In the Spotlight

Oct 29 - Correction: October 24, 2014 Media Release

    To view the ammended October, 24, 2014 Joint YCS and YK1 press release click here:  http://www.yk1.nt.ca/documents/general/YK1-YCS Corrected Joint Media Release - JK Rollout 1.pdf    

Staff Spotlight

Oct 24 - Sally Drygeese, Willideh Language Instructor, KTW

Sally Drygeese has been a valued employee at  Kaw Tay Whee School for the past nine years. Originally from Dettah, she is also a highly  respected role model for our students. Sally began her role in our school as an Administrative Assistant, but over the years, through her consiste...

Past Staff

Student of the Week

Oct 24 - Trevor Betsina, Kindergarten, KTW

Trevor is polite, enthusiastic and responsible. He is an active learner, friend and problem solver. Trevor shows compassion, empathy, and a sense  of inquiry and adventure in all that he does. Trevor has shown a passion for imaginative and block play and asks lots of questions to hel...

Past Students



Photo Gallery

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 Hidden Lake in June. The students had a lot of fun exploring and learning in the great outdoors. Special thanks to all of the contributors and sponsors of the Outdoor Pursuits progr...

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 milestone and be able to show it off to the community with this banner.

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 Ndilo. Congratulations to all of the winners!

Apr 25 - Michael Gilday visits JHS

Michael Gilday, a former Yk1 French Immersion student, visited JHS school on April 17, 2014.  He shared his Olympic experience and talked  to the students about the benefits of learning to speak French.  It was an exciting day for the school!

Feb 20 - Spencer West visit

An extraordinary man visited Yellowknife on February 17 and 18, 2014.  École William McDonald Middle School student, Lauren Seabrook, invited Spencer West to share his inspirational stories with students, staff and the public. This man has climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, walked from Edmonton to Calgary...

Feb 11 - 75th Anniversary Banner Unveiling

YK1 unveiled their 75th Anniversary banner today with a celebration outside of the Log Cabin school house beside Mildred Hall School.  YK1 Trustees and staff we joined by Mayor Mark Heyck, MLA's Robert Hawkins and Daryl Dolynny and approximately 50 students from Mildred Hall School.

Jan 29 - Literacy Week



Schools

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

Yellowknife Education District No.1

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