News Archive

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.

COVID-19 Screening

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

Education Bulletin

Good morning, please take a moment to review the newly released GNWT Education Bulletin: Back to School which has bee...

Return to School

To learn more about returning to school.  Please click on the name of the school below. Ecole St. Joseph School W...

Letter to Parents

Please click here to read a letter regarding return to school.  To assist in our planning, we ask all parents to comple...

Reopening of Schools

Please visit https://www.gov.nt.ca/en/newsroom/message-minister-simpson-reopening-schools-2020-2021-school-year to rea...

Return to School

YCS has received approval for our 2020-2021 plans from OCPHO and ECE.  Each school's plan may look somewhat different....

Trustee/Municipal Elections

Please click here to read about the synchronization of trustee and municipal elections.

School Supply Lists

To view school supply lists please click on the links below: Weledeh Ecole St. Joseph

Career and Education Advisor Information

Career and Education Advisors (CEAs) assist students with making education and career choices. Working with grades 9-12...

Labelling of school supplies

Due to COVID-19 school supplies will not be shared at the class level.  We ask that each student’s individual suppli...

Reopening Schools Safely

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

Education Leaders support movements confronting systemic racism, urge rejection of all intolerances

To read more about how education leaders support movements confronting systemic racism please click here.

GNWT Releases Reopening Schools Safely Plan 2020-2021

GNWT Releases Schools Reopening Safely plan for 2020/2021. Please see full news release for more details.  

Good Food Access Fund

Yellowknife Catholic Schools is pleased to announce it has received a grant of $20 000 from Community Food Centres Canad...

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...