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École Cobble Hill Lieutenant-Governor's Visit

École Cobble Hill  

Posted: June 21, 2016, 5:20pm

The grade three/four class at École Cobble Hill created a song about what it means to be Canadian called "Mon Canada / My Canada."  The students won the under eleven years of age category and the Li[...]


SD79 Passes Balanced Budget

2016–2017  Budget  School Board  

Posted: May 3, 2016, 7:26pm

The 2016 – 2017 budget benefited from public input with 162 survey responses, consultative meetings with unions, principals & vice principals, the District Student Advisory Committee and the Dis[...]


Agenda Package for the April 21, 2016 Special Board Education and Business Committee Meeting

Posted: April 19, 2016, 12:29pm

Agenda Package for the April 21, 2016 Special Board Education and Business Committee Meeting[...]


Video of the March 30, 2016 Board Education and Business Committee Meeting

Posted: April 5, 2016, 10:45am

Click here to view the video of the March 30, 2016 Board Education and Business Committee Meeting.[...]


2016-2017 Budget Presentation

Posted: April 1, 2016, 9:58am

To view the presentation on the 2016-2017 Annual Budget presented at the March 31, 2016 Public Consultation, please click the link below. 2016-17 Annual Budget Presentation - March 31[...]


Video of the February 23, 2016 Board Education and Business Committee Meeting

Posted: February 24, 2016, 12:23pm

Click here to view the video of the February 23, 2016 Board Education and Business Committee meeting.[...]


Mar 21-29 - Spring Break (no school). Return to school on March 30th.

Posted: February 22, 2016, 12:56pm

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Mar 14-18 - Five Day District Closure (no school).

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Winter School Bus Information Notice for 2015/16

Posted: January 13, 2016, 2:20pm

Please click below for the Winter School Bus Information Notice. Winter School Bus Information - 2015[...]


Adjustment to the 2015-2016 School Calendar

Posted: December 2, 2015, 1:47pm

At the December 1, 2015 Board of Education open meeting the Superintendent reported that the Ministry of Education has directed school districts to add 10 hours of Curriculum Development time in th[...]


Survey for Parents regarding Parent Teacher Conferences

Posted: December 1, 2015, 11:00am

To Parents and Guardians: Click here to complete survey questions re: Parent Teacher Conferences. Paper version:  Survey Questions for Parents This survey comes as a result of the changes [...]


Drop Everything and Read!

Posted: October 23, 2017, 2:06pm

School District 79 Dropped Everything to Read! On Monday, Oct. 23, students and staff from schools across the Cowichan Valley participated in 20 minutes of reading during our Drop Everything and Read[...]


Letter to Parents: Bus Pass Reminder

Bus  Bus Pass  Transportation  

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October 23, 2017   Dear Parents/Guardians, The Transportation Department is currently servicing nearly 3,700 riders on 107 routes throughout the Cowichan Valley. In an effort to provi[...]


Agenda Package for the October 24, 2017 Board Education and Business Committee Meeting

Posted: October 20, 2017, 10:52am

Agenda Package for the October 24, 2017 Board Education and Business Committee Meeting(1)[...]


October 20: Non-Instructional Day (No School)

Posted: October 18, 2017, 2:00pm

Just a reminder to parents that Friday, October 20, 2017 is a non-instructional day, with teachers once again doing the learning as part of their professional development! There are no classes and [...]


Event Advisory: Mock Car Collision (Cowichan Secondary)

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National Teen Driver Safety Week: Mock Car Collision Grade 12 students at Cowichan Secondary School will get a glimpse into the realities of impaired, speed and distracted driving thanks to a mock ca[...]