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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!

École Cobble Hill - Parent Appreciation Event

Posted: June 9, 2021, 2:35pm

This year has been hard. As a way to say ‘thank you’ to all the hard-working and caring parents out there, École Cobble Hill held their annual (and COVID-safe) Parent Appreciation Event at the mo[...]

Mill Bay Nature School - Buddy Bench

Posted: June 3, 2021, 6:48am

  Listen to Owen and Levi, two students from Mill Bay Nature School describe the Buddy Bench that now sits in a prominent spot in the school yard and how it helps students feel safe and accept[...]

Cowichan Secondary - Memorial for 215 Stolen Lives

Posted: June 2, 2021, 4:40pm

In their own act of recognizing and learning the truth on their reconciliation journey, the Environmental Stewardship class at Cowichan Secondary School installed 215 orange ribbons along the fence at[...]

Thetis Island Elementary - Annual Beach Walk


⁣Andy is a well-known naturalist and educator who now calls Thetis Island his home. With decades of experience at the Vancouver Aquarium and Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Andy is an extraordin[...]

Pride Month - Cowichan Valley School District

Posted: June 1, 2021, 12:49pm

Happy Pride Month! June 1 marks the start to International Pride Month, a month to recognize lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, Two-Spirit, intersex and asexual (LGBTQ2IA+) persons, and al[...]