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Former Yellowknife councillor, school trustee Blake Lyons dies

Blake Lyons, a longtime leader of the Northwest Territories Teachers Association, city councillor and school board trustee has died, NNSL Media has learned. Lyons, 78, died last Saturday afternoon in "extremely peaceful setting" with his...

NWT Indigenous girls participate in science camp

Six Indigenous girls from across the Northwest Territories found out last week that science and math aren’t as dry and boring as they may have thought.  De Beers Canada sponsored 10 seats for Indigenous girls...

Graham Arts named new principal at J.H. Sissons

In a July 5 news release, Yellowknife Educational District No. 1 is announcing that Graham Arts will be the new principal at J.H Sissons School this coming school year. Arts has worked in the education...

EDITORIAL: A national holiday for all

National Indigenous Peoples Day is upon us once again and there is much to reflect on from the past year on what the contributions of Indigenous peoples mean to the North. News/North has consciously made...
Yellowknife Education District No. 1 office, May 2014 NNSL photo

Education briefs: Yk1

Mildred Hall School expanding parking lot This summer, Mildred Hall School will be getting a much needed improvement to the parking and drop-off zones outside of the school. Tram Do, director of corporate services for Yellowknife...

Eight teachers welcomed into the NWT Education Hall of Fame

  On June 5, Education Minister Caroline Cochrane welcomed eight individuals into the NWT Education Hall of Fame. The educators – hailing from Yellowknife, Fort Smith, Fort Simpson and Hay River – were recognized for their...

Scholarships

Tuition costs can be a major barrier to higher learning for some NWT and Nunavut residents, so scholarships and grants are a tremendous reward. There are many avenues for Northern applicants. Below is a list...

NWT Grad Class’s, 2018

If you dont see the 2018 Grad class you are looking for in this post check out our  NWT Graduation Supplement, 2018 or Nunavut Graduation Supplement, 2018 Yellowknife Hay River   Inuvik

NWT Grad Class’s, 2017

If you dont see the 2018 Grad class you are looking for in this post check out our  NWT Graduation Supplement, 2017 or Nunavut Graduation Supplement, 2017 Yellowknife Fort Simpson Hay River Inuvik