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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!

April 16th: 1-Hour Early Dismissal

Posted: April 9, 2021, 4:30pm

Just a reminder to parents that Friday, April 16, 2021 is a one-hour early dismissal. All schools will dismiss one hour early, and afternoon school buses will run one hour earlier.[...]

2021/22 Budget Survey

Posted: April 8, 2021, 9:10am

The Board of Education for the Cowichan Valley School District has launched their annual budget survey and is hoping the public will help guide the budget process by sharing their thoughts. This year[...]

Updated Health and Safety Guidelines

Posted: March 31, 2021, 1:46pm

On Tuesday, March 30, our District received the updated Health and Safety guidelines for K-12 schools from the Ministry of Education. The changes to the new guidelines focus on masks, and the requirem[...]

Happy Easter! No School April 2nd and 5th

Posted: March 12, 2021, 12:00pm

Just a reminder that Friday, April 2nd and Monday, April 5th are holidays (Easter) and there is no school. School is back in session on Tuesday, April 6th. See you then![...]

Spring Vacation: March 15-26, 2021

Posted: March 8, 2021, 11:11am

Just a reminder of the Cowichan Valley School District's two-week spring vacation (spring break and district closure) beginning Monday, March 15 until Friday, March 26, 2021. During this time, all [...]