School News

Foreign Exchange Students

Sir John will once again be hosting two foreign exchange students with AFS Canada. 

2017 NWT Archery Championships

Seven students, (Lois Anderson, Cassandra Adamache, Urbah Syed, Raya Laframboise, Zach Mohamud, Jamal Begg and Da...

Beauty and the Beast

In the fall, Sir John's drama department will be presenting 'Beauty and the Beast' Click here for more details.

Al McDonald makes it into the NWT Education Hall of Fame!

Al McDonald is inducted into the Hall of Fame Congratulations to long-time YK1 educator Al McDonald for his recent indu...

Awards 2017

Congratulations to all the Sir John students who received awards during our Awards Assembly and Evening of Excellence! W...

Sport School Star of the Month

Jason Nguyen Jason has had a great semester in the Falcon Sport School.  Following up an earlier Sport School Athlete...

Congratulations to Sky Lennie!

Congratulations to Sky Lennie who will be travelling to England over the summer for a six-week long program with the c...

Diana Rockwell on stage at NACC

This past spring, Diana participated in Ptarmigan Ptheatrics’ production of The Sound of Music. She played the role of...

YK1 Student Spotlight of the Week

Kea Furniss Kea is only in grade 9 and she already shows qualities of an independent learner! She has a clear aptitude...

YKDFN Career Fair

YKDFN Career Fair On Wednesday, May 24th, the High School Preparation 9 students attended the 9th Annual YKDFN Career F...

Music News

YK1 celebrated with music on May 25 with the Music Showcase concert held at the Northern Arts and Cultural Centre. Our s...

2nd Annual Athletics Hall of Fame

Congratulations to Sir John alumni Kerry Galusha, Laurene Head and Bill Burlington who were inducted into the Sir John H...

National Student Commonwealth Forum

National Student Commonwealth Forum Congratulations to Jasmine Li and Urbah Syed who were chosen to participate in a...

Territorial French Speech Competition

Le 4 mai dernier, 53 étudiants venus de toutes les régions du nord, participaient au Concours d'Art oratoire organisé...

Regular Board Meeting: 13-Jun-17

The Regular Board meeting is coming up. Date:  Tuesday, June 13, 2017 Time:  7:00 p.m. Locati...

Public Notice - RCMP Warning

After weighing privacy concerns, the RCMP decided last week to warn the public about the upcoming release of a man convi...

June 2017 Exam Schedule

Click here for June 2017 Exam Schedule

Allan McDonald to be inducted into NWT Education Hall of Fame

Congratulations to long-time YK1 educator Allan McDonald for his upcoming induction into the NWT Education Hall of Fame!...

YK1 Board Bulletin - May 15, 2017

The YK1 Board of Trustees invites you to view their most recent newsletter.     

Scholarship Opportunities

To apply for any of the following scholarships please pick up a form from the Sir John office. Deadline for submissio...

May 9 Regular Board Meeting

The public is invited to attend our Regular Board Meeting on Tuesday, May 9 at 7 p.m. at the District Office. Click f...

Photojournalism

 The following photos were taken by SJF student Anika von Allmen, Grade 12 as part of an assignment in her Photojournal...

Painting to Music

Ms.Tonge's Senior Art class had a really fun time on Monday, April 24th exploring 'synaesthetic' art by painting music....

Giving Back to the community

Congratulations to our Falcons that competed in the Gumboot Rally this past weekend. It was the 25th anniversary of this...

Ice Carving

On a cold, windy day in March, Sir John art students bravely carved images out of ice and it was well worth it! Congratu...

Music news

The school band, SJF Unplugged, competed in the Yellowknife Music Festival and received a GOLD standing! The adjudicator...

Sport School Star of the Month

Logan Doyle April was a good month of training for Logan in the Falcon Sport School. His form and technique continues t...

Warning Signs

As part of the grade nine curriculum, students are taught the importance of healthy dating relationships. In Mrs. Ferrei...

Scuba Trip 2017 Cozumel, Mexico

On April 15, 2017, the SJF Scuba Club departed for Cozumel, Mexico where each member experienced the trip of a lifetime!...

Scuba Trip 2017 Cozumel, Mexico

When I first joined the SJF Scuba Club, I expected that the experience was going to be enjoyable, but it turned out to b...

Long Service Awards

Congratulations to the following SJF staff for their long service with Yellowknife Education District No. 1. Staff membe...

Long Service Awards

Congratulations to the following SJF staff for their long service with Yellowknife Education District No. 1. Staff membe...

100th anniversary of the battle of Vimy Ridge

I’m an Encounters with Canada alumni which gave me the opportunity to be selected to participate along with 25 other y...

Grad News

Grad 2017 News  PARENT MEETING is taking place May 31st at 7pm at the school. Details regarding grad will be discuss...

Press Release - New Assistant Principal for École Sir John Franklin High School...

YK1 is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Curran as Assistant Principal for École Sir John Franklin High Scho...