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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!

January 24: 2-Hour Early Dismissal (PLC)

Posted: January 22, 2018, 3:53pm

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

Find Your Fit with WorkBC!


Come Find Your Fit with WorkBC! The Find Your Fit tour is a fun, interactive event that helps students discover B.C. careers and it is visiting Duncan on January 23rd. At this event, students can e[...]

Parent Workshop: Challenging Behaviour, Jan. 24, 2018

Posted: January 21, 2018, 11:07am

The Parent Advisory Council from Drinkwater Elementary is pleased to host Kristy Petroni, P.O.P.A.R.D.* consultant and educator as she speaks to parents, guardians, teachers, and educational assistant[...]

Tell us what you think! Website survey now open!

Posted: January 20, 2018, 2:32pm

The Cowichan Valley School District is currently evaluating the school district website, with a focus on learning how we can improve it and make it a valuable source for all members of our communityâ€[...]

Students prepare for Hometown Hockey on January 20th

Posted: January 19, 2018, 1:13pm

Students in the Cowichan Valley School District are getting in the spirit for the Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour, which is coming to the Cowichan Valley on Jan. 20-21, 2018. On Friday, Dec. 15, Ge[...]