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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!


News Release - New Children's Play & Discovery Centre Opening Soon

Posted: January 24, 2014, 2:11pm

School District 79 and Community Partners are working together to create a new fun filled place for early learning. It’s a place where everyone is welcome and everything is free. “Childre[...]


Calendar Consultation

Posted: January 23, 2014, 2:14pm

Click below for information on the proposed 2014/2015 School Calendar. Letter to Parents - Proposed School Calendar 2014-15 (pdf of letter to parents) Proposed School Calendar for 2014-2015 (p[...]


News Release - Duncan Elementary School's 100th Anniversary

Posted: December 21, 2013, 4:40pm

Duncan Elementary School celebrates its 100th anniversary this year.  182 students were in the school when it officially opened on December 11, 1913.  In recognition of the school’s 10[...]


All schools are open and buses are running

Posted: December 20, 2013, 6:00am

All schools are open today and buses are running.  Buses may be running late on some routes as they take extra precautions.[...]


Community Connections Bulletin - December 18, 2013

Posted: December 18, 2013, 12:30pm

Please click below to view the December 18, 2013 Community Connections Bulletin from Mike McKay, Official Trustee. Community Connections Bulletin - December 18, 2013[...]