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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!


October 14th: Thanksgiving Day (no school)

Posted: October 11, 2019, 10:01am

Just a reminder that there is no school on Monday, October 14, 2019 due to the Thanksgiving holiday.[...]


September 23rd: Non-Instructional Day (no school)

Posted: September 18, 2019, 1:05pm

With Monday's non-instructional day, our district and our teachers are focusing their learning on four key areas: Curriculum, Inclusion, Mental Health, and Indigenous Education. Providing excellent[...]


1-Hour Early Dismissal: Sept 18th

Posted: September 16, 2019, 11:23am

Just a reminder that Wednesday, September 18, 2019 is a one-hour early dismissal for all schools. Buses will be running one-hour earlier than usual.[...]


Superintendent's Welcome

Posted: September 6, 2019, 4:07pm

Cowichan Valley School Districts Superintendent, Robyn Gray, welcomes students, staff, and parents back to school for the 2019/20 school year. Superintendent Gray also outlines future direction for th[...]


Welcome to the 2019/2020 School Year!

Posted: August 30, 2019, 2:50pm

Welcome to the 2019/2020 School Year! RETURNING ELEMENTARY STUDENTS TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2019 - 2 HOUR EARLY DISMISSAL All elementary schools in the Cowichan Valley (including Grades 4-7 at Lake[...]