News Archive

Return to School - October 25

Please click HERE to read about the return to school on Monday.

Vote Today !

Voting for YCS Trustees takes place today, Monday, October 18 from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm.  Polling stations are located...

Vote Today !

Voting for YCS Trustees takes place today, Monday, October 18 from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm.  Polling stations are located a...

School Closure Extension

Please click HERE to learn more about the school closure extension.

School Closure Update

Please click HERE to read a letter regarding the updated Public Health order.

School Closure Update

Please click HERE to read a letter regarding the school closure extension.

School Closures

Please click here to read about school closures.

Choose to Make a Difference....Become a Trustee

Notice is given to the voters of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 and Yellowknife Catholic Schools that an election...

Positive COVID Case

Please click here to read a letter from the Superintendent regarding a positive COVID case at Ecole St. Patrick High.

Becoming a Trustee

Are you interested in becoming a Trustee for YK1 or YCS? Yellowknife Education District No. 1 (YK1) and Yellowknife C...

School Reopening Information

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

Change of PD Date

Please click here to read a letter regarding a change of professional development dates in September.

Become a Trustee!

Are you interested in becoming a YCS Trustee?  Click here to learn more.

School Reopening

Please click here to read a letter regarding the reopening of schools.

ESPHS Registration

Ecole St. Patrick High School Registration August 20, 23-27 August 20 - Grade 8 only August 23 - Grades 8-10...

First Time Bus Riders

Come down to the Fieldhouse parking lot on August 16 or 17 between 11:00 and 12:00 to get familiar with your school bus!...

Trustee Election Information

Please take a moment to review the following documents regarding the upcoming trustee election and voter information....

Orange Shirt Day

On Tuesday, June 1, the staff and students of Yellowknife Catholic Schools will be joining with fellow Canadians to hono...

PSA - Introduction of New Screening Process

Please take a moment to review this PSA from the Office of the Chief Public Health Officer HERE.

Letter to Parents

Please take a moment to read a letter from Simone Gessler, Superintendent. English French

School Bus Update

First Transit has advised us that Route 2 will be out of service for the remainder of this week and will likely be back...

First Transit Update

Routes 6, 8, 11, and 12 will be in service tomorrow, Tuesday May 18. Route 2 will not be in service.  

Updated Screening Tool

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

Return to School - May 17

Please letter regarding School Reopening on Monday, May 17, 2021, HERE.

Important Bussing Information

Monday, May 17th  the following routes will not be in service due to the drivers being in isolation. Route 2 R...

Return to school

Please read these important letters regarding school reopening. English French

Letter to Parents

Please click here to read a letter from the Superintendent.

CYCC Information

All Child and Youth Care Counsellors are still available and here to support you by phone of video.  Please click here...

Youth Vaccine Information

Please read the following letters from the Superintendent regarding Youth COVID-19 vaccinations. English version. ...

Latest Information

Please click here to read the lastest information.

Temporary District Office Closure

In addition to all of our schools, our District Office will be closed to the public until further notice.  Staff will...

COVID Information

Please review the following documents for more information. FAQ Backgrounder Closure of schools Closure of scho...

Letter from the Superintendent

Please read an important letter from our Superintendent.   English / French

NWT Superintendents' Award

Yellowknife Catholic Schools superintendent Simone Gessler has received this year’s Northwest Territories Superintende...

Bell Schedule - Semester 2

The daily bell schedule has been updated for semester 2.  Please view the following link for the new schedule: Bell...

Minister's Award Recipients

Congratulations go out to the following students who received the Minister's Award for Academic Achievement with Excelle...

Request for Proposals - Grad Photos

École St. Patrick High School and École Sir John Franklin High School are accepting proposals from photographers to ta...

School Support Declaration

If you are a Yellowknife property owner you will soon be receiving your Notice of Assessment.  All ratepayers in Yellow...

Christmas Message

Please see the following Christmas message from Yellowknife Catholic Schools. Christmas Message

Thank You to Community Table

A huge thank you to The Copperhouse and their Community Table initiative. The  Copperhouse is donating ready-made meal...

Revised Daily Symptom Screening Tool

The GNWT has published a revised Daily Symptom Screening Tool in both English and French.  It can be viewed by clicking...

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...

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...

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...

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...