News Archive

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...

Return To School Information for Students and Parents

Please see the following link for information regarding the Ecole St. Patrick High School return to school. Return to...

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.

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.  

Thank You

Dear Parents/Guardians; Thank you for taking the time to complete the School Closures and Reopening 2020 survey. We a...

2020-2021 School Year Planning Update

Please see the joint letter to parents from YCS, YK1, Ndilo and Dettah districts regarding 2020-2021 school year plannin...

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...

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...

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...