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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!

Reuse, Repurpose and Share: Mill Bay Nature School

Nature School  Mill Bay  

Posted: May 30, 2018, 4:24pm

The Mill Bay Nature School is a start-up school, and they are currently looking for some donations to help fill the empty space and create a learning environment that will excite and inspire young min[...]

May 21, 2018: No School

Posted: May 18, 2018, 3:50pm

Friendly reminder that Monday, May 21, 2018 is a holiday, so there is no school. Kids are back in session on Tuesday! Enjoy the long weekend![...]

Information for School Trustee Candidates

Board Of Education  Election  Trustee  


Do you have a passion for education and a desire to help govern a public school district? Have you always thought of running in municipal politics? If so, you might want to consider running in the Oct[...]

Mill Bay Nature School Update & Info Session

Nature School  Mill Bay  Mill Bay Nature School  Mill Bay Elementary  


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[...]