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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 Real Estate REI

Posted: March 4, 2021, 3:24pm

The Board of Education of School District No. 79 (Cowichan Valley) has identified several District properties as being “surplus” to its operational needs. Two properties have received the approval[...]

Reminder: no school February 12th and 15th

Posted: February 9, 2021, 1:32pm

Friday, February 12, 2021 is a non-instructional day in the Cowichan Valley School District.  No classes are in session and busses will not be running. Monday, February 15, 2021 is Family Day in B[...]

Board Convenes Anti-Racism Committee

Posted: February 4, 2021, 10:31am

At the Open Board Meeting on Tuesday, February 2, the Board of Education for the Cowichan Valley School District announced the formation of the Board’s Ad-Hoc Anti-Racism committee. The Board is [...]

Board Pledges to Oppose Hate in all its Forms

Posted: February 3, 2021, 2:59pm

At the February 2nd Open Board Meeting, the Board of Education for the Cowichan Valley School District signed the ‘Community of Care Pledge’, putting in writing their commitment to combating hate [...]

Board Stands with Cowichan Tribes


BOARD OF EDUCATION STANDS WITH COWICHAN TRIBES Cowichan Valley, BC – The Board of Education for the Cowichan Valley has released the following statement on the ongoing racism directed at our Indige[...]