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District News highlights the latest announcements, information, events, or stories that are happening in or around the Cowichan Valley School District (SD 79). Check this page often for updates!


October 24: 2-Hour Early Dismissal (PLC)

Posted: October 22, 2018, 3:58pm

Just a reminder to parents that Wednesday, October 24, 2018 is a two-hour early dismissal day due to PLC (Professional Learning Community). All schools will dismiss 2 hours early, and afternoon sch[...]


Welcome Newly Elected Board of Education

Posted: October 21, 2018, 12:40am

The Cowichan Valley School District would like to warmly welcome the newly elected School District 79 Board of Education after final votes were tallied late this evening. Administration and staff a[...]


October 19: Non-Instructional Day (No School)

Posted: October 19, 2018, 8:26am

Friday, October 19, 2018 is a non-instructional day in the Cowichan Valley School District. No classes are in session and buses will not be running. The regular schedule will resume on Monday, Octo[...]


Celebrating World Teachers' Day - October 5th

Posted: October 4, 2018, 4:36pm

Celebrating our Teachers on World Teachers' Day On Friday, October 5, 2018 the Cowichan Valley School District (SD79) Board of Education, and the entire school district family, will be joining commun[...]


Recognizing Orange Shirt Day

Posted: September 26, 2018, 5:03am

Sunday, Sept. 30th is the 6th Annual Orange Shirt Day, a day where First Nations, local governments, schools and communities can come together in the spirit of reconciliation and hope for gene[...]