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May 23 - ESJS PAC - City Clean Up Reminder

City Clean Up! The ESJS Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) is looking for volunteers for the City of Yellowknife’s Spring Cleanup!   By helping with the city clean up, the PAC will receive funding that will go towards future events for... (read more)

May 15 - Preschool and Kinder Parent Information

Please be advised that all NWT preschool and kindergarten teachers will be involved in a four day professional development training session  from May 16-19th, 2017. The purpose of the training is to ensure that all staff are up- to-date on the rece... (read more)

May 8 - Birch Bark Biting Workshop

Parents are invited to participate in a Birch Bark Biting workshop, with Artist Pat Burderer.  This is one of the rarest and most threatedned indigenous art forms in Canada. Participants will be able to try a hands-on experience of making their... (read more)

Apr 6 - No School Reminder

Just a friendly reminder that tomorrow is a Professional Development day and there is No School for all students. (read more)

Feb 7 - IMPORTANT: No School - Feb 17

Dear Parents,  In addition to the PD Day next Monday, Feb. 13, ESJS will also be closed next Friday, Feb. 17. This is a result of the the Memorandum of Agreement (MOU) signed by YCS on Jan. 3.  March 17 and June 5 have also been added... (read more)

Jan 24 - Parent Letters to MLAS, re: Jr. Kindergarten

Yesterday evening, the Yellowknife Catholic school board held a parent information evening regarding the upcoming school year in our district. During the meeting Lori MacMillan-Gallant, the ESJS PAC chair, encouraged all parents to submit a letter to t... (read more)

Jan 24 - Parent Letters to MLAS - links

If you are having difficulties opening the links within our previous e-mail, please refer to the original format of the message available on our website at http://esjs.nt.ca/News.php?news_id=2045. Thank you for your patience with technical diff... (read more)

Jan 13 - YCS Information Evening

Are you interested in learning about changes in YCS? Yellowknife Catholic Schools will be hosting a parent information meeting on Monday, January 23rd at 6:30 in the ESJS Mini-gym.   Come out and learn about: Our Three... (read more)

Dec 12 - RSVP for the Christmas Concert

Please join us on Monday December 19th for one of our repeat Christmas Concerts. We are proudly presenting "Cold Hands, Warm Hearts and Hot Chocolate" starring our Grade 1 to 5 students. This is an opportunity for you to pause and join the war... (read more)

Nov 24 - Husky Wear!

We are pleased to launch a new set of ESJS school spirit wear!   Thanks to Emma and a few LTA students, we have new designs for 2016 and thanks to Tony, who pulled out a vintage 1978 jacket, we have vintage wear designs as well.  ... (read more)

Sep 1 - Most Likely to Succeed documentary screening

YSC invites the community to attend a public screening of the the documentary "Most Likely to Succeed" to learn more about the global direction of education and YCS' development of innovative learning environments and new programming oppor... (read more)

Aug 25 - Trustee Vacancy

TRUSTEE VACANCY - A CALL SERVICE   There is currently a vacancy on the Board of Trustees for Yellowknife Catholic Schools. The current term for this position will expire on the first Monday of November 2018. If you are interested... (read more)

Aug 24 - Class Placement Announcement

Class placements are now available in the ESJS office. Class lists are posted at the front desk (in physical copy only) and will be available during the office hours listed below: Monday-Friday 8:30am - 12:00pm 1:00pm - 4:00pm T... (read more)

Aug 24 - YCS - Hiring Part-Time Office Assistant

YCS is currently accepting applications for a part-time office assistant at our Central Services location.  This term position runs until June 29, 2017.  Hours of work – 22 hours/week – schedule to be determined.  This in... (read more)

Aug 17 - Bus Pass Sales 2016-2017

For any families requiring school bus passes for the 2016-2017 school year:   Yellowknife Bus Pass Sale Hours   August 17-19 10 am to 4:30 pm August 23-26 10 am to 4:30 pm August... (read more)

Jun 22 - YCS Twitter - Follow along for the latest updates!

To continue to help support parent communication, Yellowknife Catholic Schools will share news, highlights, and district event details on our new twitter account. Please follow: twitter.com/ycsnwt (read more)

Jun 3 - Aboriginal Day - No School

Correction: In the June newsletter sent out earlier this morning it was stated that there would be no school on June 22nd in observance of Aboriginal Day.  In actuality, Aboriginal Day takes place on Tuesday, June 21st and there will be no class... (read more)

Jun 3 - Aboriginal Day - No School

Correction: In the June newsletter sent out earlier this morning it was stated that there would be no school on June 22nd in observance of Aboriginal Day.  In actuality, Aboriginal Day takes place on Tuesday, June 21st and there will be no class... (read more)