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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!

Inclement Weather Information 2022/23

Posted: November 2, 2022, 4:00pm

Inclement Weather Information Dear Parents/Guardians: With the winter season fast approaching, it is a good time to remind you about the School District’s procedures regarding inclement weather.[...]

Board Proclaims Commitment to All-Nations Indigenous Education Council

Posted: October 11, 2022, 1:13pm

On Wednesday, September 28, representatives from all Nations served by the Cowichan Valley School District joined the Board of Education for the formal inauguration of the Board All-Nation Indigenous [...]


Posted: October 7, 2022, 11:41am

The Chief Electoral Officer for the Cowichan Valley School District School Trustee election is issuing a correction to the ‘Notice of Election by Voting’ that was published on September 29th (edit[...]

October 10th: Thanksgiving Day (no school)


Just a reminder that there is no school on Monday, October 10, 2022 due to the Thanksgiving holiday.[...]

Happy World Teachers' Day

Posted: October 5, 2022, 10:58am

On October 5th, communities around the world will mark World Teachers’ Day, and the Board of Education for the Cowichan Valley School District is adding its voice to the chorus of thanks and recogni[...]