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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!


October 9: No School (Thanksgiving)

Posted: October 6, 2017, 2:29pm

Just a reminder that there is no school on Monday, October 9, 2017 due to the Thanksgiving holiday.   [...]


Opinion Editorial: World Teachers' Day

Posted: October 4, 2017, 9:01am

On Thursday, October 5, 2017 the Board of Education and district leaders from the Cowichan Valley School District (SD 79) will be joining others across the world to celebrate World Teachers’ Day, an[...]


Recognizing Orange Shirt Day

Posted: September 28, 2017, 4:07pm

Saturday, Sept. 30th is the 5th Annual Orange Shirt Day, a day where First Nations, local governments, schools and communities can come together in the spirit of reconciliation and hope for ge[...]


Special Open Board Meeting - September 26

Posted: September 19, 2017, 1:14pm

A Special Open Board Meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 5:00 pm in the Yuxwule' Eagle Room (Board Room) at the School Board Office. Members of the public and the school comm[...]


Non-Instructional Day: September 25

Posted: September 18, 2017, 1:45pm

Monday, September 25, 2017 is the first non-instructional day of the school year. There will be no classes, and schools will not be open. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact yo[...]