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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!

All School Playgrounds Closed

Posted: March 23, 2020, 2:14pm

The Cowichan Valley School District is actively working to reduce the exposure and transmission of the COVID-19 virus. In coordination with municipal and regional partners, the District has decided to[...]

District update on the week of March 23-27

Posted: March 20, 2020, 3:26pm

March 20, 2020 To: All Parents, Caregivers, and Guardians of the Cowichan Valley School District Re: District update on the week of March 23-27 As COVID-19 continues to change the way in whic[...]

COVID-19 Information for Kids and Parents


In order to help our parents, caregivers, families and students we have compiled some information that can help inform you. Frequently asked questions on COVID 19 for Children and Students CBC kid[...]

Board of Education COVID-19 Message

Posted: March 19, 2020, 12:35pm

STATEMENT EDUCATION WILL CONTINUE IN THE COWICHAN VALLEY COWICHAN VALLEY, BC – Candace Spilsbury, Chair of the Board of Education for the Cowichan Valley School District has made a statement on [...]

COVID-19 Information for Parents


Good day everyone, With the Premier and Minister of Education announcing today that all in-class K-12 instruction is suspended for the foreseeable future throughout BC, we wanted to update you on w[...]