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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!


January 27th: 1-Hour Early Dismissal (PLC)

Posted: January 18, 2021, 2:47pm

Just a reminder to parents that Wednesday, January 27, 2021 is a one-hour early dismissal day due to PLC (Professional Learning Community). All schools will dismiss one hour early, and afternoon s[...]


News Release - Board of Education Issues Request for Proposals for new Cowichan Secondary School

Posted: January 14, 2021, 2:54pm

BOARD OF EDUCATION ISSUES REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR NEW COWICHAN SECONDARY SCHOOL Cowichan Valley, BC – The Board of Education for the Cowichan Valley School District is excited to issue the Reques[...]


Winter Weather Information for 2020-21

Posted: January 4, 2021, 9:40am

Inclement Weather Information Dear Parents/Guardians: With the winter season fast approaching, it is important to remind you about the school district’s procedures regarding inclement weather. T[...]


Winter Break Information

Posted: December 15, 2020, 1:45pm

The School Board Office will be closed to the public from December 19, 2020 to January 3, 2021 inclusive. The Operations and Transportation Departments will be closed from December 24, 2020 to Janu[...]


November 25th: 1-Hour Early Dismissal (PLC)

Posted: November 20, 2020, 1:48pm

Just a reminder to parents that Wednesday, November 25, 2020 is a one-hour early dismissal day due to PLC (Professional Learning Community). All schools will dismiss one hour early, and afternoon [...]