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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!

Winter Weather: Early Dismissal

Posted: December 19, 2017, 10:45am

Update at 10:40 a.m.   Parents – Due to the worsening weather conditions, we will be sending students home early today. Forecasts are indicating that this weather is set to continue th[...]

Updated: School is open, safety comes first


Update: 10:40 a.m. Early dismissal due to worsening weather conditions. View post: Update: 9:20 a.m. NO SECONDARY BUS RUNS: Just in from our Tr[...]

New District Video

Sd79  Bced  Curriculum  Video  Learning  Innovation  

Posted: December 15, 2017, 10:54am

Learning Innovation in the Cowichan Valley The Cowichan Valley School District is considered a leader in education innovation…but what does that actually mean? What does innovation look like in our[...]

Notice of Special Open Board Meeting - December 20, 2017

Posted: December 14, 2017, 11:23am

The  Board of Education is holding a Special Open Board Meeting on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 4:00 pm at the School Board Office in the Yuxwule' Eagle Room.[...]

Winter Break Hours


The School Board Office and Transportation Department will be closed to the public from December 23, 2017 to January 7, 2018. They re-open to the public on Monday, January 8, 2018. The Operations D[...]