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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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January Newsletter

To all Mildred Hall School families: Attached is the newsletter for January 2021. We hope you all had a safe holiday sea...

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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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December 2020 Newsletter

To all Mildred Hall School families: Attached is the newsletter for December 2020. Have a great holiday season!  Imp...

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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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New COVID-19 screening tools for students and teachers

Dear parents and guardians: Thank you for being so diligent in the screening of your children every day. In response t...

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YK1 Board Bulletin - November 10, 2020

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

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YK1 Superintendent Letter: Report Cards and PST Interviews

To all YK1 families: Attached is a letter from Superintendent/ CEO Ed Lippert regarding a number of upcoming events, inc...

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Regular Board Meeting: 10-Nov-20

The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 will hold its next meeting on November 10, 2020. ...

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Organizational Board Meeting: 10-Nov-20

The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 will hold its annual Organizational Meeting on November ...

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YK1 Superintendent Letter: Public use of school gymnasiums

To all staff, students, parents/guardians and stakeholders: Attached is a letter from YK1 Superintendent/ CEO Ed Lippert...

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REMINDER: Use of face masks/coverings on school buses

To all YK1 families: As temperatures get colder, more students are wearing masks, balaclavas and scarves on school buses...

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YK1 Board Bulletin - October 13, 2020

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

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Regular Board Meeting: 13-Oct-20

The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 will hold its next meeting on October 13, 2020.  T...

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First Transit seeking part-time bus drivers

First Transit is hiring part-time school bus drivers in Yellowknife. The company, which provides busing services for YK...

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Passing of beloved high school teacher Maureen Tonge

To all YK1 staff, students, parents/guardians and stakeholders: Attached is a letter from Superintendent/ CEO Ed Lipp...

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UPDATE: 2020-2021 YK1 school pictures

To all YK1 families: In mid-September we announced that 2020-2021 school pictures would be delayed indefinitely based...

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Securing additional school buses for the winter

To all YK1 families: In collaboration with other local school boards and First Transit, YK1 has ordered additional scho...

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Extended bus pass sales until September 25, 2020

To all YK1 families: First Transit will be selling more bus passes from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. from September 16...

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Need a bus pass for winter? Please let us know!

To all YK1 families: Please let us know by Friday, September 18, 2020 if you are planning on purchasing a bus pass fo...

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2020-2021 school pictures delayed indefinitely

To all YK1 families: 2020-2021 school pictures will be delayed indefinitely following a recommendation from the GNWT’...

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YK1 Board Bulletin - August 11, 2020

Please take a moment to view the bilingual board bulletin for the regular board meeting held on Tuesday, August 11, 2...

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Final Deadline Extension: Bus Pass Sales

To all YK1 families: The company that provides busing services for YK1 students, First Transit, will be open from 4:3...

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YK1 Superintendent Letter: Welcome Back and Good Luck

To all staff, students, parents/guardians and stakeholders: Attached is a letter from YK1 Superintendent/ CEO Ed Lippert...

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Regular Board Meeting: 8-Sep-20

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

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Important back-to-school resources for YK1 families

To all YK1 families: Attached are some important back-to-school resources for YK1 families, including a parent communiqu...

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Deadline Extension: YK1 Bus Pass Sales

To all YK1 families: The company that provides busing services for YK1 students, First Transit, has agreed to extend th...

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2020-2021 Bussing Information

To all YK1 families: Attached is a document from First Transit containing important bussing information for the 2020-202...

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Minister Message: 2020-2021 School Reopenings

To all YK1 families: Attached is a message from Education, Culture and Employment Minister R.J. Simpson regarding the re...

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YK1 school offices are now open!

YK1 school offices have reopened and staff are available to answer back-to-school and registration questions! Offices w...