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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!


2019/20 Budget Survey

Posted: March 29, 2019, 10:21am

It's that time of year again folks! The Board of Education needs your help in deciding where to allocate funding for the 2019/20 budget to best reflect the District's educational and operational activ[...]


Spring Vacation: March 11-22, 2019

Posted: March 8, 2019, 3:04pm

Just a reminder of School District 79's two-week spring vacation (district closure and spring break) beginning Monday, March 11 until Friday, March 22. During this time, all schools are closed. [...]


Cowichan Valley School District Board of Education Announces New Superintendent

Posted: March 6, 2019, 8:53am

The Board of Education is proud to announce that Robyn Gray has been selected as the new Superintendent of Learning and CEO of the Cowichan Valley School District. Ms. Gray most recently comes fr[...]


Pink Shirt Day: February 27, 2019

Posted: February 25, 2019, 1:12pm

Pink Shirt Day is taking place on Wednesday, February 27, 2019.  The focus this year is cyberbullying. Across the school district this week (Feb. 25 – March 1), high school students will be lead[...]


Chemainus and Crofton Community Conversation

Chemainus and Crofton Community Conversation Follow-up

Posted: February 24, 2019, 9:04pm

Over the course of the last few months the Board of Education has been actively engaging with parents, students and community members about a long-range facility plan for the North Zone (Chemainus and[...]