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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 of Education COVID-19 Message

Posted: March 19, 2020, 12:35pm

STATEMENT EDUCATION WILL CONTINUE IN THE COWICHAN VALLEY COWICHAN VALLEY, BC – Candace Spilsbury, Chair of the Board of Education for the Cowichan Valley School District has made a statement on [...]

COVID-19 Information for Parents


Good day everyone, With the Premier and Minister of Education announcing today that all in-class K-12 instruction is suspended for the foreseeable future throughout BC, we wanted to update you on w[...]

COVID-19 Updated Travel Info for Family and Staff

Posted: March 6, 2020, 11:42am

March 6, 2020 Re: International Travel Over Spring Break Spring vacation is just around the corner and we know that many of you take this opportunity to travel and experience new things through[...]

Spring Vacation: March 9-20, 2020

Posted: March 5, 2020, 1:15pm

Just a reminder of the Cowichan Valley School District's two-week spring vacation (district closure and spring break) beginning Monday, March 9 until Friday, March 20, 2020. During this time, all s[...]

Student Learning Survey for Parents


Hello parents or guardians of grade 4, 7, 10, or 12 students. Now until April 3rd is your chance to provide input to the Ministry of Education through their Student Learning Survey for Parents. This [...]