News Archive

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...

YCS Not Striking

As you may have heard in the news, the Union of Northern Workers (UNW) served strike notice on behalf of public servic...

WCS Junior Kindergarten Camp

If your child is four years of age or turning four before December 31, 2019, Weledeh Catholic School would love to have...

New Opportunity at Weledeh

Is your child entering Junior Kindergarten next year?  Would you like to provide your child the opportunity to learn a...

Trustee Term of Office

Notice of Motion Re:  Board of Trustee Term of Office   As you are aware, the city was successful in changing...

ESJS JK Open House

Ecole St. Joseph School will be hosting a Junior Kindergarten Open House on February 13 beginning at 6:30.  On-site chi...

Weledeh Junior Kindergarten Open House

Weledeh Catholic School will be hosting a Junior Kindergarten Open House on February 12 beginning at 5:30.  On-site chi...

Now Accepting Registrations

Junior Kindergarten and Kindergarten registrations are now being accepted at Weledeh Catholic School (English). Ecole...

Library Technician

YCS is seeking a half-time Library Technician for Ecole St. Patrick High School.  Please visit the employment section o...

School Support Declaration

The City of Yellowknife mailed Notices of Assessment on January 4.  If you would like to change your school support dec...

We've moved

The majority of our Central Services staff have moved back to our original building at 5124 - 49 Street.  We can be con...

Minister's Awards

Congratulations go out to the recipients of the Minister’s Awards. Math 30-1 recipients were Logan Debogorski, Lance D...

Employment Opportunities

YCS is currently accepting applications for a Grade 4 teacher at WCS and an Administrative Assistant at WCS.  Please re...

ESPHS Presents Legally Blonde - The Musical

ESPHS Presents Legally Blonde Jr. at NACC - December 13, 14, 15 at 7:00.  Saturday matinee at 1:00. Tickets at nacc....

YCS Donations

Representatives from the Diocese of Mackenzie, Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Salvation Army and the Association for Co...

Laying of Wreaths

Representatives from Central Services, Board of Trustees and schools participated in the laying of wreaths at the Rememb...

Commissioning of Trusteees

The new Board of Trustees were commissioned by Father Marek on Saturday.

Seeking a Cosmetology Instructor

YCS is seeking a Cosmetology Instructor.  Please refer to the employment section of our website for further details.

Thank You

Yellowknife Catholic Schools would sincerely like to thank Amy Kennedy and John Dalton for their dedication and years of...

Cannabis Information

To view the Cannabis Information Sheet for students click here. To view the Cannabis Information Sheet for parents cl...

Election Results

Click here to see the unofficial results of the YCS Trustee election.

Candidates' Forum

All Candidates Forum On October 10th, YCS held an all-candidates forum for the upcoming Board of Trustees election. ...

Canadian Education Savings Grant

Planning for a child’s post-secondary education, whether it is in an apprenticeship program, CEGEP, trade school, coll...

Polling Stations

Polling Stations for the Trustee Election are the same as the City of Yellowknife Election.   Great Slave resid...

Candidates Forum

TRUSTEE ELECTION FORUM - YELLOWKNIFE CATHOLIC SCHOOLS Are you eligible to vote for Yellowknife School Board Trustees?...

Congratulations!

Congratulations to Simone Gessler who has been accepted into the Google for Education Certified Innovator program.  The...

Advance Polls

Today and tomorrow are the last two days of advance voting for those who are unable to vote on the 15th.

YWCA After School Care

As you are aware, due to the recent fire at the YWCA Rockhill building the decision was made by the YWCA leadership to c...

Literacy Week

Claudia Parker, Simone Gessler, Revi Lau-a, Miles Welsh, Julie Green and Mark Heyck read to Weledeh Students during Lite...

Annual General Meeting

The YCS Annual General Meeting will be held at 7:00 on September 19.  The public is invited to attend.