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Press Release: 2020-2021 YK1 School Reopening Plans

Dear staff, students, parents/guardians and stakeholders: Attached is a press release regarding YK1's 2020-2021 schoo...

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Regular Board Meeting: 11-Aug-20

The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 will hold its next meeting on August 11, 2020.  Ti...

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Synchronization of Trustee and municipal elections

Dear parents: Over the past two years, Yellowknife Education District No. 1 (YK1) and Yellowknife Catholic Schools (YCS...

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Kim Lee named instructional coordinator of English programs

To all staff, students, parents/ guardians and stakeholders: Attached is a press release from YK1 Superintendent Metro...

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YK1 Board Bulletin - June 9, 2020

Please take a moment to view the bilingual board bulletin for the regular board meeting held on Tuesday, June 9, 2020...

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Reopening Schools Safely: Planning for 2020-2021

The Government of the Northwest Territories has released its plan for reopening school safely this fall, laying out the...

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Staffing Updates: Interim Assistant Superintendent & RISC

To all staff, students, parents/ guardians and stakeholders: Attached are two press releases from YK1 Superintendent Me...

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Elizabeth Brace appointed principal of Mildred Hall School

To all staff, students, parents/ guardians and stakeholders: Attached is a press release from YK1 Superintendent Metro H...

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YK1 schools are inviting 2020-2021 registrations!

All YK1 schools are inviting student registrations for the 2020-2021 school year. Parents or guardians can obtain regist...

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YK1 Summer Wellness Message

Dear YK1 families: As the 2019-2020 school year comes to a close, we can honestly say that we have never witnessed a yea...

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Birchbark Discovery Centre: Expressions of Interest

The Birchbark Discovery Centre is putting out a call for expressions of interest for the 2020-2021 school year. This co...

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Free salvageable goods outside École J.H. Sissons

To all Yellowknife residents: A wide range of free, salvageable goods will be available for pick-up in the parking lot o...

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YK1 2020-2021 School Re-entry Survey

Dear Yellowknife Education District No. 1 (YK1) families: "The upcoming 2020-2021 school year will not be a return t...

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Parent Letter to Education Minister: New YK1 School Project

To all parents/ guardians and stakeholders: Yellowknife Education District No. 1 (YK1) would like to thank the group of...

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Ed Lippert named Superintendent of YK1 effective Sep. 1

To all students, parents/ guardians, stakeholders and media: Attached is a letter from Chairperson Tina Drew regarding E...

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Joint Parent Letter: 2020-2021 Planning Update

To all staff, students, parents/ guardians and stakeholders: Attached is a joint letter issued by Yellowknife Education...

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Superintendent Letter: Important Dates and Reminders

To all YK1 parents and guardians: Attached is a letter from Superintendent/ CEO Metro Huculak regarding some important...

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French Video: Integrating Dene Kede into everyday learning

The following French video was prepared by CBC/ Radio-Canada. It highlights how Northwest Territories schools, includin...

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YK1 Family Experience Survey

Dear students, parents and stakeholders: YK1 is working closely with its partners – including the Department of Edu...

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YK1 Board Bulletin - May 12, 2020

Please take a moment to view the bilingual board bulletin for the regular board meeting held on Tuesday, May 12, 2020...

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What To Expect: Reporting and Assessment June 2020

As we move further into the school year, we know families are likely wondering about report cards and what they'll look...

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Learning From Home: Fun Indigenous Northern Education!

YK1 is excited to announce a partnership with Yellowknife's Miranda Currie in the continuation of distance and online In...

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Education Leaders agree to keep schools closed

To all students, parents/guardians and stakeholders: Attached is a letter from Education, Culture and Employment (ECE)...

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2020-2021 School Calendars Approved

The final school calendars for 2020-2021 have been approved by YK1's Board of Trustees.  JK-8 At A Glance Calenda...

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YK1 Ratepayers Meeting: May 26, 2020

The public is invited to YK1's Ratepayer (budget) Meeting on May 26, 2020 starting at 6:30 p.m. This is an opportunity...

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Joint Communique: NWT "Emerging Wisely" Document

To all staff, students, parents/guardians and stakeholders: Attached is a joint communique issued by Yellowknife Educati...

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YK1 Board Bulletin - April 14, 2020

Please take a moment to view the bilingual board bulletin for the regular board meeting held on Tuesday, April 14, 20...

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Additional Resources: Distance and Online Learning

YK1 teachers care deeply about their students, and all staff are committed to ensuring your child has the skills they n...

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Learning at Home Update: April 14, 2020

We are excited to continue learning with you at home! Learning will look different but rest assured that our teams are w...

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Food Program Support Appreciation

YK1 would like to thank the following local organizations for donating to our Food Program while schools remain closed:...

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Chairperson Letter: Supporting YK1 Families

To all parents and stakeholders: Attached is a letter from YK1 Chairperson Tina Drew thanking you for your patience...

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Superintendent Video: Continuation of Learning

YK1 Superintendent Metro Huculak provides an update on the continuation of learning. Parents can expect to hear from the...

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Superintendent Letter: Continuation of Learning

To all parents and stakeholders, attached is a letter from YK1 Superintendent Metro Huculak regarding the continuatio...

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Frequently Asked Questions: JK-12 Continuing Learning

Have questions about how learning will continue for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year? The Department of Educat...

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NWT Education Bulletin: March 30, 2020

To all parents and stakeholders, attached is the NWT Education Bulletin that was released this afternoon (English and...