News Archive

School Closures Survey

Thank you for taking the time to complete the School Closures and Reopening 2020 survey. We are very grateful for the nu...

Weledeh Junior Kindergarten

To learn more about Weledeh's Junior Kindergarten program please click here.

Public Budget Meeting

We will be holding our Public Budget Meeting on May 28th at 12:00 pm.  To attend virtually visit https://meet.goog...

School Closure Update

Please click here to learn more about school closures.

Emerging Wisely

A joint communique issued by Yellowknife Education District No. 1, Yellowknife Catholic Schools, la Commission scolaire...

New ILE Website

YCS is proud to present our new Indigenous Lanauges & Education website:  www.ycs-ile.weebly.com We invite you to e...

May Board Meeting

If you would like to virtually attend our May Board meeting, you can join us at https://meet.google.com/naz-tnjy-arh o...

Grade 6/7 French Immersion at Weledeh

Weledeh Catholic School is offering a Late French Immersion option for students in grades 6 and 7. To learn more cont...

Early French Immersion at WCS

Are you interested in a new Early Immersion option in downtown Yellowknife for Kindergarten or Grade One? Contact Wel...

Registration Information

Although the schools are closed at this time, we are still currently accepting new registrations.  To register please f...

Continuance of Learning

To learn more about the learning package delivery and drop off schedules please click here.

April Board Meeting

The public is welcome to attend the April Board meeting via Google Meet.  Join us at 7:00 pm on April 15 at https://m...

Learning Package Delivery

YCS successfully delivered all but 18 learning packets today!!  If you did not receive your child(ren)s learning packe...

Learning Packages

We are ready to roll with our continuance of learning plan! On Tuesday, April 14, 2020 all YCS students will receive a d...

Continued Learning

Please click here to read a letter from Simone Gessler regarding continued learning.

Holy Week at Home

Please click here to view a document that will allow you to celebrate Holy Week at home.

Government of Canada Benefits

Please click here to see Government of Canada Benefits related to COVID-19.

Live Stream Masses

Please join Bishop Jon for live-stream weekday masses daily at 7:30 am on Facebook.  You can also follow Sunday Mas...

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

Click for latest update from GNWT

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.