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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!


Orange Shirt Day and National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Posted: September 29, 2021, 7:09am

The first federal statutory holiday for the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is tomorrow, September 30th and across our district we have been using this day as a launchpad for a week-long lea[...]


School-Based All Candidates Debate

Posted: September 16, 2021, 11:21am

Today, four of the local candidates vying for the position of Member of Parliament for Cowichan – Malahat – Langford attended an open zoom town hall with students from across the district. Fa[...]


Board issues Childcare RFP for Palsson Elementary

Posted: September 2, 2021, 9:37am

The Board of Education for the Cowichan Valley School District  has issued a Request For Proposals for a non-profit childcare provider to Operate at Palsson Elementary beginning approximately in Dece[...]


New 2021/22 School Calendar Uploaded

Posted: August 27, 2021, 12:34pm

The Government of Canada recently created a new Federal Statutory holiday on September 30. The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is a day for all Canadians to reflect and learn about the traum[...]


Welcome to the 2021/2022 School Year!

Posted: August 25, 2021, 12:26pm

Welcome to the 2021/2022 School Year!   RETURNING ELEMENTARY STUDENTS Tuesday, September 7, 2021 All elementary schools in the Cowichan Valley (including Grades 4-7 at Lake Cowichan Sch[...]