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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!

April 25: 2-Hour Early Dismissal (PLC)

Posted: April 20, 2018, 10:00am

Just a reminder to parents that Wednesday, April 25, 2018 is a two-hour early dismissal day due to PLC (Professional Learning Community). All schools will dismiss 2 hours early, and afternoon school b[...]

Cowichan students take home top spots at Skills Canada!

Skills Canada  SkillsBC  Dual Credit  DL  Distributed Learning  

Posted: April 19, 2018, 1:28pm

The Skills Canada BC’s 2018 Provincial Competition took place on April 18, 2018 at the Tradex, in Abbotsford. More than 600 competitors in 58 competition areas competed in fields as diverse as aeros[...]

National Volunteer Week - Thank You!


This week is National Volunteer Week in Canada (April 15-21, 2018), and we want to take a moment to say thank you to every single person in our community who volunteers their time to make our chil[...]

Come work for us: On-call school bus drivers needed!

Transportation  Bus  Careers  Bus Drivers  Jobs  Employment  

Posted: April 17, 2018, 3:14pm

Are you looking for an opportunity to work with the Cowichan Valley School District? Do you have your Class 2 drivers license with air brakes endorsement, and a clear drivers abstract? If so, we are l[...]

April 20: No School (Non-Instructional Day)

Posted: April 13, 2018, 10:00am

Just a friendly reminder that Friday, April 20, 2018 is a non-instructional day. There is no school, and buses are not running. This is the second last one of the year! And, following this there is[...]