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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!


Take the 2018/19 Annual Budget Survey!

Budget  Survey  Budget Survey  Money  

Posted: March 31, 2018, 9:01am

The Board of Education invites you to provide input into the budget priorities that should be considered for the 2018/19 school year and beyond. This year's budget survey is now open, and we invite yo[...]


Happy Easter! No School March 30 and April 2

Posted: March 29, 2018, 4:56pm

Just a reminder that Friday, March 30 and Monday, April 2 are holidays (Easter) and there is no school. School is back in session on Tuesday, April 3. See you then![...]


Nature Program Coming to Mill Bay Elementary

Posted: March 27, 2018, 4:16pm

Re-opened Mill Bay Elementary to be home to new nature program Elementary students from across the school district will have an opportunity to enroll in a nature-based program being offered at Mill B[...]


Celebrating youth apprentices in SD 79!

Posted: March 15, 2018, 1:31pm

On Tuesday, March 6, 2018 the Industry Training Authority (ITA) visited Cowichan where 38 employers, apprentices, educators and ITA representatives gathered to award the Cowichan Valley School[...]


Spring Vacation: March 12-23, 2018

Spring Break  District Closure  Vacation  

Posted: March 8, 2018, 11:02am

Just a reminder that School District 79's two-week spring vacation (district closure and spring break) beginning Monday, March 12 until Friday, March 23. During this time, all schools are closed. [...]