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2021 Trustee Election: Enumerate & Save the Date

To all YK1 families: The next Trustee election is scheduled for Monday, October 18, 2021.  Seven publicly-elected of...

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2021-2022 School Supply Lists

Click here to access 2021-2022 school supply lists for all six YK1 schools. Have a great summer! Ecole J.H. Si...

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CYCC Availability: Summer 2021

To all YK1 families: Please note that child and youth care counsellors (CYCCs) are available to students and families th...

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YK1 Chairperson Letter: June 23, 2021

To all YK1 families: Attached is a letter from YK1 Chairperson Tina Drew thanking families for making this school yea...

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YK1 Board Bulletin - June 8, 2021

Please take a moment to view the bilingual board bulletin for the regular board meeting held on Tuesday, June 8, 2021...

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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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COVID-19 vaccination clinics coming to most YK1 schools

To all YK1 families: Attached is a letter from the Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority explain...

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Schools reopening to in-person learning on May 17, 2021

To all YK1 families: We are happy to welcome students back to in-person learning again starting Monday, May 17, 2021....

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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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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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Yellowknife, Ndilo & Dettah schools reopening on May 17

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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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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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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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...