News Archive

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...

Congratulations!

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

Congratulations

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...

Junior Kindergarten at ESJS

École St. Joseph School is currently accepting registrations for our bilingual and English junior kindergarten progr...

Minister's Award Recipients

Congratulations go out to the following students who received the Minister's Award for Academic Achievement with Excelle...

Weledeh Junior Kindergarten Open House

Weledeh Catholic School is hosting a virtual junior kindergarten open house on February 9 from 6:00 to 7:00 pm.  See th...

School Support Declaration

If you are a Yellowknife property owner you will soon be receiving your Notice of Assessment.  All ratepayers in Yellow...

New Office Hours

Effective January 4, Central Services office hours will be 8:00 - 4:30.

Christmas Wishes

The staff and trustees of YCS wish all of our families a safe, healthy and happy holiday season.

Christmas Mass Information

You must register to be able to attend Christmas Mass this year.  Please click here to learn more.

Thank You to Community Table

A huge thank you to The Copperhouse and their Community Table initiative. The  Copperhouse is donating ready-made meal...

Christmas Blessings

The true joy of Christmas is the love of Christ, shared with family and friends.  May you find His peace, love and joy...

New Daily Symptom Screening Tools

Dear Parents/Guardians,   Thank you for being so diligent in the screening of your children each day.   ...

Face Covering Reminder

As a result of COVID-19, the OCPHO has made it mandatory to wear an appropriate face covering while riding the school bu...

School Gymnasiums

In collaboration with the City of Yellowknife and YK1, YCS is planning on making its school gymnasiums available to publ...

School Busses

In collaboration with other local school boards and First Transit, four additional school buses for K-7 and high school...

Now Hiring Substitutes

Yellowknife Catholic Schools is currently hiring substitute teaching and support staff.  Hours are flexible.  To learn...

Parent Letter

September 18, 2020   Dear Parents and Guardians:   It’s difficult to believe that we have completed our...

Bus Passes

We are asking that you please let us know by Friday, September 18, 2020 if you are planning on purchasing a bus pas...

School Photos

To keep students safe, school photos have been postponed indefinitely at this time.

Central Services Office Hours

As of Tuesday September 8, Yellowknife Catholic Schools Central Office will be open for public walk-in traffic Monday to...

Annual General Meeting

Our Annual General Meeting will take place on Wednesday, September 16 at 7:00 at 5124 - 49 Street.