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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!


Mill Bay Nature School Update & Info Session

Nature School  Mill Bay  Mill Bay Nature School  Mill Bay Elementary  

Posted: May 18, 2018, 11:50am

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[...]


Feature Story: CVOLC and the BC Summer Games

CVOLC  BC Summer Games  

Posted: May 15, 2018, 9:10am

Students learning and giving back through the BC Summer Games The Cowichan Valley is abuzz as the summer event of the year creeps closer and closer. In just a few short weeks, the BC Summer Games wil[...]


May 14: Raising Digitally Responsible Youth

Posted: May 12, 2018, 9:57am

Are you raising a child in the digital age, and looking for some information and tips? Join Safer Schools Together for this free parent session on Raising Digitally Responsible Youth. When: Monday,[...]


Feature Story: Roots of Empathy

Kindergarten  Roots Of Empathy  Bench Elementary  ROE  

Posted: May 7, 2018, 11:33am

Children learn about emotional literacy from tiny teachers Children in the Cowichan Valley School District are learning about empathy and understanding from the tiniest of teachers—babies. [capt[...]


Non-Instructional Day: Friday, May 4

NID  Pro-D  Non-instructional Day  

Posted: April 30, 2018, 12:58pm

Just a reminder that Friday, May 4, 2018 is the last non-instructional day of the year, for teacher professional development! There is no school and buses will not be running. Coming next is the la[...]