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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!

Available Now: School Calendars for 2024/25 - 2026/27

Posted: April 17, 2024, 1:26pm

The Board of Education approved a new three-year school calendar for the 2024/25, 2025/26, and 2026/27 school years.  You can find these calendars along with a Frequently Asked Questions document, he[...]

World Autism Day

Posted: April 2, 2024, 10:54am

April is Autism Awareness Month and today (April 2nd) is World Autism Day [...]

Happy Easter! No School March 29th and April 1st

Posted: March 26, 2024, 5:08pm

Just a reminder that Friday, March 29th and Monday, April 1st are holidays (Easter) and there is no school. School is back in session on Tuesday, April 2nd. See you then![...]

Cowichan Secondary to be Closed and Disposed of

Posted: March 6, 2024, 11:22am

BOARD VOTES TO CLOSE AND DISPOSE OF COWICHAN SECONDARY SCHOOL Cowichan Valley, BC – At last night’s Open Board Meeting, the Board of Education for the Cowichan Valley School District unanimousl[...]

Feb 28 is Pink Shirt Day

Posted: February 28, 2024, 8:27am

Schools around the district will be marking Pink Shirt day today. Pink shirt day started when two friends decided to stand up to a grade 9 boy who was being bullied for wearing a pink shirt.[...]