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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!

News Release - Post-Fire Cleanup and Planning Continue at Chemainus Secondary

Posted: March 2, 2020, 9:25am

NEWS RELEASE DATE: Saturday, February 29, 2020 For Immediate Release POST-FIRE CLEANUP AND PLANNING CONTINUE AT CHEMAINUS SECONDARY COWICHAN VALLEY, BC – Planning and cleaning for the new week i[...]

COVID-19 Update


Dear parents, guardians, and families, This week all school districts in the province received guidance from the Officer of the Provincial Health Officer and the BC Centre for Disease Control regar[...]

Second Fire at Chemainus Secondary School

Posted: February 28, 2020, 3:18pm

Local fire departments are currently dealing with a second structure fire at Chemainus Secondary School. The report of the fire came in at just at 1 p.m. this afternoon and all students and staff w[...]

News Release: Chemainus Secondary Fire Being Investigated as Suspicious

Posted: February 20, 2020, 2:52pm

Click here for pdf of news release. NEWS RELEASE DATE: Thursday, February 20, 2020 For Immediate Release CHEMAINUS SECONDARY FIRE BEING INVESTIGATED AS SUSPICIOUS   COWICHAN VALLEY, BC [...]

February 17th: No School (Family Day)

Posted: February 12, 2020, 2:42pm

Just a reminder that Monday, February 17, 2020 is Family Day in BC - there is no school. Enjoy the day![...]