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Education savings incentives: Plan for your child’s future

Planning for a child’s post-secondary education, whether it is in an apprenticeship program, CEGEP, trade school, coll...

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Organizational and Regular Board Meeting: 13-Nov-18

The Annual Organizational Meeting of the Board of Trustees is coming up: Date:  Tuesday, November 13, 2018...

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Public Notice: Library Revitalization - WMS

Dear Parents/Guardians, École William McDonald Middle School is excited to announce their Library Revitalization pro...

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Grad Council 2019

Planning for Grad 2019 activities are already underway, and it looks like it is going to be a good one. We are excited t...

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Cannabis Information: Parents & Staff

Check out the information for Parents and School Staff regarding cannabis and school. PARENTS: What you need to kn...

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Voting Locations for Election Day

Election Day is coming up! On Monday, October 15, 2018, Yellowknife residents can cast votes for the municipal and schoo...

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World Teachers' Day 2018

Friday, October 5, 2018 marks World Teachers' Day. Click here to read a press release from YK1 Superintendent Metro Hucu...

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Election Staff Needed!

Anyone interested in applying for an Election Staff Position for the Trustee Election, Monday, October 15, 2018, is invi...

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List of 2018 Trustee Nominees

Notice is hereby given that the following persons have been nominated for the election of Trustees to Yellowknife Educat...

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Gradbook 2018

Click here for SJF 2018 Gradbook.

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Free Family Show! Bighetty Bros Puppeteers

The Department of Education, Culture and Employment is hosting over 70 Indigenous language educators in Yellowknife this...

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YK1 Open Houses

All YK1 schools will be hosting public Open Houses over the next few weeks. Drop by our schools during the following tim...

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Nominations for Trustee open today

Do you or someone you know want to become a YK1 Trustee? Nominations for Trustee open today (August 31) and close at ...

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2018-2019 School Calendars Finalized

Yellowknife Education District No. 1’s Board of Trustees approved the 2018-2019 school calendar during their regular m...

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École J.H. Sissons Site Recommendation Decision Letter

Click here to read a press release from YK1 Superintendent Metro Huculak regarding the Board of Trustees' decision on...

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Music News

December was very exciting for the SJF Music students. We had visits from members of the National Arts Centre Orchestra...

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Art Class visits Visual Effects

Thank you to Jen Walden for sharing her work at Visual Effects. She spoke with Ms. Tonge’s Art 20/30's at length about...

Northern Studies News

Thank you to Deneze Nakehk’o who presented the “blanket exercise” to Mr. Bennett’s Northern Studies classes in D...

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The fencing club gets a new cart!

Thank you to Alex English who noticed that the old fencing cart was on its last legs and decided to take action! Alex ha...

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December Photo Contest

The winner is Nikolai Deleff. Judge epecially liked his focus. The subject for December was seasonal and the use of Dutc...

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Former falcons come back for a visit

Here at Sir John, we love it when former students come back to visit! Samantha Hefford is helping current Arts 9 studen...

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Saving the World’s Water, One Drop at a Time

-written by Mr. Kowalzik On Thursday, Nov. 23, a group of grade 10 to 12 Sir John Franklin students participated in a...

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Badminton

Badminton It was another awesome year at the badminton tournament. Congratulations to our Sir John badminton players for...

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Michael Gilday & Molly Milligan visit SJF!

The Falcon Sport School and Volleyball Academy were honoured to host guest-speakers and former Falcons, Michael Gilday a...

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Thank you Shawna!

Ms. Tonge's Art 20/30 class hosted professional artist, Shawna Lampi-Legaree on November 17th. Shawna shared her experie...

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December’s Artist of the Month!

Senior Art Students in Ms. Tonge's Art 20/30 class have the honour of being selected as the Northern Arts & Culture Cent...

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Cross Country

Sir John Franklin’s Cross Country Team has had yet another successful season.  After many weeks of practice, these de...

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Photo Contest

Congratulations to Nolan Eno, winner of Mr. Kennedy’s November photo contest. Subject for the month: animals!

Falcons are already getting ready for Cager!

Junior Girls Wednesdays 3:45-5:30pm Senior Girls Mondays & Thursdays 3:45-5:30pm Junior Boys Tuesdays & Thursdays 5...

Would you like a little extra help learning how to study?

SJF Study 101 / Study Basics   Who: All Students What: Provide skills and strategies on how to study and manage...

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Northern Studies

Thank you to Polar Tech, Hovat, Celine and Melaw for helping students in various practicum stations. Students in Norther...

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What Coaching in the Challenge Cup Means to Me

-written by Mr. Peter Curran Coaching in the Challenge Cup is a lot of things. One, it is an act of faith. Because we p...

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YK1 Student of the Week

Kacie Hall, Grade 12 has been involved with the Sir John Drama Program since Grade 9. This year her hard work, leadershi...

Music News

The Music Department is grateful to the following sponsors and individuals for their support of our recent Silent Auctio...

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Volleyball Star of the Month

Mia Landry Mia Landry is a deserving recipient as this month’s Volleyball Academy Athlete of the Month due to her pos...