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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 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)


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[...]

October 18: 2 Hour Early Dismissal (PLC)

Posted: October 17, 2017, 10:50am

Just a reminder to parents that Wednesday, October 18, 2017 is a two-hour early dismissal day due to PLC (Professional Learning Community). All schools will dismiss 2 hours earlier, and afternoon s[...]

October 9: No School (Thanksgiving)

Posted: October 6, 2017, 2:29pm

Just a reminder that there is no school on Monday, October 9, 2017 due to the Thanksgiving holiday.   [...]

Opinion Editorial: World Teachers' Day

Posted: October 4, 2017, 9:01am

On Thursday, October 5, 2017 the Board of Education and district leaders from the Cowichan Valley School District (SD 79) will be joining others across the world to celebrate World Teachers’ Day, an[...]