News Archive

Bulletin - Continued Learning

Please click here to read the latest bulletin regarding continued learning for our students. To view the bulletin in...

Continuance of Learning

March 30, 2020   Dear Parents and Guardians,   As shared in the letter from Minister Simpson, ECE will be re...

Playground Closures

CITY PLAYGROUNDS AND EQUIPMENT ARE CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE  The health, safety and wellbeing of the public and o...

Letter from the Minister

Please click here to read a letter from the Minister regarding school closure and how it affects our JK-12 students.

School Closure

Please click here to read about the Education Minister and Education Leaders recommendation that NWT schools remain cl...

Questions?

YCS Families, while we understand that you have many questions right now, please standby for more information coming soo...

Update

Dear YCS Families, Education Minister Simpson has a scheduled meeting with Education Leaders this evening to discuss...

COVID Update

Dear Yellowknife Catholic Schools families: During this time of incredible uncertainty, we want you to know that over...

Building Closures

Please be advised that all Yellowknife Catholic Schools buildings will be closed to staff, students and the public as of...

Diocesan Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

Please click here to see the Diocesan Response to COVID-19.

COVID Update

In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic we are following all recommendations of the NT Chief Public Health Officer. As such...

Update from YCS Superintendant

We are aware that there has been a media release regarding the closure of schools until after the Easter break. The Mini...

COVID-19 Update from GNWT

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COVID-19 Joint Communication

Yellowknife Education District #1, Yellowknife Catholic Schools, and Commission scolaire francophone des Territoires du...

Science Teaching Award

ESPHS Teacher Thana Rahim was nominated by one of our students, Isha Jha, and won the 2020 NAPEG Science Teaching Award...

Loran Scholar !

We are proud to share that a student from ESPHS has been named a Loran Scholar. Congratulations go out to Adithi Balaji....

CYCC Information Session

A CYCC information session will be held at ESJS this evening at 7:00.

Early French Immersion at Weledeh

If you are interested in a downtown early French Immersion option for Kindergarten and Grade One please contact Weledeh...

School Support Declaration

The City of Yellowknife has mailed out School Support Declaration Forms to all ratepayers.  As a ratepayer you can choo...

Child and Youth Care Counselor Information Session

Child Youth Care Counselors are being introduced to all Yellowknife schools in the 2020-2021 school year.   YCS, YK1, a...

Kindergarten/Grade 1 French Immersion Information Evening

Weledeh is hosting a Kindergarten/Grade 1 French Immersion Information Session on January 30 at 5:30.  Please call 873-...

JK & Kindergarten Open Houses

Weledeh Catholic School is hosting a Junior Kindergarten Open House on February 26 from 5:30 - 6:30.  Pizza will be pro...

Now Hiring Substitutes

YCS is now hiring substitute teachers and classroom assistants.  Please visit the employment section of our website for...

YCS Advent Celebration

Trustee Candace Meadus reading at the YCS Staff Advent Celebration.

Board Chair

Congratulations go out to Erin Currie who was named Board Chair at the November Board meeting.   Erin has served on...

Board Vice Chair

Congratulations go out to Steven Voytilla who was named Board Vice Chair at November's Board meeting.   Steven has...

ESPHS Drama Production

ESPHS Drama Production - Into the Woods - December 12, 13, 14 - 7:00 pm, with a Saturday matinee at 1:00 - Tickets $20 f...

Casual Friday Donations

Representatives from the Diocese of Mackenzie and the Society of St. Vincent de Paul (Sister Mary Lee), Yellowknife Asso...

Aviation Management Diploma

Northwestern Air has received approval from the GNWT, to offer a two-year Aviation Management Diploma program to be offe...

New Trustee

YCS welcomes Susan Waddell to the position of trustee.  Susan will be sworn in at our November 20 board meeting.

Interim Board Chair

At our September Board Meeting, Miles Welsh tendered his resignation as Board Chair.  Erin Currie has been appointed Bo...

Candidates' Responses

To read the responses to the questions posed to the candidates at last evening's forum, click here.

Expressions of Interest

There is currently a vacancy on the Board of Trustees for Yellowknife Catholic Schools.  The current term for this posi...

Now Hiring Substitutes

We are now hiring substitute teachers, classroom assistants and administrative assistants for the 2019/2020 school year....

Annual General Meeting

The YCS Annual General Meeting will be held at 5124 - 49 Street on September 19 at 7:00.  The public is invited to atte...

Education Forum

Yellowknife Catholic Schools, YK#1 and CSFNTO invite all stakeholders to attend an all-candidates educational forum o...

New Assistant Superintendent

We welcome Chris Cahoon, our new Assistant Superintendent of Business to YCS.  Chris will be starting with us on Septe...

Welcome to a New School Year

We look forward to seeing all new and returning students on Thursday, August 29.  For registration information, please...

Culinary Arts/Food Studies Teacher

YCS is accepting applications for a Full-Time Culinary Arts/Food Studies Teacher.  Please visit the employment section...

New Assistant Superintendent

We'd like to take this opportunity to welcome Pat Sullivan as the new Assistant Superintendent of Learning for YCS.  P...

Dustin Pidborochynski Memorial Fund

Dustin passed away tragically on July 6, 2019, only weeks after being hired as a Welding Instructor at École St. Patri...

Superintendent Announcement

The Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that they have awarded the contract for the position of Superintendent to...

Education Hall of Fame

Congratulations go out to Claudia Parker, who has 33 years of service with YCS.  Claudia was inducted into the NWT Edu...

Classroom Assistants

YCS is currently accepting applications for Classroom Assistants beginning the 2019/2020 school year.  Please visit the...

Excellence in Catholic Teaching

Congratulations go out to Jenn Hamann - this year's recipient of the YCS Excellence in Catholic Teaching Award.

Budget Meeting

A budget meeting will be held on Monday, May 13 at 7:00 at Central Services.  The public is invited to attend.

Territorial Skills Competition

Skills Canada NWT is hosting the 21st annual Territorial Skills Competition on Friday, May 3 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. T...

Young Innovators Camp

Yellowknife Catholic Schools has been given the opportunity to host a Young Innovators Camp this summer. This uniqu...

Science Teaching Award

Congratulations go out to Trent Hamm who was selected by NAPEG to receive a Science Teaching Award.  The award recogniz...

Office Manager

YCS is now accepting resumes for the position of Office Manager at our Central Services Building.  For more information...