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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!


The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

Posted: December 6, 2022, 10:55am

Flags across the district will be at half-mast today in observation of The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. This small act is in concert with our full support of th[...]


Nourish Cowichan Receives $308,344 from BC’s Student and Family Affordability Fund

Posted: December 5, 2022, 10:35am

On Monday, November 28th, Cowichan Valley School District staff met with Nourish Cowichan to mark the donation of $308,344 from BC’s Student and Family Affordability Fund. Through in-depth commun[...]


No Classes Friday, Nov 25 - Non Instructional Day

Posted: November 23, 2022, 9:02am

Staff across the district will be busy learning together during our Non-Instructional Day on Friday, November 25. There will be no classes on that day. [...]


2-Hour Early Dismissal Wednesday Nov 23

Posted: November 22, 2022, 4:02pm

FYI to families and caretakers, there is a 2-hour early dismissal tomorrow for our Professional Learning Community (PLC).[...]


Schools Closed Remembrance Day

Posted: November 8, 2022, 8:42am

Schools will be closed on Friday November 11th for Remembrance Day. Please take a moment out of your day on Friday to reflect on the meaning and significance of the day. [...]