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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!

Available Now: School Calendars for 2018-19 to 2020-21

Calendar  School Calendar  

Posted: April 11, 2018, 10:37am

The Board of Education have approved a new three-year school calendar for the 2018-19, 2019-20, and 2020-21 school years. You can find these calendars, along with a Frequently Asked Questions document[...]

Public Budget Meeting: Come Learn and Provide Feedback

Budget  Board Of Education  


Do you want to learn more about the annual budget development taking place in the school district right now? Do you have some ideas that you want to share with the Board, or some feedback on some o[...]

Jersey Day: April 12, 2018

Posted: April 9, 2018, 4:17pm

Many people across our country, including many right here in the Cowichan Valley, are mourning the tragic loss of so many lives after this weekend's horrible bus accident involving the Humboldt Bronco[...]

1-Hour Early Dismissal: April 12, 2018

Posted: April 5, 2018, 1:48pm

Just a reminder that Thursday, April 12, 2018 is a one-hour early dismissal for all schools. Buses will be running one-hour earlier than usual.[...]

Plans for Cowichan Secondary Seismic Project Proceeding

Board Of Education  Css  Cowichan Secondary  Seismic  New School  Cow High  

Posted: April 3, 2018, 5:19pm

Planning for Cowichan Secondary Seismic Project Proceeding COWICHAN VALLEY, BC – After years of the Board of Education identifying the replacement of Cowichan Secondary School as its number one cap[...]