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Student Support Declaration: Deadline February 18, 2019

Please be advised that Notices of Assessment were mailed on January 4, 2019. Anyone wishing to change their school supp...

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Town Hall Meeting: École J.H. Sissons Rebuild Project

Please find attached a bilingual press release from the Department of Education about the town hall meeting scheduled...

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Town Hall Meeting: JHS Geotechnical Study Results

ECE and YK1 will be hosting a public meeting for the presentation of the geotechnical study results for the École J.H....

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Regular Board Meeting: 8-Jan-19

The Regular Board Meeting of the YK1 Board of Trustees is: DATE:  January 8, 2019 TIME:  7:00 p.m....

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Draft calendar feedback: links fixed!

Good afternoon parents and guardians, It seems that the links embedded in the last email weren't functional. You shou...

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2019-2020 Draft Calendars: Give us your feedback!

Dear parents and guardians, Attached are the draft calendars for the 2019-2020 school year for your consideration. On...

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Update: École J.H. Sissons Replacement School Project

After much study and discussion with various government and stakeholder groups, Yellowknife Education District No. 1 (YK...

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Regular Board Meeting: 11-Dec-18

The Regular Board Meeting of the YK1 Board of Trustees is coming up: Date:  Tuesday, December 11, 2018...

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The Little Mermaid

Sir John's production of "The Little Mermaid" has been uploaded to our YouTube channel! Click here to view.

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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...