News Archive

GNWT Communique

NWT Education Leaders agree to keep schools closed for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year.  The full document can...

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...

Registration Information

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

2020-2021 Calendar

The 2020-2021 YCS calendar has been released.  Please see the link to below to view important dates. 2020-2021 Famil...

Continuance of Learning Packets - Parent Schedule

Please see the following document outlining the schedule for Continuance of Learning Packets. Parent Schedule

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...

School Closure - Message For Parents

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

Communication from Yellowknife School Boards Regarding COVID-19

Please see the attached communication outlining the Yellowknife School Boards' ongoing efforts to ensure we are consider...

CYCC Information Session

A CYCC information session will be held at ESJS this evening at 7:00.

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...

Now Hiring Substitutes

YCS is now hiring substitute teachers and classroom assistants.  Please visit the employment section of our website for...

November-December Newsletter

Good Afternoon, Please see our November - December Newsletter https://www.esphs.nt.ca/documents/general/Newsletter...

Aviation Management Diploma

Northwestern Air has received approval from the GNWT, to offer a two-year Aviation Management Diploma program to be offe...

Remembrance Day Liturgy

Good Afternoon, We will be having our Remembrance Day Liturgy on Friday morning (November 8th).  As a part of the Li...

October Newsletter

Please see our October Newsletter. https://www.esphs.nt.ca/documents/general/Newsletter%20Oct-Nov%202019.pdf  

September Newsletter

Please see our September Newsletter. https://www.esphs.nt.ca/documents/general/Newsletter%20September%202019.pdf

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...

June Newsletter

Due to technical issues, we were unable to send out June Newsletter - please click on link to view. https://www.esphs...

Superintendent Announcement

The Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that they have awarded the contract for the position of Superintendent to...

Exam Schedule for 2019

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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...

Grad Tickets

Grads may pick up their reserved seating tickets in the office starting today.  Any additional tickets may be purchased...

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...

2019-2020 Important Dates

Please visit our documents section to see the important dates for next school year (2019/2020). 2019/2020 Important D...

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...

2019 Handgames and Traditional Games Tournament

YELLOWKNIFE CATHOLIC SCHOOLS REGIONAL YOUTH HANDGAMES & TRADITIONAL GAMES TOURNAMENT February 8 & 9

MyBlueprint

Ecole St. Patrick High School is implementing an education resource called myBlueprint to help support students with doc...

Trustee Term of Office

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

Exam Schedule - January 2019

The January 2019 exam schedule has been posted throughout the school.  To view a copy of the schedule please visit the...