To all YK1 families: Attached is a joint communique from Yellowknife Education District No. 1, Yellowknife Catholic Schools, la Commission scolaire francophone des Territories du Nord-Ouest, Ndilo District Education Authority and Dettah District Education Authority regarding today's public health announcement, and the extension of gathering restrictions in Yellowknife, Ndilo and Dettah. Schools in these communities will remain closed to in-person learning. The public health order is in effect until 5:00 p.m. on October 22, 2021. Remote learning will continue.
The Office of the Chief Public Health Officer (OCPHO) is the lead in all matters of public health, and as such, we are following the direction given by their office. The most recent information on public health advisories can be found here. Additional JK-12 school information is available here, including information on mental wellness supports for students. Thank you for your cooperation during this challenging time and for your dedication to your child(ren)’s education. We will continue to relay information from the OCPHO and the GNWT's Department of Education, Culture and Employment as it relates to school closures in these communities.