m....

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Regular Board Meeting: 13-Jun-17

The Regular Board meeting is coming up. Date:  Tuesday, June 13, 2017 Time:  7:00 p.m. Locati...

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Letter from the Superintendent - Finalized School Calendars for 2017/2018

Please click here to view the Letter from the Superintendent regarding the finalized school calendars for 2017/2018. In...

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Regular Board Meeting: 14-Mar-17

The regular meeting of the YK1 Board of Trustees is taking place: Date: Tuesday, March 14, 2017 Time:  7:00 p.m....