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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!


Important South-End Busing Information

Posted: September 6, 2022, 10:46am

Due to road work Shawnigan Lake / Mill Bay Road, the road will be closed from September 7th through 13th. The Cowichan Valley School District Transportation Department is working to minimize disruptio[...]


Welcome to the 2022/23 School Year

Posted: September 1, 2022, 9:26am

Welcome to the 2022/23 school year ‘Uy’ skweyul mukw lhwet (good day everyone), The new school year is fast approaching and staff throughout our district have been preparing our schools, col[...]


Demystifying Washrooms for Every Body

Posted: August 31, 2022, 3:12pm

Safety. Privacy. Dignity. That’s what washrooms for Every Body bring to a school community. We wanted to demystify washrooms designed for Every Body, so we’re inviting you in to see what they r[...]


Hiihwuwul'stuhw tu. Hul'q'umi'num' - Bringing the Hul'q'umi'num' to life

Posted: August 30, 2022, 7:38am

Khowhemun Elementary School invites you to walk with them as they share their journey of Hiihwuwul'stuhw tu. Hul'q'umi'num' (Bringing the Hul'q'umi'num' to life / forward). [su_youtube url="h[...]


School Start and Stop Times 2022-2023

Posted: August 29, 2022, 12:00pm

Click here to view the School Start and Stop Times. Please note, you may be required to refresh your browser or delete your browsing history to view the latest version (revised Sept 14, 2022). &[...]