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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!


Board issues Childcare RFP for Palsson Elementary

Posted: September 2, 2021, 9:37am

The Board of Education for the Cowichan Valley School District  has issued a Request For Proposals for a non-profit childcare provider to Operate at Palsson Elementary beginning approximately in Dece[...]


New 2021/22 School Calendar Uploaded

Posted: August 27, 2021, 12:34pm

The Government of Canada recently created a new Federal Statutory holiday on September 30. The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is a day for all Canadians to reflect and learn about the traum[...]


Welcome to the 2021/2022 School Year!

Posted: August 25, 2021, 12:26pm

Welcome to the 2021/2022 School Year!   RETURNING ELEMENTARY STUDENTS Tuesday, September 7, 2021 All elementary schools in the Cowichan Valley (including Grades 4-7 at Lake Cowichan Sch[...]


Back to School Statement from Board of Education

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Candace Spilsbury, Chair of the Board of Education for the Cowichan Valley School District has released the following back to school statement for the community, “The Board of Education for the C[...]


Board Statement on Penelakut Island Discovery

Posted: July 14, 2021, 2:45am

“On behalf of the Board of Education of the Cowichan Valley School District, and our entire organization, I want to express our profound sadness at the discovery of over 160 unmarked graves on the s[...]