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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!

November 12: No School (Remembrance Day)

Posted: November 7, 2018, 3:06pm

Just a reminder that Monday, November 12, 2018 is a statutory holiday (Remembrance Day). Schools are not open. Schools are back in session and buses will be running on Tuesday, November 13.[...]

2018-2022 Board of Education Sworn-in


Congratulations to the 2018-2022 Board of Education, who were sworn in at the November 6, 2018 Inaugural Board Meeting!  Trustee Candace Spilsbury is the Board Chair for the upcoming year and Trustee[...]

Winter Weather Information for 2018/19

Winter  Snow  Closure  

Posted: November 1, 2018, 10:29am

Winter Weather Information for 2018/19 Dear Parents/Guardians: With the winter season fast approaching, it is important to remind you about the school district’s procedures regarding inclement w[...]

October 24: 2-Hour Early Dismissal (PLC)

Posted: October 22, 2018, 3:58pm

Just a reminder to parents that Wednesday, October 24, 2018 is a two-hour early dismissal day due to PLC (Professional Learning Community). All schools will dismiss 2 hours early, and afternoon sch[...]

Welcome Newly Elected Board of Education

Posted: October 21, 2018, 12:40am

The Cowichan Valley School District would like to warmly welcome the newly elected School District 79 Board of Education after final votes were tallied late this evening. Administration and staff a[...]