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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!


Back to School Information

Posted: August 24, 2017, 9:32am

Do you know what to do on the first day of school? Here is some important information for new and returning students.   RETURNING ELEMENTARY STUDENTS Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 2 Hour Earl[...]


Principal and Vice-Principal Assignments: 2017/18

Posted: July 26, 2017, 3:42pm

If you want to know who the Principal and Vice-Principal(s) are at a school in the Cowichan Valley School District, please take a look at the assignment list.[...]


School Board Office Summer Hours

Hours  Registration  Sd79  Summer  

Posted: July 7, 2017, 1:44pm

The School Board Office will be closed to the public: Monday, July 10, 2017 to Friday, August 25, 2017 Re-opening Monday, August 28, 2017 Central Receiving Summer Hours 8:00 am – 3:30 pm July [...]


Partnership Means Increased Food Security for Students

Bced  Education  Partnership  Sd79  Students  

Posted: June 29, 2017, 6:30pm

June 29, 2017 For Immediate Release COWICHAN VALLEY, BC – A former metal shop at École Mount Prevost in Duncan is being given new life thanks to a partnership between the Cowichan Valley School[...]


June 29 Last Day of Classes - 2 Hour Early Dismissal

Posted: June 28, 2017, 9:31am

Schools will dismiss 2 hours earlier & afternoon school buses will run 2 hours earlier on June 29, 2017.[...]