News Archive

Trustee/Municipal Elections

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

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.  

Need to Contact Us?

Our Central Services will be available all summer but the office will not be open to walk-in traffic. The Weledeh Of...

Thank You @aplaceforfood Community Food Centres Canada (CFCC)

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

Survey Results

Your input is greatly appreciated:  

2020-2021 School Year Planning Update

Please read the attached news about planning for Fall 2020 and the next school year. 2020-2021 School Year Planning

Announcement Follow Up

Please read the following announcement regarding plans for the balance of the school year: NWT Leaders Announce - Eng...

Emerging Wisely

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

Joint Emerging Wisely Communique

Please read attached documents regarding plans for opening the schools: Emerging Wisely - English Emerging Wisely...

New ILE Website

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

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...

Registrations Being Accepted

    Reminding everyone that we are still taking registrations for Junior Kindergarten! Hold your spot now with a...

Continuance of Learning Deliveries

Please read the attached memo about deliver of learning since April 14, 2020: Continuance of Learning at YCS

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...

COVID-19 Update from GNWT

Click for latest update from GNWT

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...

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....

Education Forum

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

Welcome to a New School Year

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

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...

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...