News Archive

Remote Learning

Please click HERE to read a letter from the Superintendent regarding remote learning.

School Closures

Please click here to read about school closures.

September Board Meeting

As per the OCPHO's updated COVID restrictions, all meetings will now be held virtually.  As such, if you would like to...

Central Office Closed to the Public

In line with the OCPHO's updated COVID restrictions in Yellowknife announced this morning, our central office will be cl...

COVID19 Exposure Notice

Please see the attached letter regarding COVID19 exposure at Weledeh Catholic School HERE.

September 30

Yellowknife Catholic Schools’ Board of Trustees passed a motion honouring the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation...

Choose to Make a Difference....Become a Trustee

Notice is given to the voters of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 and Yellowknife Catholic Schools that an election...

Positive COVID Case

Please click here to read a letter from the Superintendent regarding a positive COVID case at Ecole St. Patrick High.

Becoming a Trustee

Are you interested in becoming a Trustee for YK1 or YCS? Yellowknife Education District No. 1 (YK1) and Yellowknife C...

School Reopening Information

Please click here to learn more about the reopening of schools.

Change of PD Date

Please click here to read a letter regarding a change of professional development dates in September.

Special Board Meeting

A Special Board Meeting will be held at noon today regarding the 2021/22 calendar.  This is a public meeting and can be...

Become a Trustee!

Are you interested in becoming a YCS Trustee?  Click here to learn more.

School Reopening

Please click here to read a letter regarding the reopening of schools.

Important Election Dates

Please take note of the following important dates for the 2021 Trustee Election.  ...

ESPHS Registration

Ecole St. Patrick High School Registration August 20, 23-27 August 20 - Grade 8 only August 23 - Grades 8-10...

Bus Pass Information

If you are looking for school bus information for your child, call First Student Canada at (867) 873-4693 to set up an...

First Time Bus Riders

Come down to the Fieldhouse parking lot on August 16 or 17 between 11:00 and 12:00 to get familiar with your school bus!...

Annual General Meeting

The YCS Annual General Meeting will be held at September 15 at 7:00pm at 5124 -49 Street.

Trustee Election Information

Please take a moment to review the following documents regarding the upcoming trustee election and voter information....

JK & K Registrations

Yellowknife Catholic Schools is currently accepting registrations for our junior kindergarten and kindergarten programs....

Orange Shirt Day

On Tuesday, June 1, the staff and students of Yellowknife Catholic Schools will be joining with fellow Canadians to hono...

PSA - Introduction of New Screening Process

Please take a moment to review this PSA from the Office of the Chief Public Health Officer HERE.

Letter to Parents

Please take a moment to read a letter from Simone Gessler, Superintendent. English French

School Bus Update

First Transit has advised us that Route 2 will be out of service for the remainder of this week and will likely be back...

First Transit Update

Routes 6, 8, 11, and 12 will be in service tomorrow, Tuesday May 18. Route 2 will not be in service.  

Updated Screening Tool

We are looking forward to seeing the smiling faces of our YCS students next week. Can't wait to welcome you back to scho...

Return to School - May 17

Please letter regarding School Reopening on Monday, May 17, 2021, HERE.

Important Bussing Information

Monday, May 17th  the following routes will not be in service due to the drivers being in isolation. Route 2 R...

Return to school

Please read these important letters regarding school reopening. English French

May Board Meeting

Due to the circumstances surrounding COVID, the May Board Meeting will be held virtually and can be joined at  Join wi...

Public Budget Meeting

Given the current circumstances surrounding the COVID spread, a decision was made to hold the public budget meeting virt...

Letter to Parents

Please click here to read a letter from the Superintendent.

CYCC Information

All Child and Youth Care Counsellors are still available and here to support you by phone of video.  Please click here...

Youth Vaccine Information

Please read the following letters from the Superintendent regarding Youth COVID-19 vaccinations. English version. ...

Latest Information

Please click here to read the lastest information.

Temporary District Office Closure

In addition to all of our schools, our District Office will be closed to the public until further notice.  Staff will...

COVID Information

Please review the following documents for more information. FAQ Backgrounder Closure of schools Closure of scho...

Letter from the Superintendent

Please read an important letter from our Superintendent.   English / French

Wash your hands/self-care

Check out two videos regarding hand washing and self care during COVID. ESPHS and Weledeh.  

COVID Update

Please click here to read a letter from the Superintendent regarding COVID exposure at ESPHS.

Letter to Parents

Please click here to read a letter from the Superintendent regarding the recent positive case of COVID19 at Ecole St. P...

COVID Positive Exposure

We wish to inform all our parents that ESPHS received a notice in regards to a COVID positive exposure. We are actioning...

Weledeh Virtual Open House

Weledeh is hosting a junior kindergarten virtual open house on April 7 from 6:00 to 7:00.  Please call 873-5591 to RSVP...


So proud of three of our ESPHS students who recently participated in the Global Water Challenge! They won the Global Co...


A big shout out and congratulations to Stephen Richardson who has been named a finalist nominee for the 2021 MusiCounts...

March Board Meeting

The March Board Meeting will be held on the 10th at 12:00.  It is a virtual meeting, open to the public, that can be ac...

Request for Proposals - Bussing

Yellowknife Education District No. 1, Yellowknife Catholic Schools and Commission scolaire francophone Territoires du No...

District Newsletter

Check out our new district newsletter in English and French.

NWT Superintendents' Award

Yellowknife Catholic Schools superintendent Simone Gessler has received this year’s Northwest Territories Superintende...