In the Spotlight

Jan 21 - Conversations with parents survey - We want your input!

  January 21, 2015 Conversations with Parents The Yellowknife Public Education District No.1 will be beginni...

Jan 15 - Conversations about our schools

This month Superintendent Metro Huculak will be visiting schools in the evening along with school staff and Parent Advis...

Staff Spotlight

Jan 23 - ​Bonnie Hickey - Educational Assistant - N.J. Macpherson School

​This is Bonnie's third year teaching and living in Yellowknife, however she has been an Educational Assistant for 21...

Past Staff

Student of the Week

Jan 23 - Lyndon Chaisson - Grade 3 - N.J. Macpherson School

Lyndon Chaisson is a grade 3 student who is new to Yellowknife and new to N.J. Macpherson school.  His kind, caring...

Past Students

Photo Gallery

Nov 18 - 2014 Santa Claus Parade

Thank you to the organizers, volunteers, staff, parents and students to added so much cheer to the YK1 float at the 2014...

Nov 18 - Lou Beauchesne Author Visit

J.H Sissons School welcomed author Lou Beauchesne as she read her work to students on November 3rd and 4th. Stay tune...

Nov 10 - Sir John Franklin High School presents : Peter Pan

Congratulations to all of the talented drama students (both on stage and behind the scenes) at Ecole Sir John Franklin H...

Jul 9 - WMS Grade 8 Hidden Lake Canoe Trip

WMS’s Outdoor Pursuits program had a fantastic year this year which topped the year off with a Grade 8 Canoe Trip to H...

Jun 10 - 75th Anniversary Banner Raising

Thank you to our Maintenance crew for raising the 75th Anniversary banner.  YK1 is so proud to be celebrating this mile...

May 8 - Regional Learning Fair

Amazing talent and knowledge was put on display at this year's Regional Learning Fair held at K'alemi Dene School in Ndi...


Grades: Preschool - Grade 5
Options: French Immersion
Phone: (867) 873-3477
Fax: (867) 873-4535

Grades: Preschool - Grade 8
Options: English
Phone: (867) 873-5811
Fax: (867) 920-2931

Grades: Preschool - Grade 5
Options: English, Montessori
Phone: (867) 873-4372
Fax: (867) 873-4638

Grades: Preschool - Grade 8
Options: English, Intensive French 6, Post-Intensive French 7 & 8, Athletic Excellence (Hockey)
Phone: (867) 920-7567
Fax: (867) 920-4778

Akaitcho Trades and Technical Centre
Grades: Grade 9 - Grade 12
Options: English, French Immersion, Post-Intensive French 9-12
Phone: (867) 669-0773
Fax: (867) 873-3630

Grades: Grade 6 - Grade 8
Options: English, French Immersion, Intensive French 6, Post-Intensive French 7 & 8, Athletic Excellence (Hockey, Soccer, Speed Skating)
Phone: (867) 873-5814
Fax: (867) 873-4671

Dettah Community School
Grades: Preschool - Grade 7
Options: English, Dogrib (Weledeh Dialect)
Phone: (867) 873-4303
Fax: (867) 873-4420

Ndilo Community School
Grades: Kindergarten - Grade 12
Options: English, Dogrib (Weledeh Dialect)
Phone: (867) 920-7260
Fax: (867) 669-7762

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