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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...

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Draft YK1 Strategic Priorities: March 9, 2021

The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 (YK1) tabled a draft of its updated Strategic Priorities...

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YK1 Board Bulletin - March 9, 2021

Please take a moment to view the bilingual board bulletin for the regular board meeting held on Tuesday, March 9, 202...

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2021-2022 School Year Calendars Approved

The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 approved 2021-2022 school year calendars during their...

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Regular Board Meeting: 9-Mar-21

The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 will hold its next meeting on March 9, 2021.  Tim...

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2021 JK/K Promotion: Range Lake North School

Are you thinking about registering your child(ren) in junior kindergarten or kindergarten for the upcoming school year?...

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YK1 Board Bulletin - February 9, 2021

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

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Regular Board Meeting: 9-Feb-21

The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 will hold its next meeting on February 9, 2021. ...

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Our Virtual JK/K Open House is coming up!

Are you thinking about registering your child(ren) in junior kindergarten or kindergarten for September 2021? Are you c...

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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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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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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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November Newsletter

Please click on the link to download the November Newsletter.

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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...