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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!


School Trustee Candidate Orientation

Posted: August 15, 2022, 7:00am

Are you curious about what it takes to be a school trustee in the Cowichan Valley School District? Join district staff for a School Trustee Candidate Orientation on August 29 to learn about the ro[...]


Palsson Elementary is Growing

Posted: June 29, 2022, 10:12am

Over the last number of years, the population of Lake Cowichan has grown. This population growth has resulted in increased student enrolment at Lake Cowichan’s K-3 school, Palsson Elementary. The 20[...]


Rookie Rugby Returns

Posted: May 27, 2022, 11:20am

After a two year hiatus, Rookie Rugby returned to Cowichan Valley schools. 13 teams from 11 schools, including public and private schools in the Cowichan Valley, competed at the Rookie Rugby[...]


Board Continues Investment in Early Learning and Childcare

Posted: May 13, 2022, 10:37am

The Board of Education is continuing their support of Early Learning and Childcare services in the Cowichan Valley with new investments in child care facilities, expanded before and out of school care[...]


Board Chair Not Seeking Re-Election

Posted: May 4, 2022, 2:52pm

At the May 3, 2022 Open Board meeting, Board Chair Candace Spilsbury announced that she would not be running in the upcoming trustee election set for October 15, 2022. Chair Spilsbury has been a fi[...]