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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!


Info for Parents: Safe Sharps Disposal

Posted: June 26, 2017, 12:44pm

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Local Student Awarded $100,000 Scholarship

Education  Graduation  News Release  Scholarship  Sd79  

Posted: June 14, 2017, 10:01am

June 14, 2017 For Immediate Release COWICHAN VALLEY, BC – Excited and grateful is how 18-year-old Helen Spry describes her feelings toward her most recent accomplishment - being awarded a $100,0[...]


Updated Statement: Police Incident Involving Student

Education  News Release  Sd79  

Posted: June 10, 2017, 10:51am

June 10, 2017 For Immediate Release   COWICHAN VALLEY, BC – Rod Allen, Superintendent of the Cowichan Valley School District has released the following statement: “We have learned[...]


Celebrating Graduation in the Cowichan Valley

Board Of Education  Graduation  Sd79  Six-year Completion Rates  

Posted: June 6, 2017, 4:16pm

June 6, 2017 For Immediate Release COWICHAN VALLEY, BC – Graduation is upon us, with many learners across the Cowichan Valley School District preparing to celebrate their success with friends, c[...]


Alexander Elementary Wins $45,000 Literacy Grant

Alexander Elementary  Education  Funding  Literacy  News Release  

Posted: May 31, 2017, 11:56am

May 31, 2017 For Immediate Release COWICHAN VALLEY, BC – Students, teachers and staff of Alexander Elementary school in Duncan were treated to a surprise last Thursday when the Indigo Love of Re[...]