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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!

The Grove - Distributed Learning in SD 79!

DL  Distributed Learning  CVDL  Grove  

Posted: June 1, 2018, 1:41pm

Introducing the Grove, Cowichan Valley School District's very own Distributed Learning School! Did you know that the Cowichan Valley School District (SD 79) has a great Distributed Learning (DL) scho[...]

Reuse, Repurpose and Share: Mill Bay Nature School

Nature School  Mill Bay  

Posted: May 30, 2018, 4:24pm

The Mill Bay Nature School is a start-up school, and they are currently looking for some donations to help fill the empty space and create a learning environment that will excite and inspire young min[...]

May 21, 2018: No School

Posted: May 18, 2018, 3:50pm

Friendly reminder that Monday, May 21, 2018 is a holiday, so there is no school. Kids are back in session on Tuesday! Enjoy the long weekend![...]

Information for School Trustee Candidates

Board Of Education  Election  Trustee  


Do you have a passion for education and a desire to help govern a public school district? Have you always thought of running in municipal politics? If so, you might want to consider running in the Oct[...]

Mill Bay Nature School Update & Info Session

Nature School  Mill Bay  Mill Bay Nature School  Mill Bay Elementary  


We are pleased to welcome Kim Ondrik, Principal of the Mill Bay Nature School into the Cowichan Valley. Kim has now arrived and has hit the ground running. On Thursday, May 17, 2018 many parents we[...]